NORTHERN CAMBRIA — SERAFIN – Stanley J., 95, Northern Cambria, passed away Feb. 11, 2013. Born May 30, 1917, in Sayreville, N.J., son of Michael and Lucia (Paruch) Serafin. Preceded in death by parents; brothers, Jack and Michael Serafin; and sisters, Mary Lou Serafin, Sophie Rogers and Chesterine Lystarczyk. Survived by loving wife of 70 years, Jane (Wagner) Serafin; children, Edward, husband of Bonnie Barefoot, Johnstown; Kathleen, wife of Anthony Sgro, Indiana; and Stanley, husband of Lori Hamady, Boalsburg; 12 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Also survived by brother, Walter (Jean) Serafin, Northern Cambria; and sister, Jeanne Duck, Falconer, N.Y. A World War II Air Force veteran and member of American Legion Post 508, Barnesboro. Retired electrician from Barnes & Tucker Mines. Member of Prince of Peace Catholic Church. Stanley was a loving husband, father and grandfather who taught his children by example. His profound faith in God and devotion to the Blessed Mother was the guiding force in his life, and he was a great inspiration to many. Friends will be received from 3 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Moriconi Funeral Home Inc., Northern Cambria. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Thursday at Prince of Peace Church. Committal, North Barnesboro Cemetery. Military honors by local veterans organizations.
- District Deaths March 8, 2014
Albert Lynn Boring
BORING – Albert Lynn, 53, Ebensburg, passed away Thursday, March 6, 2014, at Ebensburg Center, Sunset House.
Richard C. Claycomb
CLAYCOMB – Mr. Richard C., 72, Heritage Road, Osterburg, died Thursday, March 6, 2014, at his home.
Shelvy J. Elbertson
ELBERTSON – Shelvy J., 51, Johnstown, passed away March 6, 2014.
Gloria Jean (Dunmire) Ellsworth
ELLSWORTH – Gloria Jean (Dunmire), 75, Seward, passed away March 6, 2014, at Indiana Regional Medical Center.
Phyllis M. Faight
FAIGHT – Phyllis M., 78, Jackson Township, died March 5, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Alta Jane Fox
FOX – Alta Jane, 81, Daisytown, passed away March 7, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
Thelma (Kearney) Kodosky
KODOSKY – Thelma “Jeannie” (Kearney), 78, Lilly, went to her eternal rest March 7, 2014.
Lois Jean (Dunmeyer) Lepley
LEPLEY – Lois Jean (Dunmeyer), 70, West Virginia, formerly of Somerset County, died March 5, 2014, at home.
REITZ – David, 76, passed away March 3, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nev.
James J. Saylor Sr.
SAYLOR – James J. Sr. “Pap,” Davidsville, died peacefully March 7, 2014, at home surrounded by family.
W. Jean (Mishler) Naugle Wingard
WINGARD – W. Jean Mishler Naugle, 85, formerly of Morgantown and Davidsville, died Wednesday, March 5, 2014.
- Today's Funerals March 8, 2014
- District Deaths March 7, 2014
GEORGE – Robert “Bob,” 71, Portage, passed away March 4, 2014, in Johnstown.
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.
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