JOHNSTOWN — KUPERSTOCK – Betty L., 84, Johnstown, died Jan. 7, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center. Born Aug. 18, 1929, in Pittsburgh, daughter of Max and Lillian (Edelstein) Pretter. Preceded in death by parents and sisters, Barbara Cushner, Ruth Albert and Joan Mendler. Survived by husband of 66 years, Albert D.; children, Jeff, married to the former Nancy Warner, Westminster, Md.; Carol, married to Charles Howell, Youngstown, Ohio; and Mark, married to the former Caroline Jordan, Encino, Calif.; grandchildren, Abby and Dr. Jacob Kuperstock, Nicholas and Elizabeth Howell and Evan Kuperstock; and sister, Jean Brill. Member of Beth Sholom Congregation, Rotary Anns and various other Johnstown organizations. Lifelong member of Hadassah. For many years, she brought a smile to so many in the Johnstown and Pittsburgh areas through her wonderful and caring personality and good deeds. She had many talents such as cooking, baking and decorating. She earned the nickname “Cookie Lady” because when she visited nursing homes in Johnstown and Pittsburgh for 28 years, she always brought cookies. She enjoyed sharing her talents with people. She was known to consult for weddings, Bar and Bat Mitzvahs and other occasions. Most of all, she was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. Friends will be received from noon until time of funeral service at 1 p.m. Friday at John Henderson Co. Funeral Home, 215 Central Ave., Rabbi Irvin Brandwein. Interment, Grandview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to American Heart Association or a charity of choice.
- District Deaths March 8, 2014
Albert Lynn Boring
BORING – Albert Lynn, 53, Ebensburg, passed away Thursday, March 6, 2014, at Ebensburg Center, Sunset House.
Richard C. Claycomb
CLAYCOMB – Mr. Richard C., 72, Heritage Road, Osterburg, died Thursday, March 6, 2014, at his home.
Shelvy J. Elbertson
ELBERTSON – Shelvy J., 51, Johnstown, passed away March 6, 2014.
Gloria Jean (Dunmire) Ellsworth
ELLSWORTH – Gloria Jean (Dunmire), 75, Seward, passed away March 6, 2014, at Indiana Regional Medical Center.
Phyllis M. Faight
FAIGHT – Phyllis M., 78, Jackson Township, died March 5, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Alta Jane Fox
FOX – Alta Jane, 81, Daisytown, passed away March 7, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
Thelma (Kearney) Kodosky
KODOSKY – Thelma “Jeannie” (Kearney), 78, Lilly, went to her eternal rest March 7, 2014.
Lois Jean (Dunmeyer) Lepley
LEPLEY – Lois Jean (Dunmeyer), 70, West Virginia, formerly of Somerset County, died March 5, 2014, at home.
REITZ – David, 76, passed away March 3, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nev.
James J. Saylor Sr.
SAYLOR – James J. Sr. “Pap,” Davidsville, died peacefully March 7, 2014, at home surrounded by family.
W. Jean (Mishler) Naugle Wingard
WINGARD – W. Jean Mishler Naugle, 85, formerly of Morgantown and Davidsville, died Wednesday, March 5, 2014.
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- District Deaths March 7, 2014
GEORGE – Robert “Bob,” 71, Portage, passed away March 4, 2014, in Johnstown.
Marcella S. (Ciccotelli) Gillin
GILLIN – Marcella S. (Ciccotelli), 85, Ebensburg, passed away peacefully March 5, 2014, at Cambria Care Center.
Peter Holubz Jr.
HOLUBZ – Peter Jr., 89, Johnstown, died March 5, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Lillian Marlene (Anderson) Howard
HOWARD – Lillian Marlene (Anderson), 71, Ebensburg, died March 5, 2014, at home.
KAUFMAN – Morton, 84, Westmont, lost his battle with cancer March 5, 2014.
James Guido Mastrine
MASTRINE – James Guido, 63, Ebensburg, died March 5, 2014, at home surrounded by his family.
Anna T. Pipon
PIPON – Mrs. Anna T., 99, Windber, passed away March 6, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Thomas F. Reynolds
REYNOLDS – Thomas F., 62, Tire Hill, died March 5, 2014.
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