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.
- District Deaths March 8, 2014
Albert Lynn Boring
BORING – Albert Lynn, 53, Ebensburg, passed away Thursday, March 6, 2014, at Ebensburg Center, Sunset House.
Richard C. Claycomb
CLAYCOMB – Mr. Richard C., 72, Heritage Road, Osterburg, died Thursday, March 6, 2014, at his home.
Shelvy J. Elbertson
ELBERTSON – Shelvy J., 51, Johnstown, passed away March 6, 2014.
Gloria Jean (Dunmire) Ellsworth
ELLSWORTH – Gloria Jean (Dunmire), 75, Seward, passed away March 6, 2014, at Indiana Regional Medical Center.
Phyllis M. Faight
FAIGHT – Phyllis M., 78, Jackson Township, died March 5, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Alta Jane Fox
FOX – Alta Jane, 81, Daisytown, passed away March 7, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
Thelma (Kearney) Kodosky
KODOSKY – Thelma “Jeannie” (Kearney), 78, Lilly, went to her eternal rest March 7, 2014.
Lois Jean (Dunmeyer) Lepley
LEPLEY – Lois Jean (Dunmeyer), 70, West Virginia, formerly of Somerset County, died March 5, 2014, at home.
REITZ – David, 76, passed away March 3, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nev.
James J. Saylor Sr.
SAYLOR – James J. Sr. “Pap,” Davidsville, died peacefully March 7, 2014, at home surrounded by family.
W. Jean (Mishler) Naugle Wingard
WINGARD – W. Jean Mishler Naugle, 85, formerly of Morgantown and Davidsville, died Wednesday, March 5, 2014.
- Today's Funerals March 8, 2014
- District Deaths March 7, 2014
GEORGE – Robert “Bob,” 71, Portage, passed away March 4, 2014, in Johnstown.
Marcella S. (Ciccotelli) Gillin
GILLIN – Marcella S. (Ciccotelli), 85, Ebensburg, passed away peacefully March 5, 2014, at Cambria Care Center.
Peter Holubz Jr.
HOLUBZ – Peter Jr., 89, Johnstown, died March 5, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Lillian Marlene (Anderson) Howard
HOWARD – Lillian Marlene (Anderson), 71, Ebensburg, died March 5, 2014, at home.
KAUFMAN – Morton, 84, Westmont, lost his battle with cancer March 5, 2014.
James Guido Mastrine
MASTRINE – James Guido, 63, Ebensburg, died March 5, 2014, at home surrounded by his family.
Anna T. Pipon
PIPON – Mrs. Anna T., 99, Windber, passed away March 6, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Thomas F. Reynolds
REYNOLDS – Thomas F., 62, Tire Hill, died March 5, 2014.
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