PORTAGE — SIKORA – Agnes, 70, Portage, sadly passed away March 22, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center. Born Feb. 23, 1944, in Portage, daughter of Samuel and Mary (Compardo) Fox. Agnes now shares her place at the heavenly table with the family members that preceded her in death, Mum; Dad “Tut”; husband, Joseph Sikora; sisters, Ann Lubrano, Genevieve Nicholson and Veronica Fox; brothers, Walter, Joseph, Charles and Edward Fox; brothers-in-law, John Nicholson; Frank Sciko and Joe Lubrano; and sister-in-law, Margie Fox. Survived by brothers, Robert Fox, and wife, Mary Ann, Altoona; and Alfred Fox, and wife, Barbara, Linden, N.J.; and sisters, Margaret, married to Ed Stevens; and Elizabeth Sciko, both of Portage. Also survived by sisters-in-law, Veronica, Betty and Nancy Fox; numerous nieces and nephews; and special friends, Jamie and Rich Crum, and sons. We will always remember your ever present warm smile and quiet ways. We never had much in life but we always had each other! What a blessing it was to have you (Aggie) be part of a large family. Friends received from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Serenko-Claar Funeral Home, PC, Portage. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church, Mountain Avenue, Father Joseph Janiszeski, TOR, celebrant. Committal, SS. Peter & Paul Cemetery, Portage.
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.
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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.
- Funerals July 22, 2014
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.
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