JOHNSTOWN — TORCHIA – Anthony C. Sr., “Picky,” 84, Johnstown, died April 4, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center, Palliative Care. Born Aug. 22, 1928, in Johnstown, son of Ross and Mary (Rizzo) Torchia. Preceded in death by parents; wife, Dolores Jean (Wisniski) Torchia; and brother, Joseph. Survived by son, Anthony, and LaRai, and daughter, Sharon, married to Bill Burnette, Nebraska; grandchildren, Capt. William Anthony “Fred” Burnette, married to Amanda (Harlacker), and Joseph Brady “Gus” Burnette; and sister, Connie, married to Michael Starchok. Anthony retired from Bethlehem Steel as a rigger/safety officer. He served in the Korean Conflict U.S. Army, and served in the U.S. Marine Corps. He was a longtime member of the former St. Anthony Church, Maple Avenue and Holy Name Society. He was active in AAABA and the Old Timers Association and a loyal fan of the Johnstown Chiefs hockey team. Tony resided the last five years at the Atrium Manor, which he considered home. He always wore a smile and seemed to know everyone. He will be sadly missed. Friends received from 2 to 4 p.m. Monday, April 8, 2013, at Frank Duca Funeral Home, Westmont Chapel, 1622 Menoher Blvd., where funeral service will be held at 4 p.m. Monday, Father Matthew Misurda. Condolences may be sent through www.ducafuneralhome.com.
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Gerald C. Hoover
HOOVER – Gerald C., 79, Cambria Township, passed away Dec. 6, 2013, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
Clifford August Rummel
RUMMEL– Clifford August, 68, formerly of Johnstown and Somerset, passed away Nov. 4, 2013, in Springfield, Ohio.
Phillip Zdunczyk Sr.
ZDUNCZYK – Phillip Sr., 77, Portage, passed away Dec. 7, 2013, at Windber Hospice.
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Marian F. (Hall) Abele
ABELE – Marian F. (Hall), 88, Edgewood, Ky., formerly of Johnstown, died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, at Emeritus at Edgewood.
BUSHWACK – Donna, 92, Loganville, Ga., passed away Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013.
Eugene Strohl Cassler
CASSLER – Eugene Strohl, 80, Everett, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Bedford Memorial Hospital.
Delores Jane Debias
DEBIAS – Delores Jane, 82, Beaufort, S.C., died Dec. 3, 2013, at her residence.
Katheleen Joyce (Diviney) Gongloff
GONGLOFF – Katheleen Joye (Diviney), 81, formerly of Twin Rocks, passed away peacefully Dec. 6, 2013, at home.
Jaclyn A. Gregorich
GREGORICH – Jaclyn A., 51, Greensburg, formerly of Robinson, died Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, at Westmoreland Manor.
Andrew James Koss
KOSS – Capt. Andrew James, 33, Detroit, Mich., formerly of Woolrich, Pa., passed away Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, at his home.
LETZO – Shary G., 67, New Germany, passed away peacefully in her sleep Dec. 5, 2013, at her mother’s home in Portage.
Antoinette J. (DeSalle) Luker
LUKER – Antoinette J. “Toni” (DeSalle), 77, Bolivar, passed away Dec. 6, 2013, at St. Andrew’s Village, Indiana.
Roy G. McClure
McCLURE – Roy G., 63, Travelers Rest, S.C., died Dec. 2, 2013, at home.
Joseph C. Rubis
RUBIS – Joseph C., 75, Johnstown, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Charles L. Sheets
SHEETS – Charles L., 79, Stoystown, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Somerset In Touch Hospice House.
John E. Single
SINGLE – John E. “Pap,” 85, Johnstown, passed away Dec. 5, 2013.
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Lisa Jean (Anico) Bender
BENDER – Lisa Jean (Anico), 48, Hastings, died Dec. 4, 2013, at UPMC Hospital, Altoona.
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