CARROLLTOWN — KOWALSKI – Ann, 93, Carrolltown, passed away June 10, 2013, at home with her family. Born Nov. 3, 1919, in Bakerton, the daughter of Peter and Mary (Sidwar) Saxon. Preceded in death by parents; husband, Ted Kowalski; son, Edward R. Kowalski; sisters, Mary Tocarchick and Sophie Bertolasio; and brothers, Pete, George and John Saxon. Survived by loving daughter, Lynn, Carrolltown; loving granddaughter whom she raised, Melissa (A.J. Pahl), Sunbury, Ohio; daughter, June (Steve Shepler), Wasilla, Ala.; special friend, Anita Eminhizer; grandchildren, Katie and T.J. Kowalski and Jason McManus; and great-grandchildren, Madison, Trinity and Livia Pahl; T.J. Jr., Kara, Rebecca and Isabell Kowalski and Abby and Meghan McManus. Ann will be sadly missed by her golden retrievers, Logan and Hunter, who were always by her side. Sister of Julia Gearhart, Nanty Glo, and Mike Saxon, Nicktown. Ann’s greatest joy was her family, she was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who will be missed by all who knew and loved her. Member of St. Nicholas Catholic Church, Nicktown. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Moriconi Funeral Home Inc., Northern Cambria. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Nicholas Church. Interment, St. Nicholas Cemetery. Special thank you to Ann’s “angels” from Home Nursing Agency Hospice, Peggy Ropchock, RN, Rita Craig, Doris, Joanna, Amanda K., Tammy, Amanda H., Brenda and Suzy, your compassion and kindness will be remembered always.
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Jerry Sheldon Berkebile
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Phyllis J. Burkhard
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FABRIZIO – John, 88, Geistown, died April 18, 2014, at the Lutheran Home.
Homer E. Hillegas
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Florence R. Homer
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Ronald Glenn Lester
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LISINA – Edward, 81, Johnstown, died April 18, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
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Dora Marie Bufagna
BUFAGNA – Dora Marie, 87, Armagh, passed away peacefully April 16, 2014, at home surrounded by her family.
Doris Marjorie Cooper
COOPER – Doris Marjorie, 87, Westmont, went to heaven, April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center Palliative Care Unit.
Rose Mary (Delegram) Tripodi
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Zachary Gordon Alan Andrews
ANDREWS – Zachary Gordon Alan, 21, Johnstown, was called home April 13, 2014.
Ray H. Clites
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Beverly J. Hoover
HOOVER – Beverly J., 75, Johnstown, was received into heaven April 16, 2014.
Joseph Samuel Kuhar Jr.
KUHAR – Joseph Samuel Jr. “Joey,” 64, passed away April 11, 2014, at home, in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Charles M. Lambert
LAMBERT – Charles M., 87, Central City, passed away April 14, 2014, at home.
Betty L. Lydic
LYDIC – Betty L., 88, Johnstown, died April 15, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
Stella A. Ponchek
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