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.
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Dora Marie Bufagna
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Doris Marjorie Cooper
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Rose Mary (Delegram) Tripodi
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Zachary Gordon Alan Andrews
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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.
Pauline L. Turchetta
TURCHETTA – Pauline L., 84, Cresson, died April 15, 2014, at Garvey Manor, Hollidaysburg.
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Boyd Merle Akers Jr.
AKERS – Boyd Merle Jr., 90, Lower Yoder, died April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Philip Joseph Baldacchino
BALDACCHINO – Philip Joseph, 87, Carrolltown, died April 14, 2014.
Grace (Deitke) Davis
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Cynthia Jayne Eisler
EISLER – Cynthia Jayne, 59, Somerset, formerly of Wilbur, went home April 13, 2014, at Somerset Hospice House.
James E. Foster
FOSTER – James E., 86, Johnstown, died April 14, 2014.
Alice M. Goller
GOLLER – Alice M., 94, Presbyterian Home, died April 13, 2014, at Presbyterian Home.
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