SIDMAN — FATICH – Robert H., 64, Sidman, formerly of Windber, passed away June 29, 2014, at Windber Hospice after a long battle with pancreatic and liver cancer. Born Aug. 8, 1949, in Windber, son of the late Michael and Catherine (Kuzupas) Fatich, and also Christine’s mother, Helen Fraikor, who passed away June 23, 2014. Survived by loving wife of 43 years, the former Christine Fraikor; and sons, Jason Fatich, Trafford, Pa.; Eric Fatich, Windber; and Ryan Fatich, and wife, Heather (Mash), Monroeville; and soon, a grand baby. Also survived by brother-in-law, George III, and lifelong love, Karen Ruffner, Windber; also golden retrievers, Pickett and Mosby. Member of SS. Peter & Paul Orthodox Church, Windber, and a 32nd degree Mason. He was a Vietnam veteran, where he served in the Air Force. Retired from Johnstown Specialty Casting and owner of CNR Precision Bends. Bob loved to hunt, fly-fish and spend time with his sons and his wife. The family would like to thank Dr. Molly Trostle and Dr. Sbeitan and his staff of wonderful nurses. And also thanks to Aunt Agnes Mihalko and her family and cousins, Elizabeth “Kitzy” and Paul Ellingsworth, DuBois; Mary Jane Barbey, Ohio; and Gabriel, “Junior” Barbey, and wife, Joanie, DuBois; and thanks to Windber Hospice. Family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Meek & Dalla Valle Funeral Home Inc., Windber, where funeral service will be held at 7 p.m. Divine Liturgy will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at SS. Peter & Paul Orthodox Church, Windber, the Very Rev. Father Miles Zdinak, officiating. Committal, church cemetery. Military graveside rites by Windber VFW Post 4795.
- 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.
- Today's Funerals Aug. 1, 2014
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.
Margaret R. (Shaffer) Hemminger
HEMMINGER – Margaret R. “Margie” (Shaffer), 93, formerly of Jenner Township, died July 29, 2014, at Meadow View Nursing Center, Berlin.
Carol R. (Schloski) Groleau
GROLEAU – Carol R. (Schloski), 56, Goshen, Mass., lost her battle with cancer July 16, 2014. Born Dec. 25, 1957, in Colver, she was the daughter of John and Olive (Spotts) Schloski.
George J. Stapinsky
STAPINSKY – George J. “Doodie” or “Hey You,” 85, Fort Hill, formerly of Windber, died July 30, 2014, at In Touch Hospice, Somerset.
- District Deaths July 31, 2014
- Today's Funerals July 31, 2014
- District Deaths July 30, 2014
Patricia L. Bakale
BAKALE – Patricia L, 81, Johnstown, went to be with our Lord July 28, 2014.
Stephen A. Christy
CHRISTY – Stephen A., 65, Johnstown, died July 28, 2014, at home surrounded by family and friends.
CUSTER – Margaret “Peggy,” 69, Johnstown, passed away July 29, 2014, at Laurelwood Care Center.
Kathleen L. Geiser
GEISER – Kathleen L., 84, Oakland, died July 29, 2014, at Arbutus Park Manor.
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