PORTAGE — TONCLER – Ann, 95, Portage, entered into new life April 4, 2014, at Cambria Care Center. Born Aug. 24, 1918, in Gallitzin, daughter of the late Michael and Marie (Fetsik) Brinzey. Preceded in death by husband, Joseph, who died Sept. 18, 1970; sisters, Helen Filus and Katherine Krishock; and brothers-in-law, John Metarko, Frank Filus and Stanley Beers. Survived by children, Joseph (Janet) Toncler, Ohio; Elizabeth Ann Vandzura, North Carolina; and Helen (John) Kissell, Portage; grandchildren, Tyler (Cindy) Toncler, Joel (Barbie) Toncler, Mark (Gina) Vandzura, Matthew (Karen) Vandzura, Dan (Jan) Vandzura and Becky (Billy) Camden; and great-grandchildren, Devan, Sommer and Jessica Toncler; Zack, Josh, Sam, Hannah, Hart and Elle Vandzura; and Patrick, Sarah, Jacob and Jonah Camden. Sister of Mary Metarko, Latrobe; Michael (Dorothy) Brinzey, New Jersey; Margaret Beers, New Jersey; and Eddy (Jo Anne) Brinzey, Gallitzin. Also surviving are numerous nieces and nephews and special extended family, Kim, Jenna and Kayla Raptosh; and Debra, Marissa and Matthew Bartow. She worked at Cresson Plastics and Altoona Bakery. She enjoyed cooking and baking for family, working for the church, chatting on the phone with friends, bus trips and bingo. Private visitation. Interment, Forest Lawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, family requests contributions be made to PAJRC, P.O. Box 293, Portage, Pa. 15946. The family is being served by Jean H. Kinley Funeral Home, Portage. Online condolences may be expressed at kinleyfuneralhome.com.
- District Deaths July 30, 2014
Patricia L. Bakale
BAKALE – Patricia L, 81, Johnstown, went to be with our Lord July 28, 2014.
Stephen A. Christy
CHRISTY – Stephen A., 65, Johnstown, died July 28, 2014, at home surrounded by family and friends.
CUSTER – Margaret “Peggy,” 69, Johnstown, passed away July 29, 2014, at Laurelwood Care Center.
Kathleen L. Geiser
GEISER – Kathleen L., 84, Oakland, died July 29, 2014, at Arbutus Park Manor.
Elaine Jean (Hamilton) Klayko
KLAYKO – Elaine Jean (Hamilton), 65, Lilly, died at peace Tuesday morning, July 29, 2014, at her home.
MATIJEVICH – Nicholas, 88, Johnstown, formerly of Pittsburgh, died July 28, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Daisy "Doodles" Miller
MILLER – Daisy “Doodles,” aged 16 years, was released from this life into the next on Sunday, July 27, 2014, surrounded by her loving family, Dorene and Ian Miller, Andrea Brooks, and Jayme Brooks.
Ethel M. Miller
MILLER – Ethel M., 95, Ebensburg, formerly of Barnesboro, died July 29, 2014, at her home with her daughter, Patty, by her side.
Andrea Lynn (Lonas) Peters
PETERS – Andrea Lynn (Lonas), 46, Bolivar, passed into the arms of our Lord on July 28, 2014, in the palliative care unit of Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital.
Mirrel Oliver Plummer Sr.
PLUMMER – Mirrel Oliver Sr., 75, Portage, passed away July 27, 2014, at home.
Mary Ann (Sedor) Shedlock
SHEDLOCK – Mary Ann (Sedor), 87, a resident of St. Benedict Manor, formerly of Revloc and Ebensburg, passed away July 28, 2014, at the manor.
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Michele L. Bernat
BERNAT – Michele L., 45, Mundys Corner, passed away July 27, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Benjamin Martin Hadix
HADIX – Benjamin Martin, 33, Johnstown, went to his eternal peace in the arms of Jesus July 24, 2014.
Ethel L. Phenicie
PHENICIE – Mrs. Ethel L., 96, Windber, passed away July 27, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Nicholas D. Steinkirchner
STEINKIRCHNER – Nicholas D., 32, Jennerstown, died Sunday, July 20, 2014, in Brevard County, Fla.
Linda A. Sral
SRAL – Linda A., 68, Portage, died July 27, 2014, at her residence.
Ruth F. Huff
HUFF – Ruth F., 80, Sidman, died July 27, 2014, at her residence.
Margaret A. Miske
MISKE – Margaret A., 80, Johnstown, passed away July 27, 2014, at the Allegheny Lutheran Home.
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