JOHNSTOWN — SOTTILE – Carmen Joseph, 94, Johnstown, died April 17, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center. Born Nov. 26, 1918, in Mount Union, Pa., son of the late Paul and Francesca (Donia) Sottile. Preceded in death by wife, Helen (Wertz); brothers, Louis, Anthony, Veto, Joseph and August Sottile; and sisters, Carmella Rzeszut, Mary Kvarta and Anne Costa. Survived by children, Patricia, married to Larry Hilbrecht; Ronald, married to the former Nancy Cardellino; and Helen, married to Ron Chilcot, all of Johnstown; and Carmen , married to the former Mary Woods, Manvel, Texas; and 10 grandchildren; also 15 great-grandchildren. Brother of John, married to the former Virginia Myers; and sisters, Jane Jones and Pauline Molchany; sisters-in-law, Mary (Zangalia) Sottile, Virginia (Barrett) Sottile and Dorothea (Cobaugh) Sottile. Also survived by many nieces and nephews, and special companion, Marge Magdelinic. Carmen was one of six brothers serving in the U.S. Navy in Iwo Jima and Okinawa during World War II. Member of the VFW. He belonged to many bowling leagues for more than 60 years in the Steelworkers Good Fellowship League and served as an officer of Johnstown Bowling Association. He retired from Bethlehem Steel Open Hearth after 34 years of service. He was active in USWA Steelworkers Union for more than 23 years, having served in many capacities, including secretary and chairman of a 10-man grievance committee. He also served as executive vice president of Central Labor Council. Member of St. Clare of Assisi Catholic Church, Woodvale, where funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday, April 22, Father Matthew Misurda, celebrant. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Frank Duca Funeral Home, Westmont Chapel, 1622 Menoher Blvd. Entombment, Grandview Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Clare of Assisi Building Fund in his memory. Condolences may be sent through www.ducafuneralhome.com.
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Gerald C. Hoover
HOOVER – Gerald C., 79, Cambria Township, passed away Dec. 6, 2013, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
Clifford August Rummel
RUMMEL– Clifford August, 68, formerly of Johnstown and Somerset, passed away Nov. 4, 2013, in Springfield, Ohio.
Phillip Zdunczyk Sr.
ZDUNCZYK – Phillip Sr., 77, Portage, passed away Dec. 7, 2013, at Windber Hospice.
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Marian F. (Hall) Abele
ABELE – Marian F. (Hall), 88, Edgewood, Ky., formerly of Johnstown, died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, at Emeritus at Edgewood.
BUSHWACK – Donna, 92, Loganville, Ga., passed away Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013.
Eugene Strohl Cassler
CASSLER – Eugene Strohl, 80, Everett, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Bedford Memorial Hospital.
Delores Jane Debias
DEBIAS – Delores Jane, 82, Beaufort, S.C., died Dec. 3, 2013, at her residence.
Katheleen Joyce (Diviney) Gongloff
GONGLOFF – Katheleen Joye (Diviney), 81, formerly of Twin Rocks, passed away peacefully Dec. 6, 2013, at home.
Jaclyn A. Gregorich
GREGORICH – Jaclyn A., 51, Greensburg, formerly of Robinson, died Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, at Westmoreland Manor.
Andrew James Koss
KOSS – Capt. Andrew James, 33, Detroit, Mich., formerly of Woolrich, Pa., passed away Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, at his home.
LETZO – Shary G., 67, New Germany, passed away peacefully in her sleep Dec. 5, 2013, at her mother’s home in Portage.
Antoinette J. (DeSalle) Luker
LUKER – Antoinette J. “Toni” (DeSalle), 77, Bolivar, passed away Dec. 6, 2013, at St. Andrew’s Village, Indiana.
Roy G. McClure
McCLURE – Roy G., 63, Travelers Rest, S.C., died Dec. 2, 2013, at home.
Joseph C. Rubis
RUBIS – Joseph C., 75, Johnstown, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Charles L. Sheets
SHEETS – Charles L., 79, Stoystown, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Somerset In Touch Hospice House.
John E. Single
SINGLE – John E. “Pap,” 85, Johnstown, passed away Dec. 5, 2013.
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Lisa Jean (Anico) Bender
BENDER – Lisa Jean (Anico), 48, Hastings, died Dec. 4, 2013, at UPMC Hospital, Altoona.
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