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.
- District Deaths April 23, 2014
Georgia R. Brown
BROWN – Georgia R., 90, Lincoln Highway, Bedford, died Sunday, April 20, 2014, at her home.
John R. Franko Jr.
FRANKO – John R. Jr. “Bunko,” 72, Conemaugh, died April 20, 2014, at home.
Dorothy Mae Gillman
GILLMAN – Dorothy Mae, 93, Mount Hope, went to be with her Lord April 22, 2014.
Hulda Elmira Heslop
HESLOP – Hulda Elmira, 95, formerly of Ferndale and New Paris, died April 21, 2014, at Waccamaw Community Hospital, Murrells Inlet, S.C.
Jean M. Holtz
HOLTZ – Jean M., 82, Hastings, went to be with the Lord Monday, April 21, 2014, at Golden Living-HAIDA.
Margaret Gloria Marsh
MARSH – Margaret Gloria, born Dec. 28, 1927, was called to her heavenly home April 19, 2014.
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Wayne R. Bailey
BAILEY – Wayne R., 53, South Fork, passed away unexpectedly on Good Friday, April 18, 2014, at his home.
Sarah G. Balzano
BALZANO – Sarah G., 87, Dysart, died April 20, 2014, at UPMC Altoona.
Michael Coleman Barabas
BARABAS – Michael Coleman, 75, Johnstown, was called home to be with his Lord and Savior surrounded by his loving family April 21, 2014, at home.
Richard N. Handel
HANDEL – Richard N., 72, Portage, passed away April 17, 2014, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh.
KLINE – Roseann, 84, Ebensburg, passed away suddenly April 19, 2014, at home.
Bobby Gene Lambert
LAMBERT – Bobby Gene, 72, Shanksville, died April 20, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown.
Ann M. Lashinsky
LASHINSKY – Mrs. Ann M., 94, Windber, went to be with the Lord April 21, 2014, at St. Jude’s Haven, Elton, Pa.
Ruth V. Parkinson
PARKINSON – Ruth V., 86, Johnstown, passed away April 20, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home.
RISHELL – Joseph “Bud,” 76, Eighth Ward, formerly of East Conemaugh Borough, passed away April 20, 2014.
Amanda N. Sherry-Griffon
SHERRY-GRIFFON – Amanda N., 30, Northern Cambria, passed away April 19, 2014.
George William Smith
SMITH – George William “Smitty Bill” “Pap,” 81, Sidman, died suddenly Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014.
Carol A. Vladic
VLADIC – Carol A., 74, Hollidaysburg, formerly of Johnstown, went to be with the Lord Saturday, April 19, 2014.
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