JOHNSTOWN — ZUCCO – Rosa “Rose” E. (Peruso), 99, passed on to her heavenly home April 9, 2013, at Arbutus Park Manor. Formerly of Johnstown’s West End, she resided at Arbutus Park Manor. Born Aug. 18, 1913, in Herminie, Westmoreland County, daughter of the late Antonio and Maria Concetta (Raneri) Peruso. Preceded in death by husband of 50 years, Ralph Zucco, in 1989; brothers and sisters, Russell, and wife, Maria Concetta “Jennie” (Cannin); Domenico; Maria “Mary” Teresa, and husband, Anthony Raneri; Angelina, and husband, Thomas Salvia; Minnie Salvia; Joseph, and wife, Giovanna (De Luca); Alenia “Helen,” and husband, Stanley Jackovich; Ermilinda “Mildred,” and husband, Stephen Malenich; John; and Lucia “Lucy,” and husband, Andrew Michalosky; infant sister, Antonette Peruso; paternal grandparents, Rosario Peruso, and wife, Maria Sciacca; and maternal grandparents, Dominick Raneri and wife, Angela D’Urso; also numerous nieces and nephews. She was considered the matriarch of the family. Survived by son, Donato B., and wife, Nancy (Richey) Zucco; and daughter, Constance, wife of Ray A. Huff, all of Johnstown; sister, Virginia, wife of Francis Ritchick Sr., Hagerstown, Md.; sister-in-law, Delores (Cable) Peruso, Mineral Point; and Marlene Zucco, Eastlake, Ohio; and grandchildren, Michelle (Huff) Graham, and husband, Harman “Skip”; Jacqueline (Huff) McCann, and special friend, Barry Himes, all of Johnstown; Jodi Zucco, Fort Dix, N.J.; Jami (Zucco) Janidlo, and husband, Bradley, Windber; and David Zucco, and wife, Kathleen Martella, all of Johnstown; also great-grandchildren, Tara Rae Graham, and special friend, Jeff Klein; Ethan Janidlo; Emily Janidlo; Ava Zucco; and Drew Zucco. Also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and -nephews and great-great-nieces and -nephews; and special friends, Bob and Juanita Bloom. She loved her flower gardens, especially her roses. No matter what the conditions might be, to her everyone and everything was always beautiful. Member of Johnstown ISDA Lodge 1614 and St. Clare of Assisi Catholic Church, Johnstown, (formerly St. Anthony’s). Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday April 12, at Frank Duca Funeral Home, Westmont Chapel, 1622 Menoher Blvd. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 13, at St. Clare of Assisi Church, Maple Avenue, celebrated by Father Matthew Misurda. lnterment, St. Anthony Cemetery. Condolences may be sent through www.ducafuneralhome.com.
- District Deaths Dec. 7, 2013
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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- District Deaths Dec. 6, 2013
Lisa Jean (Anico) Bender
BENDER – Lisa Jean (Anico), 48, Hastings, died Dec. 4, 2013, at UPMC Hospital, Altoona.
Carole J. Berkebile
BERKEBILE – Carole J., 67, Stoystown, died Dec. 4, 2013, at home.
William G. Good
GOOD – William G., 75, Johnstown, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Samuel E. Gossard
GOSSARD – Samuel E., 90, Johnstown, died Dec. 4, 2013, at LaurelWood Care Center.
James J. Karlheim
KARLHEIM – James J. “J.J.,” 79, Patton, passed away Dec. 5, 2013, at UPMC Altoona surrounded by his family.
Judith Ellen (Gosnell) Magallanes
MAGALLANES – Judith Ellen (Gosnell), 45, Windber, went to be with the Lord Dec. 4, 2013.
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