The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

Obituaries

March 13, 2014

Judith Ann Csamer

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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