The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


April 2, 2013

Margaret E. Komar

JOHNSTOWN — KOMAR – Margaret E. “Margie,” 84, formerly of Roxbury, went to be with her Lord April 1, 2013, from Villa Personal Care Center. Born July 12, 1928, in Johnstown, daughter of Stephen and Maria (Kovalchik) Piskura. Preceded in death by parents; beloved son, Joseph Komar, who passed away April 20, 1963; sisters, Mary Kendera and Irene Kulbak; and brother, John Piskura. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Survived by loving husband of 63 years, Andrew Komar, Johnstown; and children, Andrea, married to Tim Rowzer, Roxbury; Thomas A. Komar, Johnstown; Paula, married to William Savering, Mundys Corner; and Jayne, married to Matthew Vizzini, Monroeville. Also survived by 11 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.  She was a bookkeeper for the former Glosser Bros. Department Store. Lifelong member of the former SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, Woodvale, where she was a member of the Confraternity of Christian Mothers. Member of St. Andrew’s Catholic Church. Friends received from 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Francis G. Ozog Funeral Home Inc., Broad Street. Private interment at SS. Peter & Paul Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to

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