JOHNSTOWN — SULJAK – Joseph J., 86, Johnstown, died July 3, 2013, at Amber Springs at LaurelWood Care Center. Born June 6, 1927, in Johnstown, son of John and Frances (Thomas) Suljak. Preceded in death by parents; sisters, Katherine Kurtz and Mary Kasay; and daughter-in-law, Janet (Mihalich) Suljak. Survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Edna Mae (Civis) Suljak; children, Clifford, Mesa, Ariz.; and Karen, wife of Clyde Eckenrod; Gayle, wife of Edward Wilfong; and Kimberly, wife of Joseph Ambrovcik, all of Johnstown; grandchildren, Derek and Jeremy Eckenrod; Bryan (Jaime), Joseph (Luisina) and Adam (Cortney) Wilfong; and Kelly Ambrovcik; great-grandchildren, Lotus Eckenrod; and Madelyn, Gabrielle, Simon, Aiden, Cason and Felix Wilfong; and brother, William Sulak. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Joe retired from the Bar, Rod & Wire Division of Bethlehem Steel after 35 years. He was an Army veteran of World War II. Joe was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, having served on the property committee and as an usher. He enjoyed traveling with his wife, casino trips, gardening, fishing and spending time with his family. He is well known for being a “Jack of all trades” and shared his knowledge and skills with his family. Friends will be received from 3 to 8 p.m. Friday at Francis G. Ozog Funeral Home Inc., 710 Broad St. Family and friends will meet for funeral service at 10 a.m. Saturday at Zion Lutheran Church, the Rev. Michael VanDyke, officiating. Committal, Grandview Cemetery with military honors. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions be directed to either Zion Lutheran Church, 613 Locust St., Johnstown, Pa. 15901, or Windber Hospice, 600 Somerset Ave., Windber, Pa. 15963, in memory of Joe. Condolences can be sent to the family at http://ozogfh.com
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E. Joan Davis
DAVIS – E. Joan, 87, Riverside, Ohio, formerly of Johnstown, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014, at Kettering Medical Center.
Billie Josephine (LaFollette) Hodges
HODGES – Billie Josephine (LaFollette), 79, Boswell, Jenner Township, formerly of Gadsden, Ala., passed away July 27, 2014, at Windber Hospice from complications of cancer.
KOONTZ – Judy A., 67, Keedysville, Md., passed away peacefully Tuesday morning, July 29, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore, Md., after a long battle with lymphoma cancer.
Sherry L. Nagy
NAGY – Sherry L., 49, Johnstown, passed away July 30, 2014, at home.
Kenneth A. Naugle
NAUGLE – Kenneth A., 94, Johnstown, died July 30, 2014, at his home.
Richard John Peterson
PETERSON – Richard John, 49, Johnstown, passed away Monday evening, July 28, 2014, at Conemaugh Hospital.
Evelyn F. Vitalie
VITALIE – Evelyn F., 75, Johnstown, passed away July 30, 2014, at her home.
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Paul Radnoti Sr.
RADNOTI – Paul Sr., 80, passed away July 13, 2014, in Hebron, Ind.
Samuel R. Saia
SAIA – Samuel R., 90, Johnstown, died July 29, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Alex J. Stavish
STAVISH – Alex J., 90, Northern Cambria, died July 29, 2014, at Miners Medical Center Hastings.
Margaret R. (Shaffer) Hemminger
HEMMINGER – Margaret R. “Margie” (Shaffer), 93, formerly of Jenner Township, died July 29, 2014, at Meadow View Nursing Center, Berlin.
Carol R. (Schloski) Groleau
GROLEAU – Carol R. (Schloski), 56, Goshen, Mass., lost her battle with cancer July 16, 2014. Born Dec. 25, 1957, in Colver, she was the daughter of John and Olive (Spotts) Schloski.
George J. Stapinsky
STAPINSKY – George J. “Doodie” or “Hey You,” 85, Fort Hill, formerly of Windber, died July 30, 2014, at In Touch Hospice, Somerset.
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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.
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