SOMERSET — KOWALCZYK – Rose Marie (DePetro), 99, Siemon’s Lakeview Manor Estate, Somerset, formerly of Boswell, died Jan. 16, 2013, at In-Touch Hospice House, Somerset. Born Dec. 26, 1913, in Seward, daughter of Frank Sr. and Marie (Cannoni) DePetro. Preceded in death by parents; husband, Chester A. Sr., on Sept. 29, 1992; son, Donald; sister, Carmella Montanaro; and brothers, James, Frank Jr., Joseph and Tony DePetro. Survived by children, Chester A. Jr., Somerset; and Mary Kay, married to Kenneth W. Johnson, Boswell; grandchildren, Brian and Douglas Kowalczyk, both of Redondo Beach, Calif.; Kenneth W. Johnson II, Boswell; and Kristin Johnson, Philadelphia, and fiance, Eric Fleming, West Chester; daughter-in-law, Catherine (Jackson) Kowalczyk, West Chester; sisters, Catherine DePetro, Northern Cambria; and Ann Perigo, Aurora, Ohio; and numerous nieces and nephews. Member of All Saints Catholic Parish. Retired employee of the former Dorfman & Hoffman Garment Factory, Boswell. A former volunteer chairwoman for March of Dimes. Rose enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, gardening and tending to her roses. Viewing will be held from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Hoffman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 409 Main St., Boswell, where vigil for the deceased will be held at 3 p.m. Friday. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at All Saints Church, Boswell, the Rev. Father Justin A. Ratajczak, celebrant. Committal, St. Stanislaus Cemetery, Boswell. To express condolences, make a donation, light a candle or order flowers, visit HoffmanFuneralHomes.com.
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Marcella S. (Ciccotelli) Gillin
GILLIN – Marcella S. (Ciccotelli), 85, Ebensburg, passed away peacefully March 5, 2014, at Cambria Care Center.
Peter Holubz Jr.
HOLUBZ – Peter Jr., 89, Johnstown, died March 5, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Lillian Marlene (Anderson) Howard
HOWARD – Lillian Marlene (Anderson), 71, Ebensburg, died March 5, 2014, at home.
KAUFMAN – Morton, 84, Westmont, lost his battle with cancer March 5, 2014.
James Guido Mastrine
MASTRINE – James Guido, 63, Ebensburg, died March 5, 2014, at home surrounded by his family.
Anna T. Pipon
PIPON – Mrs. Anna T., 99, Windber, passed away March 6, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Thomas F. Reynolds
REYNOLDS – Thomas F., 62, Tire Hill, died March 5, 2014.
Rita M. Senko
SENKO – Rita M., 74, Patton, passed away March 5, 2014, at Miners Medical Center.
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Royston C. Dickert Sr.
DICKERT – Royston C. Sr., 78, Seward, passed away Monday, March 3, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
DOLGAS – Robert, 68, Hollidaysburg, formerly of Conemaugh, died March 3, 2014, at Autumn Estate.
MITCHELL – Joanne, formerly of Johnstown, died Feb. 23, 2014.
Joseph Michael Quinn Jr.
QUINN – Joseph Michael Jr., 77, Johnstown, went to be with the Lord Jesus March 3, 2014.
Shirley L. Schwind
SCHWIND – Shirley L., 82, Cambria Care Center, gained her eternal rest March 4, 2014.
Bertha (Hebden) Seese
SEESE – Mrs. Bertha (Hebden), 87, Mineral Point, formerly of Portage, entered into new life March 5, 2014.
Janet (Felter) Smith
SMITH – Janet (Felter), passed away March 3, 2014, in State College.
Rande E. Straw
STRAW – Rande E., 60, Ebensburg, passed away peacefully March 4, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center’s Palliative Care Unit.
John Henry Zimmerman
ZIMMERMAN – John Henry, 90, Hooversville, died March 5, 2014, at home.
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