BLANDBURG, PA. — BORDACK – Mr. Matthew F., 87, Blandburg, Pa., died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, at UPMC-Altoona. Born Oct. 14, 1926, in Blandburg, son of the late Matthew T. and Anna (Janos) Bordac. On May 3, 1952, in Blandburg, he married Virginia Louise Lender, who died Oct. 17, 1987. Surviving are son, Thomas M., Hollidaysburg; daughter, Susan L. Ronan, Claysburg, and her children, Andy, Tammy and Justin; son, Joseph E. (Amy), Altoona, and their children, David and Sara; daughter, Joan M. (Neal) Mesteller, Seward, and their children, Brian and Aaron; and son, Matthew L. (Heather), Blandburg, and their daughter, Cierra; and stepgrandson, Matt. Also surviving is his deceased sons, Wendell’s children, Wendy, Angie and Eric. Also survived by eight great-grandchildren; sister, Sister Genevieve Bordac, Neceda, Wis.; and special friend, Betty Tate of Altoona. Also preceded in death by an infant child and brother, Wendell. Matt was a 1944 graduate of Reade Township High School, a 1950 graduate of Penn State University and had attended the University of Pittsburgh. He had been a math teacher at Reade Township High School and Glendale School District for more than 35 years. He also taught in the Upward Bound programs at St. Francis University and Mount Aloysius College. He was an athletic director at Glendale for 20-plus years. Mr. Bordack was a Yeoman 2nd Class in the U.S. Navy during World War II and the Korean War. Member of St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, Frugality and Bellwood AmVets. He enjoyed gardening and spending time with his grandchildren. Friends will be received from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday at McQuown Funeral Home, Glasgow, Pa., with funeral service immediately following. Interment, Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow. Military honors conducted by Coalport VFW. (www.mcquownfuneralhome.com)
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ASKEW – Sharon “Joy,” 79, Alexandra, Pa, formerly of Marsteller, died July 31, 2014, at home.
George Michael Beach
BEACH – George Michael, 59, Salix, died Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Barbara Ann (Hartman) Dino
DINO – Barbara Ann (Hartman), 74, Ebensburg, died July 28, 2014, at Cambria Care Center.
DRENNER – Annabelle 90, Hollsopple, died July 31, 2014, at home surrounded by her family.
Patricia A. (Grabish) Koposko
KOPOSKO – Patricia A. (Grabish), 67, Windber, passed away Aug. 1, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Harriet L. Mintmier
MINTMIER– Harriet L., 85, Johnstown, died Aug. 1, 2014, at the Atrium Manor.
Helen Louise Petrunak
PETRUNAK – Helen Louise “Weeze,” 87, formerly of South Fork, went home with the Lord Aug. 1, 2014.
Joylene H. (Ream) Whipkey
WHIPKEY– Joylene H. (Ream), 83, Ligonier, formerly of Jenner Township, died Aug. 1, 2014, at Bethlen Home, Ligonier.
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E. Joan Davis
DAVIS – E. Joan, 87, Riverside, Ohio, formerly of Johnstown, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014, at Kettering Medical Center.
Billie Josephine (LaFollette) Hodges
HODGES – Billie Josephine (LaFollette), 79, Boswell, Jenner Township, formerly of Gadsden, Ala., passed away July 27, 2014, at Windber Hospice from complications of cancer.
KOONTZ – Judy A., 67, Keedysville, Md., passed away peacefully Tuesday morning, July 29, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore, Md., after a long battle with lymphoma cancer.
Sherry L. Nagy
NAGY – Sherry L., 49, Johnstown, passed away July 30, 2014, at home.
Kenneth A. Naugle
NAUGLE – Kenneth A., 94, Johnstown, died July 30, 2014, at his home.
Richard John Peterson
PETERSON – Richard John, 49, Johnstown, passed away Monday evening, July 28, 2014, at Conemaugh Hospital.
Evelyn F. Vitalie
VITALIE – Evelyn F., 75, Johnstown, passed away July 30, 2014, at her home.
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Paul Radnoti Sr.
RADNOTI – Paul Sr., 80, passed away July 13, 2014, in Hebron, Ind.
Samuel R. Saia
SAIA – Samuel R., 90, Johnstown, died July 29, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Alex J. Stavish
STAVISH – Alex J., 90, Northern Cambria, died July 29, 2014, at Miners Medical Center Hastings.
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