FERNDALE — NIESSNER – William J. “Billy Boy,” 77, Ferndale, died June 13, 2012, at Memorial Medical Center, surrounded by his loving family. Born Sept. 19, 1934, in Johnstown, son of Albert F. and Anna Marie (Miller) Niessner. Preceded in death by parents and an infant daughter, Janis Marie Niessner. Survived by beloved wife, Miriam E. (Gall) Niessner; loving children, Teresa A. Yutzey, Brush Valley; Jean Marie Niessner, Johnstown; Catherine M. McDonald, wife of Timothy McDonald, Hollsopple; and Michael J. Niessner, married to the former Heidi Gahagen, Johnstown; and cherished grandchildren, Tyler Bafia, Christopher Yutzey, Shawn Yutzey, Liam Niessner and expected granddaughter; also brother, Albert F. Niessner, married to the former Joanne Parks, State College. Bill was a proud veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. Bill was the owner and operator for more than 25 years of Billy Boy Ice Cream, along with the ice cream truck which would come through your neighborhood ringing the bell calling young and old for a delicious ice cream treat. Bill enjoyed many good memories of camping and was an avid Steelers football fan. He was a 1952 graduate of Johnstown Catholic High School. At the request of the deceased, there will be no viewing or visitation. Private memorial service at the convenience of the family. Inurnment, Grandview Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be directed to Arbutus Park Manor in memory of Bill. Arrangements entrusted to Moskal & Kennedy Colonial Funeral Home, Johnstown. Condolences may be directed to the family at www.moskalandkennedyfuneralhome.com.
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Thomas G. Hunter
HUNTER – Thomas G., 82, Beaverdale, entered into new life March 10, 2014, at home.
James M. Krumbine
KRUMBINE – James M., 64, Johnstown, died March 7, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Arthur Lee Brown
BROWN – Arthur Lee, 84, Somerset, died March 10, 2014, at his residence.
Shirley Mae Weldon
WELDON – Shirley Mae, 79, Kimberly, Idaho, passed away March 3, 2014.
Richard A. Sotack
SOTACK – Richard A., 49, Blacklick Township, passed away March 10, 2014, at home.
GULA – Daniel, 84, Franklin Borough, went to be with the Lord March 10, 2014, at home.
Francis W. Gavlak
GAVLAK – Francis W., 89, Portage, passed away March 11, 2014, at Maple Winds Care Center.
JANCUK – Julia, 79, Portage, passed away March 10, 2014, at Select Specialty Hospital.
Chester R. Querry
QUERRY – Chester R., 92, Johnstown, passed away March 10, 2014, at his home.
Carrie Elizabeth Massey
MASSEY – Carrie Elizabeth, 75, Virginia Beach, Va., went home to be with the Lord March 5, 2014.
Johns C. Schmid Jr.
SCHMID – Johns C. Jr. “Jack,” 89, Davidsville, formerly of Geistown Borough, went to be with the Lord March 10, 2014, at Laurel View Village.
Dr. Stephen P. Kukucka
KUKUCKA – Dr. Stephen P., 64, died unexpectedly in his Crafton home on Sunday, March 9, 2014.
Sophie (Krempasky) Krisko
KRISKO – Sophie (Krempasky), 87, Portage, passed away Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, in Virginia Beach, Va., after a brief illness.
Ronald F. Corona
CORONA – Ronald F., 70, Cresson, died March 9, 2014, at home.
Christine A. Matos
MATOS – Christine A., 53, Windber, died March 10, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
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MAKIN – Norman J. Jr., 65, Geistown Borough, went to be with the Lord March 10, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
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John E. Schuster
SCHUSTER – John E., 87, passed away March 8, 2014, in St. Augustine, Fla.
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CUPPETT – Ruth M., 93 years, 11 months and 16 days, Stonycreek Township, went to be with the Lord March 9, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
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