EAST TAYLOR TOWNSHIP — SIWY – Catherine S. “Stella,” 89, East Taylor Township, died Dec. 13, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center, surrounded by family. Born Oct. 25, 1924, in Poland, daughter of the late Franciszek and Maria (Gniewek) Brudz. Also preceded in death by husband, Stephen J. Siwy. Survived by children, Lucyna “Lucy” Sellers, Florida; Mark (Joan Vizi), Ebensburg; Joseph (Rebecca Wess), Johnstown; Stephen Jr. (Lori Hurst), Pittsburgh; and Richard (Sherri Vivis), Mineral Point; 14 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Former member of St. Casimir Catholic Church and presently a member of the Church of the Transfiguration, Conemaugh. Also a member of former GNAT Sewing Club. Stella came to America in 1956. She was employed at Insleys Dress Shop as a seamstress. Stella loved flowers, enjoyed working in the garden and looked forward to having lunch with her friends at the senior center. She was a wonderful wife, mother and “Babcia” who will be sadly missed. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Baker-Harris Funeral Chapel, Conemaugh, where vigil service will be held. Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Church of the Transfiguration, Father Robert A. Hall, pastor. Committal, Assumption Cemetery. Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com.
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- District Deaths April 16, 2014
Delores E. Benito
BENITO – Delores E. “Honey,” 72, Johnstown, died April 11, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Phillip E. Cadwallader
CADWALLADER – Phillip E., 88, Portage, entered into new life April 11, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Joan Mary (DeBiase) DeLisa
DeLISA – Joan Mary (DeBiase), 72, Richland, passed away peacefully April 14, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Daniel D. Emeigh
EMEIGH – Daniel D., 73, Northern Cambria, died April 12, 2014, at home.
LEEPER – Robert, 78, Johnstown, passed away April 13, 2014, at home.
Robert W. Stephens
STEPHENS – Robert W., 70, Johnstown, died April 13, 2014, at UPMC Shadyside Hospital.
Anna J. Treimer
TREIMER – Anna J., 80, Moxham, passed away April 13, 2014.
Richard T. Weimer Jr.
WEIMER – Richard “Rick” T. Jr., 69, New Florence, passed away Monday, April 14, 2014, at home.
YAROSH – Anna, 89, Portage, passed away April 14, 2014, at home.
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Roy Edgar Layman
LAYMAN – Roy Edgar, 98, Maple Winds/Autumn’s View, Portage, formerly of Palestine Road, Salix, passed peacefully to his reward on April 11, 2014.
Mary M. Ross
ROSS – Mrs. Mary M., 94, Church of the Brethren Home, formerly of Central City, went to be with the Lord April 12, 2014.
Ann H. Orris
ORRIS – Ann H., 72, Johnstown, died April 12, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Deovaux Holdsworth Jr.
HOLDSWORTH – Deovaux “Joe” Jr., 75, Homer City, passed away Thursday, April 10, 2014, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown, from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident.
Dean L. Fetzer
FETZER – Dean L., 91, Jackson Township, entered into a new life April 12, 2014, surrounded by his family.
Betty Louise (Stover) Westover
WESTOVER – Betty Louise (Stover), 85, Carrolltown, formerly of La Jose, died April 12, 2014, at Golden Living Center Haida, Hastings, with her children at her side.
Jeannette (Baker) Tavernini
TAVERNINI – Mrs. Jeannette (Baker), 75, Casselberry, Fla., formerly of Portage, entered into new life April 12, 2014, at home.
John J. Branas
BRANAS – John J., 67, Portage, passed away April 12, 2014, at Cambria Care Center.
Mary A. Liptak
LIPTAK – Mary A., 92, Johnstown, passed away April 13, 2014, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
Gaynelle A. Ivory
IVORY – Gaynelle A., 73, Hastings, died April 12, 2014, at Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh.
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