The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

Obituaries

March 24, 2013

Pauline S. (Harnichar) Phillips

HOLLSOPPLE — PHILLIPS – Pauline S. (Harnichar),  89, Hollsopple (Jenner Township), died March 23, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center. Born Nov. 3, 1923, in  Jenners, daughter of John and Elizabeth (Sasina) Harnichar. Preceded in death by parents; husband of 68 years, Joseph M. Sr., on Nov. 29, 2010; sisters, Ann Slezak, Elizabeth Gajewski and Julia Yefchakson; brothers, Paul, Frank, John, Joseph and William Harnichar; and son-in-law, Donald Duncan. Survived by daughter, Dora Duncan, Jenner Township; son, Joseph M. Jr., Yardley; grandchildren, David Duncan, and wife, Margaret; Dorene Duncan; Douglas Duncan, and wife, Margaret; Darren Duncan, and wife, Renee; Laura (Duncan) Swank, and husband, Mike; and Elizabeth Phillips; great-grandchildren, Kathleen, Nicholas, Madeline, Sean, Katrina, Collyn, Samuel, Brittany, Joseph, Deanna, Alex, Austin, Darrian, Derrick, Larissa, Emily, David, Mary, Hannah, Sarah, Karie, Sara, Aaron, Noah and Trey; great-great-grandson, Elijah; daughter-in-law, Dr. Barbara Wingate, Woodhill; and numerous nieces, nephews and in-laws. Member of All Saints Catholic Parish and was an active member of the former St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Boswell, where she was a member of the Goldenaires Senior Citizens. She enjoyed cooking, sewing and spending time at the family beach house in Fire Island, N.Y. She especially enjoyed spending time with her family and attending her grandchildren’s and great-grandchildren’s sporting and musical events. Viewing from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Hoffman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 409 Main St., Boswell, where a vigil for the deceased will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Wednesday at All Saints Catholic Church, Boswell, the Rev. Father Justin A. Ratajczak, OFM, Conv., celebrant.  Committal, St. Stanislaus Cemetery, Boswell.  To express condolences, make a donation, light a candle or order flowers, visit HoffmanFuneralHomes.com.

 

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