NANTY GLO — DeYULIS – Alma M., 94, Nanty Glo, passed away Jan. 21, 2014, at home. Born May 17, 1919, in Clarence, daughter of the late Antonio and Catherine (Pezzin) Schirato. Preceded in death by husband, Anthony; children, Mario, Louise and Diane; siblings, Loretta, Mario, Aldo, Ida and Anthony; and son-in-law, Richard DeSantis. Survived by children, Francis (Susan) DeYulis, Madeline (William) Cox, Nancy DeSantis, Elaine (Ernest) Sekerak, Mary (Daniel) Llewellyn and Christine (Kenneth) Robinson; 16 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Also survived by sister, Antoinette (Don) Hunter; and daughter-in-law, Kathleen DeYulis; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Nanty Glo. Alma was famous for her Italian cooking and enjoyed spending time with all of her children and grandchildren, whom she loved dearly. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Askew-Houser Funeral Homes Inc., Nanty Glo, where vigil prayer service will be held. Funeral Mass will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at St. Mary’s Church, the Rev. Leonard Voytek, celebrant. Committal, St. Mary’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Alma’s memory may be made to Conemaugh Hospice. A special thank you to Conemaugh Palliative Care Unit for their excellent care and compassion.
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George Michael Beach
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Barbara Ann (Hartman) Dino
DINO – Barbara Ann (Hartman), 74, Ebensburg, died July 28, 2014, at Cambria Care Center.
DRENNER – Annabelle 90, Hollsopple, died July 31, 2014, at home surrounded by her family.
Patricia A. (Grabish) Koposko
KOPOSKO – Patricia A. (Grabish), 67, Windber, passed away Aug. 1, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Harriet L. Mintmier
MINTMIER– Harriet L., 85, Johnstown, died Aug. 1, 2014, at the Atrium Manor.
Helen Louise Petrunak
PETRUNAK – Helen Louise “Weeze,” 87, formerly of South Fork, went home with the Lord Aug. 1, 2014.
Joylene H. (Ream) Whipkey
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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
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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.
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