PORTAGE — SCARTON – Enzo, 75, Portage, passed away May 27, 2010, at the home of his son, Alan. Born June 11, 1934, in Portage, son of the late Giachino “John” and Agatha (Alban) Scarton. Preceded in death by parents; wife, Lillian (Farren) Scarton; and brother, John Scarton. Survived by son, Alan Scarton, married to the former Renee Sanzare, Ebensburg; daughter, Lynn, wife of James Fohringer, Lewistown; and three grandchildren. Brother of Dino Scarton, married to the former Deborah Berkebile, Portage. Also survived by sister-in-law, Dolores Scarton. He received a bachelor’s degree in math and a bachelor’s degree in physics from St. Francis College. A retired design engineer from Xerox Corporation, Rochester, N.Y. In his younger days, he was an avid hunter and fisherman and was a former member of Jamestown Rod & Gun Club. More recently, he was an avid poker player and also enjoyed keeping up with modern trends in technology and architecture. He volunteered his time and talents to help build the Prayer and Healing Center in Johnstown for Father Anthony Morfessis. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Mark A. Serenko Funeral Home, Portage. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Church, Father Walter Moll, celebrant. Committal, St. Bartholomew Cemetery, Wilmore.
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H. Ross Blackburn
BLACKBURN – H. Ross, 87, Richland Township, died peacefully surrounded by family and friends July 20, 2014.
Lois Ann (Malonek) Holgash
HOLGASH – Lois Ann (Malonek), entered into eternal rest July 16, 2014.
Anna (Cicmansky) Leftow
LEFTOW – Mrs. Anna (Cicmansky), 94, Kissimmee, Fla., formerly of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Windber, died peacefully July 17, 2014.
LUBERT – Helen, 88, New York City, N.Y., and Northern Cambria, passed away July 19, 2014, peacefully at home after a long battle with cancer.
Stanley J. Pinkas
PINKAS – Stanley J., 86, St. Michael, died July 20, 2014, at Forest Hills Personal Care.
Norbert J. Teklinsky
TEKLINSKY – Norbert J. “Tick,” 82, Windber, passed away July 19, 2014, following a courageous 17-year battle with cancer.
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RUSNAK – Margaret, 85, Richland, died July 20, 2014, at her residence.
Jennie B. Slaventa
SLAVENTA – Jennie B., 89, Johnstown, formerly of Richland Township, passed away July 18, 2014, at Atrium Manor.
Lawrence G. Fretzel Jr.
FRETZEL – Lawrence “Larry” G. Jr., 82, Sidman, passed away July 19, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
The Very Rev. Father Christian R. Oravec, TOR
ORAVEC – The Very Rev. Father Christian R., TOR, 77, of the Third Order Regular Franciscans of the Province of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, died suddenly Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Conemaugh Hospital, Johnstown.
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Charles R. Eppley
EPPLEY – Charles R., 69, Sidman, died July 18, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
June Louise Turchak
TURCHAK – June Louise, 87, South Fork, died July 18, 2014, at home surrounded by loving family.
Barbara Ann (Tredennick) Bretz
BRETZ – Barbara Ann (Tredennick), 83, Cape Haze, Fla., went to meet her Lord Wednesday, June 11, 2014, with her husband, Earle, at her side.
Anna Marie Fisher
FISHER – Anna Marie, 90, died at her residence, Arbutus Park Manor, July 18, 2014, on her husband’s birthday.
Alice O. (Ochsenhirt) Phillips
PHILLIPS – Alice O. (Ochsenhirt), 88, Davidsville, formerly of Allison Park, died July 18, 2014, at Laurel View Village.
Samuel C. Carpenter
CARPENTER – Samuel C., 81, formerly of Nice Avenue, Upper Yoder Township, went to be with the Lord July 18, 2014, surrounded by his loving family.
OSSIP – Sydney, 97, Westmont, died July 18, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
LACO – Gus. At 91 years, God has called Gus Frank Laco home on July 18, 2014.
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