The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

Obituaries

February 1, 2014

Dorothy Hornick Glasson

VERONA, PA. — GLASSON – Dorothy Hornick, passed  away Wednesday Jan. 29, 2014,  at Longwood at Oakmont. Known to her friends as “Dot,” Dorothy was born in Johnstown in 1921. A student leader and academic  standout at Johnstown High School, she attended the University  of Pittsburgh on a full scholarship, completing a degree in nursing  with the first class of Pitt nurses in 1944. She pursued a graduate  degree in nursing and was a pre-med course instructor at Pitt during World War II. Over nearly 60 years as a registered nurse, she worked  at Pittsburgh University hospitals and private practice clinics in northern  California and as a private duty nurse. Dorothy and John Glasson were married  in 1943. After the end of World War II, they moved to Marin County, California.  There she fostered the rapidly expanding, post-war public school system  in San Rafael, and was a president of the Marin County League of Women Voters. Returning to Pittsburgh in 1964, the Glasson family settled  in Fox Chapel, where she lived until early 2012. She was a member  and former deacon of Fox Chapel Presbyterian Church and a former president  of the Presbyterian University Hospital Aid Society of Pittsburgh and was active in many other community organizations. An advocate for educational opportunities for women,  Mrs. Glasson was a member and past president of the  Fox Chapel chapter of the Philanthropic Educational Organization (PEO). She is survived by her sons, Michael Glasson, Houston, Texas, and  Douglas Glasson, Manchester, Mass.; her grandchildren, Gregory, Mark and Elizabeth Glasson; and great-granddaughters, Lauren  and Emma Kate. She also is survived by her brothers, Paul and Gerald Hornick,; her sister, Ruth Hornick Ward; daughters-in-law, Dianne Glasson and Patricia Moody; and many nieces and nephews.  No visitation.  Memorial service will be held  at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, at  Fox Chapel Presbyterian Church. Memorial contributions can be made to Fox Chapel Presbyterian Church or the Fox Chapel Chapter of PEO. Arrangements by the Weddell-Ajak Funeral Home, Aspinwall.

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  • Charles Wesley Moonly Jr.

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  • Biller,Fred Fred G. Biller

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  • John R. Haywood

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    July 24, 2014

  • Hull, David David G. Hull Jr.

    HULL – David G. “Too Tall” Jr., 60, South Fork, died July 23, 2014, at Windber Hospice.

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  • Stephan Krisko

    KRISKO – Stephan “Tib,” 89, passed away July 22, 2014, at home.

    July 24, 2014

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  • Mary Grace Spodinak

    SPODINAK – Mary Grace, 87, Johnstown, died July 24, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home.

    July 24, 2014

  • Nancy L. (Adeline) Yoder

    YODER – Nancy L. (Adeline), 75, formerly of Tire Hill, died July 21, 2014, at her home at Richland Towers.

    July 24, 2014

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  • Thomas Barton Jr.

    BARTON – Thomas Jr., 87, Central City, died July 21, 2014, at home.

    July 23, 2014

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    July 23, 2014

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