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.
Evelyn J. Schultz
SCHULTZ – Evelyn J., 89, Johnstown, died Dec. 6, 2013, at Harmony House Manor.
Janet M. (Adams) Riposo
RIPOSO – Janet M. (Adams), 80, Bethlen Home, Ligonier, formerly of Somerset Pike, Johnstown, died Dec. 7, 2013, at Latrobe Area Hospital.
Peggy A. Poling
POLING – Peggy A., 64, South Fork, died after a brave battle with cancer Dec. 7, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
KANIUK – Steve, 77, Central City, died Dec. 7, 2013.
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Gerald C. Hoover
HOOVER – Gerald C., 79, Cambria Township, passed away Dec. 6, 2013, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
Clifford August Rummel
RUMMEL– Clifford August, 68, formerly of Johnstown and Somerset, passed away Nov. 4, 2013, in Springfield, Ohio.
Phillip Zdunczyk Sr.
ZDUNCZYK – Phillip Sr., 77, Portage, passed away Dec. 7, 2013, at Windber Hospice.
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Marian F. (Hall) Abele
ABELE – Marian F. (Hall), 88, Edgewood, Ky., formerly of Johnstown, died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, at Emeritus at Edgewood.
BUSHWACK – Donna, 92, Loganville, Ga., passed away Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013.
Eugene Strohl Cassler
CASSLER – Eugene Strohl, 80, Everett, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Bedford Memorial Hospital.
Delores Jane Debias
DEBIAS – Delores Jane, 82, Beaufort, S.C., died Dec. 3, 2013, at her residence.
Katheleen Joyce (Diviney) Gongloff
GONGLOFF – Katheleen Joye (Diviney), 81, formerly of Twin Rocks, passed away peacefully Dec. 6, 2013, at home.
Jaclyn A. Gregorich
GREGORICH – Jaclyn A., 51, Greensburg, formerly of Robinson, died Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, at Westmoreland Manor.
Andrew James Koss
KOSS – Capt. Andrew James, 33, Detroit, Mich., formerly of Woolrich, Pa., passed away Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, at his home.
LETZO – Shary G., 67, New Germany, passed away peacefully in her sleep Dec. 5, 2013, at her mother’s home in Portage.
Antoinette J. (DeSalle) Luker
LUKER – Antoinette J. “Toni” (DeSalle), 77, Bolivar, passed away Dec. 6, 2013, at St. Andrew’s Village, Indiana.
Roy G. McClure
McCLURE – Roy G., 63, Travelers Rest, S.C., died Dec. 2, 2013, at home.
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