The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


December 28, 2013

Margaret E. Strazisar

JOHNSTOWN — STRAZISAR – Margaret E., 86, Richland Woods, formerly of Vinco, died Dec. 27, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center. Born Aug. 16, 1927, in Clymer, daughter of the late Fred and Angeline (Magdelenic) Zlater. Also preceded in death by husband, Joseph H. Strazisar; daughter, Karen Stefanick; and siblings, Mary (Bill) Misko; Stephana (Charles) Bisssett; Anna (Lawrence) Caracciolo; Virginia (Frank) Halapia; Frances (Joseph) Bozic; Fred Zlater; Richard T. Zlater; and infant Elizabeth. Survived by son, Dennis J. (Deborah Jurich), Vinco; daughter, Mary Jo Strazisar, Reading; and grandchildren, Douglas (Lauren McCoy) Strazisar, Gaithersburg, Md.; Ashley (fiance, Scott Mikula) Strazisar, Vinco; and Kara Stefanick, Ebensburg. Sister-in-law of Rita Zlater, Tire Hill. Also nieces and nephews. Graduate of Conemaugh Township High School and enjoyed going to the class reunions. Margaret was an avid baker and enjoyed bingo and playing cards with her lady friends. She was a loving and generous mother and grandmother who will be greatly missed by all. Member of St. John Vianney Catholic Church, where funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Father Andrew Stanko, pastor. Committal, Grandview Cemetery. Friends received from 2 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Baker-Harris Funeral Chapel, Conemaugh, where vigil service will be held. The family would like to thank Richland Woods for their compassionate care of their mother, Margaret. Online condolences may be posted to


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