WINDBER — FEDORISKO – George, 90, Windber, died June 14, 2013, at Windber Hospice. Born May 16, 1923, in Windber, son of the late Paul and Verona (Kornaci) Fedorisko. Preceded in death by wife, Margaret (Kozer) Fedorisko; daughter, Diana; two infant children; and brothers, Paul Jr. and John Fedorisko. Survived by sister, Verna (Fedorisko) Makuch; brother-in-law, Michael Makuch, Windber; nieces, Jane (Fedorisko) Martin, Paulette Fedorisko, Joan (Fedorisko) Perry and Pani Kathleen (Makuch) Pehanich; nephew, Robert Fedorisko; and dearest friend, Lillian Turcato, and her sons, Robert and Anthony Turcato. Anthony is married to former Karen E. Wright, and their sons, Nicholas and Mark, whom George loved and who as young and innocent boys encouraged them to play in dirt and mud and explore, all the while having a whole lot of fun. George was a World War II U.S. Navy veteran. He was a retired coal miner. George was the last of Windber’s stone masons of notoriety; just look around and you will see his masterpieces are everywhere. “Stone lasts forever” as will our memories of George. Member of SS. Peter & Paul Orthodox Church, Windber, and United Mine Workers of America. Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Meek & Dalla Valle Funeral Home Inc., Windber, with Panachida service at 7:30 p.m. Divine Liturgy will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday at SS. Peter & Paul Orthodox Church, the Very Rev. Miles Zdinak, celebrant. Preceded by a brief service at the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. Memorial contributions may be made to either SS. Peter & Paul Orthodox Church, Windber, or Windber Hospice. Interment, church cemetery.
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Delores E. Benito
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Phillip E. Cadwallader
CADWALLADER – Phillip E., 88, Portage, entered into new life April 11, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Joan Mary (DeBiase) DeLisa
DeLISA – Joan Mary (DeBiase), 72, Richland, passed away peacefully April 14, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Daniel D. Emeigh
EMEIGH – Daniel D., 73, Northern Cambria, died April 12, 2014, at home.
LEEPER – Robert, 78, Johnstown, passed away April 13, 2014, at home.
Robert W. Stephens
STEPHENS – Robert W., 70, Johnstown, died April 13, 2014, at UPMC Shadyside Hospital.
Anna J. Treimer
TREIMER – Anna J., 80, Moxham, passed away April 13, 2014.
Richard T. Weimer Jr.
WEIMER – Richard “Rick” T. Jr., 69, New Florence, passed away Monday, April 14, 2014, at home.
YAROSH – Anna, 89, Portage, passed away April 14, 2014, at home.
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Roy Edgar Layman
LAYMAN – Roy Edgar, 98, Maple Winds/Autumn’s View, Portage, formerly of Palestine Road, Salix, passed peacefully to his reward on April 11, 2014.
Mary M. Ross
ROSS – Mrs. Mary M., 94, Church of the Brethren Home, formerly of Central City, went to be with the Lord April 12, 2014.
Ann H. Orris
ORRIS – Ann H., 72, Johnstown, died April 12, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Deovaux Holdsworth Jr.
HOLDSWORTH – Deovaux “Joe” Jr., 75, Homer City, passed away Thursday, April 10, 2014, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown, from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident.
Dean L. Fetzer
FETZER – Dean L., 91, Jackson Township, entered into a new life April 12, 2014, surrounded by his family.
Betty Louise (Stover) Westover
WESTOVER – Betty Louise (Stover), 85, Carrolltown, formerly of La Jose, died April 12, 2014, at Golden Living Center Haida, Hastings, with her children at her side.
Jeannette (Baker) Tavernini
TAVERNINI – Mrs. Jeannette (Baker), 75, Casselberry, Fla., formerly of Portage, entered into new life April 12, 2014, at home.
John J. Branas
BRANAS – John J., 67, Portage, passed away April 12, 2014, at Cambria Care Center.
Mary A. Liptak
LIPTAK – Mary A., 92, Johnstown, passed away April 13, 2014, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
Gaynelle A. Ivory
IVORY – Gaynelle A., 73, Hastings, died April 12, 2014, at Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh.
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