WESTWOOD — BEARJAR – Robert P. “Bob,” 59, a lifelong resident of Westwood, passed away suddenly Oct. 3, 2013, at his home. Born Dec. 22, 1953, in Johnstown, son of Peter and Elizabeth (Dudash) Bearjar. Preceded in death by his father; wife, Lori (Kaufman), who died in 2003; and infant brother, Edward. Survived by his mother, Betty; son, Peter; brother, Vincent (Lois) Bearjar; fiancee, Jennifer Wagner, and her daughter, Alexandria Wagner; and many nieces, nephews, family and friends. Bob was the owner and operator of El Rancho Restaurant for many years and was very grateful for the many friendships he created over the years. Since the restaurant’s closing, he has been employed at Value King Supermarket and recently at Trophy’s Bar and Grill. In the past, Bob was a proud member of Westwood Volunteer Fire Department. He had many happy memories from time spent there. Bob loved animals and enjoyed his Norwegian Elkhound dogs over the years. More recently, he was introduced to cats, which he also learned to love and appreciate. Bob was a caring and generous man who was always willing to help those in need. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him. May he rest in peace. Family and friends will be received from 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Moskal-Reid Funeral Home, West End, where vigil for the deceased will be held at 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday at St. Therese Catholic Church, the Rev. Bernard Karmonocky, celebrant. Mass will be followed by committal at Grandview Mausoleum.
- District Deaths Aug. 1, 2014
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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