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.
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Jerry Sheldon Berkebile
BERKEBILE – Jerry Sheldon, 83, Johnstown, passed away April 17, 2014, at Presbyterian Home, Johnstown.
Phyllis J. Burkhard
BURKHARD – Phyllis J., 71, Johnstown, passed away April 16, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
FABRIZIO – John, 88, Geistown, died April 18, 2014, at the Lutheran Home.
Homer E. Hillegas
HILLEGAS – Homer E., 94, Tionesta, Pa., formerly of Central City and Parma, Ohio, died April 14, 2014, at Golden Living Center, Shippenville, Pa.
Florence R. Homer
HOMER – Florence R., 88, Clearfield, died Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Christ the King Manor, DuBois.
Ronald Glenn Lester
LESTER – Ronald Glenn, 81, Lebanon, formerly of Sidman, died April 18, 2014, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Lebanon.
LISINA – Edward, 81, Johnstown, died April 18, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
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Dora Marie Bufagna
BUFAGNA – Dora Marie, 87, Armagh, passed away peacefully April 16, 2014, at home surrounded by her family.
Doris Marjorie Cooper
COOPER – Doris Marjorie, 87, Westmont, went to heaven, April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center Palliative Care Unit.
Rose Mary (Delegram) Tripodi
TRIPODI – Rose Mary (Delegram), 66, Culpeper, Va., formerly of Cresson, died April 17, 2014, at home.
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Zachary Gordon Alan Andrews
ANDREWS – Zachary Gordon Alan, 21, Johnstown, was called home April 13, 2014.
Ray H. Clites
CLITES – Ray H., 93 , Westmont, died April 12, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Beverly J. Hoover
HOOVER – Beverly J., 75, Johnstown, was received into heaven April 16, 2014.
Joseph Samuel Kuhar Jr.
KUHAR – Joseph Samuel Jr. “Joey,” 64, passed away April 11, 2014, at home, in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Charles M. Lambert
LAMBERT – Charles M., 87, Central City, passed away April 14, 2014, at home.
Betty L. Lydic
LYDIC – Betty L., 88, Johnstown, died April 15, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
Stella A. Ponchek
PONCHEK – Stella A., 92, East Conemaugh, died April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
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