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 24, 2014
Thomas Barton Jr.
BARTON – Thomas Jr., 87, Central City, died July 21, 2014, at home.
Dorothy B. Bermosk
BERMOSK – Dorothy B., 87, Johnstown, passed away July 20, 2014, at Golden Living Center.
Leland Doyle Carney Jr.
CARNEY – Leland Doyle Jr. “Junior” or “Lee,” 77, Pomaria, S.C., formerly of Seward, went to be with the Lord Monday, July 21, 2014.
Ernest R. Contrillo
CONTRILLO – Ernest R., 61, Pittsburgh, formerly of Central City, died July 20, 2014.
Cecelia C. Duncan
DUNCAN – Cecelia C. “Sue,” 78, Johnstown, died July 22, 2014, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
Capt. Dudley C. Hunt
HUNT – Capt. Dudley C., (retired) MPD, Washington, D.C., 77, Windber, passed away July 22, 2014, at home.
Dorothy M. (Moyer) Kepler
KEPLER – Mrs. Dorothy M. (Moyer), 90, Scottsdale, Ariz., formerly of Portage, entered into new life July 19, 2014, at Hospice of the Valley, Scottsdale.
Anna Marie Krumenacker
KRUMENACKER – Anna Marie, 85, Carrolltown, passed away July 22, 2014, at St. Jude’s Haven, Johnstown.
- Funerals July 24, 2014
BLOCK – Deborah, 62, Johnstown, died July 21, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Edward James Clark
CLARK – Edward James, 89, Johnstown, formerly of Minersville, died Saturday, July 12, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Nicole Lyn Eskridge
ESKRIDGE – Nicole Lynn, 24, Linden, Va., passed away Saturday, July 19, 2014.
Jeffery Lynn Flick
FLICK – Jeffery Lynn, 58, Seattle, Wash., formerly of Hollsopple, passed on July 3, 2014, in Seattle.
Elizabeth J. Knapik
KNAPIK – Elizabeth J. “Bethann,” 75, Northern Cambria, passed away July 21, 2014, at UPMC Altoona.
Christopher Shawn Reed
REED – Christopher Shawn, 22, Windber, died July 20, 2014.
Violet Marie (Snyder) Shaffer-Eastlake
SHAFFER-EASTLAKE – Violet Marie (Snyder), 90, Hidden Valley Road, Conemaugh Township, Somerset County, died July 22, 2014.
Teresa L. Smith
SMITH – Teresa L., 50, Johnstown, died July 19, 2014, at her residence.
TURNER – Rosemary, 91, formerly of Johnstown and Woodville, Ohio, died Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Genoa Care Center, Genoa, Ohio.
Mary Ann (Guzic) Walter
WALTER – Mary Ann (Guzic), 77, Lilly, went to her eternal rest July 21, 2014, surrounded by her family at her residence.
- Funerals July 23, 2014
- District Deaths July 22, 2014
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