EBENSBURG — POPOVICH – Irene (Fenchak), 87, Ebensburg, passed away Jan. 26, 2013, at Rebekah Manor, Ebensburg. Born Nov. 21, 1925, in Wherum, daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Yanuta) Fenchak. Preceded in death by husband, John Popovich Jr.; son, John Popovich III; sisters, Ann Berkoski, Sophie Stormer and Mary Fenchak; brothers, John, Joseph, Charles and George Fenchak; and great-grandson, Ian Link. Survived by children, Robert (Anita) Popovich, Charlotte McFadden, Judy (Denny) Vokin and Kate (Jeffrey) Link, all of Ebensburg; and Barbara Lynn (Eric) Scott, Harrisburg. Loving “G.G.” of Dionne McFadden (Kevin) Persio; Daphne McFadden (Ken) Matlin; Joe (Tricia) McFadden; Tracy Vokin (Sam) Brunatti; Jolene Vokin (Ryan) Blodgett; Halee Vokin (Joshua) Onder; Dustin Link, and fiancee, Natale; Bryan (Kathleen) Link; Emily Popovich (Jason) Tiani; Anne Popovich; Evan Scott; and McKenzie Scott. Great- grandmother to Estella, Nova, Angelo Persio, Camryn and Mitchell Matlin; Joey and Tristan McFadden; Sammy, Marissa and Madelyn Burnatti; Anna and Carter Blodgett; Bryn Onder; Wyatt, Maison, Olivia, Dakota and Hunter Link; and Brenna Tiani. Also survived by brother, Dr. Peter (Barb) Fenchak, Ebensburg; sister, Helen Warchola, Omaha, Neb.; and brother, Jim (Francine) Fenchak, Colver. Irene and her late husband, John, were the owners of the former Popovich Potatoes and Farmers Exchange Inc. She enjoyed her family and caring for her flowers and her home. Private funeral service will be held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of other memorials, donations in Irene’s memory may be made to the Dauntless Fire Company or the Ebensburg Area Ambulance Association. Arrangements are in the care of the Askew-Houser Funeral Homes Inc., Ebensburg.
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ASKEW – Sharon “Joy,” 79, Alexandra, Pa, formerly of Marsteller, died July 31, 2014, at home.
George Michael Beach
BEACH – George Michael, 59, Salix, died Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Barbara Ann (Hartman) Dino
DINO – Barbara Ann (Hartman), 74, Ebensburg, died July 28, 2014, at Cambria Care Center.
DRENNER – Annabelle 90, Hollsopple, died July 31, 2014, at home surrounded by her family.
Patricia A. (Grabish) Koposko
KOPOSKO – Patricia A. (Grabish), 67, Windber, passed away Aug. 1, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Harriet L. Mintmier
MINTMIER– Harriet L., 85, Johnstown, died Aug. 1, 2014, at the Atrium Manor.
Helen Louise Petrunak
PETRUNAK – Helen Louise “Weeze,” 87, formerly of South Fork, went home with the Lord Aug. 1, 2014.
Joylene H. (Ream) Whipkey
WHIPKEY– Joylene H. (Ream), 83, Ligonier, formerly of Jenner Township, died Aug. 1, 2014, at Bethlen Home, Ligonier.
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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.
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