PORTAGE TOWNSHIP — ZIMMERMAN – Margaret Louise, 78, Puritan, Portage Township, passed away Nov. 22, 2012, at home. Born Jan. 31, 1934, in Martindale, daughter of John and Sophia (Hudak) Kertes. Preceded in death by parents; husband, Wayne A. Zimmerman; grandson, Jason Williams; brothers, Michael, John Jr., Steve, Andrew, Joseph, Lewis, Elmer and James Kertes; and sister, Elizabeth Fuzie. Survived by children, Terry Zimmerman, and wife, Joanne, Carlisle; Allen Zimmerman, and wife, Terri, Portage; Brian Zimmerman, Petersburg; Theresa, wife of Dennis Richardson, Texas; Mark Zimmerman, and wife, Diana, Virginia; Gregory Zimmerman, and wife, Anne Marie, Wilkes Barre; Michele, wife of John Jaikes, Portage; and Kevin Zimmerman, and wife, Amy, Texas; 12 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Also surviving are her sisters, Olga Williams and Annie Skelly. She will be sadly missed by supportive caregivers, Vickie Walk and Stacy Richnovski. She enjoyed her family, crocheting, baking and church activities. Friends received from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Serenko-Claar Funeral Home, PC, Portage. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Portage, Father Walter J. Moll, celebrant. Committal, St. Johns Cemetery, Portage.
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E. Joan Davis
DAVIS – E. Joan, 87, Riverside, Ohio, formerly of Johnstown, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014, at Kettering Medical Center.
Billie Josephine (LaFollette) Hodges
HODGES – Billie Josephine (LaFollette), 79, Boswell, Jenner Township, formerly of Gadsden, Ala., passed away July 27, 2014, at Windber Hospice from complications of cancer.
KOONTZ – Judy A., 67, Keedysville, Md., passed away peacefully Tuesday morning, July 29, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore, Md., after a long battle with lymphoma cancer.
Sherry L. Nagy
NAGY – Sherry L., 49, Johnstown, passed away July 30, 2014, at home.
Kenneth A. Naugle
NAUGLE – Kenneth A., 94, Johnstown, died July 30, 2014, at his home.
Richard John Peterson
PETERSON – Richard John, 49, Johnstown, passed away Monday evening, July 28, 2014, at Conemaugh Hospital.
Evelyn F. Vitalie
VITALIE – Evelyn F., 75, Johnstown, passed away July 30, 2014, at her home.
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Paul Radnoti Sr.
RADNOTI – Paul Sr., 80, passed away July 13, 2014, in Hebron, Ind.
Samuel R. Saia
SAIA – Samuel R., 90, Johnstown, died July 29, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Alex J. Stavish
STAVISH – Alex J., 90, Northern Cambria, died July 29, 2014, at Miners Medical Center Hastings.
Margaret R. (Shaffer) Hemminger
HEMMINGER – Margaret R. “Margie” (Shaffer), 93, formerly of Jenner Township, died July 29, 2014, at Meadow View Nursing Center, Berlin.
Carol R. (Schloski) Groleau
GROLEAU – Carol R. (Schloski), 56, Goshen, Mass., lost her battle with cancer July 16, 2014. Born Dec. 25, 1957, in Colver, she was the daughter of John and Olive (Spotts) Schloski.
George J. Stapinsky
STAPINSKY – George J. “Doodie” or “Hey You,” 85, Fort Hill, formerly of Windber, died July 30, 2014, at In Touch Hospice, Somerset.
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Patricia L. Bakale
BAKALE – Patricia L, 81, Johnstown, went to be with our Lord July 28, 2014.
Stephen A. Christy
CHRISTY – Stephen A., 65, Johnstown, died July 28, 2014, at home surrounded by family and friends.
CUSTER – Margaret “Peggy,” 69, Johnstown, passed away July 29, 2014, at Laurelwood Care Center.
Kathleen L. Geiser
GEISER – Kathleen L., 84, Oakland, died July 29, 2014, at Arbutus Park Manor.
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