HOLLIDAYSBURG — BRICCA – Agnes A. “Aggie,” 98, a resident of Garvey Manor, formerly of Gallitzin, died Dec. 1, 2012, at Altoona Hospital. Born Aug. 28, 1914, in Gallitzin, daughter of the late Carlo and Zelmira (Bertoccini) Fabbri. Preceded in death by her husband, William L., on Aug. 8, 1981; sisters, Theresa Roach, Alice Fabbri, Nellie Tragon and Louise Sprouse; and brothers, Gino and Fedo. Survived by children, Louis, married to Dolores Kowalczyk, New Windsor, Md., and Linda, married to Leo Benoni, Ebensburg; grandchildren, Gregory (Stacy) Bricca, Andrea Bricca, Anita (Paul) Lomax, Amy Benoni and Kara (Scott) Anderson; great-grandchildren, William and Emily Bricca, Addison and Trent Lomax and Tyler Anderson; and sisters, Victoria Gjurich and Eleanor Longosky, both of Gallitzin. Member of the Auxiliary to the Gallitzin American Legion and St. Demetrius Catholic Church, Gallitzin, where funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday, the Rev. Albert Ledoux, celebrant. Committal, St. Francis Xavier Cemetery, Cresson. Friends will be received from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at Gibbons Funeral Home, 301 Church St., Gallitzin, where a vigil service will be held Thursday afternoon. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Garvey Manor, 1037 S. Logan Blvd., Hollidaysburg, Pa. 16648, in Aggie’s memory. (www.gibbonsfunerals.com)
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H. Ross Blackburn
BLACKBURN – H. Ross, 87, Richland Township, died peacefully surrounded by family and friends July 20, 2014.
Lois Ann (Malonek) Holgash
HOLGASH – Lois Ann (Malonek), entered into eternal rest July 16, 2014.
Anna (Cicmansky) Leftow
LEFTOW – Mrs. Anna (Cicmansky), 94, Kissimmee, Fla., formerly of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Windber, died peacefully July 17, 2014.
LUBERT – Helen, 88, New York City, N.Y., and Northern Cambria, passed away July 19, 2014, peacefully at home after a long battle with cancer.
Stanley J. Pinkas
PINKAS – Stanley J., 86, St. Michael, died July 20, 2014, at Forest Hills Personal Care.
Norbert J. Teklinsky
TEKLINSKY – Norbert J. “Tick,” 82, Windber, passed away July 19, 2014, following a courageous 17-year battle with cancer.
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RUSNAK – Margaret, 85, Richland, died July 20, 2014, at her residence.
Jennie B. Slaventa
SLAVENTA – Jennie B., 89, Johnstown, formerly of Richland Township, passed away July 18, 2014, at Atrium Manor.
Lawrence G. Fretzel Jr.
FRETZEL – Lawrence “Larry” G. Jr., 82, Sidman, passed away July 19, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
The Very Rev. Father Christian R. Oravec, TOR
ORAVEC – The Very Rev. Father Christian R., TOR, 77, of the Third Order Regular Franciscans of the Province of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, died suddenly Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Conemaugh Hospital, Johnstown.
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Charles R. Eppley
EPPLEY – Charles R., 69, Sidman, died July 18, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
June Louise Turchak
TURCHAK – June Louise, 87, South Fork, died July 18, 2014, at home surrounded by loving family.
Barbara Ann (Tredennick) Bretz
BRETZ – Barbara Ann (Tredennick), 83, Cape Haze, Fla., went to meet her Lord Wednesday, June 11, 2014, with her husband, Earle, at her side.
Anna Marie Fisher
FISHER – Anna Marie, 90, died at her residence, Arbutus Park Manor, July 18, 2014, on her husband’s birthday.
Alice O. (Ochsenhirt) Phillips
PHILLIPS – Alice O. (Ochsenhirt), 88, Davidsville, formerly of Allison Park, died July 18, 2014, at Laurel View Village.
Samuel C. Carpenter
CARPENTER – Samuel C., 81, formerly of Nice Avenue, Upper Yoder Township, went to be with the Lord July 18, 2014, surrounded by his loving family.
OSSIP – Sydney, 97, Westmont, died July 18, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
LACO – Gus. At 91 years, God has called Gus Frank Laco home on July 18, 2014.
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