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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Lawrence E. Coy
COY – Lawrence E., 89, Connellsville, Pa., formerly of Johnstown and Somerset, died April 21, 2014, at home.
DRINOSKY – Eugene, 80, Portage, entered eternal rest April 21, 2014, peacefully at home.
George Felix Jr.
FELIX – George Jr., 87, Alum Bank, passed away peacefully Sunday, April 20, 2014, at Colonial Courtyard in Bedford.
Mary C. Keilman
KEILMAN – Mary C., 62, Ebensburg, born March 26, 1952, in Nanty Glo, died April 21, 2014, at home.
Barbara A. (Geiser) Knapp
KNAPP – Barbara A. (Geiser), 79, Johnstown, passed away April 22, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
SINCAK – Michael, of Hollsopple, loving son, brother, husband and friend to all, passed away peacefully April 10, 2014.
Richard J. McAndrews Jr.
McANDREWS – Richard J. Jr. “Jimbo,” 57, Windber, passed away after a 2-year-battle with cancer April 22, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Kathleen Mae Speicher
SPEICHER – Kathleen Mae, 48, Conemaugh Township, died April 20, 2014, at UPMC Shadyside Hospital.
Julia J. (Gresh) Voeghtly
VOEGHTLY – Julia J. (Gresh), 74, Johnstown, passed away peacefully April 21, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center, Palliative Care Unit.
Ruth M. Ziemba
ZIEMBA – Ruth M., 84, Cover Hill, formerly of Park Hill, went to be with the Lord April 4, 2014, at LaurelWood Care Center.
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Georgia R. Brown
BROWN – Georgia R., 90, Lincoln Highway, Bedford, died Sunday, April 20, 2014, at her home.
John R. Franko Jr.
FRANKO – John R. Jr. “Bunko,” 72, Conemaugh, died April 20, 2014, at home.
Dorothy Mae Gillman
GILLMAN – Dorothy Mae, 93, Mount Hope, went to be with her Lord April 22, 2014.
Hulda Elmira Heslop
HESLOP – Hulda Elmira, 95, formerly of Ferndale and New Paris, died April 21, 2014, at Waccamaw Community Hospital, Murrells Inlet, S.C.
Jean M. Holtz
HOLTZ – Jean M., 82, Hastings, went to be with the Lord Monday, April 21, 2014, at Golden Living-HAIDA.
Margaret Gloria Marsh
MARSH – Margaret Gloria, born Dec. 28, 1927, was called to her heavenly home April 19, 2014.
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Wayne R. Bailey
BAILEY – Wayne R., 53, South Fork, passed away unexpectedly on Good Friday, April 18, 2014, at his home.
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