JOHNSTOWN — KATSOLIS – Nicholas G., 91, Johnstown, passed away Saturday, June 29, 2013. Born Sept. 28, 1921, to Gust and Angeline Katsolis. Nick grew up in Johnstown, enlisting in the U.S. Army at the age of 21. Having been trained as a surgical technician, Nick served his country proudly during World War II. After an honorable discharge, Nick returned to Johnstown and took over the family hat cleaning business which was known as Gus Cleaners. There, Nick and his wife, Stella, made many long lasting friendships with people in the Johnstown community. Nick was a hardworking man, having struggled through the Depression years and the difficult and strenuous tour of duty, applying the strongest of work ethics to all his future endeavors whether pertaining to his business or his family life. Nick was a loving and gentle man committed to caring for his family, later in life becoming the primary caregiver for his wife, Stella, never wavering on his commitment he made to her nearly 65 years ago on their wedding day. Nick will be sadly missed by family, many friends and his dear wife, Stella. Nick is survived by sons, John (Dawn Clark), Ligonier; Constantine, Johnstown; and daughter, Cleo, Tucson, Ariz.; grandchildren, Travis and Tera Katsolis; and nieces and nephews, Lorraine and George Bush; Georgia and Ron Stiffler; and R.J., Alexis, Danny and Nick Stiffler. Friends will be received from 9 a.m. until time of funeral service at 11 a.m. Monday at John Henderson Co. Funeral Home, 215 Central Ave., the Very Rev. Protopresbyter Frank P. Miloro. Entombment, Grandview Mausoleum, where military rites will be conducted by Conemaugh Valley Detachment 287 Marine Corps League.
Stanley John Wozny Jr.
WOZNY – Stanley John Jr., 62, Windber, passed away April 16, 2014, at the Presbyterian Home, Johnstown.
Anna E. Katawczik
KATAWCZIK – Anna E., 93, Conemaugh Township, went to be with the Lord April 18, 2014, at Laurel View Village.
Ruth J. (Griffith) Cherkola
CHERKOLA – Ruth J. (Griffith), 87, Upper Yoder Township, died April 16, 2014, at Good Samaritan Hospital.
REGAN – Donna, 55, Park Hill, died April 17, 2014, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
Mary Catherine (Regan) Beidle
BEIDLE – Mary Catherine (Regan) “Sis” “Kate,” 87, Johnstown, died April 16, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center and went to spend Easter in Heaven.
STALLER – Helen, 93, Johnstown, died April 18, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home.
Barbara Joan Berkebile
BERKEBILE – Barbara Joan, 75, Stoystown, died April 19, 2014, at Somerset In Touch Hospice House.
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Jerry Sheldon Berkebile
BERKEBILE – Jerry Sheldon, 83, Johnstown, passed away April 17, 2014, at Presbyterian Home, Johnstown.
Phyllis J. Burkhard
BURKHARD – Phyllis J., 71, Johnstown, passed away April 16, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
FABRIZIO – John, 88, Geistown, died April 18, 2014, at the Lutheran Home.
Homer E. Hillegas
HILLEGAS – Homer E., 94, Tionesta, Pa., formerly of Central City and Parma, Ohio, died April 14, 2014, at Golden Living Center, Shippenville, Pa.
Florence R. Homer
HOMER – Florence R., 88, Clearfield, died Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Christ the King Manor, DuBois.
Ronald Glenn Lester
LESTER – Ronald Glenn, 81, Lebanon, formerly of Sidman, died April 18, 2014, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Lebanon.
LISINA – Edward, 81, Johnstown, died April 18, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
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Dora Marie Bufagna
BUFAGNA – Dora Marie, 87, Armagh, passed away peacefully April 16, 2014, at home surrounded by her family.
Doris Marjorie Cooper
COOPER – Doris Marjorie, 87, Westmont, went to heaven, April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center Palliative Care Unit.
Rose Mary (Delegram) Tripodi
TRIPODI – Rose Mary (Delegram), 66, Culpeper, Va., formerly of Cresson, died April 17, 2014, at home.
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