JOHNSTOWN — CHROMY – Eleanor (Schellhammer) “Studda,” 76, went to sing in the heavenly choir July 8, 2014. Born Jan. 17, 1938, daughter of the late James V. and Geraldine S. (McGuire) Schellhammer. Preceded in death by husband, John Chromy (1995); son, Marcus J. Chromy (2008); brother, James; brothers-in-law, Joseph Brunetto and Cliff Anderson; and sister-in-law, Dorothy (Hritz) Schellhammer. Survived by her daughter, Robin, married to Theodore Heinlein, and their children, Chad E. (Monique Noel) and their children, Evan and Sofie Heinlein; Stefanie Donitzen, and her children, Dani Mae, Korie Lane and Arek Robert Donitzen; and DeLane Grasso, and her children, Brook Dannielle McDermott and Matthew Brayden Grasso. Also survived by her siblings, Donald, Ardythe Brunetto, Glenn (Gloria Gearhart), Marlene (Bernard Kleman), Eilene (Gary Sarlouis) and Richard, all of Johnstown; Gerald (Joyce Bozic) Aurora, Ohio; Donna Anderson, Marionville, Pa.; and Frank (Donna Labosky) Turtle Creek, Pa.; sister-in-law, Ruth (Irvin) Schellhammer; and numerous nieces and nephews; and especially her family of Bon Air. Studda was a member of SS. Gregory & Barnabas Catholic Church, Bon Air, and its choir, and also a member of In Stitches at the church. She enjoyed her flowers, cooking, canning and helping out the church during their White Elephant Sale and fish fries. Studda will be remembered for kind and generous heart. Friends will be received from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Harris Funeral Home, 500 Cherry Lane, Richland, where vigil for the deceased will be held. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at SS. Gregory & Barnabas Catholic Church, Bon Air, Father Robert Rustin, pastor. Committal, Oak Cemetery, Daisytown. Memorial contributions may be directed to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, P.O. Box 318, Memphis, Tenn. 38101, in memory of Eleanor. Pray that I am Safely Home. Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com.
- District Deaths Aug. 1, 2014
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.
Margaret R. (Shaffer) Hemminger
HEMMINGER – Margaret R. “Margie” (Shaffer), 93, formerly of Jenner Township, died July 29, 2014, at Meadow View Nursing Center, Berlin.
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.
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.
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Patricia L. Bakale
BAKALE – Patricia L, 81, Johnstown, went to be with our Lord July 28, 2014.
Stephen A. Christy
CHRISTY – Stephen A., 65, Johnstown, died July 28, 2014, at home surrounded by family and friends.
CUSTER – Margaret “Peggy,” 69, Johnstown, passed away July 29, 2014, at Laurelwood Care Center.
Kathleen L. Geiser
GEISER – Kathleen L., 84, Oakland, died July 29, 2014, at Arbutus Park Manor.
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