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.
Lillian R. Stager
STAGER – Lillian R., 84, Johnstown, died March 10, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Thomas G. Hunter
HUNTER – Thomas G., 82, Beaverdale, entered into new life March 10, 2014, at home.
James M. Krumbine
KRUMBINE – James M., 64, Johnstown, died March 7, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Arthur Lee Brown
BROWN – Arthur Lee, 84, Somerset, died March 10, 2014, at his residence.
Shirley Mae Weldon
WELDON – Shirley Mae, 79, Kimberly, Idaho, passed away March 3, 2014.
Richard A. Sotack
SOTACK – Richard A., 49, Blacklick Township, passed away March 10, 2014, at home.
GULA – Daniel, 84, Franklin Borough, went to be with the Lord March 10, 2014, at home.
Francis W. Gavlak
GAVLAK – Francis W., 89, Portage, passed away March 11, 2014, at Maple Winds Care Center.
JANCUK – Julia, 79, Portage, passed away March 10, 2014, at Select Specialty Hospital.
Chester R. Querry
QUERRY – Chester R., 92, Johnstown, passed away March 10, 2014, at his home.
Carrie Elizabeth Massey
MASSEY – Carrie Elizabeth, 75, Virginia Beach, Va., went home to be with the Lord March 5, 2014.
Johns C. Schmid Jr.
SCHMID – Johns C. Jr. “Jack,” 89, Davidsville, formerly of Geistown Borough, went to be with the Lord March 10, 2014, at Laurel View Village.
Dr. Stephen P. Kukucka
KUKUCKA – Dr. Stephen P., 64, died unexpectedly in his Crafton home on Sunday, March 9, 2014.
Sophie (Krempasky) Krisko
KRISKO – Sophie (Krempasky), 87, Portage, passed away Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, in Virginia Beach, Va., after a brief illness.
Ronald F. Corona
CORONA – Ronald F., 70, Cresson, died March 9, 2014, at home.
Christine A. Matos
MATOS – Christine A., 53, Windber, died March 10, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
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Norman J. Makin Jr.
MAKIN – Norman J. Jr., 65, Geistown Borough, went to be with the Lord March 10, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
REAY – Raymond, 73, died March 4, 2014, in Venice, Fla.
John E. Schuster
SCHUSTER – John E., 87, passed away March 8, 2014, in St. Augustine, Fla.
Ruth M. Cuppett
CUPPETT – Ruth M., 93 years, 11 months and 16 days, Stonycreek Township, went to be with the Lord March 9, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
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