The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

Obituaries

January 31, 2013

George Albert Fatula

PHOENIX, ARIZ. — FATULA – George Albert, 87, formerly of Johnstown, entered eternal life Jan. 30, 2013, at his home in Phoenix, Ariz., with his loving family by his side. Born April 10, 1925, son of Frank and Mary (Spishak) Fatula. Survived by his wife of 67 years, Josephine (Yuhascik) Fatula; children, Elaine Evers; Kathleen Balencic, and husband, John; Nancy Williams, and husband, Bill; James Fatula, and wife, Veronica (Nunez); Angela Page, and husband, John; and Mary Jo Hersom, and husband, Tim; grandchildren, Jeffrey Evers, and wife, Michelle; Erin Evers; Daniel Gavagan, and wife, Christie; David Williams, and wife, Valerie; Michale Fatula; Matthew Page; Amanda Page; Jason Ditko and Nikki Ditko; and great-grandchildren, Connor and Aidan Evers, George and Josef Gavagan and Hunter Fatula. Also survived by his siblings in Johnstown, William Fatula, Josephine Rovan, Catherine Leech, Teresa Toth, Sister Cecelia Ann, Joanne Klimek and Joseph Fatula. Preceded in death by brothers, Robert, Francis, Andrew and Bernie; and sister, Matilda Fatula. George was an active member of St. James Parish Family, where he was an usher and hospitality minister. He assisted weekly with the brown bag program. George was a huge Pittsburgh Steelers fan. George’s big smile and his thumbs-up greeting will be greatly missed by his family and friends. There will be a viewing at 9:30 a.m. followed by Mass as 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, at St. James Parish, 19640 N. 35th Ave., Glendale, Ariz. If you wish to make a donation, please make it to St. James Roman Catholic Parish at 623-581-0707, in his name.

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