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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E. Joan Davis
DAVIS – E. Joan, 87, Riverside, Ohio, formerly of Johnstown, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014, at Kettering Medical Center.
Billie Josephine (LaFollette) Hodges
HODGES – Billie Josephine (LaFollette), 79, Boswell, Jenner Township, formerly of Gadsden, Ala., passed away July 27, 2014, at Windber Hospice from complications of cancer.
KOONTZ – Judy A., 67, Keedysville, Md., passed away peacefully Tuesday morning, July 29, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore, Md., after a long battle with lymphoma cancer.
Sherry L. Nagy
NAGY – Sherry L., 49, Johnstown, passed away July 30, 2014, at home.
Kenneth A. Naugle
NAUGLE – Kenneth A., 94, Johnstown, died July 30, 2014, at his home.
Richard John Peterson
PETERSON – Richard John, 49, Johnstown, passed away Monday evening, July 28, 2014, at Conemaugh Hospital.
Evelyn F. Vitalie
VITALIE – Evelyn F., 75, Johnstown, passed away July 30, 2014, at her home.
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Paul Radnoti Sr.
RADNOTI – Paul Sr., 80, passed away July 13, 2014, in Hebron, Ind.
Samuel R. Saia
SAIA – Samuel R., 90, Johnstown, died July 29, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Alex J. Stavish
STAVISH – Alex J., 90, Northern Cambria, died July 29, 2014, at Miners Medical Center Hastings.
Margaret R. (Shaffer) Hemminger
HEMMINGER – Margaret R. “Margie” (Shaffer), 93, formerly of Jenner Township, died July 29, 2014, at Meadow View Nursing Center, Berlin.
Carol R. (Schloski) Groleau
GROLEAU – Carol R. (Schloski), 56, Goshen, Mass., lost her battle with cancer July 16, 2014. Born Dec. 25, 1957, in Colver, she was the daughter of John and Olive (Spotts) Schloski.
George J. Stapinsky
STAPINSKY – George J. “Doodie” or “Hey You,” 85, Fort Hill, formerly of Windber, died July 30, 2014, at In Touch Hospice, Somerset.
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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.
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