NESQUEHONING — RITENOUR – John “Jack,” 62, Nesquehoning, entered into eternal rest Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014. in his residence. He was the husband of Mary Ann (Fauzio) Ritenour. They celebrated their 21st wedding anniversary in December of last year. Born in Johnstown, he was a son of the late Joseph Clyde and Margaret Ann (Yack) Ritenour. Jack was employed as a construction site manager by Hamon Cooling Towers Co. for many years. He was a member of Nesquehoning Lions Club and the Carpenters & Mill Rite Local of New Jersey. He was a devoted member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Nesquehoning, where he enjoyed assisting at Masses and participating in all other church activities. Jack was also an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan. Surviving along with his wife is a son, Thomas William Harrison, and his companion, Becky Stone, Allentown; a daughter, Jennifer Evans Shubeck, and her companion, Jesse Steigerwalt, Nesquehoning; brothers, William and his wife, Kathy, Johnstown, and Robert, and his wife, Denise, Madison, Ohio; sisters, Valerie, and her husband, Michael Houck, Johnstown; Joyce, and her husband, Steve Heckman, Pittsburgh; Patricia, and her husband, Daniel Houck, Johnstown; and Carol, and her husband, Fred Schober, Ephrata; mother-in-law, Ann D. Fauzio, Nesquehoning; a nephew, Kevin Ritenour; and many other nieces and nephews. He also was preceded in death by a brother, Terrance. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, the Rev. Francis P. Schoenauer, officiating. Interment will be held at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Nesquehoning. Call 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and 10 a.m. Wednesday until time of service at the church. A rosary recitation will be held at 5:30 p.m. Donations may be made to Nesquehoning Fire Company. Joseph S. Blazosky Funeral Home, Nesquehoning, has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.
Lillian R. Stager
STAGER – Lillian R., 84, Johnstown, died March 10, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Thomas G. Hunter
HUNTER – Thomas G., 82, Beaverdale, entered into new life March 10, 2014, at home.
James M. Krumbine
KRUMBINE – James M., 64, Johnstown, died March 7, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Arthur Lee Brown
BROWN – Arthur Lee, 84, Somerset, died March 10, 2014, at his residence.
Shirley Mae Weldon
WELDON – Shirley Mae, 79, Kimberly, Idaho, passed away March 3, 2014.
Richard A. Sotack
SOTACK – Richard A., 49, Blacklick Township, passed away March 10, 2014, at home.
GULA – Daniel, 84, Franklin Borough, went to be with the Lord March 10, 2014, at home.
Francis W. Gavlak
GAVLAK – Francis W., 89, Portage, passed away March 11, 2014, at Maple Winds Care Center.
JANCUK – Julia, 79, Portage, passed away March 10, 2014, at Select Specialty Hospital.
Chester R. Querry
QUERRY – Chester R., 92, Johnstown, passed away March 10, 2014, at his home.
Carrie Elizabeth Massey
MASSEY – Carrie Elizabeth, 75, Virginia Beach, Va., went home to be with the Lord March 5, 2014.
Johns C. Schmid Jr.
SCHMID – Johns C. Jr. “Jack,” 89, Davidsville, formerly of Geistown Borough, went to be with the Lord March 10, 2014, at Laurel View Village.
Dr. Stephen P. Kukucka
KUKUCKA – Dr. Stephen P., 64, died unexpectedly in his Crafton home on Sunday, March 9, 2014.
Sophie (Krempasky) Krisko
KRISKO – Sophie (Krempasky), 87, Portage, passed away Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, in Virginia Beach, Va., after a brief illness.
Ronald F. Corona
CORONA – Ronald F., 70, Cresson, died March 9, 2014, at home.
Christine A. Matos
MATOS – Christine A., 53, Windber, died March 10, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
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Norman J. Makin Jr.
MAKIN – Norman J. Jr., 65, Geistown Borough, went to be with the Lord March 10, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
REAY – Raymond, 73, died March 4, 2014, in Venice, Fla.
John E. Schuster
SCHUSTER – John E., 87, passed away March 8, 2014, in St. Augustine, Fla.
Ruth M. Cuppett
CUPPETT – Ruth M., 93 years, 11 months and 16 days, Stonycreek Township, went to be with the Lord March 9, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
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