WESTMONT — CARNEY – Dr. Frank T., 79, Westmont, died Saturday, Dec. 24, 2011, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Johnstown, son of Dr. Francis and Damaris “Dud” (Hoffman) Carney. Preceded in death by his parents, and first wife, J. Susann (Orr) Carney, who died in 1978. Survived by loving wife, Kathryn (Wellen), children; Frank T. and Mary, Dr. David J. and Ethel, Mary Ellen Carney, Dr. William M. and Kathleen, and Judith C. and Earl Gregley; grandchildren, Douglas Carney; Michelle, married to Brye Campbell; Nicole, married to Mark Nowicki; Teri Carney; Michael, Jessie, Kim, David Jr., Sadie, Brittany, Bradley and Bethany Carney; and Chelsea and Kylie Gregley; and great-grandchildren, Brye and Callum Campbell. Also survived by brother, Dr. Stephen P. Carney, Easton, Md., and numerous nieces and nephews Dr. Carney was a graduate of Westmont Upper Yoder High School, Class of 1950. He was a graduate of Dickinson College and Jefferson Medical College. He served his internship at Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital. He completed his residency of general surgery at West Penn Hospital in Pittsburgh, between 1959 and 1960, and completed a residency of urology at the VA Hospital in Pittsburgh. He returned to Johnstown and practiced urology from 1963 until his retirement in 1995. He was a member of Pennsylvania Medical Society, Cambria County Medical Society, American Urological Society, the executive committee of the Pennsylvania Urological Society and examiner for the American College of Surgeons. He was the first physician appointed to the Board of Trustees of C.V.M.H. in 1968. President of C.V.M.H. Medical Staff in 1979, and received the Life Achievement Award for 30 years of teaching and the Distinguished Service Award. He served on the Cambria County Community College Board and the Board of Directors at the former Cenwest National Bank. He was involved in the following civic organizations, Cambria County War Memorial Hall of Fame Committee, chairman for the Westmont Recreational Committee, Cambria County War Memorial Board, Westmont School Board and Westmont Borough Council. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and traveling. He was an avid Steelers fan, and attended his 54th home opener this past season. He cherished his many friends and loved to laugh. He left all of us with so many memories, stories, and one-liners that will keep us smiling for years to come. At the request of the family visitation will be private, although family and friends will meet at noon Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011, at Visitation of the BVM Church for a funeral Mass, Father Barry Baroni, celebrant. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Dr. Frank T. Carney Medical School Scholarship Fund, c/o the Community Foundation of the Alleghenies, 116 Market St., Johnstown, Pa. 15901, or Visitation of the BVM Church, 1127 McKinley Ave., Johnstown, Pa. 15905. Funeral arrangements by Frank Duca Funeral Home, Westmont Chapel, 1622 Menoher Blvd. Interment, Grandview Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.ducafuneralhome.com.
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E. Joan Davis
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Billie Josephine (LaFollette) Hodges
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KOONTZ – Judy A., 67, Keedysville, Md., passed away peacefully Tuesday morning, July 29, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore, Md., after a long battle with lymphoma cancer.
Sherry L. Nagy
NAGY – Sherry L., 49, Johnstown, passed away July 30, 2014, at home.
Kenneth A. Naugle
NAUGLE – Kenneth A., 94, Johnstown, died July 30, 2014, at his home.
Richard John Peterson
PETERSON – Richard John, 49, Johnstown, passed away Monday evening, July 28, 2014, at Conemaugh Hospital.
Evelyn F. Vitalie
VITALIE – Evelyn F., 75, Johnstown, passed away July 30, 2014, at her home.
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Paul Radnoti Sr.
RADNOTI – Paul Sr., 80, passed away July 13, 2014, in Hebron, Ind.
Samuel R. Saia
SAIA – Samuel R., 90, Johnstown, died July 29, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Alex J. Stavish
STAVISH – Alex J., 90, Northern Cambria, died July 29, 2014, at Miners Medical Center Hastings.
Margaret R. (Shaffer) Hemminger
HEMMINGER – Margaret R. “Margie” (Shaffer), 93, formerly of Jenner Township, died July 29, 2014, at Meadow View Nursing Center, Berlin.
Carol R. (Schloski) Groleau
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George J. Stapinsky
STAPINSKY – George J. “Doodie” or “Hey You,” 85, Fort Hill, formerly of Windber, died July 30, 2014, at In Touch Hospice, Somerset.
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Patricia L. Bakale
BAKALE – Patricia L, 81, Johnstown, went to be with our Lord July 28, 2014.
Stephen A. Christy
CHRISTY – Stephen A., 65, Johnstown, died July 28, 2014, at home surrounded by family and friends.
CUSTER – Margaret “Peggy,” 69, Johnstown, passed away July 29, 2014, at Laurelwood Care Center.
Kathleen L. Geiser
GEISER – Kathleen L., 84, Oakland, died July 29, 2014, at Arbutus Park Manor.
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