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.
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.
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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.
Rita M. Senko
SENKO – Rita M., 74, Patton, passed away March 5, 2014, at Miners Medical Center.
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