FERNDALE — STACKHOUSE – Margaret, formerly Margaret Blaschak, 91, Ferndale, passed away July 13, 2014. Born Nov. 12, 1922, daughter of Nicholas and Alexandria (Pacan) Homyak. Preceded in death by her parents; husband, John Blaschak; brothers, Andrew, John and Peter Homyak; and sisters, Ann Sempeti and Madeline Sop. Margaret was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Survived by her son, Jeffrey, and wife, Mary Jo (Hoffer); granddaughter, Elizabeth Blaschak; beloved nephew, Wesley, and wife, Jean (Wesley) Stinich; great-nieces, Christopher and Jenny Stinich; nieces and nephews, Virginia Eisenhuth, Nicholas Sempeti and Sandra and Frank Forosisky; great-niece, Michele Heckart; and great-nephews, John and Robert Forosisky. Margaret was a lifelong member of Christ the Saviour Cathedral, where she was active in many capacities, including the ACRY and the church choir. She was a retired employee of the Westmont Hilltop School District. Family and friends received from 3 to 5 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Moskal-Reid Funeral Home, West End, where the Very Rev. Protopresbyter Robert Buczak will hold Panachida at 7 p.m. Wednesday. There will be a brief service at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home followed by funeral service at 10 a.m. at Christ the Saviour Cathedral. Committal, Grandview Cemetery. The family wants to express their deepest gratitude to the staff at the Lutheran Home of Johnstown for their compassionate care of Margaret these past few years. The family encourages contributions in Margaret’s honor to Allegheny Lutheran Social Ministries to support the good work ALSM does for the community. Email condolences may be sent to www.moskal-reidfh.com.
- 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
- District Deaths July 25, 2014
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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