GEISTOWN — FABRIZIO – John, 88, Geistown, died April 18, 2014, at the Lutheran Home. Born May 2, 1925, in New Florence, son of Antonio and Mary (Scorpio) Fabrizio. Preceded in death by parents; stepmother, Lucy (Veign); brothers, Patsy and Tony Jr.; sister, Rose Kinsey; and great-granddaughter, Gracie Fabrizio. Survived by wife, the former Mary E. Shank; and children, Sharon (John P. Kovac Jr.) Johnstown; John (Debra K. Mottern), Michigan; James Sr., and friend, Candy Lewis Owen, South Fork; Mark (Dianna Blough), Jerome; and Donna, South Fork. Also survived by grandchildren, John Kovac III, Shawn Felton, Joseph Fabrizio, Jason Fabrizio, Misty Fabrizio, Eric Fabrizio, Joshua Fabrizio, James Fabrizio Jr., John Fabrizio, Joshua Keselak, Jessica Makin, Stephanie Valkovic and Bam Fabrizio; and numerous great-grandchildren. Brother of Frank (Jeannie Wilkewitz), Michigan; and Carl (Dorchas Wright) and Kathryn (Charles Gorman), both of New Florence. Member of Resurrection Parish and American Legion Post 849. He was retired from Bethlehem Steel Corp. He served in the U.S. Army, with the 28th Infantry Division, during World War II, and was a recipient of the Purple Heart. John was an avid bowler, and coached Geistown Little League Baseball. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Henderson Funeral Home, East Hills, 2503 Bedford St., where vigil for the deceased will be held. Funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Resurrection Parish, the Rev. Alan E. Thomas, V.F., celebrant. Committal, Forest Lawn Cemetery, where will military rites will be conducted by Charles Menoher Post 155 VFW Ritual Team.
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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