BON AIR — KORBER – Cecelia F., 86, Bon Air, went to be with the Lord Jan. 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center. Born March 5, 1927, in Carrolltown, daughter of Lawrence and Mary (Sczot) Kontorchik. Preceded in death by her parents; husband, Harry W. Korber; sisters, Amelia (Walter) Ponczek and Pauline (Otto) Tulowitzki; and brothers, Stanley (Anne), Simon (Edna) and Edward Kontorchik. Survived by her loving children, Harry J. Korber, Bon Air; Larry J. (Judy) Korber, Cherry Tree; Richard A., (Stephanie) Korber, Elton; Pamela J. (Richard Sr.) Barkley, Roanoke, Va.; and Kimberly Korber-Grasser, Windber; grandchildren, Richard Barkley Jr., Nicole (Michael) Conrad, Michael (Clairese) Barkley and Joshua (Danette) Wike; great-grandchildren, Shawn and Amanda Barkley and Sophia and Cecilia Conrad; siblings, Pearl and Thomas Kontorchik, both of Carrolltown; and numerous nieces and nephews, including devoted niece and nephew, Veronica Hamula and Fred Ponczek; also her companion, Pepper. Cecelia was a high school graduate and was employed at the former McCrory’s Department Store. Cecelia also worked for many years at Conemaugh Township Election Board. Member of SS. Gregory & Barnabas Parish, Bon Air, and SNPJ Lodge 254. Cecelia enjoyed playing Balina, bingo and gambling trips. She was a wonderful mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister, who was completely devoted to her family. Cecelia will be greatly missed by all. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Baker-Harris Funeral Chapel, Conemaugh, where vigil for the deceased will be held. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at SS. Gregory & Barnabas Parish, Bon Air, Father Robert Ruston. Committal, Forest Lawn Memorial Park.. Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com.
- District Deaths April 17, 2014
Zachary Gordon Alan Andrews
ANDREWS – Zachary Gordon Alan, 21, Johnstown, was called home April 13, 2014.
Ray H. Clites
CLITES – Ray H., 93 , Westmont, died April 12, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Beverly J. Hoover
HOOVER – Beverly J., 75, Johnstown, was received into heaven April 16, 2014.
Joseph Samuel Kuhar Jr.
KUHAR – Joseph Samuel Jr. “Joey,” 64, passed away April 11, 2014, at home, in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Charles M. Lambert
LAMBERT – Charles M., 87, Central City, passed away April 14, 2014, at home.
Betty L. Lydic
LYDIC – Betty L., 88, Johnstown, died April 15, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
Stella A. Ponchek
PONCHEK – Stella A., 92, East Conemaugh, died April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Pauline L. Turchetta
TURCHETTA – Pauline L., 84, Cresson, died April 15, 2014, at Garvey Manor, Hollidaysburg.
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- District Deaths April 16, 2014
Boyd Merle Akers Jr.
AKERS – Boyd Merle Jr., 90, Lower Yoder, died April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Philip Joseph Baldacchino
BALDACCHINO – Philip Joseph, 87, Carrolltown, died April 14, 2014.
Grace (Deitke) Davis
DAVIS – Grace (Deitke), 90, Phoenix, Ariz., passed away peacefully April 10, 2014.
Cynthia Jayne Eisler
EISLER – Cynthia Jayne, 59, Somerset, formerly of Wilbur, went home April 13, 2014, at Somerset Hospice House.
James E. Foster
FOSTER – James E., 86, Johnstown, died April 14, 2014.
Alice M. Goller
GOLLER – Alice M., 94, Presbyterian Home, died April 13, 2014, at Presbyterian Home.
M. Elayne Gooderham
GOODERHAM – M. Elayne, 78, Altoona, died April 14, 2014.
Edward Carl Harbart
HARBART – Edward Carl “Duger,” 90, Richland Township, died April 15, 2014, at Arbutus Park Manor.
Edward J. Harris
HARRIS – Edward J. “Ed,” 83, Fairfax, Va., passed away April 7, 2014, at home.
MASON – Dorothy, 66, Portage, formerly of Northern Cambria, died April 15, 2014, at Maple Winds Care Center, Portage.
Clifford Eugene Sharp Jr.
SHARP – Clifford Eugene Jr., 71, passed away peacefully April 5, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nev.
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