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.
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E. Joan Davis
DAVIS – E. Joan, 87, Riverside, Ohio, formerly of Johnstown, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014, at Kettering Medical Center.
Billie Josephine (LaFollette) Hodges
HODGES – Billie Josephine (LaFollette), 79, Boswell, Jenner Township, formerly of Gadsden, Ala., passed away July 27, 2014, at Windber Hospice from complications of cancer.
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
GROLEAU – Carol R. (Schloski), 56, Goshen, Mass., lost her battle with cancer July 16, 2014. Born Dec. 25, 1957, in Colver, she was the daughter of John and Olive (Spotts) Schloski.
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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