SOUTH FORK — GREGOVICH – Thomas C. “Buddy,” 47, South Fork, died June 23, 2013, at UPMC Shadyside. Born Sept. 15, 1965, in Johnstown, son of Thomas C. and Laverne (Rohner) Gregovich. Preceded in death by grandparents, Thomas and Grace Gregovich, George Rohner and Gertrude and Ed Clymer; and aunt, Joyce (Gregovich) Amigh. Survived by parents, South Fork; sister, Sandra, wife of David Makins, Beaverdale; nephew, Joshua Gregovich, married to Becky Johnson, South Fork; niece, Jessica Makins, fiancee of Matt Strayer, Salix; great-nieces, Kayle and Jesslynn Strayer; great-nephews, Brandon and Dylan Gregovich and Logan Strayer; uncle, Ronnie (Joan) Clymer; aunts, Judy (Dan) McCreary, Marge Waide and DeAnn Clymer; very, very good friends, Dan, Harry and Donna Adams; and numerous other beloved family and friends. Tom was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Persian Gulf War. He worked for Altoona-Blair County Airport. A private family viewing will be held at Charles O. Dimond Funeral Home Inc., South Fork. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a graveside service at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Mount Hope Cemetery, South Fork, by Harry Adams. Military graveside service will be held by St. Michael American Legion Post 551. (www.dimondfuneralhome.com)
- District Deaths April 19, 2014
Jerry Sheldon Berkebile
BERKEBILE – Jerry Sheldon, 83, Johnstown, passed away April 17, 2014, at Presbyterian Home, Johnstown.
Phyllis J. Burkhard
BURKHARD – Phyllis J., 71, Johnstown, passed away April 16, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
FABRIZIO – John, 88, Geistown, died April 18, 2014, at the Lutheran Home.
Homer E. Hillegas
HILLEGAS – Homer E., 94, Tionesta, Pa., formerly of Central City and Parma, Ohio, died April 14, 2014, at Golden Living Center, Shippenville, Pa.
Florence R. Homer
HOMER – Florence R., 88, Clearfield, died Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Christ the King Manor, DuBois.
Ronald Glenn Lester
LESTER – Ronald Glenn, 81, Lebanon, formerly of Sidman, died April 18, 2014, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Lebanon.
LISINA – Edward, 81, Johnstown, died April 18, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
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Dora Marie Bufagna
BUFAGNA – Dora Marie, 87, Armagh, passed away peacefully April 16, 2014, at home surrounded by her family.
Doris Marjorie Cooper
COOPER – Doris Marjorie, 87, Westmont, went to heaven, April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center Palliative Care Unit.
Rose Mary (Delegram) Tripodi
TRIPODI – Rose Mary (Delegram), 66, Culpeper, Va., formerly of Cresson, died April 17, 2014, at home.
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Zachary Gordon Alan Andrews
ANDREWS – Zachary Gordon Alan, 21, Johnstown, was called home April 13, 2014.
Ray H. Clites
CLITES – Ray H., 93 , Westmont, died April 12, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Beverly J. Hoover
HOOVER – Beverly J., 75, Johnstown, was received into heaven April 16, 2014.
Joseph Samuel Kuhar Jr.
KUHAR – Joseph Samuel Jr. “Joey,” 64, passed away April 11, 2014, at home, in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Charles M. Lambert
LAMBERT – Charles M., 87, Central City, passed away April 14, 2014, at home.
Betty L. Lydic
LYDIC – Betty L., 88, Johnstown, died April 15, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
Stella A. Ponchek
PONCHEK – Stella A., 92, East Conemaugh, died April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
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