The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

Breaking News

Obituaries

June 30, 2014

Robert H. Fatich

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.

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Obituaries
  • District Deaths Aug. 1, 2014

    July 31, 2014

  • E. Joan Davis

    DAVIS – E. Joan, 87, Riverside, Ohio, formerly of Johnstown, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014, at Kettering Medical Center.

    July 31, 2014

  • 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.

    July 31, 2014

  • Judy Koontz

    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.

    July 31, 2014

  • Sherry L. Nagy

    NAGY – Sherry L., 49, Johnstown, passed away July 30, 2014, at home.

    July 31, 2014

  • Kenneth A. Naugle

    NAUGLE – Kenneth A., 94, Johnstown, died July 30, 2014, at his home.

    July 31, 2014

  • Richard John Peterson

    PETERSON – Richard John, 49, Johnstown, passed away Monday evening, July 28, 2014, at Conemaugh Hospital.

    July 31, 2014

  • Evelyn F. Vitalie

    VITALIE – Evelyn F., 75, Johnstown, passed away July 30, 2014, at her home.

    July 31, 2014

  • Today's Funerals Aug. 1, 2014

    July 31, 2014

  • Radnoti, Paul Paul Radnoti Sr.

    RADNOTI – Paul Sr., 80, passed away July 13, 2014, in Hebron, Ind.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Saia, Samuel Samuel R. Saia

    SAIA – Samuel R., 90, Johnstown, died July 29, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Alex J. Stavish

    STAVISH – Alex J., 90, Northern Cambria, died July 29, 2014, at Miners Medical Center Hastings.

    July 30, 2014

  • Margaret R. (Shaffer) Hemminger

    HEMMINGER – Margaret R. “Margie” (Shaffer), 93, formerly of Jenner Township, died July 29, 2014, at Meadow View Nursing Center, Berlin.

    July 30, 2014

  • 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.

    July 30, 2014

  • 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.

    July 30, 2014

  • District Deaths July 31, 2014

    July 30, 2014

  • Today's Funerals July 31, 2014

    July 30, 2014

  • District Deaths July 30, 2014

    July 29, 2014

  • Bakale, Patricia Patricia L. Bakale

    BAKALE – Patricia L, 81, Johnstown, went to be with our Lord July 28, 2014.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • Stephen A. Christy

    CHRISTY – Stephen A., 65, Johnstown, died July 28, 2014, at home surrounded by family and friends.

    July 29, 2014

  • Custer, Margaret Margaret Custer

    CUSTER – Margaret “Peggy,” 69, Johnstown, passed away July 29, 2014, at Laurelwood Care Center.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • Geiser, Kathleen Kathleen L. Geiser

    GEISER – Kathleen L., 84, Oakland,  died July 29, 2014, at Arbutus Park Manor.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

Poll

Do you think pet obituaries should be included with death notices?

Yes, my pet is considered a member of the family.
No, pet obituaries are inappropriate.
Pet obituaries should be placed on a different page in the newspaper.
     View Results