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.
CUSTER – Iona, 69, Seward, went to be with the Lord April 19, 2014, at home surrounded by her family.
Phillip E. Fetterman Sr.
FETTERMAN – Phillip E. Sr., 68, Jerome, died Friday, April 18, 2014, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
Bernice (Prelich) Moore
MOORE – Bernice (Prelich), Johnstown, formerly of Pittsburgh, died Saturday, April 19, 2014.
Anna (Risko) Kotelnicki
KOTELNICKI – Anna (Risko), 91, Nanty Glo, died April 19, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
David E. Price
PRICE – David E., 72, Hampton Drive, Alum Bank, died Friday, April 18, 2014, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
Janet L. (Rippin) Roberts
ROBERTS – Janet L. (Rippin), 81, Johnstown, died April 19, 2014, at home.
Jay Wesley Keith
KEITH – Jay Wesley Sr., 73, Johnstown, passed away April 19, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Marie A Munaretto
MUNARETTO – Marie A., 86, Emeigh, passed away, April 19, 2014, at Miners Medical Center.
Robert A. Pytash
PYTASH – Robert A. “Rob,” 70, Vintondale, passed away April 18, 2014, James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center, Hospice Care Unit.
Margaret Teresa Bodziak Baldacchino
BALDACCHINO – Margaret Teresa Bodziak, 81, Carrolltown, died April 19, 2014, just five days after her beloved husband, Philip.
Clyde Earl Horner
HORNER– Clyde Earl, 94, Tionesta, passed away Friday, April 18, 2014, at Clarview Nursing and Rehab, Sligo.
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Stanley John Wozny Jr.
WOZNY – Stanley John Jr., 62, Windber, passed away April 16, 2014, at the Presbyterian Home, Johnstown.
Anna E. Katawczik
KATAWCZIK – Anna E., 93, Conemaugh Township, went to be with the Lord April 18, 2014, at Laurel View Village.
Ruth J. (Griffith) Cherkola
CHERKOLA – Ruth J. (Griffith), 87, Upper Yoder Township, died April 16, 2014, at Good Samaritan Hospital.
REGAN – Donna, 55, Park Hill, died April 17, 2014, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
Mary Catherine (Regan) Beidle
BEIDLE – Mary Catherine (Regan) “Sis” “Kate,” 87, Johnstown, died April 16, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center and went to spend Easter in Heaven.
STALLER – Helen, 93, Johnstown, died April 18, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home.
Barbara Joan Berkebile
BERKEBILE – Barbara Joan, 75, Stoystown, died April 19, 2014, at Somerset In Touch Hospice House.
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