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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John R. Franko Jr.
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Dorothy Mae Gillman
GILLMAN – Dorothy Mae, 93, Mount Hope, went to be with her Lord April 22, 2014.
Hulda Elmira Heslop
HESLOP – Hulda Elmira, 95, formerly of Ferndale and New Paris, died April 21, 2014, at Waccamaw Community Hospital, Murrells Inlet, S.C.
Jean M. Holtz
HOLTZ – Jean M., 82, Hastings, went to be with the Lord Monday, April 21, 2014, at Golden Living-HAIDA.
Margaret Gloria Marsh
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Wayne R. Bailey
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Sarah G. Balzano
BALZANO – Sarah G., 87, Dysart, died April 20, 2014, at UPMC Altoona.
Michael Coleman Barabas
BARABAS – Michael Coleman, 75, Johnstown, was called home to be with his Lord and Savior surrounded by his loving family April 21, 2014, at home.
Richard N. Handel
HANDEL – Richard N., 72, Portage, passed away April 17, 2014, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh.
KLINE – Roseann, 84, Ebensburg, passed away suddenly April 19, 2014, at home.
Bobby Gene Lambert
LAMBERT – Bobby Gene, 72, Shanksville, died April 20, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown.
Ann M. Lashinsky
LASHINSKY – Mrs. Ann M., 94, Windber, went to be with the Lord April 21, 2014, at St. Jude’s Haven, Elton, Pa.
Ruth V. Parkinson
PARKINSON – Ruth V., 86, Johnstown, passed away April 20, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home.
RISHELL – Joseph “Bud,” 76, Eighth Ward, formerly of East Conemaugh Borough, passed away April 20, 2014.
Amanda N. Sherry-Griffon
SHERRY-GRIFFON – Amanda N., 30, Northern Cambria, passed away April 19, 2014.
George William Smith
SMITH – George William “Smitty Bill” “Pap,” 81, Sidman, died suddenly Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014.
Carol A. Vladic
VLADIC – Carol A., 74, Hollidaysburg, formerly of Johnstown, went to be with the Lord Saturday, April 19, 2014.
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