JOHNSTOWN — LESOSKY – Magdalin “Madeline” (Barron), 89, Johnstown, passed away Jan. 23, 2014. Born Feb. 10, 1924, daughter of Michael and Anna (Mitrus) Barron (Baran). Preceded in death by parents; husband, John Steve Lesosky; brothers, Michael, and his wife, Helen; and John, Nicholas Barron, who was killed in action during World War II; and sisters, Mary Porinchak, and her husband, Joe; and Anna Terchanik, and her husband, Pete. Maggie was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She was a 1942 graduate of Johnstown High School and worked for the War Department during World War II. She retired from Penelec as a bookkeeper and also worked as a bookkeeper at Kay Artley Co. Later in life, she worked as a volunteer at the Cambria County Public Library. Maggie was an avid reader, a music lover and world traveler. As a young girl, she studied dance with Gene Kelly. Survived by numerous cousins, nieces and nephews and her devoted cousin, Christine Robel, who cared for her during the past years. Family and friends will be received from 1 p.m. until time of funeral service at 4 p.m. Sunday at Moskal-Reid Funeral Home, West End, the Rev. Charles P. Martin, officiating. Committal, Grandview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to St. Mark’s Episcopal Church or the Cambria County Humane Society.
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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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