SEWARD — BUKSA – Pauline (Burger), affectionately known as Lala, 66, Seward, passed away Oct. 28, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center. Born Feb. 9, 1947, in Johnstown, daughter of the late Calvin and Helen (Teeter) Burger. Also preceded in death by brothers, Howard, Richard, Floyd and Melvin Burger; and sisters, Verna Baker, Gloria Kochis and Emma Novony. Survived by children, Joseph and Edward Buksa, both of Seward; and Sharon Stephens, and husband, David, Homer City; and grandchildren, Jessica Mastrilli and Vic, Seward; Bryan Williams, Indiana; Cody Stephens, Homer City; and Eric, Shelby and Tiffany Piker, all of Seward. Sister of Viola Edwards, and husband, Donald “Pinky,” Johnstown; Clifford Burger, and wife, Shirley, New York; and Patty Shaffer, Johnstown. Pauline enjoyed waitressing, especially at Ace’s Lounge and Coffee Cup; trips to the casinos and other games of chance; and most importantly, spending time with her family. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Richard C. Stuart Funeral Home, 392 E. Philadelphia St., Armagh, where service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday. Interment, Armagh Cemetery. Online condolences may be left at www.thestuartfuneralhomes.com.
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Jerry Sheldon Berkebile
BERKEBILE – Jerry Sheldon, 83, Johnstown, passed away April 17, 2014, at Presbyterian Home, Johnstown.
Phyllis J. Burkhard
BURKHARD – Phyllis J., 71, Johnstown, passed away April 16, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
FABRIZIO – John, 88, Geistown, died April 18, 2014, at the Lutheran Home.
Homer E. Hillegas
HILLEGAS – Homer E., 94, Tionesta, Pa., formerly of Central City and Parma, Ohio, died April 14, 2014, at Golden Living Center, Shippenville, Pa.
Florence R. Homer
HOMER – Florence R., 88, Clearfield, died Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Christ the King Manor, DuBois.
Ronald Glenn Lester
LESTER – Ronald Glenn, 81, Lebanon, formerly of Sidman, died April 18, 2014, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Lebanon.
LISINA – Edward, 81, Johnstown, died April 18, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
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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.
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