The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

Obituaries

October 21, 2013

Ann C. (Pokos) Kogut

PITTSBURGH — KOGUT – Ann C. (Pokos), 85, 128 N. Craig St., Apt. 712, Pittsburgh, Pa. 15213, formerly of Jerome, died Oct. 21, 2013, at Center for Compassionate Care, Pittsburgh. Born July 20, 1928, in Boswell, daughter of John and Theresa (Pokos) Pokos. Preceded in death by parents; husband, Stanley, on Aug. 19, 2010; sisters, Elizabeth Pokos, Christine Murphy, Teresa Fearon and Mary Kalafatis; and an infant brother and sister. Survived by daughter, Valerie Kogut, Pittsburgh; brothers, John Pokos, and wife, Stella, Boswell; and Lou Pokos, and wife, Deanie, Kennewick, Wash.; brother-in-law, George Kogut, Jerome; and numerous nieces and nephews. A graduate of Boswell High School and Indiana State Teachers College (now IUP). A retired English teacher for Conemaugh Township Area High School. Member of St. Andrew’s Catholic Church, Benscreek, and PSEA, PSER and CFU. She was the organist for the former Holy Cross Catholic Church, Jerome. Ann enjoyed traveling, reading and having a latte at Starbucks. Viewing will be held from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday  at Hoffman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 109 Church Road, Davidsville, where vigil for the deceased will be held Wednesday afternoon. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church, the Rev. Father Angelo J. Patti, celebrant. Committal, Holy Cross Cemetery, Jerome. Donations in Ann’s memory may be sent to St. Andrew’s Catholic Church, 1621 Ferndale Ave., Johnstown, Pa. 15905. To express condolences, make a donation, light a candle or order flowers, visit HoffmanFuneralHomes.com.

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