MOUNT HOPE — DEMKO – Albert Bela, 98, Mount Hope, died Feb. 15, 2014 at Rose of Sharon Home, St. Michael. Born Aug. 21, 1915, in Johnstown, son of John and Mary (Zvolensky) Demko. Preceded in death by parents; wife, Katherine (Chesla) Demko, who died Jan. 7, 2002; granddaughter, Dana Demko; brother, Robert; and sister, Bertha Luther. Survived by daughter, Elizabeth “Betty,” wife of Camillus Long, Mount Hope; son, Thomas J., married to Ruth Connell, Greenwood, Indiana; grandchildren, Annette (Gary) Luchini; Pamela (Carl) Freidoff; Lorraine (Galen) George; Karen (Brian) Shoulta; and Christopher (Maria) Demko; 11 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Albert worked for U.S. Steel for 41 years. He was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church, St. Michael, and South Fork Lions Club. Friends will be received from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Charles O. Dimond Funeral Home Inc., South Fork. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Michael Catholic Church, Father Charles F. Bodziak. Committal, Grandview Cemetery, Johnstown. The family would like to acknowledge with special thanks the staff at Rose of Sharon Home and Windber Hospice for their care and support. (www.dimondfuneralhome.com)
Stanley John Wozny Jr.
WOZNY – Stanley John Jr., 62, Windber, passed away April 16, 2014, at the Presbyterian Home, Johnstown.
Anna E. Katawczik
KATAWCZIK – Anna E., 93, Conemaugh Township, went to be with the Lord April 18, 2014, at Laurel View Village.
Ruth J. (Griffith) Cherkola
CHERKOLA – Ruth J. (Griffith), 87, Upper Yoder Township, died April 16, 2014, at Good Samaritan Hospital.
REGAN – Donna, 55, Park Hill, died April 17, 2014, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
Mary Catherine (Regan) Beidle
BEIDLE – Mary Catherine (Regan) “Sis” “Kate,” 87, Johnstown, died April 16, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center and went to spend Easter in Heaven.
STALLER – Helen, 93, Johnstown, died April 18, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home.
Barbara Joan Berkebile
BERKEBILE – Barbara Joan, 75, Stoystown, died April 19, 2014, at Somerset In Touch Hospice House.
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Jerry Sheldon Berkebile
BERKEBILE – Jerry Sheldon, 83, Johnstown, passed away April 17, 2014, at Presbyterian Home, Johnstown.
Phyllis J. Burkhard
BURKHARD – Phyllis J., 71, Johnstown, passed away April 16, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
FABRIZIO – John, 88, Geistown, died April 18, 2014, at the Lutheran Home.
Homer E. Hillegas
HILLEGAS – Homer E., 94, Tionesta, Pa., formerly of Central City and Parma, Ohio, died April 14, 2014, at Golden Living Center, Shippenville, Pa.
Florence R. Homer
HOMER – Florence R., 88, Clearfield, died Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Christ the King Manor, DuBois.
Ronald Glenn Lester
LESTER – Ronald Glenn, 81, Lebanon, formerly of Sidman, died April 18, 2014, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Lebanon.
LISINA – Edward, 81, Johnstown, died April 18, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
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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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