NORTHERN CAMBRIA — SGRO – Frances, 92, Northern Cambria, died July 1, 2013, at HAIDA Manor, Hastings. Born Feb. 15, 1921, daughter of Frank Sgro and Antonia (Spadaro) Sgro. Preceded in death by parents and brother, Peter. Survived by sisters, Catherine (John) Senita, Newport News, Va.; Beatrice McMullen, Northern Cambria; Dominica Limburg, Elma, N.Y.; and Mary Gaul, Indiana, Pa. Also survived by nine nieces and nephews. Retired from the Atlantic and Pacific Tea Co. (A&P) after more than 40 years of employment. She was a devoted member of the former Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church and the Prince of Peace Catholic Church. She served as a lector and was an instrumental volunteer at the annual Our Lady of Mount Carmel Festival. She was a member of Catholic Daughters of America and a supporter of Sisters of Saint Ann. She was a recipient of the Prince Gallitzin Cross Award in 2000. Fran was a loving daughter, sister, aunt and friend who loved to travel. Family and friends will be received from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Long-Contres Funeral Home, Northern Cambria. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. at Prince of Peace Catholic Church, Father Lawrence L. Lacovic. Committal, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Sisters of Saint Ann, P.O. Box 328, Ebensburg, Pa. 15931.
- District Deaths April 24, 2014
Lawrence E. Coy
COY – Lawrence E., 89, Connellsville, Pa., formerly of Johnstown and Somerset, died April 21, 2014, at home.
DRINOSKY – Eugene, 80, Portage, entered eternal rest April 21, 2014, peacefully at home.
George Felix Jr.
FELIX – George Jr., 87, Alum Bank, passed away peacefully Sunday, April 20, 2014, at Colonial Courtyard in Bedford.
Mary C. Keilman
KEILMAN – Mary C., 62, Ebensburg, born March 26, 1952, in Nanty Glo, died April 21, 2014, at home.
Barbara A. (Geiser) Knapp
KNAPP – Barbara A. (Geiser), 79, Johnstown, passed away April 22, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
SINCAK – Michael, of Hollsopple, loving son, brother, husband and friend to all, passed away peacefully April 10, 2014.
Richard J. McAndrews Jr.
McANDREWS – Richard J. Jr. “Jimbo,” 57, Windber, passed away after a 2-year-battle with cancer April 22, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Kathleen Mae Speicher
SPEICHER – Kathleen Mae, 48, Conemaugh Township, died April 20, 2014, at UPMC Shadyside Hospital.
Julia J. (Gresh) Voeghtly
VOEGHTLY – Julia J. (Gresh), 74, Johnstown, passed away peacefully April 21, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center, Palliative Care Unit.
Ruth M. Ziemba
ZIEMBA – Ruth M., 84, Cover Hill, formerly of Park Hill, went to be with the Lord April 4, 2014, at LaurelWood Care Center.
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Georgia R. Brown
BROWN – Georgia R., 90, Lincoln Highway, Bedford, died Sunday, April 20, 2014, at her home.
John R. Franko Jr.
FRANKO – John R. Jr. “Bunko,” 72, Conemaugh, died April 20, 2014, at home.
Dorothy Mae Gillman
GILLMAN – Dorothy Mae, 93, Mount Hope, went to be with her Lord April 22, 2014.
Hulda Elmira Heslop
HESLOP – Hulda Elmira, 95, formerly of Ferndale and New Paris, died April 21, 2014, at Waccamaw Community Hospital, Murrells Inlet, S.C.
Jean M. Holtz
HOLTZ – Jean M., 82, Hastings, went to be with the Lord Monday, April 21, 2014, at Golden Living-HAIDA.
Margaret Gloria Marsh
MARSH – Margaret Gloria, born Dec. 28, 1927, was called to her heavenly home April 19, 2014.
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Wayne R. Bailey
BAILEY – Wayne R., 53, South Fork, passed away unexpectedly on Good Friday, April 18, 2014, at his home.
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