MASASSAS, VA. — VOLCHANSKY – Michael, 90, formerly of East Conemaugh, passed away Monday, May 12, 2014, at Emeritus of Manassas. Born July 24, 1923, in Conemaugh, to the late Louis and Mary (Perich) Volchansky. Mr. Volchansky was a World War II Army veteran who served as a medic, having received a Bronze Star. He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh and earned his master’s from American University. After 27 1/2 years, he retired from the CIA, where he successively held positions of increasing responsibility in the field of information handling and services. Predeceased by his wife, Elizabeth Ann Volchansky; parents; and brothers, John, Charles and George Volchansky. Survivors include his sisters, Virginia Ziner (Michael), Helen Guyan (Andy) and Mary Ann Glass; brother, Paul Volchansky (Lois); and numerous nieces and nephews. Family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, May 20, at Pierce Funeral Home, 9609 Center St., Manassas, Va. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 21, at All Saints Catholic Church, 9300 Stonewall Road, Manassas, Va. Interment will follow at Quantico National Cemetery, Triangle, Va. Donations may be made to Vitas Hospice, 1604 Spring Hill Road, No. 450, Vienna, Va. 22182, in loving memory of Michael Volchansky. Condolences may be sent to www.piercefh.com.
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ASKEW – Sharon “Joy,” 79, Alexandra, Pa, formerly of Marsteller, died July 31, 2014, at home.
George Michael Beach
BEACH – George Michael, 59, Salix, died Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Barbara Ann (Hartman) Dino
DINO – Barbara Ann (Hartman), 74, Ebensburg, died July 28, 2014, at Cambria Care Center.
DRENNER – Annabelle 90, Hollsopple, died July 31, 2014, at home surrounded by her family.
Patricia A. (Grabish) Koposko
KOPOSKO – Patricia A. (Grabish), 67, Windber, passed away Aug. 1, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Harriet L. Mintmier
MINTMIER– Harriet L., 85, Johnstown, died Aug. 1, 2014, at the Atrium Manor.
Helen Louise Petrunak
PETRUNAK – Helen Louise “Weeze,” 87, formerly of South Fork, went home with the Lord Aug. 1, 2014.
Joylene H. (Ream) Whipkey
WHIPKEY– Joylene H. (Ream), 83, Ligonier, formerly of Jenner Township, died Aug. 1, 2014, at Bethlen Home, Ligonier.
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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.
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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.
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