SEWARD — STILES – Cathy Lynn, 49, Seward, went to heaven to be with the Lord Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012, at Indiana Regional Medical Center, surrounded by her loving family. Born March 20, 1963, in Johnstown, daughter of Gary Sr. and Sandra (Ooghe) Stiles. Preceded in death by paternal grandparents, Marlind and Margaretta Stiles; maternal grandparents, Emil and Stella Ooghe; and stepgrandmother, Johanna Stiles. Survived by loving parents, Seward; and loving brothers and sisters, Gary N. Jr., married to the former Beth Wallace, Ligonier; Tammy, married to Louis Lamoureux, North Attleboro, Mass.; and Jodi, married to Tom Hilsman, Seward. Cathy was like a second mother to her nieces and nephews, Stephanie and Brent Stiles; Ashley and Andrew Lamoureux; and Stephen, Clay and Todd Hilsman. Also survived by uncle, Dr. Marlind Stiles, and wife, Ila, Erie; aunt, Lynda Ooghe and Ron Duray, Johnstown; uncle, Dave Ooghe, and wife, Pauline, Crestview, Fla.; and great-aunt, Naomi Young, Dilltown. Member of Valley Grace Brethren Church. A graduate of Laurel Valley Senior High School, Class of 1981. Cathy was employed by the Social Security Bureau of Disability Determination. She was a supervisor for Social Security and retired in 2011, after 29 years of service, for which she was honored with many awards. Cathy had a selfless heart of gold and would help anyone in need. Her prized possession was her family who meant the world to her. She enjoyed spending time with her nieces and nephews. Cathy would manage the Stiles Koolit Korner in the summers, as well as help in the other family business, Stiles Market & Hardware. She was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan. Friends received from 2 to 8 p.m. Friday at Jon A. Meese Funeral Home, Seward. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Valley Grace Brethren Church, Armagh, the Rev. Norris Mason and Pastor Charles Burd, officiating. Interment, Armagh Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to American Diabetes Association Research Foundation or send a card to someone in need in memory of Cathy who loved to send cards to encourage others. For online condolences, please visit www.meesefuneralhome.com.
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Lawrence E. Coy
COY – Lawrence E., 89, Connellsville, Pa., formerly of Johnstown and Somerset, died April 21, 2014, at home.
DRINOSKY – Eugene, 80, Portage, entered eternal rest April 21, 2014, peacefully at home.
George Felix Jr.
FELIX – George Jr., 87, Alum Bank, passed away peacefully Sunday, April 20, 2014, at Colonial Courtyard in Bedford.
Mary C. Keilman
KEILMAN – Mary C., 62, Ebensburg, born March 26, 1952, in Nanty Glo, died April 21, 2014, at home.
Barbara A. (Geiser) Knapp
KNAPP – Barbara A. (Geiser), 79, Johnstown, passed away April 22, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
SINCAK – Michael, of Hollsopple, loving son, brother, husband and friend to all, passed away peacefully April 10, 2014.
Richard J. McAndrews Jr.
McANDREWS – Richard J. Jr. “Jimbo,” 57, Windber, passed away after a 2-year-battle with cancer April 22, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Kathleen Mae Speicher
SPEICHER – Kathleen Mae, 48, Conemaugh Township, died April 20, 2014, at UPMC Shadyside Hospital.
Julia J. (Gresh) Voeghtly
VOEGHTLY – Julia J. (Gresh), 74, Johnstown, passed away peacefully April 21, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center, Palliative Care Unit.
Ruth M. Ziemba
ZIEMBA – Ruth M., 84, Cover Hill, formerly of Park Hill, went to be with the Lord April 4, 2014, at LaurelWood Care Center.
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Georgia R. Brown
BROWN – Georgia R., 90, Lincoln Highway, Bedford, died Sunday, April 20, 2014, at her home.
John R. Franko Jr.
FRANKO – John R. Jr. “Bunko,” 72, Conemaugh, died April 20, 2014, at home.
Dorothy Mae Gillman
GILLMAN – Dorothy Mae, 93, Mount Hope, went to be with her Lord April 22, 2014.
Hulda Elmira Heslop
HESLOP – Hulda Elmira, 95, formerly of Ferndale and New Paris, died April 21, 2014, at Waccamaw Community Hospital, Murrells Inlet, S.C.
Jean M. Holtz
HOLTZ – Jean M., 82, Hastings, went to be with the Lord Monday, April 21, 2014, at Golden Living-HAIDA.
Margaret Gloria Marsh
MARSH – Margaret Gloria, born Dec. 28, 1927, was called to her heavenly home April 19, 2014.
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Wayne R. Bailey
BAILEY – Wayne R., 53, South Fork, passed away unexpectedly on Good Friday, April 18, 2014, at his home.
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