JOHNSTOWN — PILJAY – James, 91, Johnstown, died April 3, 2013, at his son’s residence in Livermore, Calif. Born March 6, 1922, in Johnstown, son of George and Milica (Kunich) Piljay. Preceded in death by parents; wife, Marie (Curcija) Piljay; brothers, Michael “Cobby,” Edward and Joseph “Boz”; and sister, Anna Tobakas. Survived by son, George, married to the former Jackie Sims, Livermore, Calif.; stepgranddaughter, Monica (Sims) Carpenter; and sister, Dorothy Pekich. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. James was an avid armature radio operator “K3TLJ” and a World War II veteran of the U.S. Army. Member of St. Nicholas Serbian Orthodox Church, where funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, the Rev. Dragon Zaric, officiating. Committal, St. Nicholas Cemetery, with military honor by Conemaugh Valley Detachment 287 Marine Corps League. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Francis G. Ozog Funeral Home Inc., 710 Broad St., where Pomen will be sung at 7 p.m. Condolences may be sent to the family at ozogfh.com.
Michele L. Bernat
BERNAT – Michele L., 45, Mundys Corner, passed away July 27, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Benjamin Martin Hadix
HADIX – Benjamin Martin, 33, Johnstown, went to his eternal peace in the arms of Jesus July 24, 2014.
Ethel L. Phenicie
PHENICIE – Mrs. Ethel L., 96, Windber, passed away July 27, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Nicholas D. Steinkirchner
STEINKIRCHNER – Nicholas D., 32, Jennerstown, died Sunday, July 20, 2014, in Brevard County, Fla.
Linda A. Sral
SRAL – Linda A., 68, Portage, died July 27, 2014, at her residence.
Ruth F. Huff
HUFF – Ruth F., 80, Sidman, died July 27, 2014, at her residence.
Margaret A. Miske
MISKE – Margaret A., 80, Johnstown, passed away July 27, 2014, at the Allegheny Lutheran Home.
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David Arthur Gindlesperger
GINDLESPERGER – David Arthur, 31, Elton, died July 25, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Randell J. Weber
WEBER – Randell J. “Randy,” 57, Ebensburg, died July 25, 2014, at home.
Thelma Marie Weiland
WEILAND – Thelma Marie, 75, Westover R.D., died July 26, 2014, at St. Andrew’s Village, Indiana.
Dolores A. Kiddy
KIDDY – Dolores A., 74, North Miami, Fla., native of Johnstown, died July 14, 2014, in Miami.
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Dorothy Mae (Walters) Conrad
CONRAD – Dorothy Mae (Walters), 82, Lilly, went to her eternal rest July 24, 2014, surrounded by her family at her residence.
Walter A. Dedik
DEDIK – Walter A., 86, formerly of Boswell, died July 25, 2014, at Country Manor Living, Jerome.
Donald Francis Frick
FRICK – Donald Francis, 90, went to be with his Lord July 26, 2014, at Arbutus Park Manor surrounded by the love of his family.
Commander Clarence L. Lambing
LAMBING – Commander Clarence L. “Spud” U.S. Navy Retired, 92, passed away July 13, 2014, in Pacific Grove, Calif.
Margaret (Gerula) Latchney-Swincinski
LATCHNEY-SWINCINSKI – Margaret (Gerula), 93, went to be with the Lord at St. Jude’s Haven July 25, 2014.
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