DALE BOROUGH — HORN – Ronald A., 73, Dale Borough, died Feb. 20, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center, Palliative Care Unit, surrounded by his family. Born Aug. 11, 1940, in Johnstown, son of Ralph and Kathryn (Wagner) Horn. Preceded in death by parents; stepbrother, Billy Horn; brother-in-law, Ronald Mills; sister-in-law, Bonnie Kleinmeyer; and brother-in-law, Butch Kleinmeyer. Survived by loving wife of 49 years, the former Nancy Warner; son, Ronald, married to Carrie (Claycomb), Hollidaysburg; daughter, Rhonda, married to Raymond Rico, Johnstown; grandchildren, Alexander Goch and Colin and Madisyn Horn; sister-in-law, Joanne (Warner) Mills, Elmhurst, Ill.; brother-in-law, Louis Stormer, married to Mary Jane (Rzasa), Boswell; and several nieces and nephews. Ron was a former assistant manager at Penn Traffic Co. and Gee Bee’s. He worked at Goodwill Industries and most recently was a security guard for RAC Security, having served at Johnstown High School. He was a longtime council member for Dale Borough and lifelong member of Dale Firemen’s Club. He was a graduate of Dale Borough High School, Class of 1958. Member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church and was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers, Penguins and Pirates fan. He also was an avid lottery ticket player. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Geisel Funeral Home, Johnstown. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, the Rev. Wilbur Moll, officiating. Interment, Oak Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Conemaugh Hospice Program. For online condolences, please visit www.geiselfh.com.
- District Deaths July 22, 2014
H. Ross Blackburn
BLACKBURN – H. Ross, 87, Richland Township, died peacefully surrounded by family and friends July 20, 2014.
Lois Ann (Malonek) Holgash
HOLGASH – Lois Ann (Malonek), entered into eternal rest July 16, 2014.
Anna (Cicmansky) Leftow
LEFTOW – Mrs. Anna (Cicmansky), 94, Kissimmee, Fla., formerly of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Windber, died peacefully July 17, 2014.
LUBERT – Helen, 88, New York City, N.Y., and Northern Cambria, passed away July 19, 2014, peacefully at home after a long battle with cancer.
Stanley J. Pinkas
PINKAS – Stanley J., 86, St. Michael, died July 20, 2014, at Forest Hills Personal Care.
Norbert J. Teklinsky
TEKLINSKY – Norbert J. “Tick,” 82, Windber, passed away July 19, 2014, following a courageous 17-year battle with cancer.
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RUSNAK – Margaret, 85, Richland, died July 20, 2014, at her residence.
Jennie B. Slaventa
SLAVENTA – Jennie B., 89, Johnstown, formerly of Richland Township, passed away July 18, 2014, at Atrium Manor.
Lawrence G. Fretzel Jr.
FRETZEL – Lawrence “Larry” G. Jr., 82, Sidman, passed away July 19, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
The Very Rev. Father Christian R. Oravec, TOR
ORAVEC – The Very Rev. Father Christian R., TOR, 77, of the Third Order Regular Franciscans of the Province of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, died suddenly Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Conemaugh Hospital, Johnstown.
- District Deaths July 21, 2014
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Charles R. Eppley
EPPLEY – Charles R., 69, Sidman, died July 18, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
June Louise Turchak
TURCHAK – June Louise, 87, South Fork, died July 18, 2014, at home surrounded by loving family.
Barbara Ann (Tredennick) Bretz
BRETZ – Barbara Ann (Tredennick), 83, Cape Haze, Fla., went to meet her Lord Wednesday, June 11, 2014, with her husband, Earle, at her side.
Anna Marie Fisher
FISHER – Anna Marie, 90, died at her residence, Arbutus Park Manor, July 18, 2014, on her husband’s birthday.
Alice O. (Ochsenhirt) Phillips
PHILLIPS – Alice O. (Ochsenhirt), 88, Davidsville, formerly of Allison Park, died July 18, 2014, at Laurel View Village.
Samuel C. Carpenter
CARPENTER – Samuel C., 81, formerly of Nice Avenue, Upper Yoder Township, went to be with the Lord July 18, 2014, surrounded by his loving family.
OSSIP – Sydney, 97, Westmont, died July 18, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
LACO – Gus. At 91 years, God has called Gus Frank Laco home on July 18, 2014.
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