JEROME — BITSKO – Wilma A. (Yanus), 78, Jerome, died Feb. 20, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center. Born March 23, 1935, in Johnstown, daughter of the late John and Anna (Krivanich) Yanus. She was a devoted wife of 51 years to Thomas J. Bitsko, who died Dec. 20, 2008. Also preceded in death by sister, Margaret Kutchman. Loving mother to Christopher, married to Tammy (Stahley) Woodward, Pa.; Laura, married to Ari Giannakopoulos, Murrysville, Pa.; and Mark, Jenner Township. Also survived by grandchildren, Luke Bitsko, Arianna and George Giannakopoulos and Sarah and Abigail Bitsko, and their mother, Connie; and special niece, Deborah Mishler, Thomas Mills. A graduate of Conemaugh Township Area High School. Before having children, Wilma was an executive secretary for Penelec and Crane Co., Johnstown. After taking time off to raise her family, she worked for and retired from Keystate Office Supply, Johnstown. Member of SS Peter & Paul Byzantine Catholic Church, Jerome, where she volunteered her time in many different capacities. Wilma was a very good cook. She also enjoyed reading, sewing, knitting, doing crossword puzzles, watching the Steelers and spoiling her grandchildren. Viewing will be held from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Hoffman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 409 Main St., Boswell, where Parastas will be sung at 6 p.m. Sunday. Divine Funeral Liturgy will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at SS. Peter & Paul Church, Jerome, the Rev. Monsignor Raymond Balta, celebrant. Committal, church cemetery. To express condolences, light a candle or order flowers, visit HoffmanFuneralHomes.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.
- District Deaths July 29, 2014
- Today's Funerals July 29, 2014
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.
- District Deaths July 28, 2014
- Today's Funerals July 28, 2014
- District Deaths July 27, 2014
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.
MITRUS– Nicholas “Nick,” 85, Minersville, fell asleep in the Lord July 25, 2014.
- More Obituaries Headlines
- Michele L. Bernat