JOHNSTOWN — YAMBOR – Leona Mary, 91, Johnstown, passed away Sept. 28, 2013, at the Presbyterian Home. Born Dec. 4, 1921, in Johnstown, daughter of Joseph and Margaret (Mulvehill) Botter. Preceded in death by parents; husband, Joseph; and sister, Dorothy Graves; also son-in-law, Rev. Charles Taylor. Survived by daughters, Joan Taylor, Maryland; Barbara, married to husband, Tong Kim, Virginia; Linda, married to Nick Delich, Indiana; and Susan, married to Gary Hale, Johnstown; sister, Bernadine Lunko, Johnstown; grandchildren, Heather, married to Mike Molnarko; Lisa, married to Dr. Wassim Abosamra; Justin Delich; and Brian Delich; and great-grandchildren, Gweneth and Emma Milnarko and Alex and Andrew Abosamra. She was an active member and a volunteer in many aspects at St. Patrick’s Parish; was a Democratic committee woman; and was an avid card player, where she was involved in many card clubs. Her hobbies included ceramics and making afghans. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Funeral Mass will be held at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at St. John Gualbert Cathedral, Father James F. Crookston, officiating. Interment, St. Stephen’s Cemetery. John Henderson Co. Funeral Home, 215 Central Ave., is serving the family.
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Dora Marie Bufagna
BUFAGNA – Dora Marie, 87, Armagh, passed away peacefully April 16, 2014, at home surrounded by her family.
Doris Marjorie Cooper
COOPER – Doris Marjorie, 87, Westmont, went to heaven, April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center Palliative Care Unit.
Rose Mary (Delegram) Tripodi
TRIPODI – Rose Mary (Delegram), 66, Culpeper, Va., formerly of Cresson, died April 17, 2014, at home.
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Zachary Gordon Alan Andrews
ANDREWS – Zachary Gordon Alan, 21, Johnstown, was called home April 13, 2014.
Ray H. Clites
CLITES – Ray H., 93 , Westmont, died April 12, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Beverly J. Hoover
HOOVER – Beverly J., 75, Johnstown, was received into heaven April 16, 2014.
Joseph Samuel Kuhar Jr.
KUHAR – Joseph Samuel Jr. “Joey,” 64, passed away April 11, 2014, at home, in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Charles M. Lambert
LAMBERT – Charles M., 87, Central City, passed away April 14, 2014, at home.
Betty L. Lydic
LYDIC – Betty L., 88, Johnstown, died April 15, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
Stella A. Ponchek
PONCHEK – Stella A., 92, East Conemaugh, died April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Pauline L. Turchetta
TURCHETTA – Pauline L., 84, Cresson, died April 15, 2014, at Garvey Manor, Hollidaysburg.
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Boyd Merle Akers Jr.
AKERS – Boyd Merle Jr., 90, Lower Yoder, died April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Philip Joseph Baldacchino
BALDACCHINO – Philip Joseph, 87, Carrolltown, died April 14, 2014.
Grace (Deitke) Davis
DAVIS – Grace (Deitke), 90, Phoenix, Ariz., passed away peacefully April 10, 2014.
Cynthia Jayne Eisler
EISLER – Cynthia Jayne, 59, Somerset, formerly of Wilbur, went home April 13, 2014, at Somerset Hospice House.
James E. Foster
FOSTER – James E., 86, Johnstown, died April 14, 2014.
Alice M. Goller
GOLLER – Alice M., 94, Presbyterian Home, died April 13, 2014, at Presbyterian Home.
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