WESTLAKE, LA. — CAIN – Carolyn Jean, 72, Westlake, La., passed away Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, at a local health care facility. Carolyn was a native of Pennsylvania. She lived and traveled throughout the world with her husband, Bob, throughout his career in the Air Force before settling in Lake Charles, La. Carolyn began her career at Bolton Ford as a bookkeeper and was promoted over the years, retiring 32 years later as comptroller. Carolyn’s love to help and be around people led her to volunteer at Heart of Hospice, where she found great fulfillment and made many friends. Always a gracious hostess, she enjoyed entertaining in her house with groups of her wonderful friends. Carolyn was a beloved wife, mother and grandmother. Carolyn was a faithful member of Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd. Preceded in death by parents, Stanley and Stella Studniarz. Survived by her loving husband of 52 years, Bob Cain; son, Tod Cain (Nancy), Chattanooga, Tenn.; daughter, Kelly Goodman (Aaron), Lake Charles, La.; grandsons, Brandon Benoit and Ben Cain; granddaughters, Jenifer and Jillian Joubert; sister, Elsie Volk (Leonard), Windber; brother, Stanley Studinary, Pittsburgh; as well as a many friends who were considered extended family. A memorial service to celebrate Carolyn’s life will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, at Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, the Rev. James Lueckenhoff and the Rev. Dr. Mitzi George, officiating. Inurnment will follow service at the church columbarium. The family requests, that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd Altar Guild. Words of comfort to the family may be expressed at www.johnsonfuneralhome.net.
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ASKEW – Sharon “Joy,” 79, Alexandra, Pa, formerly of Marsteller, died July 31, 2014, at home.
George Michael Beach
BEACH – George Michael, 59, Salix, died Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
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
WHIPKEY– Joylene H. (Ream), 83, Ligonier, formerly of Jenner Township, died Aug. 1, 2014, at Bethlen Home, Ligonier.
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- District Deaths Aug. 1, 2014
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
HODGES – Billie Josephine (LaFollette), 79, Boswell, Jenner Township, formerly of Gadsden, Ala., passed away July 27, 2014, at Windber Hospice from complications of cancer.
KOONTZ – Judy A., 67, Keedysville, Md., passed away peacefully Tuesday morning, July 29, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore, Md., after a long battle with lymphoma cancer.
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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