The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

Obituaries

November 22, 2012

Peggy L. (Gisbrecht) Donia

LINCOLN TOWNSHIP — DONIA – Peggy L. (Gisbrecht), 56, Somerset Pike, Lincoln Township, died Nov. 21, 2012, at home. Born Nov. 29, 1955, in Somerset, daughter of Arthur M. “Whitey” Sr. and Nancy M. (Drummond) Gisbrecht. Preceded in death by father. Survived by mother, Jenner Township; husband of 26 years, Francis A.; son, Scott Francis Donia, at home; daughter, Shannon Nichole, and companion, Jeremy Allen Swain, Sipesville; and granddaughter, Laiken Swain. Sister of Anna A., married to Mannie Merringer, Jenner Township; Arthur M. Jr. “Bud,” married to Nellie Allen, Ohio; Susan M., married to Roger Aultz, Sipesville; and Donald W., married to Pat Buffy; and Donna K. Curo, and friend, Anthony Bunk, both of Jenner Township. Also survived by twin sisters, Lisa J., married to Jay Miller, Somerset; and Linda J. Tusing, Jenner Township; and numerous in-laws, nieces, nephews and friends. A 1973 graduate of North Star High School, where she was voted most witty. Member of All Saints Catholic Parish. Owner and operator, along with her husband, of Lamonica’s Restaurant, Jenner Township, for the past 26 years. Viewing will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday and from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Hoffman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 409 Main St., Boswell, where vigil for the deceased will be held at 3:30 p.m. Sunday. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at All Saints Church, Boswell, the Rev. Father Justin A. Ratajczak, OFM, Conv., celebrant. Committal, Mount Carmel Cemetery. Memorials to Somerset Oncology Center, 314 S. Kimberly Ave., Somerset, Pa. 15501, would be appreciated. To express condolences, make a donation, order flowers or light a candle, visit HoffmanFuneralHomes.com.

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