COLUMBUS, OHIO — CSERNAY – Francis J. Jr. “Fred,” 61, Columbus, Ohio, formerly of Johnstown, died April 7, 2013. Born July 5, 1951, in Johnstown, son of Francis and Matilda (Maticic) Csernay. Preceded in death by parents; paternal grandparents, John and Susanna (Sojak) Chernay; maternal grandparents, Joseph and Johanna (Zalar) Maticic; godparents, Andrew and Veronica Prebehalla; brother-in-law, David Laichak; and niece, Cynthia Laichak. Survived by sister, Susan Liachak, Johnstown; and niece, Amanda Laichak, Pittsburgh; aunts, Sue Oswald and Jean Felix; along with numerous cousins, friends and neighbors who were very kind to him. Fred was a graduate of the Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf in Pittsburgh and worked as a baker for Harris and Boyer Bakery and later Penn Traffic Department Store for many years. He enjoyed walking the dogs, watching wrestling on TV and embroidering his yarn on plastic creations. Fred lived the last six years at Columbus Colony Elder Care for the deaf and blind in Westerville, Ohio, where his dear friend, Sylvia Gakuo, gave him so much extra attention and friendship. He was a member of Resurrection Parish, where funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Father Alan Thomas. Committal, Grandview Cemetery, next to his beloved parents. Friends will be received from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Francis G. Ozog Funeral Home Inc., 710 Broad St. The family suggests that donations be made to Resident Activity Fund, c/o Sylvia Gakuo, Columbus Colony Elder Care, 1150 Colony Drive, Westerville, Ohio, 43081. Fred loved his friends and family. Please enjoy some memory of him and remember him with a smile. “Kindness is a language the deaf can hear and the blind can see.” Mark Twain. Condolences may be sent to the family at ozogfh.com.
Norman J. Makin Jr.
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SCHUSTER – John E., 87, passed away March 8, 2014, in St. Augustine, Fla.
Ruth M. Cuppett
CUPPETT – Ruth M., 93 years, 11 months and 16 days, Stonycreek Township, went to be with the Lord March 9, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
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Randy S. Rager
RAGER – Randy S., 65, Johnstown, died March 7, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Thomas Russell Fulcomer
FULCOMER – Thomas Russell “Cup Cake,” 67, Bolivar, passed away March 8, 2014, at Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital.
Burnell J. McConnell
McCONNELL – Burnell J. “Bernie,” 88, Shady Grove, went home to the Lord Sunday, March 9, 2014, at his home surrounded by his family.
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HILTON – William Henry, 68, Johnstown, passed away March 4, 2014.
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LAMBING – Gerald C., 73, New Florence, went to be with the Lord March 8, 2014, at Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital.
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MAYER – Mary Josephine “Jo” (Baker), 86, passed away peacefully Jan. 30, 2014, at her daughter’s home in Texas.
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MEDELLIN – Susan Lee (Larimer), 71, Harrisburg, died March 7, 2014.
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MYERS – Joseph R., Woodbridge, Va., passed away March 1, 2014.
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