WINDBER — PARKS – Irene A. (Petrilla), 87, Windber, passed away May 14, 2014. Born June 17, 1926, in Windber, daughter of John G. and Anna (Elias) Petrilla. Preceded in death by parents; husband of 54 years, Patrick J. Parks, who died March 10, 2002; infant brother, Joseph; sisters, Julianne and Cecilia Petrilla; and brothers, John, Emil, Andrew and Charles Petrilla. Survived by sons, Dr. Patrick J. Parks, and wife, Susan, Minnesota; and David J. Parks, Windber; beloved grandchildren, Miriam, and husband, Scott; Melissa; and Michael; and four great-grandchildren. Sister of Thomas Petrilla, married to the former Jean Puto, Windber; and Ann Wargo, Ohio. Also survived by sisters-in-law, Jean Petrilla and Patricia Petrilla; and numerous nieces and nephews. A 1944 graduate of Windber High School. Former employee of W.T. Grant Store, Windber, and retired employee of Cenwest National Bank, formerly Citizens National Bank, Windber. Irene enjoyed cooking and baking and spending time with family. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and will be greatly missed. Member of SS. Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church, Windber, where funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday, the Rev. George M. Gulash. Committal, church cemetery, Windber. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at William Kisiel Funeral Home, Windber, where vigil for the deceased will be held.
- District Deaths Aug. 1, 2014
E. Joan Davis
DAVIS – E. Joan, 87, Riverside, Ohio, formerly of Johnstown, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014, at Kettering Medical Center.
Billie Josephine (LaFollette) Hodges
HODGES – Billie Josephine (LaFollette), 79, Boswell, Jenner Township, formerly of Gadsden, Ala., passed away July 27, 2014, at Windber Hospice from complications of cancer.
KOONTZ – Judy A., 67, Keedysville, Md., passed away peacefully Tuesday morning, July 29, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore, Md., after a long battle with lymphoma cancer.
Sherry L. Nagy
NAGY – Sherry L., 49, Johnstown, passed away July 30, 2014, at home.
Kenneth A. Naugle
NAUGLE – Kenneth A., 94, Johnstown, died July 30, 2014, at his home.
Richard John Peterson
PETERSON – Richard John, 49, Johnstown, passed away Monday evening, July 28, 2014, at Conemaugh Hospital.
Evelyn F. Vitalie
VITALIE – Evelyn F., 75, Johnstown, passed away July 30, 2014, at her home.
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Paul Radnoti Sr.
RADNOTI – Paul Sr., 80, passed away July 13, 2014, in Hebron, Ind.
Samuel R. Saia
SAIA – Samuel R., 90, Johnstown, died July 29, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Alex J. Stavish
STAVISH – Alex J., 90, Northern Cambria, died July 29, 2014, at Miners Medical Center Hastings.
Margaret R. (Shaffer) Hemminger
HEMMINGER – Margaret R. “Margie” (Shaffer), 93, formerly of Jenner Township, died July 29, 2014, at Meadow View Nursing Center, Berlin.
Carol R. (Schloski) Groleau
GROLEAU – Carol R. (Schloski), 56, Goshen, Mass., lost her battle with cancer July 16, 2014. Born Dec. 25, 1957, in Colver, she was the daughter of John and Olive (Spotts) Schloski.
George J. Stapinsky
STAPINSKY – George J. “Doodie” or “Hey You,” 85, Fort Hill, formerly of Windber, died July 30, 2014, at In Touch Hospice, Somerset.
- District Deaths July 31, 2014
- Today's Funerals July 31, 2014
- District Deaths July 30, 2014
Patricia L. Bakale
BAKALE – Patricia L, 81, Johnstown, went to be with our Lord July 28, 2014.
Stephen A. Christy
CHRISTY – Stephen A., 65, Johnstown, died July 28, 2014, at home surrounded by family and friends.
CUSTER – Margaret “Peggy,” 69, Johnstown, passed away July 29, 2014, at Laurelwood Care Center.
Kathleen L. Geiser
GEISER – Kathleen L., 84, Oakland, died July 29, 2014, at Arbutus Park Manor.
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