WESTMONT BOROUGH — VOYTEK – Bernard J. “Bernie,” 87, Westmont Borough, died peacefully Nov. 25, 2012, at Conemaugh Hospital. Born July 13, 1925, in Johnstown, son of John and Anna (Hovanec) Voytek. Preceded in death by parents; brother, Leonard Voytek Sr.; and sister, Martha Mizak. Survived by devoted and loving wife of 65 years, Theresa (Kiraly) Voytek, Westmont, and daughter, Deborah Riek, and her husband, Ronald, Annapolis, Md. Also survived by granddaughter, Shannon Davis, and her husband, Lt. Cmdr. Timothy Davis, and great-granddaughters, Madalynn and Katelynn Davis, San Diego, Calif. Brother of Mildred Kirchner, Niles, Ohio, and Louise Vargo, Florida, and numerous nieces and nephews. Bernie was a World War II veteran, serving with the U.S. Navy as a petty officer radioman third class aboard the USS Piedmont. He served in the South Pacific, having received the Good Conduct, Victory, Asiatic-Pacific Theater, American Campaign, Philippine Liberation and Japanese Occupation medals that recognized and honored him for his service to his country. Retired with 34 years of service from Beth Energy Corp. He enjoyed gardening, reading and tinkering. He was known for his positive attitude and his love for his family. A past member of St. Therese Holy Name Society and Catholic Church. A faithful member of Our Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church, where funeral Mass will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, the Very Rev. Mark S. Begly, pastor. Committal, Grandview Cemetery, where military honors will be conducted by the VFW Post 155 Ritual Team. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Francis G. Ozog Funeral Home Inc., Broad Street, where vigil for the deceased will be held Tuesday. Condolences may be sent at ozogfh.com. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Our Mother of Sorrow Catholic Church in memory of Bernie Voytek.
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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.
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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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