CRAMER — BARELICH – Samuel, 88, Cramer, went to be with the Lord Jan. 22, 2014, at The Atrium. Born Oct. 19, 1925, in Johnstown, son of late John and Mary (Budash) Barelich. Also preceded in death by grandson, Bryan West; sister, Anne Kohlar; and brothers, John, Michael, Harry and Joseph Barelich. Survived by son, Larry Barelich, and wife, Jean; daughter, Marlene, and husband, Art Bucceri; daughter, Darlene, and husband, Tom Mulligan; son, Gary Barelich; daughter, Christine, and husband, Kirk Fisher; 10 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren; also numerous nieces and nephews. Sam enjoyed sports in his youth, bowling in his midlife and enjoyed his children always. He enlisted in the Navy in his senior year of high school in 1944 to take the place of his brother who remained to work on the farm, serving on the USS Stribling (DD 867), returning in 1946 to graduate high school after receiving the following medals for his service, American Theater Medal, Asiatic Pacific Medal, Philippine Liberation Ribbon with five stars and World War II Victory Medal. He was a barber for more than 55 years. The family would like to give a special thank you to The Atrium staff for all their smiles and tender loving care. His children were blessed to have such a great dad who will be greatly missed by all. Friends received from 2 to 7 p.m. Friday at Richard C. Stuart Funeral Home, 392 E. Philadelphia St., Armagh, where service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Pastor Joseph Walls, officiating. Interment, Armagh Cemetery. Military rites by local veterans organization. Online condolences may be left at www.thestuartfuneralhomes.com.
- District Deaths Aug. 2, 2014
ASKEW – Sharon “Joy,” 79, Alexandra, Pa, formerly of Marsteller, died July 31, 2014, at home.
George Michael Beach
BEACH – George Michael, 59, Salix, died Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Barbara Ann (Hartman) Dino
DINO – Barbara Ann (Hartman), 74, Ebensburg, died July 28, 2014, at Cambria Care Center.
DRENNER – Annabelle 90, Hollsopple, died July 31, 2014, at home surrounded by her family.
Patricia A. (Grabish) Koposko
KOPOSKO – Patricia A. (Grabish), 67, Windber, passed away Aug. 1, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Harriet L. Mintmier
MINTMIER– Harriet L., 85, Johnstown, died Aug. 1, 2014, at the Atrium Manor.
Helen Louise Petrunak
PETRUNAK – Helen Louise “Weeze,” 87, formerly of South Fork, went home with the Lord Aug. 1, 2014.
Joylene H. (Ream) Whipkey
WHIPKEY– Joylene H. (Ream), 83, Ligonier, formerly of Jenner Township, died Aug. 1, 2014, at Bethlen Home, Ligonier.
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- District Deaths Aug. 1, 2014
E. Joan Davis
DAVIS – E. Joan, 87, Riverside, Ohio, formerly of Johnstown, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014, at Kettering Medical Center.
Billie Josephine (LaFollette) Hodges
HODGES – Billie Josephine (LaFollette), 79, Boswell, Jenner Township, formerly of Gadsden, Ala., passed away July 27, 2014, at Windber Hospice from complications of cancer.
KOONTZ – Judy A., 67, Keedysville, Md., passed away peacefully Tuesday morning, July 29, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore, Md., after a long battle with lymphoma cancer.
Sherry L. Nagy
NAGY – Sherry L., 49, Johnstown, passed away July 30, 2014, at home.
Kenneth A. Naugle
NAUGLE – Kenneth A., 94, Johnstown, died July 30, 2014, at his home.
Richard John Peterson
PETERSON – Richard John, 49, Johnstown, passed away Monday evening, July 28, 2014, at Conemaugh Hospital.
Evelyn F. Vitalie
VITALIE – Evelyn F., 75, Johnstown, passed away July 30, 2014, at her home.
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Paul Radnoti Sr.
RADNOTI – Paul Sr., 80, passed away July 13, 2014, in Hebron, Ind.
Samuel R. Saia
SAIA – Samuel R., 90, Johnstown, died July 29, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Alex J. Stavish
STAVISH – Alex J., 90, Northern Cambria, died July 29, 2014, at Miners Medical Center Hastings.
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