JOHNSTOWN — PODRASKY – Dorothy M., 92, Johnstown, passed away June 10, 2014, at Laurel View Village. Born May 20, 1922, in Johnstown, daughter of the late Chester and Anna (Sosco) Long. Preceded in death by beloved husband of 57 years, Edmund J. Podrasky; son, Gregory M. Podrasky; sister, Betty Villa; brother, Chester Long; and precious great-granddaughter, Jessica McKendree. Survived by children, David, and wife, Lucy, Hollsopple; Ronald, and wife, Melody, Arroyo Grande, Calif.; and Diane Podrasky, Johnstown; grandchildren, Jeanette, Valerie, David, Brian, Brianna and Cameron; and great-grandchildren, Joshua, Ashley, Allyson, Brandon, Savannah, Josie, Ryanna and Katrina. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Dorothy loved her family and church deeply, and was known in church as “the lady with the hat,” traveled on 13 cruises, past president of the ladies auxiliary of Ideal Fire Department, and faithful member of St. Andrew Catholic Church. Family will receive friends from 3 to 8 p.m. Friday at Moskal & Kennedy Colonial Funeral Home, Johnstown, where vigil service will be held. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Andrew Catholic Church, the Rev. Angelo J. Patti, pastor. Committal will follow at Grandview Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to St. Andrew Catholic Church or school in her memory. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.moskalandkennedyfuneralhome.com.
- 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.
Capt. Dudley C. Hunt
HUNT – Capt. Dudley C., (retired) MPD, Washington, D.C., 77, Windber, passed away July 22, 2014, at home.
Dorothy M. (Moyer) Kepler
KEPLER – Mrs. Dorothy M. (Moyer), 90, Scottsdale, Ariz., formerly of Portage, entered into new life July 19, 2014, at Hospice of the Valley, Scottsdale.
Anna Marie Krumenacker
KRUMENACKER – Anna Marie, 85, Carrolltown, passed away July 22, 2014, at St. Jude’s Haven, Johnstown.
- Funerals July 24, 2014
BLOCK – Deborah, 62, Johnstown, died July 21, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Edward James Clark
CLARK – Edward James, 89, Johnstown, formerly of Minersville, died Saturday, July 12, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Nicole Lyn Eskridge
ESKRIDGE – Nicole Lynn, 24, Linden, Va., passed away Saturday, July 19, 2014.
Jeffery Lynn Flick
FLICK – Jeffery Lynn, 58, Seattle, Wash., formerly of Hollsopple, passed on July 3, 2014, in Seattle.
Elizabeth J. Knapik
KNAPIK – Elizabeth J. “Bethann,” 75, Northern Cambria, passed away July 21, 2014, at UPMC Altoona.
Christopher Shawn Reed
REED – Christopher Shawn, 22, Windber, died July 20, 2014.
Violet Marie (Snyder) Shaffer-Eastlake
SHAFFER-EASTLAKE – Violet Marie (Snyder), 90, Hidden Valley Road, Conemaugh Township, Somerset County, died July 22, 2014.
Teresa L. Smith
SMITH – Teresa L., 50, Johnstown, died July 19, 2014, at her residence.
TURNER – Rosemary, 91, formerly of Johnstown and Woodville, Ohio, died Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Genoa Care Center, Genoa, Ohio.
Mary Ann (Guzic) Walter
WALTER – Mary Ann (Guzic), 77, Lilly, went to her eternal rest July 21, 2014, surrounded by her family at her residence.
- Funerals July 23, 2014
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