JOHNSTOWN — FOROSISKY – Mary, 86, Moxham, died July 24, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center. Born May 14, 1927, in Johnstown, daughter of Michael Youchak and Catherine (Dubna) Youchak Bilas. Preceded in death by parents; beloved husband of 61 years, Charles Forosisky; sister, Anne (Youchak) Klimek; and brothers, John, Harry and Stephen Youchak. Survived by brother, Michael J. Youchak, married to Virginia A. (Konieczny) Youchak; and sisters-in-law, Carmela J (Bongiovanni) Youchak, Helen (Kurchak) Youchak and Dorothy (Oleksak) Youchak, all of Johnstown. Mary was blessed with two loving children; son, Michael Dennis Forosisky, married to the former Cindy (Ramus) Forosisky; and daughter, Katherine Lynne (Forosisky) Leventry, married to Robert Leventry, which provided five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. There are many nieces and nephews that loved her so much. Also survived by a special addition to the family, Bob and Karen Nagyvathy. She was a retired seamstress from Bestform Inc. for 40 years. Member of SS. Peter & Paul Ukrainian Orthodox Church, St. Clair Road. Mary loved to polka dance and sing in the church choir. Family will receive friends from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Moskal & Kennedy Colonial Funeral Home, Moxham, where Parastas will be sung at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Father Protopresbyter George Hnatko, celebrant. Brief service will be held at 9:30 a.m. Friday at the funeral home, followed by Divine Liturgy at 10 a.m. at SS. Peter & Paul Church, Father Mark Phillips, celebrant. Interment, Grandview Cemetery. Family requests memorial donations be made to the church. Online condolences may be directed to the family at www.moskalandkennedyfuneralhome.com.
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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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Zachary Gordon Alan Andrews
ANDREWS – Zachary Gordon Alan, 21, Johnstown, was called home April 13, 2014.
Ray H. Clites
CLITES – Ray H., 93 , Westmont, died April 12, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Beverly J. Hoover
HOOVER – Beverly J., 75, Johnstown, was received into heaven April 16, 2014.
Joseph Samuel Kuhar Jr.
KUHAR – Joseph Samuel Jr. “Joey,” 64, passed away April 11, 2014, at home, in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Charles M. Lambert
LAMBERT – Charles M., 87, Central City, passed away April 14, 2014, at home.
Betty L. Lydic
LYDIC – Betty L., 88, Johnstown, died April 15, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
Stella A. Ponchek
PONCHEK – Stella A., 92, East Conemaugh, died April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
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