JOHNSTOWN — LUTHER – Bertha W., 93, formerly of Dishong Road, died April 25, 2013, at LaurelWood Convalescent Center. Born Nov. 7, 1919, in Johnstown, daughter of John and Mary (Zvolinsky) Demko. Preceded in death by parents; husband, Daniel S. Luther; daughter, Janet Bond; and brother, Robert Demko. Survived by loving daughters, Marion, married to Dr. Jack Steele, Arizona; and Ruth Luther, Johnstown. Also survived by grandchildren, Curtis and Douglas Gadow; Danielle (Lambert), married to Eric Buettner; and Torrey Lambert; and great-grandchildren, Zachary and Garrett Gadow; Ruby and Delia Gadow; and Andrew, Elizabeth and Allison Buettner. Sister of Albert Demko, South Fork; and sister-in-law, Mary Luther, Johnstown. Member of St. Therese Catholic Church, where she belonged to the Christian Mothers. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Francis G. Ozog Funeral Home Inc., Broad Street. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Therese Catholic Church, the Rev. Bernard Karmonocky, OFM. Interment, Grandview Cemetery.
- District Deaths April 18, 2014
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
TRIPODI – Rose Mary (Delegram), 66, Culpeper, Va., formerly of Cresson, died April 17, 2014, at home.
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- District Deaths April 17, 2014
Zachary Gordon Alan Andrews
ANDREWS – Zachary Gordon Alan, 21, Johnstown, was called home April 13, 2014.
Ray H. Clites
CLITES – Ray H., 93 , Westmont, died April 12, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
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
PONCHEK – Stella A., 92, East Conemaugh, died April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Pauline L. Turchetta
TURCHETTA – Pauline L., 84, Cresson, died April 15, 2014, at Garvey Manor, Hollidaysburg.
- Today's Funerals April 17, 2014
- District Deaths April 16, 2014
Boyd Merle Akers Jr.
AKERS – Boyd Merle Jr., 90, Lower Yoder, died April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Philip Joseph Baldacchino
BALDACCHINO – Philip Joseph, 87, Carrolltown, died April 14, 2014.
Grace (Deitke) Davis
DAVIS – Grace (Deitke), 90, Phoenix, Ariz., passed away peacefully April 10, 2014.
Cynthia Jayne Eisler
EISLER – Cynthia Jayne, 59, Somerset, formerly of Wilbur, went home April 13, 2014, at Somerset Hospice House.
James E. Foster
FOSTER – James E., 86, Johnstown, died April 14, 2014.
Alice M. Goller
GOLLER – Alice M., 94, Presbyterian Home, died April 13, 2014, at Presbyterian Home.
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