NANTY GLO — KRAWCION – Maria, 85, Nanty Glo, passed away Oct. 28, 2012, at home. Born April 22, 1927, in Germany, daughter of the late Karl and Minna (Frankle) Frank. Preceded in death by first husband, John O’Farrell; second husband, Frank Krawcion; and sister, Alfreda Wolbert. Survived by sons, Frank Jr. (Jean) Krawcion and John Krawcion; and grandchildren, Ethan James, Jordan Marie and Jacob Frank Krawcion. Sister of Martha Loffelman, Irma Soflarsky, Karl (Judy) Frank, Ursula (Duane) Deetscreek and Manfred (Norma) Frank. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews; as well as her special friend, Millie Fenchak; and her companion, Snowball. Member of St. Nicholas Byzantine Church, Nanty Glo, where she was a member of the ladies guild. Retired from Ebensburg Center after 25 years of service. Maria enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Askew-Houser Funeral Homes Inc., Nanty Glo, where Parastas will be sung at 7 p.m. Panachida will be held at 9:30 a.m. Friday at the funeral home, followed by Divine Liturgy of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at St. Nicholas Church, the Rev. Robert Oravetz and the Rev. Wesley Mash, concelebrants. Committal to follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Nanty Glo. In lieu of flowers, donations in Maria’s memory may be made to her church or to Horizon Hospice of Altoona.
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Lawrence E. Coy
COY – Lawrence E., 89, Connellsville, Pa., formerly of Johnstown and Somerset, died April 21, 2014, at home.
DRINOSKY – Eugene, 80, Portage, entered eternal rest April 21, 2014, peacefully at home.
George Felix Jr.
FELIX – George Jr., 87, Alum Bank, passed away peacefully Sunday, April 20, 2014, at Colonial Courtyard in Bedford.
Mary C. Keilman
KEILMAN – Mary C., 62, Ebensburg, born March 26, 1952, in Nanty Glo, died April 21, 2014, at home.
Barbara A. (Geiser) Knapp
KNAPP – Barbara A. (Geiser), 79, Johnstown, passed away April 22, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
SINCAK – Michael, of Hollsopple, loving son, brother, husband and friend to all, passed away peacefully April 10, 2014.
Richard J. McAndrews Jr.
McANDREWS – Richard J. Jr. “Jimbo,” 57, Windber, passed away after a 2-year-battle with cancer April 22, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Kathleen Mae Speicher
SPEICHER – Kathleen Mae, 48, Conemaugh Township, died April 20, 2014, at UPMC Shadyside Hospital.
Julia J. (Gresh) Voeghtly
VOEGHTLY – Julia J. (Gresh), 74, Johnstown, passed away peacefully April 21, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center, Palliative Care Unit.
Ruth M. Ziemba
ZIEMBA – Ruth M., 84, Cover Hill, formerly of Park Hill, went to be with the Lord April 4, 2014, at LaurelWood Care Center.
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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.
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