MUNDYS CORNER — KOZOROSKY– John, 82, Mundys Corner, passed away Aug. 2, 2013, at Windber Hospice. Born Dec. 11, 1930, in Coal Run, Pa., son of the late Charles Sr. and Sophia (Mutchka) Kozorosky. Preceded in death by brothers, Peter, Nicholas and Charles Jr. Survived by wife of 59 years, the former Helen Hurtack; children, Anna (Gary) Cesnik; Tina (Greg) Adams; Patricia (Bob Teeter) Hunt; Rosemary (Paul Hoffman) Kozorosky; John A. (Cindy) Kozorosky; Nicholas (Laurie) Kozorosky; and Sophia (Mark) Laver; grandchildren, Dana, Nicholas, Jeremiah, Jessica, Juliana, Max, Paulina, Sophia, Charlie, Jake, Luke, Erica, Ian, Katarina, Tiffany and Kipp; and great-grandchildren, Myah, Wyatt, Kiylee, Emmalee, Isaac and Ethan. Also survived by sisters, Ann Lavezoli, Katherine (John) Descavich and Mary (Donald) Christian; and brother, Joseph (Priscilla) Kozorosky, as well as several nieces and nephews. Member of St. John Vianney Catholic Church, Mundys Corner. Retired from Bethlehem Steel Corp. Army veteran during the Korean Conflict. John was an avid hunter and history buff. He had a passion for ethnic cooking, farming and gardening and also enjoyed his hobbies of woodworking, running his sawmill, playing the violin and guitar and growing fruit and nut trees. He will be sadly missed by his loving family. Friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Askew-Houser Funeral Homes Inc., Nanty Glo, where vigil prayer service will be held. Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. John Vianney Church, the Very Rev. Andrew C. Stanko, VF, celebrant. Committal, St. Mary’s Cemetery, Nanty Glo. Military rites by Nanty Glo, Twin Rocks and Vintondale area veterans’ organizations. In lieu of flowers, donations in John’s memory may be made to Windber Hospice.
- District Deaths Dec. 7, 2013
Marian F. (Hall) Abele
ABELE – Marian F. (Hall), 88, Edgewood, Ky., formerly of Johnstown, died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, at Emeritus at Edgewood.
BUSHWACK – Donna, 92, Loganville, Ga., passed away Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013.
Eugene Strohl Cassler
CASSLER – Eugene Strohl, 80, Everett, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Bedford Memorial Hospital.
Delores Jane Debias
DEBIAS – Delores Jane, 82, Beaufort, S.C., died Dec. 3, 2013, at her residence.
Katheleen Joyce (Diviney) Gongloff
GONGLOFF – Katheleen Joye (Diviney), 81, formerly of Twin Rocks, passed away peacefully Dec. 6, 2013, at home.
Jaclyn A. Gregorich
GREGORICH – Jaclyn A., 51, Greensburg, formerly of Robinson, died Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, at Westmoreland Manor.
Andrew James Koss
KOSS – Capt. Andrew James, 33, Detroit, Mich., formerly of Woolrich, Pa., passed away Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, at his home.
LETZO – Shary G., 67, New Germany, passed away peacefully in her sleep Dec. 5, 2013, at her mother’s home in Portage.
Antoinette J. (DeSalle) Luker
LUKER – Antoinette J. “Toni” (DeSalle), 77, Bolivar, passed away Dec. 6, 2013, at St. Andrew’s Village, Indiana.
Roy G. McClure
McCLURE – Roy G., 63, Travelers Rest, S.C., died Dec. 2, 2013, at home.
Joseph C. Rubis
RUBIS – Joseph C., 75, Johnstown, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Charles L. Sheets
SHEETS – Charles L., 79, Stoystown, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Somerset In Touch Hospice House.
John E. Single
SINGLE – John E. “Pap,” 85, Johnstown, passed away Dec. 5, 2013.
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- District Deaths Dec. 6, 2013
Lisa Jean (Anico) Bender
BENDER – Lisa Jean (Anico), 48, Hastings, died Dec. 4, 2013, at UPMC Hospital, Altoona.
Carole J. Berkebile
BERKEBILE – Carole J., 67, Stoystown, died Dec. 4, 2013, at home.
William G. Good
GOOD – William G., 75, Johnstown, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Samuel E. Gossard
GOSSARD – Samuel E., 90, Johnstown, died Dec. 4, 2013, at LaurelWood Care Center.
James J. Karlheim
KARLHEIM – James J. “J.J.,” 79, Patton, passed away Dec. 5, 2013, at UPMC Altoona surrounded by his family.
Judith Ellen (Gosnell) Magallanes
MAGALLANES – Judith Ellen (Gosnell), 45, Windber, went to be with the Lord Dec. 4, 2013.
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