COVER HILL — MIKOLICH – John, 89, Cover Hill, went to be with the Lord March 23, 2014, at Windber Hospice. Born Dec. 5, 1924, in Acosta, son of Charles and Mary (Miklowcic) Mikolich. Preceded in death by parents; wife, Kathleen (Gurich) Mikolich; siblings, Mary Mikolich, Frank, Agnes Wolpart, Charles J., Frances Huggins, Joseph, Anna Urbas, Josephine Bivona, Tony, Alice Zilch and Julia Sapinenza; and daughters-in-law, Mary Anne (Hogue) Mikolich and Victoria (Waksmunski) Mikolich. He is survived by his loving children, John C., Johnstown; Brian J., Cover Hill; and Rade, East Taylor Township; former daughter-in-law, Carla Simanski, Virginia; grandchildren, John D., married to former Donna Zutch, Westmont; Kevin C., Johnstown; Jennifer, wife of Thomas Anderson; Brian J. Jr., Steven and Katie, all of Cover Hill; Joshua and Terista, both of Virginia; great-grandchildren, Kayleigh, Brady “Little Man” and Vickie; brother, Martin, Corning, Calif.; very special and close niece, Mary Jane; great-nieces, Joyce and “Debbie Debbie Do”; and numerous other nieces and nephews. John was a U.S. Navy seaman II veteran serving during World War II serving on the USS Black. He received the Point System Victory Medal; American Campaign Asiatic Pacific 8 Stars; Philippine Liberation Medal; Asiatic Pacific 1 Star; and American Theater Officer in Charge World War II Medal. John retired from Sani-Dairy after 41 years of service as a machine operator. He was a lifetime member of Somerset VFW Post 554, Conemaugh-Franklin American Legion Post 633 and Conemaugh Volunteer Fire Department, where he was a fire policeman. John enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening and scratch off tickets. Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and from 10:30 a.m. until time of prayer service at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Baker-Harris Funeral Chapel, Conemaugh, Father Robert C. Hall. Committal, St. Petka Cemetery with military rites conducted by St. Michael American Legion Post 551 Ritual Team. The family suggests contributions be directed to Windber Hospice, 600 Somerset Ave., Windber, Pa. 15963, in memory of John. Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com.
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Thelma Marie Weiland
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FRICK – Donald Francis, 90, went to be with his Lord July 26, 2014, at Arbutus Park Manor surrounded by the love of his family.
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