LILLY — GODISH – Fred A., 75, Lilly, went to his eternal rest Jan. 21, 2014, at his residence with his loved ones by his side. Born Dec. 15, 1938, in Lilly, son of the late Anthony and Amelia (Majchrowicz) Godish. Preceded in death by wife, Helen (Shuty) Godish; brother, Thad Godish; and sister-in-law, Marcie (Washchalk) Godish. Loving father of children, Rebecca, and husband, Paul Detwiler; Donna Helsel, and husband, Shawn Helsel; Virginia, and husband, John Rock; and Raymond, and special friend, Melanie. Also survived by very special loving friend, Regina; also grandchildren, P.J. and Justin Detwiler, Shayna and Tyler Helsel; and Madyson Rock. Brother of Stasia Mischock; Tillie, and husband, Sam Farrah; and John, and wife, Doris Godish. Also loving friends, Mary Lou and Irene; sister-in-law, Diane Godish; and numerous nieces and nephews. Fred was a 1956 graduate of Lilly-Washington High School, a U.S. Army Vietnam veteran and a member of Lilly American Legion. He retired from Tri-State Belting Co. He loved his gardening, walking and polkas. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Thomas F. Cloherty Funeral Home, Lilly, where vigil for the deceased will be held. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Catherine of Siena Parish, Duncansville. Committal, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Cemetery, Lilly. Military rites by Lilly American Legion and Lilly VFW. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Grane Hospital Care, 106 Zee Plaza, Hollidaysburg, Pa. 16648.
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H. Ross Blackburn
BLACKBURN – H. Ross, 87, Richland Township, died peacefully surrounded by family and friends July 20, 2014.
Lois Ann (Malonek) Holgash
HOLGASH – Lois Ann (Malonek), entered into eternal rest July 16, 2014.
Anna (Cicmansky) Leftow
LEFTOW – Mrs. Anna (Cicmansky), 94, Kissimmee, Fla., formerly of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Windber, died peacefully July 17, 2014.
LUBERT – Helen, 88, New York City, N.Y., and Northern Cambria, passed away July 19, 2014, peacefully at home after a long battle with cancer.
Stanley J. Pinkas
PINKAS – Stanley J., 86, St. Michael, died July 20, 2014, at Forest Hills Personal Care.
Norbert J. Teklinsky
TEKLINSKY – Norbert J. “Tick,” 82, Windber, passed away July 19, 2014, following a courageous 17-year battle with cancer.
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RUSNAK – Margaret, 85, Richland, died July 20, 2014, at her residence.
Jennie B. Slaventa
SLAVENTA – Jennie B., 89, Johnstown, formerly of Richland Township, passed away July 18, 2014, at Atrium Manor.
Lawrence G. Fretzel Jr.
FRETZEL – Lawrence “Larry” G. Jr., 82, Sidman, passed away July 19, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
The Very Rev. Father Christian R. Oravec, TOR
ORAVEC – The Very Rev. Father Christian R., TOR, 77, of the Third Order Regular Franciscans of the Province of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, died suddenly Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Conemaugh Hospital, Johnstown.
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Charles R. Eppley
EPPLEY – Charles R., 69, Sidman, died July 18, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
June Louise Turchak
TURCHAK – June Louise, 87, South Fork, died July 18, 2014, at home surrounded by loving family.
Barbara Ann (Tredennick) Bretz
BRETZ – Barbara Ann (Tredennick), 83, Cape Haze, Fla., went to meet her Lord Wednesday, June 11, 2014, with her husband, Earle, at her side.
Anna Marie Fisher
FISHER – Anna Marie, 90, died at her residence, Arbutus Park Manor, July 18, 2014, on her husband’s birthday.
Alice O. (Ochsenhirt) Phillips
PHILLIPS – Alice O. (Ochsenhirt), 88, Davidsville, formerly of Allison Park, died July 18, 2014, at Laurel View Village.
Samuel C. Carpenter
CARPENTER – Samuel C., 81, formerly of Nice Avenue, Upper Yoder Township, went to be with the Lord July 18, 2014, surrounded by his loving family.
OSSIP – Sydney, 97, Westmont, died July 18, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
LACO – Gus. At 91 years, God has called Gus Frank Laco home on July 18, 2014.
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