EAST CONEMAUGH — COY – Mary Louise (Dremely), 81, East Conemaugh Borough, peacefully slipped into God’s hands surrounded by her loving family Jan. 23, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center. Born July 11, 1931, in East Conemaugh Borough, daughter of Frank and Anna (Strasizar) Dremely. Preceded in death by parents; son, Dr. Michael W. Coy Jr.; and siblings, Rudy, Victor, Frank Jr. and Josephine Dremely; and William, Margaret, Shirley and Joan Hornick. Survived by loving husband of 63 years, Michael W. “Mickey” Coy Sr., East Conemaugh; sons, Steven J., married to the former Rhonda Christ; and Lawrence J., married to the former Rosalie Weimer; daughter-in-law, Janet (Kosarych) Coy; grandchildren, Mary, Helen, Carli, Emily, Natalie, Jessica and Pfc. Jason; great-grandchildren, Nevin and Kyra; and special family members, Wendy, Alexandra and Caleb. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Mary attended East Conemaugh High School. She was a former Girl Scout leader in East Conemaugh. Mary retired from the former Quality Inn, Richland Township, where she was employed as the manager. Member of St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church, East Conemaugh, where she volunteered often with their fundraisers. Mary enjoyed cooking and baking and was known for her hospitality to those who traveled from near and far. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend. Her family was the love of her life, and she loved to be surrounded by children. Mary was known to those who loved her as “Baba.” Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Baker-Harris Funeral Chapel, Conemaugh, where Parastas will be sung at 3:45 p.m. Funeral service will begin at 12:30 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home and continue at St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church, the Very Rev. Arch Priest George Johnson. Burial will be at St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church Cemetery. Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com.
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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