WESTMONT — WARD – Myrtle Hahn, 85, Westmont, passed away June 9, 2013, surrounded by her loving family. Born Oct. 8, 1927, in Pittsburgh, daughter of Aiden Emmet and Constance (Griffin) Hatton. Preceded in death by her parents; husband, James Hahn, who died in 1967; husband, Maurice A. Ward, who died in 2002; sisters, Constance Blair and Aidana Hatton, Sister of Mercy; and granddaughter, Sally Plummer. Survived by children, Aidana Hahn Mazzocco; Gretchen Hahn Plummer; John Hahn; Mary Beth Hahn; Thomas Plummer; and Carol Hahn; children of Maurice A. and Barbara Ward, Jane Austin, Rebecca Risbon, Michelle Baltzley and Maurice Ward; sister, Marianne Lane; brother, Aiden Hatton Jr.; and many grandchildren, nieces and nephews who knew her for the special person that she truly was. Mrs. Ward had a deep faith and led by example. As director of religious education at Our Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church, she inspired her students to place God at the center of their lives. Her warm spirit and joy of life will always be cherished by those who love her. Family and friends will meet for a funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Friday, June 14, 2013, at Our Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church, the Very Rev. Mark S. Begly, celebrant. Interment, Grandview Cemetery. Frank Duca Funeral Home, Westmont Chapel, 1622 Menoher Blvd., is providing funeral arrangements. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tenn. 38105. Condolences may be sent through www.ducafuneralhome.com.
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Georgia R. Brown
BROWN – Georgia R., 90, Lincoln Highway, Bedford, died Sunday, April 20, 2014, at her home.
John R. Franko Jr.
FRANKO – John R. Jr. “Bunko,” 72, Conemaugh, died April 20, 2014, at home.
Dorothy Mae Gillman
GILLMAN – Dorothy Mae, 93, Mount Hope, went to be with her Lord April 22, 2014.
Hulda Elmira Heslop
HESLOP – Hulda Elmira, 95, formerly of Ferndale and New Paris, died April 21, 2014, at Waccamaw Community Hospital, Murrells Inlet, S.C.
Jean M. Holtz
HOLTZ – Jean M., 82, Hastings, went to be with the Lord Monday, April 21, 2014, at Golden Living-HAIDA.
Margaret Gloria Marsh
MARSH – Margaret Gloria, born Dec. 28, 1927, was called to her heavenly home April 19, 2014.
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Wayne R. Bailey
BAILEY – Wayne R., 53, South Fork, passed away unexpectedly on Good Friday, April 18, 2014, at his home.
Sarah G. Balzano
BALZANO – Sarah G., 87, Dysart, died April 20, 2014, at UPMC Altoona.
Michael Coleman Barabas
BARABAS – Michael Coleman, 75, Johnstown, was called home to be with his Lord and Savior surrounded by his loving family April 21, 2014, at home.
Richard N. Handel
HANDEL – Richard N., 72, Portage, passed away April 17, 2014, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh.
KLINE – Roseann, 84, Ebensburg, passed away suddenly April 19, 2014, at home.
Bobby Gene Lambert
LAMBERT – Bobby Gene, 72, Shanksville, died April 20, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown.
Ann M. Lashinsky
LASHINSKY – Mrs. Ann M., 94, Windber, went to be with the Lord April 21, 2014, at St. Jude’s Haven, Elton, Pa.
Ruth V. Parkinson
PARKINSON – Ruth V., 86, Johnstown, passed away April 20, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home.
RISHELL – Joseph “Bud,” 76, Eighth Ward, formerly of East Conemaugh Borough, passed away April 20, 2014.
Amanda N. Sherry-Griffon
SHERRY-GRIFFON – Amanda N., 30, Northern Cambria, passed away April 19, 2014.
George William Smith
SMITH – George William “Smitty Bill” “Pap,” 81, Sidman, died suddenly Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014.
Carol A. Vladic
VLADIC – Carol A., 74, Hollidaysburg, formerly of Johnstown, went to be with the Lord Saturday, April 19, 2014.
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