PORTAGE — BENJACK – Agnes, 94, Portage, passed away July 10, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center. Born April 20, 1919, in Lilly, daughter of Charles and Mary (Mericsko) Zurilla. Preceded in death by parents; husband, Andrew Benjack; son, Dennis Benjack; grandson, Timothy Benjack; sisters, Mary Smilnak, Ann Squashic, Sophie Adelsberg, Betty Duke-Waschalk and Helen Popchak; and brothers, Joseph, Steve and Mike Zurilla. She was the last member of her immediate family. Survived by son, Richard Benjack, married to the former Linda Doughty, Waldorf, Md.; daughter, Cynthia, wife of Kevin Nadolsky, Cresson; grandchildren, Wade, Joelene, James, Robert and Shelly; great-grandchildren, Colton, Logan, Allyson, Luke and Justin; and daughter-in-law, Roberta Benjack, Portage. Agnes left home at the early age of 16 to be employed at Grand View Point Hotel (Ship Hotel), and returned home after the death of her mother. She loved playing cards, bingo, polka dancing and watching and feeding her feathered friends. Friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Serenko-Claar Funeral Home, PC, Portage. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Bartholomew Church, Wilmore, Father Robert Reese, celebrant. Committal, St. Francis Xavier Cemetery, Cresson.
- District Deaths July 26, 2014
Beverly A. (Ling) Kocis
KOCIS – Mrs. Beverly A. (Ling), 77, died July 24, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Nathan M. Kubat
KUBAT – Nathan M., 29, Johnstown, went home to be with his Lord and Savior July 23, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Charles Wesley Moonly Jr.
MOONLY – Charles Wesley Jr., Mount Pleasant, S.C., passed away Tuesday, July 22, 2014.
- Funerals July 26, 2014
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Clara Murphy Bond Bell
BELL – Clara Murphy Bond, Windsor, N.C., and Edenhouse in Bertie County, N.C., died Monday, July 21, 2014.
Fred G. Biller
BILLER – Fred G., 91, Cresson, died July 24, 2014, at Our Lady of The Alleghenies Residence, Hollidaysburg.
John R. Haywood
HAYWOOD – John R., 82, Richland Township, went to be with the Lord July 24, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
David G. Hull Jr.
HULL – David G. “Too Tall” Jr., 60, South Fork, died July 23, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
KRISKO – Stephan “Tib,” 89, passed away July 22, 2014, at home.
Elizabeth Anne Muncert
MUNCERT – Elizabeth Anne, 86, Johnstown, passed away July 23, 2014, at The Lutheran Home at Johnstown.
SCHULLER – Sadie, 85, Moxham, lost her battle with cancer July 23, 2014, at home.
Mary Grace Spodinak
SPODINAK – Mary Grace, 87, Johnstown, died July 24, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home.
Nancy L. (Adeline) Yoder
YODER – Nancy L. (Adeline), 75, formerly of Tire Hill, died July 21, 2014, at her home at Richland Towers.
- Funerals July 25, 2014
- District Deaths July 24, 2014
Thomas Barton Jr.
BARTON – Thomas Jr., 87, Central City, died July 21, 2014, at home.
Dorothy B. Bermosk
BERMOSK – Dorothy B., 87, Johnstown, passed away July 20, 2014, at Golden Living Center.
Leland Doyle Carney Jr.
CARNEY – Leland Doyle Jr. “Junior” or “Lee,” 77, Pomaria, S.C., formerly of Seward, went to be with the Lord Monday, July 21, 2014.
Ernest R. Contrillo
CONTRILLO – Ernest R., 61, Pittsburgh, formerly of Central City, died July 20, 2014.
Cecelia C. Duncan
DUNCAN – Cecelia C. “Sue,” 78, Johnstown, died July 22, 2014, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
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