DALLAS, GA. — OSHANSKY – Catherine Louise “Katie,” 96, Dallas, Ga., formerly of Johnstown, passed away Jan. 31, 2013, at Wellstar Community Tranquility Hospice, Austell, Ga. Born Aug. 26, 1916, in Johnstown, daughter of the late Michael and Caroline (Mikesic ) Kalcic. Preceded in death by husband, John Oshansky; brothers, Joseph, Daniel and John; and sisters, Eva Kalcic, Anna Pechar, Mary Sharac and Barbara Cassata. Survived by loving sons, David J. Oshansky, married to Joel (Zahornek), Auburn, Maine, and Thomas J. Oshansky, married to Barbara (Pillow), Dallas, Ga.; grandchildren, Marc Oshansky, Auburn; Dr. Christine M. Oshansky- Weilnau, married to Mark Weilnau, Memphis, Tenn.; and Jeremy S. Oshansky, Rome, Ga.; and sisters, Rose Nyanko and Dorothy Chance, both of Johnstown; and Caroline Barone, White, Ga. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Catherine was a member of St. Anne’s Church and the Christian Mothers. During World War II, she worked as a riveter at Bethlehem Steel. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and an avid gardener. Family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Moskal & Kennedy Colonial Funeral Home, Moxham, where vigil service will be held. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Anne Catholic Church, Moxham, Father Bernard Karmanocky officiating. Committal, Grandview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to St. Anne Catholic Church, Moxham. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.moskalandkennedyfuneralhome.com.
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Genevieve B. (Decewicz) Bonitz
BONITZ – Genevieve B. (Decewicz), 89, Windber, passed away peacefully in her sleep Dec. 4, 2013, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
Betty A. Hasse
HASSE – Betty A., 68, Johnstown, passed away Dec. 4, 2013, at home.
George S. Hoberney
HOBERNEY – George S., 76, Willoughby Hills, Ohio, since 1972, formerly of Cleveland Heights, Ohio, died Dec. 3, 2013.
Robert John Holbink
HOLBINK – Robert John, 70, Nanty Glo, passed away Dec. 3, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
William Jacob Huss Jr.
HUSS – William Jacob Jr., 73, Ideal Park, passed away peacefully at home Dec. 3, 2013, surrounded by his family.
Mary Louise Leventry
LEVENTRY – Mary Louise, 90, Indiana, died peacefully on Thanksgiving, Nov. 28, 2013, at St. Andrew’s Village.
Betty Louise Lopez
LOPEZ – Betty Louise, 83, Johnstown, passed away Dec. 3, 2013, at Allegheny Lutheran Home.
Mark R. Semelsberger
SEMELSBERGER – Mark R., 32, Hastings, passed away Dec. 1, 2013.
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Peter W. Chiodo
CHIODO – Peter W., 70, Westwood, died Dec. 1, 2013.
Betty Lou (Gray) Crilly
CRILLY – Betty Lou (Gray), 55, Carmichaels, Pa., formerly of Carrolltown, passed away Nov. 28, 2013, at Rolling Meadows Nursing Home, Waynesburg, Pa.
Joseph R. Latch Jr.
LATCH – Col. Joseph R. Jr., 89, Johnstown, died Dec. 2, 2013.
Michael Joseph Mandichak
MANDICHAK – Michael Joseph “Juiceman,” 39, Portage, passed away Dec. 2, 2013, at home due to his longtime heart condition.
Mary Lou (Mills) Sam
SAM – Mary Lou (Mills), 80, former Windber resident, went to be with the Lord Oct. 26, 2013.
Judith Ann Servantez
SERVANTEZ – Judith “Judy” Ann, 69, Springfield, Mass., died Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013, at Baystate Medical Center.
SWEETSER – Shari, 53, Johnstown, was received by God Nov. 29, 2013, at Windber Hospice.
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Harry L. Irwin
IRWIN – Harry L., 88, Johnstown, died Dec. 1, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Garth Lorrell Litzinger
LITZINGER – Garth Lorrell, 75, Columbia, S.C., died Nov. 29, 2013, after suffering a fatal stroke.
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