JOHNSTOWN — BOMBATCH – Ethel A., 95, formerly of Lower Yoder Township, died Dec. 18, 2013, at Richland Woods. Born May 16, 1918, in Johnstown, daughter of Joseph and Harriet (Hayes) Alberter. Preceded in death by parents; husband, Carl Bombatch; daughter-in- law, Karen (Medice) Bombatch; sisters, Esther Grachan and Goldie Rayner; and brother, Francis “Bud” Alberter. Survived by sons, James, married to the former Susan Glover, Johnstown; and Donald Bombatch, Grove City; and grandchildren, Renee, married to Stephen Gray; Natalie Bombatch; and Zachary, and fiancee, Chelsea Harrison. Also survived by sisters, Betty Jo, and husband, Robert Ashcom, New Florence; Jean Mora, Murrysville; and Darla, and husband, Darrel Rummel, Johnstown; and sisters-in-law, Shirley Alberter and Rita Bombatch; also numerous nieces and nephews. Ethel was a retired school teacher with both Lower Yoder and Greater Johnstown school districts. Private service will be held at the convenience of the family. Interment, Grandview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Academic Alumni Scholarship Fund, Community Foundation for the Alleghenies, 116 Market St., Suite 4, Johnstown, Pa. 15901, in memory of Ethel A. Bombatch. Condolences may be sent to ozogfh.com.
Lillian R. Stager
STAGER – Lillian R., 84, Johnstown, died March 10, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Thomas G. Hunter
HUNTER – Thomas G., 82, Beaverdale, entered into new life March 10, 2014, at home.
James M. Krumbine
KRUMBINE – James M., 64, Johnstown, died March 7, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Arthur Lee Brown
BROWN – Arthur Lee, 84, Somerset, died March 10, 2014, at his residence.
Shirley Mae Weldon
WELDON – Shirley Mae, 79, Kimberly, Idaho, passed away March 3, 2014.
Richard A. Sotack
SOTACK – Richard A., 49, Blacklick Township, passed away March 10, 2014, at home.
GULA – Daniel, 84, Franklin Borough, went to be with the Lord March 10, 2014, at home.
Francis W. Gavlak
GAVLAK – Francis W., 89, Portage, passed away March 11, 2014, at Maple Winds Care Center.
JANCUK – Julia, 79, Portage, passed away March 10, 2014, at Select Specialty Hospital.
Chester R. Querry
QUERRY – Chester R., 92, Johnstown, passed away March 10, 2014, at his home.
Carrie Elizabeth Massey
MASSEY – Carrie Elizabeth, 75, Virginia Beach, Va., went home to be with the Lord March 5, 2014.
Johns C. Schmid Jr.
SCHMID – Johns C. Jr. “Jack,” 89, Davidsville, formerly of Geistown Borough, went to be with the Lord March 10, 2014, at Laurel View Village.
Dr. Stephen P. Kukucka
KUKUCKA – Dr. Stephen P., 64, died unexpectedly in his Crafton home on Sunday, March 9, 2014.
Sophie (Krempasky) Krisko
KRISKO – Sophie (Krempasky), 87, Portage, passed away Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, in Virginia Beach, Va., after a brief illness.
Ronald F. Corona
CORONA – Ronald F., 70, Cresson, died March 9, 2014, at home.
Christine A. Matos
MATOS – Christine A., 53, Windber, died March 10, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
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Norman J. Makin Jr.
MAKIN – Norman J. Jr., 65, Geistown Borough, went to be with the Lord March 10, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
REAY – Raymond, 73, died March 4, 2014, in Venice, Fla.
John E. Schuster
SCHUSTER – John E., 87, passed away March 8, 2014, in St. Augustine, Fla.
Ruth M. Cuppett
CUPPETT – Ruth M., 93 years, 11 months and 16 days, Stonycreek Township, went to be with the Lord March 9, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
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