DAVIDSVILLE — KOCHER – Margery S., 87, Davidsville, went to abide with her Savior Jan. 2, 2013, surrounded by family at Broadmore Assisted Living, Hagerstown, Md. Born June 2, 1925, in Bethlehem, Pa., daughter of the late John Christian and Anna (Miller) Stroman. Preceded in death by loving husband of 57 years, C. James “Jim” Kocher. Survived by children, Linda, married to Vaughn Stufft, Johnstown; Susan, married to Mark Thomas, Hagerstown, Md.; and Marilyn, married to Richard Mills, Columbia, Md.; beloved grandchildren, Lt. Michael Thomas, married to Kathryn, Jacksonville, Fla.; Zachary Thomas, married to Katie, Hagerstown, Md.; Daniel “D.J.” Mills and Kelsey Mills, Columbia, Md.; William Stufft, married to Ashley, Johnstown; and Matthew Stufft, Pittsburgh; and greatly adored great-grandchildren, Emma and Evan Thomas and Gabrielle and Isaac Stufft. Graduate of Moravian College for Women, with a B.A. in German. Affectionately known as “Frau” by hundreds of students during her tenure as German teacher and head of the language department at Bishop McCort Catholic High School. After retirement, she volunteered at Lee Hospital in the oncology unit. Member of First Presbyterian Church, where she sang on the chancel choir, participated in the women’s circle, and taught Sunday school. She was an ace pinochle player and champion crossword puzzle solver. There will be no visitation. Family and friends are invited to meet for a memorial service at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 6, at First Presbyterian Church, Lincoln and Vine streets, with reception to follow. Contributions may be made to James Kocher Memorial Music Scholarship fund, c/o Community Foundation for the Alleghenies. Funeral arrangements by Frank Duca Funeral Home, Westmont Chapel, 1622 Menoher Blvd. Condolences may be sent through www.ducafuneralhome.com.
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Edward James Clark
CLARK – Edward James, 89, Johnstown, formerly of Minersville, died Saturday, July 12, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Nicole Lyn Eskridge
ESKRIDGE – Nicole Lynn, 24, Linden, Va., passed away Saturday, July 19, 2014.
Jeffery Lynn Flick
FLICK – Jeffery Lynn, 58, Seattle, Wash., formerly of Hollsopple, passed on July 3, 2014, in Seattle.
Elizabeth J. Knapik
KNAPIK – Elizabeth J. “Bethann,” 75, Northern Cambria, passed away July 21, 2014, at UPMC Altoona.
Christopher Shawn Reed
REED – Christopher Shawn, 22, Windber, died July 20, 2014.
Violet Marie (Snyder) Shaffer-Eastlake
SHAFFER-EASTLAKE – Violet Marie (Snyder), 90, Hidden Valley Road, Conemaugh Township, Somerset County, died July 22, 2014.
Teresa L. Smith
SMITH – Teresa L., 50, Johnstown, died July 19, 2014, at her residence.
TURNER – Rosemary, 91, formerly of Johnstown and Woodville, Ohio, died Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Genoa Care Center, Genoa, Ohio.
Mary Ann (Guzic) Walter
WALTER – Mary Ann (Guzic), 77, Lilly, went to her eternal rest July 21, 2014, surrounded by her family at her residence.
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H. Ross Blackburn
BLACKBURN – H. Ross, 87, Richland Township, died peacefully surrounded by family and friends July 20, 2014.
Lois Ann (Malonek) Holgash
HOLGASH – Lois Ann (Malonek), entered into eternal rest July 16, 2014.
Anna (Cicmansky) Leftow
LEFTOW – Mrs. Anna (Cicmansky), 94, Kissimmee, Fla., formerly of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Windber, died peacefully July 17, 2014.
LUBERT – Helen, 88, New York City, N.Y., and Northern Cambria, passed away July 19, 2014, peacefully at home after a long battle with cancer.
Stanley J. Pinkas
PINKAS – Stanley J., 86, St. Michael, died July 20, 2014, at Forest Hills Personal Care.
Norbert J. Teklinsky
TEKLINSKY – Norbert J. “Tick,” 82, Windber, passed away July 19, 2014, following a courageous 17-year battle with cancer.
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RUSNAK – Margaret, 85, Richland, died July 20, 2014, at her residence.
Jennie B. Slaventa
SLAVENTA – Jennie B., 89, Johnstown, formerly of Richland Township, passed away July 18, 2014, at Atrium Manor.
Lawrence G. Fretzel Jr.
FRETZEL – Lawrence “Larry” G. Jr., 82, Sidman, passed away July 19, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
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