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.
- 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.
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- 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.
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BLOCK – Deborah, 62, Johnstown, died July 21, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
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