EAST TAYLOR TOWNSHIP — CSAMER – Judith Ann, “Judy,” 67, East Taylor Township, went to be with the Lord March 11, 2014, at her residence. Born Sept. 13, 1946, in Johnstown, daughter of John T. Costlow and Richard C. Sr. and Olive F. (Stegman) Irvin. Preceded in death by parents and brother, James E. Costlow. She is survived by her loving husband of 32 years, Alfred M. Csamer; daughter, Shelly L., wife of Douglas P. Link, Ebensburg; grandchildren, Dylan P. and Courtney M. Link, both of Ebensburg; siblings, Richard C., married to former Theresa Roman, Albuquerque, N.M.; George H. Irvin, Windber; Rose E., wife of Robert Beatty, Johnstown; William N., married to former Elaine Kimmel, Windber; Olive M., wife of David Scott Miller, Johnstown; Adele F., wife of Paul “Jerry” Persuhn, Cairnbrook; Mary Ann, wife of William Waterstrat, Utah; John T. “Butch” (Dolly) Costlow, South Carolina; Bonnie J. MacEwan, and her friend, Sid, both of Salix; Kevin D. Costlow, South Carolina; Pamela Leadford, South Carolina; and David A. Costlow, Florida; aunts, Ruth “Pean” Schellhammer, Johnstown, and Joan Sidone, Tire Hill; uncle, Regis Costlow, California; numerous nieces, nephews and her beloved pets, Big Dog, Scrappy and Jake. Judy was a 1964 graduate of Johnstown High School and later matriculated from Johnstown Vo-Tech as an LPN. She was a U.S. Army veteran serving with Battalion 339, General Hospital, during Desert Storm. Judy was a paramedic serving both East Hills Ambulance and a member of East Taylor Volunteer Fire Company. She also was a member of East Conemaugh Fireman’s Club, LOOM 207 and Nanty Glo and Moxham PNA. Judy enjoyed crocheting, hunting, fishing, riding motorcycles and rescuing animals. She loved her entire family, especially spending time with her grandchildren, Courtney and Dylan. Friends will be received from 1 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday and from 1 p.m. until time of prayer service at 2 p.m. Monday at Baker-Harris Funeral Chapel, Conemaugh. Interment, Headrick Union Cemetery, with military rites conducted by Menoher Post 155 VFW Ritual Team. The family suggests contributions be directed to Four Footed Friends, 220 Beck Road, Indiana, Pa. 15701 or to East Taylor Volunteer Fire Company, 403 DonRuth Lane, Johnstown, Pa. 15909, in memory of Judy. Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.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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- District Deaths Aug. 1, 2014
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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