CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP — MASSARO – Linda C., Cranberry Township, passed away peacefully Saturday, April 20, 2013, with her family at her side. Born Jan. 4, 1946, in Johnstown, daughter of Frank and Josephine Genovese. Upon her graduation from Westmont High School, she attended Duff’s Business School. She worked as a court reporter and later as clerk for Magistrate William Wagner. Linda is survived by her mother, Josephine Genovese; son, Scott Massaro; daughter, Kristen Kress, and son-in-law, Eric Kress; her grandchildren, Robert, Julia and Elizabeth; sister, Marie Genovese; brother, Frank Genovese (Jane Genovese); brothers-in-law, Eugene Massaro (Kenita) and Joseph Massaro Jr. (Carol); sisters-in-law, Mari and Lucy; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. The family sends a special thanks to the transplant doctors and nurses of UPMC Presbyterian Hospital for providing our family with the gift of life for Linda. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Devlin Funeral Home of Cranberry, 2678 Rochester Road, 724-772- 8800. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Kilian Church, Clark and Cherry streets, Mars, Pa. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Izzie’s Gifts of Hope Foundation at www.izziesgifts.org or mail to P.O. Box 187, Mars, Pa. 16046.
BLOCK – Deborah, 62, Johnstown, died July 21, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Edward James Clark
CLARK – Edward James, 89, Johnstown, formerly of Minersville, died Saturday, July 12, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Nicole Lyn Eskridge
ESKRIDGE – Nicole Lynn, 24, Linden, Va., passed away Saturday, July 19, 2014.
Jeffery Lynn Flick
FLICK – Jeffery Lynn, 58, Seattle, Wash., formerly of Hollsopple, passed on July 3, 2014, in Seattle.
Elizabeth J. Knapik
KNAPIK – Elizabeth J. “Bethann,” 75, Northern Cambria, passed away July 21, 2014, at UPMC Altoona.
Christopher Shawn Reed
REED – Christopher Shawn, 22, Windber, died July 20, 2014.
Violet Marie (Snyder) Shaffer-Eastlake
SHAFFER-EASTLAKE – Violet Marie (Snyder), 90, Hidden Valley Road, Conemaugh Township, Somerset County, died July 22, 2014.
Teresa L. Smith
SMITH – Teresa L., 50, Johnstown, died July 19, 2014, at her residence.
TURNER – Rosemary, 91, formerly of Johnstown and Woodville, Ohio, died Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Genoa Care Center, Genoa, Ohio.
Mary Ann (Guzic) Walter
WALTER – Mary Ann (Guzic), 77, Lilly, went to her eternal rest July 21, 2014, surrounded by her family at her residence.
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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.
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