RICHLAND — SANNA – Elizabeth J., 88, Richland, died July 15, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center. Born Dec. 6, 1924, in Johnstown, daughter of the late Michael and Anna (Madar) Bires. Preceded in death by husband, Frank “Ace” Sanna, in 1977; brothers, Michael and Joseph; and sisters Anna Paz, Mary Trembulla and Helen Swarney. Survived by sons, Francis (Wilda Callihan) and Joseph (Dolores Querry); daughters, Sandra Moser and Jeannie Sanna; grandchildren, Tammy Bianchi (Don), Kim Sanna, Joseph Sanna Jr. (Lisa), Natalie Rovansek (Jim), Erin Sanna, Nick Sanna (Amber), Zachary Sanna and Alexsandra Sanna; and great-granddaughters, Maria Smith, Katy and Josie Bianchi, Marissa and Nicole Sanna and Sara and Sadie Rovansek. Also survived by sister, Dorothy Bako, Ohio. Elizabeth retired from Penelec in 1977. She enjoyed woodworking and art classes. Elizabeth was a member of St. Mary’s Greek Orthodox Church. At the request of Elizabeth, there will be no public viewing and a private memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Arbutus Park Retirement Community, 207 Ottawa St., Johnstown, Pa. 15904, where Elizabeth resided for the past two years; or to St. Mary’s Greek Orthodox Church 435 Somerset St., Johnstown, Pa. 15901. Arrangements by Picking-Treece-Bennett Mortuary Inc., 921 Menoher Blvd. (ptbmortuary.com)
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Betty A. Hasse
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George S. Hoberney
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Robert John Holbink
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William Jacob Huss Jr.
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Mary Louise Leventry
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Betty Louise Lopez
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Mark R. Semelsberger
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Peter W. Chiodo
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Betty Lou (Gray) Crilly
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Joseph R. Latch Jr.
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Mary Lou (Mills) Sam
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Judith Ann Servantez
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Harry L. Irwin
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Garth Lorrell Litzinger
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