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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Gerald C. Hoover
HOOVER – Gerald C., 79, Cambria Township, passed away Dec. 6, 2013, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
Clifford August Rummel
RUMMEL– Clifford August, 68, formerly of Johnstown and Somerset, passed away Nov. 4, 2013, in Springfield, Ohio.
Phillip Zdunczyk Sr.
ZDUNCZYK – Phillip Sr., 77, Portage, passed away Dec. 7, 2013, at Windber Hospice.
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Marian F. (Hall) Abele
ABELE – Marian F. (Hall), 88, Edgewood, Ky., formerly of Johnstown, died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, at Emeritus at Edgewood.
BUSHWACK – Donna, 92, Loganville, Ga., passed away Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013.
Eugene Strohl Cassler
CASSLER – Eugene Strohl, 80, Everett, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Bedford Memorial Hospital.
Delores Jane Debias
DEBIAS – Delores Jane, 82, Beaufort, S.C., died Dec. 3, 2013, at her residence.
Katheleen Joyce (Diviney) Gongloff
GONGLOFF – Katheleen Joye (Diviney), 81, formerly of Twin Rocks, passed away peacefully Dec. 6, 2013, at home.
Jaclyn A. Gregorich
GREGORICH – Jaclyn A., 51, Greensburg, formerly of Robinson, died Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, at Westmoreland Manor.
Andrew James Koss
KOSS – Capt. Andrew James, 33, Detroit, Mich., formerly of Woolrich, Pa., passed away Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, at his home.
LETZO – Shary G., 67, New Germany, passed away peacefully in her sleep Dec. 5, 2013, at her mother’s home in Portage.
Antoinette J. (DeSalle) Luker
LUKER – Antoinette J. “Toni” (DeSalle), 77, Bolivar, passed away Dec. 6, 2013, at St. Andrew’s Village, Indiana.
Roy G. McClure
McCLURE – Roy G., 63, Travelers Rest, S.C., died Dec. 2, 2013, at home.
Joseph C. Rubis
RUBIS – Joseph C., 75, Johnstown, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Charles L. Sheets
SHEETS – Charles L., 79, Stoystown, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Somerset In Touch Hospice House.
John E. Single
SINGLE – John E. “Pap,” 85, Johnstown, passed away Dec. 5, 2013.
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Lisa Jean (Anico) Bender
BENDER – Lisa Jean (Anico), 48, Hastings, died Dec. 4, 2013, at UPMC Hospital, Altoona.
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