PORTAGE — ROVIDA – Elizabeth L. “Betty,” 85, went to her eternal reward with her Lord and beloved family May 12, 2014, at Maple Wood Winds Care Center, Portage. Born March 1, 1929, in Johnstown, daughter of George and Kathryn (Bankovich) Kinback. Preceded in death by her parents; beloved sister, Diana Carruba, on April 30, 1989; first husband, Joseph Jakovich, on Sept. 10 1969; second husband, Charles “Chas” Rovida, on June 15, 1991; brother, Major (Ret.) George Kinback Jr. (Doris), on Jan. 6, 2006; her good friend, Viola Rizzo, and her good friend and boss, Rita Fishter. Survived by brother, Harold Kinback, married to the former Gloria Hynicka, Springfield, Va.; stepchildren, Richard Rovida and Barbara Baumgardner; nine nieces and nephews; stepgrandchildren; stepgreat- grandchildren; great-grandnieces and -nephews; great-great-grandnieces and -nephews; wonderful friends, Lillian Didko, Nettie Gorbar and Mary Ann Estvanik; and beloved pet, Cissi. Member of St. Therese Church, St. Anne’s Society, Bocci Bowling League and Riverside Volunteer Fire Department. Former member of Odds and Ends Bowling League (secretary-treasurer). Retired materials clerk for Bethlehem Steel Corp. maintenance department; Systemhouse Inc., St. Therese secretary, St. Anne’s secretary, Cambria Federal Credit Union and St. Therese Church Choir. She volunteered at the former Mercy Hospital Pharmacy, Laurel View Nursing Home and American Cancer Institute Research. Betty requested that there be no viewing but family and friends are invited to attend a funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Therese Catholic Church, Father Bernard Karmanocky, OFM. Committal, Grandview Cemetery Mausoleum. The family is being served by Francis G. Ozog Funeral Home Inc., 710 Broad St. In lieu of flowers, donations may be directed to St. Therese Catholic Church, 536 Decker Ave., Johnstown, Pa. 15906, in memory of Betty. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.ozogfh.com.
- District Deaths July 25, 2014
Clara Murphy Bond Bell
BELL – Clara Murphy Bond, Windsor, N.C., and Edenhouse in Bertie County, N.C., died Monday, July 21, 2014.
Fred G. Biller
BILLER – Fred G., 91, Cresson, died July 24, 2014, at Our Lady of The Alleghenies Residence, Hollidaysburg.
John R. Haywood
HAYWOOD – John R., 82, Richland Township, went to be with the Lord July 24, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
David G. Hull Jr.
HULL – David G. “Too Tall” Jr., 60, South Fork, died July 23, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
KRISKO – Stephan “Tib,” 89, passed away July 22, 2014, at home.
Elizabeth Anne Muncert
MUNCERT – Elizabeth Anne, 86, Johnstown, passed away July 23, 2014, at The Lutheran Home at Johnstown.
SCHULLER – Sadie, 85, Moxham, lost her battle with cancer July 23, 2014, at home.
Mary Grace Spodinak
SPODINAK – Mary Grace, 87, Johnstown, died July 24, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home.
Nancy L. (Adeline) Yoder
YODER – Nancy L. (Adeline), 75, formerly of Tire Hill, died July 21, 2014, at her home at Richland Towers.
- Funerals July 25, 2014
- District Deaths July 24, 2014
Thomas Barton Jr.
BARTON – Thomas Jr., 87, Central City, died July 21, 2014, at home.
Dorothy B. Bermosk
BERMOSK – Dorothy B., 87, Johnstown, passed away July 20, 2014, at Golden Living Center.
Leland Doyle Carney Jr.
CARNEY – Leland Doyle Jr. “Junior” or “Lee,” 77, Pomaria, S.C., formerly of Seward, went to be with the Lord Monday, July 21, 2014.
Ernest R. Contrillo
CONTRILLO – Ernest R., 61, Pittsburgh, formerly of Central City, died July 20, 2014.
Cecelia C. Duncan
DUNCAN – Cecelia C. “Sue,” 78, Johnstown, died July 22, 2014, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
Capt. Dudley C. Hunt
HUNT – Capt. Dudley C., (retired) MPD, Washington, D.C., 77, Windber, passed away July 22, 2014, at home.
Dorothy M. (Moyer) Kepler
KEPLER – Mrs. Dorothy M. (Moyer), 90, Scottsdale, Ariz., formerly of Portage, entered into new life July 19, 2014, at Hospice of the Valley, Scottsdale.
Anna Marie Krumenacker
KRUMENACKER – Anna Marie, 85, Carrolltown, passed away July 22, 2014, at St. Jude’s Haven, Johnstown.
- Funerals July 24, 2014
BLOCK – Deborah, 62, Johnstown, died July 21, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
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