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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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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