PORTAGE — TRIMBATH – Peggyann, 74, Portage, passed away peacefully Jan. 10, 2013, at home with her husband, sons and sister by her side. Born April 20, 1938, in Portage, daughter of the late George J. and Margaret (Vidinsky) Wasko. Survived by loving husband of 53 years, Kenneth Trimbath; children, Kenneth “Tiger” Trimbath, married to the former Christine “Tina” Petryshak. Portage; Brett Trimbath, and fiancee, Tammy Meadows, Williamsburg, Va.; and Jeffrey Trimbath, Duncansville; and good family friend, Anthony Tobul. Also survived by grandchildren, Tyler, and wife, Chelsea; Taylor; McKenna; and Brettin; sister, Barbara, wife of David Prostejovsky; and godchildren, Paul Ahn, and wife, Iris; and Jennifer Chi, and special friend, Jemma Ahn. After graduating from high school, she was employed by her father in family businesses, until his retirement. She was the organist at St. John the Baptist church for many years, CCD instructor at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church and instrumental in founding The Holy Face prayer group in Portage. She was an active prayer group leader who organized pilgrimages to Medjugorje, Guadeloupe in Mexico, Lourdes in France, Fatima in Spain, Our Lady of Betania in Venezuela, The Holy Land and Rome, where her group was granted a special Mass with the Pope. Friends received from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday and from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Serenko-Claar Funeral Home, PC, Portage. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church, Hammers Street, Father Andrew Draper, TOR, celebrant. Committal, St. Johns Cemetery, Portage.
- District Deaths July 24, 2014
Thomas Barton Jr.
BARTON – Thomas Jr., 87, Central City, died July 21, 2014, at home.
Dorothy B. Bermosk
BERMOSK – Dorothy B., 87, Johnstown, passed away July 20, 2014, at Golden Living Center.
Leland Doyle Carney Jr.
CARNEY – Leland Doyle Jr. “Junior” or “Lee,” 77, Pomaria, S.C., formerly of Seward, went to be with the Lord Monday, July 21, 2014.
Ernest R. Contrillo
CONTRILLO – Ernest R., 61, Pittsburgh, formerly of Central City, died July 20, 2014.
Cecelia C. Duncan
DUNCAN – Cecelia C. “Sue,” 78, Johnstown, died July 22, 2014, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
Capt. Dudley C. Hunt
HUNT – Capt. Dudley C., (retired) MPD, Washington, D.C., 77, Windber, passed away July 22, 2014, at home.
Dorothy M. (Moyer) Kepler
KEPLER – Mrs. Dorothy M. (Moyer), 90, Scottsdale, Ariz., formerly of Portage, entered into new life July 19, 2014, at Hospice of the Valley, Scottsdale.
Anna Marie Krumenacker
KRUMENACKER – Anna Marie, 85, Carrolltown, passed away July 22, 2014, at St. Jude’s Haven, Johnstown.
- Funerals July 24, 2014
BLOCK – Deborah, 62, Johnstown, died July 21, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Edward James Clark
CLARK – Edward James, 89, Johnstown, formerly of Minersville, died Saturday, July 12, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Nicole Lyn Eskridge
ESKRIDGE – Nicole Lynn, 24, Linden, Va., passed away Saturday, July 19, 2014.
Jeffery Lynn Flick
FLICK – Jeffery Lynn, 58, Seattle, Wash., formerly of Hollsopple, passed on July 3, 2014, in Seattle.
Elizabeth J. Knapik
KNAPIK – Elizabeth J. “Bethann,” 75, Northern Cambria, passed away July 21, 2014, at UPMC Altoona.
Christopher Shawn Reed
REED – Christopher Shawn, 22, Windber, died July 20, 2014.
Violet Marie (Snyder) Shaffer-Eastlake
SHAFFER-EASTLAKE – Violet Marie (Snyder), 90, Hidden Valley Road, Conemaugh Township, Somerset County, died July 22, 2014.
Teresa L. Smith
SMITH – Teresa L., 50, Johnstown, died July 19, 2014, at her residence.
TURNER – Rosemary, 91, formerly of Johnstown and Woodville, Ohio, died Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Genoa Care Center, Genoa, Ohio.
Mary Ann (Guzic) Walter
WALTER – Mary Ann (Guzic), 77, Lilly, went to her eternal rest July 21, 2014, surrounded by her family at her residence.
- Funerals July 23, 2014
- District Deaths July 22, 2014
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