PORTAGE — KRUMENACKER – Ronald S., “Preacher,” 88, Portage, went to be with his Lord Dec. 26, 2012, at Memorial Medical Center. Born Feb. 25, 1924, in Portage, son of Joseph and Elsie (Richards) Krumenacker. Preceded in death by parents; brother, Charles; and granddaughter, Shari Jackson. Survived by loving wife of 62 years, Mary Catherine (Croyle) Krumenacker; children, Sharon Kipe, Winter Haven, Fla.; Debra, wife of Donald Herman, Blue Knob; Joseph Krumenacker, and wife, Lori, Houtzdale; Keith Krumenacker, and wife, Darlene, Portage; Robin, wife of Joel Jackson, Hollidaysburg; and Bryan Krumenacker, and wife, Monica, Benica, Calif.; 21 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Brother of Delores Roberts, Portage. A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and retired from U.S. Steel, Johnstown. He enjoyed playing harmonica and dulcimer, his family and attending church. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Serenko-Claar Funeral Home, PC, Portage. Friends also received from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Martindale Alliance Church, where funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Pastor Tim Dietrich, officiating. Committal, Mount Moriah Cemetery, Blue Knob. Military rites by Portage Veterans Ritual Team. In lieu of flowers, family suggests contributions be made to Jewish Ministry, c/o Martindale Alliance Church.
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H. Ross Blackburn
BLACKBURN – H. Ross, 87, Richland Township, died peacefully surrounded by family and friends July 20, 2014.
Lois Ann (Malonek) Holgash
HOLGASH – Lois Ann (Malonek), entered into eternal rest July 16, 2014.
Anna (Cicmansky) Leftow
LEFTOW – Mrs. Anna (Cicmansky), 94, Kissimmee, Fla., formerly of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Windber, died peacefully July 17, 2014.
LUBERT – Helen, 88, New York City, N.Y., and Northern Cambria, passed away July 19, 2014, peacefully at home after a long battle with cancer.
Stanley J. Pinkas
PINKAS – Stanley J., 86, St. Michael, died July 20, 2014, at Forest Hills Personal Care.
Norbert J. Teklinsky
TEKLINSKY – Norbert J. “Tick,” 82, Windber, passed away July 19, 2014, following a courageous 17-year battle with cancer.
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RUSNAK – Margaret, 85, Richland, died July 20, 2014, at her residence.
Jennie B. Slaventa
SLAVENTA – Jennie B., 89, Johnstown, formerly of Richland Township, passed away July 18, 2014, at Atrium Manor.
Lawrence G. Fretzel Jr.
FRETZEL – Lawrence “Larry” G. Jr., 82, Sidman, passed away July 19, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
The Very Rev. Father Christian R. Oravec, TOR
ORAVEC – The Very Rev. Father Christian R., TOR, 77, of the Third Order Regular Franciscans of the Province of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, died suddenly Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Conemaugh Hospital, Johnstown.
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Charles R. Eppley
EPPLEY – Charles R., 69, Sidman, died July 18, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
June Louise Turchak
TURCHAK – June Louise, 87, South Fork, died July 18, 2014, at home surrounded by loving family.
Barbara Ann (Tredennick) Bretz
BRETZ – Barbara Ann (Tredennick), 83, Cape Haze, Fla., went to meet her Lord Wednesday, June 11, 2014, with her husband, Earle, at her side.
Anna Marie Fisher
FISHER – Anna Marie, 90, died at her residence, Arbutus Park Manor, July 18, 2014, on her husband’s birthday.
Alice O. (Ochsenhirt) Phillips
PHILLIPS – Alice O. (Ochsenhirt), 88, Davidsville, formerly of Allison Park, died July 18, 2014, at Laurel View Village.
Samuel C. Carpenter
CARPENTER – Samuel C., 81, formerly of Nice Avenue, Upper Yoder Township, went to be with the Lord July 18, 2014, surrounded by his loving family.
OSSIP – Sydney, 97, Westmont, died July 18, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
LACO – Gus. At 91 years, God has called Gus Frank Laco home on July 18, 2014.
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