JOHNSTOWN — CRAWLEY – Friederike “Erika,” 81, Johnstown, died Nov. 30, 2012, at Memorial Medical Center. She was born March 3, 1931, in Salzburg, Austria, daughter of the late Maxmillion and Ledig (Hausgelillin) Hofbauer. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Thomas; daughter, Martina “Sissy”; a grandson, Charlie Palmer; and several siblings. She is survived by her loving husband, John Crawley; children, Lilliane “Sandy” Swagger, and husband, Dale, Rockford, Ill.; Deacon Josef, and wife, Gloria; and Hans, and wife Sharon, both of California; Rebecca Palmer, and husband, Mike, Orange Park, Fla.; and Conny Crawley and Heidi Jones, both of Johnstown; and grandchildren to whom she was “Oma,” Christofer, Mittina, Savannah, Jessica, Eric, Sean, Maxmillion, CC and Sheldon; and great-grandchildren Cha-Cha, Christopher ”Bob,” Bradley and Jasper. She was a member of St. John Gualbert Cathedral, a button-box polka fanatic, a much beloved mother and grandmother and was very proud of America, not her country of birth, but her country. Funeral services will be private with the Rev. Clarence Bridges officiating. Picking-Treece-Bennett Mortuary Inc., 921 Menoher Blvd., is in charge of arrangements. Interment, Grandview Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to ptbmortuary.com.
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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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