MOON TOWNSHIP — SHAPPEK – Mary, 98, Moon Township, formerly of St. Michael, died Aug. 14, 2013, at Sewickley Valley Hospital. Born Jan. 31, 1915, in Lloydell, daughter of Leopold and Helen (Ostanek) Kushlon. Preceded in death by parents; husband, Joseph M. Shappek, who died Jan. 26, 1990; sisters, Sophie Krupka and Amelia Kudrick; sons-in-law, Richard Novitski and R. Terry Rupert; and daughter-in-law, Wilma Parks. Survived by son, Richard, Front Royal, Va.; daughters, Gloria Novitski, Green Bay, Wis.; and Darlene Rupert, Moon Township; grandchildren, John (Jennifer) Novitski, Maria Smith, Andrew (Leslie-Ann) Novitski, Richard Joseph Shappek Jr. and Suzann (Edouard) Robinson; and great-grandchildren, Barry, Madeline, Dominik, Joselyn, Jada, Amelia, Tressa and Makala. Faithful member of St. Margret Mary Catholic Church, Moon Township, and former member of St. Michael Catholic Church, St. Michael. She was an active member of SNPJ Lodge 190, 1889 Hunting & Fishing Club and St. Michael American Legion Post 551 ladies auxiliary. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Charles O. Dimond Funeral Home Inc., South Fork, where vigil for the deceased will be held Sunday evening. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Michael Catholic Church, Father Charles F. Bodziak. Committal, Grandview Cemetery, Johnstown. The family wishes to thank Dr. Richard A. Schollaert for his care and compassion.
- 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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