HOLLSOPPLE — RAYMAN – John W. “Pinoch,” 82, Hollsopple, died Jan. 25, 2013, at Windber Medical Center. Born Dec. 27, 1930, in Hollsopple, son of Walenty and Agnes (Washco) Rayman. Preceded in death by parents; brother, Frank; and sister, Helen Faust. Survived by wife of 49 years, Doris J. (Kline); son, John W. Jr., at home; daughters, Gloria Rayman, Pittsburgh, and Paula Rayman, Virginia; brother, Joseph Rayman, married to Anna Marie (Jara), Sandusky, Ohio; brother-in-law, William Faust, Rock Hill, S.C.; and numerous nieces and nephews. A 1949 graduate of Conemaugh Township Area High School. U.S. Army veteran of Korean War. Partner in former Rayman Bros. Garage, Davidsville. Retired employee of Advanced Cutting Systems, Windber. John was a longtime drummer with the Crescendos polka band. He was a lifelong member of St. Anne Catholic Church, Davidsville, where he was an usher. Also a member of St. Maximilian Kolbe Council 8979 and Father David J. Dodson 4th Degree Assembly 2201, K of C, where he was a member of the Color Corps; Johnstown Musical Society, Local 41; Windber Post 137, American Legion; Windber Polish Club; and the Korean Veterans Association Inc. Viewing from 2 to 8 p.m. Monday at Hoffman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 109 Church Road, Davidsville, where a vigil for the deceased will be held at 2 p.m. Monday. Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Anne Catholic Church, the Rev. Father Michael Lewandowski, OFM Conv., celebrant. Committal, St. Anne Cemetery, Hollsopple. Donations in John’s memory may be sent to St. Anne Catholic Church, P.O. Box 500, Davidsville, Pa. 15928. To express condolences, make a donation, light a candle or order flowers, visit HoffmanFuneralHomes.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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