The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

January 16, 2014

Deborah Ann (Skender) Klesyk

The Tribune-Democrat

GEISTOWN — KLESYK – Deborah Ann (Skender), 63, Geistown, went to be with the Lord Jan. 15, 2014. Born Sept. 26, 1950, in Johnstown, daughter of the late Irene and Joseph Skender. Beloved and devoted wife of 46 years of Kenneth William Klesyk. In addition to her husband, she is survived by son, Kenneth, Johnstown; daughter, Jennifer, wife of John Stewart, North Wales, Pa.; and daughters, Heather and Kelly, both of Johnstown. She was the proud grandmother of grandchildren, Lauren Stewart, Ryan Stewart, Devon Stewart and Felicia Mazur. Also survived by her siblings, Joseph Skender, Thomas Skender, Kenneth Skender, Terry Skender and Pamela Ruebusch, and their families. Debbie was a longtime member of Johnstown Christian Fellowship Church, who loved to cook, garden and spend time with her grandkids and her best pal, Raven. She worked closely with her husband in several businesses since 1970. Family and friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Harris Funeral Home, 500 Cherry Lane, Johnstown. Funeral service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Monday at Johnstown Christian Fellowship Church, 3429 Elton Road, Pastor Gary Tustin, officiating. Interment, Richland Cemetery. To our wife, mother and grandmother, you are our treasure, we love and miss you, and someday will meet you again in heaven. Online condolences may be posted to

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