JOHNSTOWN — CONWAY – Bernard V. Jr. “Bernie,” 76, Johnstown, passed away Monday, July 29, 2013, at Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh, surrounded by his family. Preceded in death by parents, Bernard Sr. and Clara (Kehoe) Conway; brother, John Conway; and grandson, Evan Conway. Survived by wife of 48 years, Theresa (Cucciardo) Conway; daughter, Kelli, and husband, Scott Herrington, New Alexandria, Pa.; son, Bernard III, and wife, Maureen (Golba), Johnstown; daughter, Erynn, and husband, Benjamin Mack, Johnstown; son, Daniel and wife Brande (Seese), Johnstown. Also papap to grandchildren, Connor Herrington; Ian, Delaney and Aiden Conway; Tyler and Ethan Mack; and future granddaughter, Mollie Irene Conway, due in September. Bernie also is survived by sisters, Mary Louise Kinol and Bernice Oleksak, both of Johnstown. Bernie was a graduate of Bishop McCort and he was in the Army Reserve. When he was a young man, he passed on his love of football by coaching at St. Mary’s Byzantine School. In his early years, he helped run the family business, Conway’s Cafe in the West End. He was then a steelworker at U.S. Steel and in later years, worked as a conductor on the Johnstown Inclined Plane, where he enjoyed meeting and talking to people from all over the world. He was the elected union representative. Bernie enjoyed sharing and teaching his love of the outdoors with all of his children. He was an avid fisherman and hunter. He was an excellent cook who often shared his recipes and love of food with others. Member of St. Therese Catholic Church. Friends will be received from 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Hindman Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc., 146 Chandler Ave. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Therese Catholic Church, Father Bernard Karmonocky, officiating. Inurnment, St. Anthony’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to Johnstown Cambria County Library or Mercy Palliative Care Service at UPMC Palliative and Supportive Institute, c/o Denise Stahl, Executive Director, 3600 Forbes Ave., at Meyron Iroquois Bldg. Suite 405, Pittsburgh, Pa. 15213. Arrangements in care of Hindman Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc., exclusive provider of “Veterans and Family Memorial Care.” Condolences may be made at HindmanFuneralHomes.com.
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Lawrence E. Coy
COY – Lawrence E., 89, Connellsville, Pa., formerly of Johnstown and Somerset, died April 21, 2014, at home.
DRINOSKY – Eugene, 80, Portage, entered eternal rest April 21, 2014, peacefully at home.
George Felix Jr.
FELIX – George Jr., 87, Alum Bank, passed away peacefully Sunday, April 20, 2014, at Colonial Courtyard in Bedford.
Mary C. Keilman
KEILMAN – Mary C., 62, Ebensburg, born March 26, 1952, in Nanty Glo, died April 21, 2014, at home.
Barbara A. (Geiser) Knapp
KNAPP – Barbara A. (Geiser), 79, Johnstown, passed away April 22, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
SINCAK – Michael, of Hollsopple, loving son, brother, husband and friend to all, passed away peacefully April 10, 2014.
Richard J. McAndrews Jr.
McANDREWS – Richard J. Jr. “Jimbo,” 57, Windber, passed away after a 2-year-battle with cancer April 22, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Kathleen Mae Speicher
SPEICHER – Kathleen Mae, 48, Conemaugh Township, died April 20, 2014, at UPMC Shadyside Hospital.
Julia J. (Gresh) Voeghtly
VOEGHTLY – Julia J. (Gresh), 74, Johnstown, passed away peacefully April 21, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center, Palliative Care Unit.
Ruth M. Ziemba
ZIEMBA – Ruth M., 84, Cover Hill, formerly of Park Hill, went to be with the Lord April 4, 2014, at LaurelWood Care Center.
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Georgia R. Brown
BROWN – Georgia R., 90, Lincoln Highway, Bedford, died Sunday, April 20, 2014, at her home.
John R. Franko Jr.
FRANKO – John R. Jr. “Bunko,” 72, Conemaugh, died April 20, 2014, at home.
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
MARSH – Margaret Gloria, born Dec. 28, 1927, was called to her heavenly home April 19, 2014.
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Wayne R. Bailey
BAILEY – Wayne R., 53, South Fork, passed away unexpectedly on Good Friday, April 18, 2014, at his home.
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