PORTAGE — HOUGH – Mrs. Sara Ellen (Kay) 93, Portage, entered into new life Dec. 7, 2012, at Maplewinds Care Center. Born April 5, 1919, in Krings, daughter of James and Mabel (Webb) Kay. Preceded in death by parents: husband, John “Jack” P., and brother missing in action during World War II, Richard “Dick” Kay. Survived by her children, Thomas, married to former Kathy Pribozie, Portage, and Jackie, wife of Bob Pavlik, Tampa, Fla. Loving Mummum to Shawn (Pamela) Hough, Kitina (James) Bryson, Patrick Hough, Chris (Raquel) Pavlik, Brian (Tanya) Pavlik and Robin Pavlik, and fiancee, Ryan. Great-grandma to Colin and Abigail Hough, Joshua and Brock Bryson, Alejandro and Javier Pavlik and Alyssa and Evan Pavlik. Sister of Eugene (Elaine) Kay, Canton, Ohio, and sister-in-law, Vivian Pauley, Portage. Sara was a member of Bethany United Methodist Church and its Sunday school class. Past president of South Fork Women’s Club. Served as a Girl Scout leader in South Fork for years and also served as a teacher for EUB youth group of South Fork. Sara enjoyed her grandchildren, participating in all their activities and sports. Her home was known as the “treat house” to her grandchildren and their friends. She was an avid reader and loyal Pittsburgh Pirates fan. Friends received from 2 to 8 p.m. Monday at Jean H. Kinley Funeral Home, Portage. Funeral service at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Bethany United Methodist Church, the Rev. Maryann Long officiating. Interment, Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Online condolences may be expressed at kinleyfuneralhome.com.
- District Deaths March 8, 2014
Albert Lynn Boring
BORING – Albert Lynn, 53, Ebensburg, passed away Thursday, March 6, 2014, at Ebensburg Center, Sunset House.
Richard C. Claycomb
CLAYCOMB – Mr. Richard C., 72, Heritage Road, Osterburg, died Thursday, March 6, 2014, at his home.
Shelvy J. Elbertson
ELBERTSON – Shelvy J., 51, Johnstown, passed away March 6, 2014.
Gloria Jean (Dunmire) Ellsworth
ELLSWORTH – Gloria Jean (Dunmire), 75, Seward, passed away March 6, 2014, at Indiana Regional Medical Center.
Phyllis M. Faight
FAIGHT – Phyllis M., 78, Jackson Township, died March 5, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Alta Jane Fox
FOX – Alta Jane, 81, Daisytown, passed away March 7, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
Thelma (Kearney) Kodosky
KODOSKY – Thelma “Jeannie” (Kearney), 78, Lilly, went to her eternal rest March 7, 2014.
Lois Jean (Dunmeyer) Lepley
LEPLEY – Lois Jean (Dunmeyer), 70, West Virginia, formerly of Somerset County, died March 5, 2014, at home.
REITZ – David, 76, passed away March 3, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nev.
James J. Saylor Sr.
SAYLOR – James J. Sr. “Pap,” Davidsville, died peacefully March 7, 2014, at home surrounded by family.
W. Jean (Mishler) Naugle Wingard
WINGARD – W. Jean Mishler Naugle, 85, formerly of Morgantown and Davidsville, died Wednesday, March 5, 2014.
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- District Deaths March 7, 2014
GEORGE – Robert “Bob,” 71, Portage, passed away March 4, 2014, in Johnstown.
Marcella S. (Ciccotelli) Gillin
GILLIN – Marcella S. (Ciccotelli), 85, Ebensburg, passed away peacefully March 5, 2014, at Cambria Care Center.
Peter Holubz Jr.
HOLUBZ – Peter Jr., 89, Johnstown, died March 5, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Lillian Marlene (Anderson) Howard
HOWARD – Lillian Marlene (Anderson), 71, Ebensburg, died March 5, 2014, at home.
KAUFMAN – Morton, 84, Westmont, lost his battle with cancer March 5, 2014.
James Guido Mastrine
MASTRINE – James Guido, 63, Ebensburg, died March 5, 2014, at home surrounded by his family.
Anna T. Pipon
PIPON – Mrs. Anna T., 99, Windber, passed away March 6, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Thomas F. Reynolds
REYNOLDS – Thomas F., 62, Tire Hill, died March 5, 2014.
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