JOHNSTOWN — KUZMINSKY – Rita C., 87, formerly of Allegheny Lutheran Home, died Nov. 7, 2012, at Memorial Medical Center. Born Dec. 7, 1924, in Johnstown, daughter of William and Jane (Williamson) Killinger. Rita was the last survivor of her immediate family. Preceded in death by parents; husband of 31 years, Michael Kuzminsky Jr.; 12 siblings; and grandson, James M Smouse. Survived by children, June, married to Brian Hill, Robinson; Bernice, married to Duane Brown, Newark, Del.; Kenton Kuzminsky, and wife, Barbara (Halach), St. Clairsville, Ohio; Paul Kuzminsky, and wife, Claudia (Keyser), Newark, Del.; and Diane, married to Bill Morgart, Johnstown. Also survived by 10 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. She will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews. During World War II, she made the sacrifice to quit school and become a welder in a factory that provided war supplies. Rita always had a smile for everyone and loved joking around. She was a longtime and avid bingo player. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Francis G. Ozog Funeral Home Inc., Broad Street, where funeral service will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, the Rev. Robert Abarno. The family would like to express gratitude for the excellent care provided by the Allegheny Lutheran Home. Condolences may be sent at ozogfh.com.
- District Deaths July 30, 2014
Patricia L. Bakale
BAKALE – Patricia L, 81, Johnstown, went to be with our Lord July 28, 2014.
Stephen A. Christy
CHRISTY – Stephen A., 65, Johnstown, died July 28, 2014, at home surrounded by family and friends.
CUSTER – Margaret “Peggy,” 69, Johnstown, passed away July 29, 2014, at Laurelwood Care Center.
Kathleen L. Geiser
GEISER – Kathleen L., 84, Oakland, died July 29, 2014, at Arbutus Park Manor.
Elaine Jean (Hamilton) Klayko
KLAYKO – Elaine Jean (Hamilton), 65, Lilly, died at peace Tuesday morning, July 29, 2014, at her home.
MATIJEVICH – Nicholas, 88, Johnstown, formerly of Pittsburgh, died July 28, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Daisy "Doodles" Miller
MILLER – Daisy “Doodles,” aged 16 years, was released from this life into the next on Sunday, July 27, 2014, surrounded by her loving family, Dorene and Ian Miller, Andrea Brooks, and Jayme Brooks.
Ethel M. Miller
MILLER – Ethel M., 95, Ebensburg, formerly of Barnesboro, died July 29, 2014, at her home with her daughter, Patty, by her side.
Andrea Lynn (Lonas) Peters
PETERS – Andrea Lynn (Lonas), 46, Bolivar, passed into the arms of our Lord on July 28, 2014, in the palliative care unit of Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital.
Mirrel Oliver Plummer Sr.
PLUMMER – Mirrel Oliver Sr., 75, Portage, passed away July 27, 2014, at home.
Mary Ann (Sedor) Shedlock
SHEDLOCK – Mary Ann (Sedor), 87, a resident of St. Benedict Manor, formerly of Revloc and Ebensburg, passed away July 28, 2014, at the manor.
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Michele L. Bernat
BERNAT – Michele L., 45, Mundys Corner, passed away July 27, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Benjamin Martin Hadix
HADIX – Benjamin Martin, 33, Johnstown, went to his eternal peace in the arms of Jesus July 24, 2014.
Ethel L. Phenicie
PHENICIE – Mrs. Ethel L., 96, Windber, passed away July 27, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Nicholas D. Steinkirchner
STEINKIRCHNER – Nicholas D., 32, Jennerstown, died Sunday, July 20, 2014, in Brevard County, Fla.
Linda A. Sral
SRAL – Linda A., 68, Portage, died July 27, 2014, at her residence.
Ruth F. Huff
HUFF – Ruth F., 80, Sidman, died July 27, 2014, at her residence.
Margaret A. Miske
MISKE – Margaret A., 80, Johnstown, passed away July 27, 2014, at the Allegheny Lutheran Home.
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