GALLITZIN — HOLLEN – Donna L., 76, Spindley Road, Gallitzin, died Aug. 31, 2012, at home. Born Nov. 29, 1935, in Amsbry, daughter of the late Wilbert E. “Kid” and Hilda M. “Toot” (Kimmel) Long. Preceded in death by husband, Lloyd, on May 31, 2006; son, Gregory; daughter, Cheryl; and grandson, Brandon Hollen. Survived by children, Scott (Lisa Slebodnick), Cresson; Pamela Hollen, Ebensburg; Joe (Carol Reed), Tampa, Fla.; Mike (Regina Pooler), with whom she resided, Gallitzin R.D.; Chris (Mary Slebodnick), Loretto; Colleen Benzie (Joe), Gallitzin; 14 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Sister of Wayne, Cresson; Freda Holmberg, Cresson; James (Jackie Moyer), Gallitzin R.D.; Vivian Bathurst, Gallitzin R.D.; Darlene Simonds (Wayne), York; John (Connie Diehl), Gallitzin R.D.; and Wanda Little (Dan), Gallitzin R.D. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews and her faithful loving companion, her dog, Princess. Donna enjoyed gardening, Sunday crossword puzzles and spaghetti dinners. Member of St. Thomas Catholic Church, Ashville, where funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday, the Rev. Sean Code, celebrant. Committal, church cemetery. Friends will be received from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the Gibbons Funeral Home, Ashville, where a vigil service will be held Sunday afternoon. We will miss our Mother dearly, but knowing she is with her son, Gregory, and her daughter, Cheryl, in God’s Kingdom will bring us great comfort.
Lillian R. Stager
STAGER – Lillian R., 84, Johnstown, died March 10, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Thomas G. Hunter
HUNTER – Thomas G., 82, Beaverdale, entered into new life March 10, 2014, at home.
James M. Krumbine
KRUMBINE – James M., 64, Johnstown, died March 7, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Arthur Lee Brown
BROWN – Arthur Lee, 84, Somerset, died March 10, 2014, at his residence.
Shirley Mae Weldon
WELDON – Shirley Mae, 79, Kimberly, Idaho, passed away March 3, 2014.
Richard A. Sotack
SOTACK – Richard A., 49, Blacklick Township, passed away March 10, 2014, at home.
GULA – Daniel, 84, Franklin Borough, went to be with the Lord March 10, 2014, at home.
Francis W. Gavlak
GAVLAK – Francis W., 89, Portage, passed away March 11, 2014, at Maple Winds Care Center.
JANCUK – Julia, 79, Portage, passed away March 10, 2014, at Select Specialty Hospital.
Chester R. Querry
QUERRY – Chester R., 92, Johnstown, passed away March 10, 2014, at his home.
Carrie Elizabeth Massey
MASSEY – Carrie Elizabeth, 75, Virginia Beach, Va., went home to be with the Lord March 5, 2014.
Johns C. Schmid Jr.
SCHMID – Johns C. Jr. “Jack,” 89, Davidsville, formerly of Geistown Borough, went to be with the Lord March 10, 2014, at Laurel View Village.
Dr. Stephen P. Kukucka
KUKUCKA – Dr. Stephen P., 64, died unexpectedly in his Crafton home on Sunday, March 9, 2014.
Sophie (Krempasky) Krisko
KRISKO – Sophie (Krempasky), 87, Portage, passed away Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, in Virginia Beach, Va., after a brief illness.
Ronald F. Corona
CORONA – Ronald F., 70, Cresson, died March 9, 2014, at home.
Christine A. Matos
MATOS – Christine A., 53, Windber, died March 10, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
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Norman J. Makin Jr.
MAKIN – Norman J. Jr., 65, Geistown Borough, went to be with the Lord March 10, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
REAY – Raymond, 73, died March 4, 2014, in Venice, Fla.
John E. Schuster
SCHUSTER – John E., 87, passed away March 8, 2014, in St. Augustine, Fla.
Ruth M. Cuppett
CUPPETT – Ruth M., 93 years, 11 months and 16 days, Stonycreek Township, went to be with the Lord March 9, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
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