LANCASTER — FARBO – Michael P., 84, Lancaster, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, at Hospice & Community Care, Mount Joy. Born in St. Michael, he was the son of the late Michael S. and Catherine (Malosky) Farbo. Michael was the loving husband of Betty A. (Finnegan) Farbo, with whom he celebrated 61 years of marriage. Michael graduated from Windber High School in 1947. U.S. Army veteran. Michael retired as a machine operator after 35 years of service with Hamilton Watch Co. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. He was a master craftsman and enjoyed doing many activities. Surviving in addition to his wife, Betty, are two sons, Michael G. Farbo, husband of Darlene, Pequea, Pa., and James P. Farbo, husband of Patty, Ephrata, Pa.; seven grandchildren, Sarah, Aaron, Zebulah, James, Laura, Mariah and Mikah; and two brothers, Joseph and Arthur Farbo, and a sister, June Makin, all of Windber. Michael was preceded in death by six siblings, Frances Antolosky, Thomas Farbo, Ralph Farbo, Raymond Farbo, Charles Farbo and David Farbo. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 440 St. Joseph St., Lancaster, Pa. 17603. Viewing will be from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church. Interment, St. Joseph New Catholic Cemetery, Bausman, Pa. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Michael’s memory to St. Joseph Catholic Church for the Memorial and Gift Program for the Carl Barckhoff Organ. To send the family online condolences, please visit SnyderFuneralHome.com.
- District Deaths March 8, 2014
Albert Lynn Boring
BORING – Albert Lynn, 53, Ebensburg, passed away Thursday, March 6, 2014, at Ebensburg Center, Sunset House.
Richard C. Claycomb
CLAYCOMB – Mr. Richard C., 72, Heritage Road, Osterburg, died Thursday, March 6, 2014, at his home.
Shelvy J. Elbertson
ELBERTSON – Shelvy J., 51, Johnstown, passed away March 6, 2014.
Gloria Jean (Dunmire) Ellsworth
ELLSWORTH – Gloria Jean (Dunmire), 75, Seward, passed away March 6, 2014, at Indiana Regional Medical Center.
Phyllis M. Faight
FAIGHT – Phyllis M., 78, Jackson Township, died March 5, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Alta Jane Fox
FOX – Alta Jane, 81, Daisytown, passed away March 7, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
Thelma (Kearney) Kodosky
KODOSKY – Thelma “Jeannie” (Kearney), 78, Lilly, went to her eternal rest March 7, 2014.
Lois Jean (Dunmeyer) Lepley
LEPLEY – Lois Jean (Dunmeyer), 70, West Virginia, formerly of Somerset County, died March 5, 2014, at home.
REITZ – David, 76, passed away March 3, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nev.
James J. Saylor Sr.
SAYLOR – James J. Sr. “Pap,” Davidsville, died peacefully March 7, 2014, at home surrounded by family.
W. Jean (Mishler) Naugle Wingard
WINGARD – W. Jean Mishler Naugle, 85, formerly of Morgantown and Davidsville, died Wednesday, March 5, 2014.
- Today's Funerals March 8, 2014
- District Deaths March 7, 2014
GEORGE – Robert “Bob,” 71, Portage, passed away March 4, 2014, in Johnstown.
Marcella S. (Ciccotelli) Gillin
GILLIN – Marcella S. (Ciccotelli), 85, Ebensburg, passed away peacefully March 5, 2014, at Cambria Care Center.
Peter Holubz Jr.
HOLUBZ – Peter Jr., 89, Johnstown, died March 5, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Lillian Marlene (Anderson) Howard
HOWARD – Lillian Marlene (Anderson), 71, Ebensburg, died March 5, 2014, at home.
KAUFMAN – Morton, 84, Westmont, lost his battle with cancer March 5, 2014.
James Guido Mastrine
MASTRINE – James Guido, 63, Ebensburg, died March 5, 2014, at home surrounded by his family.
Anna T. Pipon
PIPON – Mrs. Anna T., 99, Windber, passed away March 6, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Thomas F. Reynolds
REYNOLDS – Thomas F., 62, Tire Hill, died March 5, 2014.
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