SUMMERHILL — DEETSCREEK – Tracy Sue (O’Dell), 49, Summerhill Township, passed away unexpectedly June 9, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown. Born Sept. 4, 1964, in Indianapolis, Ind., daughter of Ersal “Dan” and Dorothy (Kemper) O’Dell. Preceded in death by her father Dan; father-in-law, William J. Deetscreek; and sister-in-law, Justine M. Bailey. Survived by husband, John Deetscreek, whom she married Dec. 21, 1992; children, Adam and Lauren, at home; mother, Dorothy O’Dell; sisters, Nancy and Cathy O’Dell, all of Granite City, Ill.; and Kerrie (Kyle) Taylor, Troy, Ala.; brother, Daniel (Holly) O’Dell, Gilbert, Ariz.; mother-in-law, Nancy Deetscreek, Ebensburg; brothers-in-law, Ken (Joyce) Bailey, Portage; and Eric (Erica) Deetscreek, Curwensville; and sister-in-law, Donna (Don) Bloom, Hooversville; also nephews and nieces, Shawn O’Dell; Paige (Jeremy) Nagey; Ryan Taylor; Matthew O’Dell; Katie (Shawn) Herlehy; Kyle (Sarah) O’Dell; Aidan O’Dell; Sheena (Brian) Vorhauer; Amanda Faight; Kenny Bailey; Casey, Tanner and Shaylee Bloom; and Jordyn and Rylee Deetscreek; as well as grandnieces and -nephews, Quinten, Leighla and Justen Vorhauer, and Hailey and Alex Faight. A U.S. Navy veteran, she served as an air traffic controller during the Persian Gulf War from 1988 to 1995, stationed at the Naval station at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and was the recipient of the Meritorious Unit Commendation, Joint Meritorious Unit Award, National Defense Service Ribbon, Navy Achievement Medal, Overseas Service Ribbon (2nd), and Coast Guard Special Operation Service Ribbon. Upon arrival back to the states, she had been employed as assistant manager at Ponderosa Restaurant in Richland Township. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Askew-Houser Funeral Homes Inc., Nanty Glo, and from 10 a.m. until the time of funeral service at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Mundys Corner, Pastor Kevin McNamara, officiating. Interment, Ogden Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations are suggested to Wounded Warrior Project in Tracy’s memory.
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.
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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.
Elaine Jean (Hamilton) Klayko
KLAYKO – Elaine Jean (Hamilton), 65, Lilly, died at peace Tuesday morning, July 29, 2014, at her home.
MATIJEVICH – Nicholas, 88, Johnstown, formerly of Pittsburgh, died July 28, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Daisy "Doodles" Miller
MILLER – Daisy “Doodles,” aged 16 years, was released from this life into the next on Sunday, July 27, 2014, surrounded by her loving family, Dorene and Ian Miller, Andrea Brooks, and Jayme Brooks.
Ethel M. Miller
MILLER – Ethel M., 95, Ebensburg, formerly of Barnesboro, died July 29, 2014, at her home with her daughter, Patty, by her side.
Andrea Lynn (Lonas) Peters
PETERS – Andrea Lynn (Lonas), 46, Bolivar, passed into the arms of our Lord on July 28, 2014, in the palliative care unit of Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital.
Mirrel Oliver Plummer Sr.
PLUMMER – Mirrel Oliver Sr., 75, Portage, passed away July 27, 2014, at home.
Mary Ann (Sedor) Shedlock
SHEDLOCK – Mary Ann (Sedor), 87, a resident of St. Benedict Manor, formerly of Revloc and Ebensburg, passed away July 28, 2014, at the manor.
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Michele L. Bernat
BERNAT – Michele L., 45, Mundys Corner, passed away July 27, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
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