JOHNSTOWN — SPANOVICH – Mitch, 96, Johnstown, passed away Feb. 8, 2014. Born March 8, 1917, son of Nicholas and Katherine (Devich) Spanovich. Preceded in death by parents; brothers, Milan, and wife, Milka (Kiurina); Stephen; and George; and niece, Dorothy, and husband, George Avramis. Survived by his sister, Helen, Johnstown; niece, Katherine Sanker; and many great-nieces, great-nephews, cousins and godchildren. Mitch retired from Bethlehem Steel Corp., where he worked as a machinist in the Gautier Division finishing and shipping department. He was an accomplished musician playing the piano and guitar in his family orchestra. He also was an avid outdoorsman who especially enjoyed turkey hunting and time spent at his family hunting camp in Forest County. He was always kind and respectful and loved by all who knew him. Family and friends will be received from 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Moskal-Reid Funeral Home, West End, where Panachida service will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday. There will be a brief service at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home, followed by funeral service at 10 a.m. at Christ the Saviour Cathedral, the Very Rev. Protopresbyter Robert Buczak and the Very Rev. Protopresbyter Frank P. Miloro, co-celebrants. Committal, Grandview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to Christ the Saviour Seminary. Condolences may be sent to www.moskal-reidfh.com.
- District Deaths April 16, 2014
Boyd Merle Akers Jr.
AKERS – Boyd Merle Jr., 90, Lower Yoder, died April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Philip Joseph Baldacchino
BALDACCHINO – Philip Joseph, 87, Carrolltown, died April 14, 2014.
Grace (Deitke) Davis
DAVIS – Grace (Deitke), 90, Phoenix, Ariz., passed away peacefully April 10, 2014.
Cynthia Jayne Eisler
EISLER – Cynthia Jayne, 59, Somerset, formerly of Wilbur, went home April 13, 2014, at Somerset Hospice House.
James E. Foster
FOSTER – James E., 86, Johnstown, died April 13, 2014.
Alice M. Goller
GOLLER – Alice M., 94, Presbyterian Home, died April 13, 2014, at Presbyterian Home.
M. Elayne Gooderham
GOODERHAM – M. Elayne, 78, Altoona, died April 14, 2014.
Edward Carl Harbart
HARBART – Edward Carl “Duger,” 90, Richland Township, died April 15, 2014, at Arbutus Park Manor.
Edward J. Harris
HARRIS – Edward J. “Ed,” 83, Fairfax, Va., passed away April 7, 2014, at home.
MASON – Dorothy, 66, Portage, formerly of Northern Cambria, died April 15, 2014, at Maple Winds Care Center, Portage.
Clifford Eugene Sharp Jr.
SHARP – Clifford Eugene Jr., 71, passed away peacefully April 5, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nev.
Erma I. Shaw
SHAW – Erma I., 97, passed away Sunday, April 13, 2014, at her home In Ickesburg, Pa.
Robert S. Walters
WALTERS – Robert S., 75, Johnstown, passed away April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Timothy Alan Wess
WESS – Timothy Alan, 46, New Germany, died April 15, 2014, at home, surrounded by loved ones.
- Today's Funerals April 16, 2014
- District Deaths April 15, 2014
Delores E. Benito
BENITO – Delores E. “Honey,” 72, Johnstown, died April 11, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Phillip E. Cadwallader
CADWALLADER – Phillip E., 88, Portage, entered into new life April 11, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Joan Mary (DeBiase) DeLisa
DeLISA – Joan Mary (DeBiase), 72, Richland, passed away peacefully April 14, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Daniel D. Emeigh
EMEIGH – Daniel D., 73, Northern Cambria, died April 12, 2014, at home.
LEEPER – Robert, 78, Johnstown, passed away April 13, 2014, at home.
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