The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


February 21, 2014

Sophie R. Beroldi

EAST TAYLOR TOWNSHIP — BEROLDI – Sophie R., 92, East Taylor Township, went to be with the Lord Feb. 20, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center. Born Sept. 6, 1921, in East Conemaugh, daughter of Alex and Catherine (Oshansky) Hunko. Preceded in death by parents; husband, Michael Beroldi; sisters, Ann and Mary; brothers, Nicholas, John and Steven Anthony; and son-in-law, David Bernardy. Survived by her loving daughters, Linda, wife of Geoff Loris, Pocatello, Idaho; Bonnie A. Bernardy, Westmont; and Michele C., wife of John Ewasko, Johnstown; and sisters-in-law, Perena Beroldi and Helen Albert, both of Inverness, Fla.; and Sue Hunko, Kinston, Ala.; also several goddaughters, nieces and nephews. Sophie was first employed in housekeeping at the Swank Building, and later was employed in the cafeteria at East Taylor Elementary School. She enjoyed cooking, sewing, crocheting, bingo, casino trips and walking the boardwalk. Sophie loved baking and canning and feeding her family. Friends will be received from 2 to 8 p.m. Monday at Baker-Harris Funeral Chapel, Conemaugh, where Parastas will be sung at 7:30 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Holy Trinity Byzantine Catholic Church, Father Robert F. Oravetz. Committal, Holy Trinity Cemetery. The family suggests contributions be directed to Holy Trinity Byzantine Catholic Church, 217 Fourth St., Conemaugh, Pa. 15909, in memory of Sophie. Online condolences may be posted to

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