JOHNSTOWN — SLAVICH– Michael P. Sr. “Mike P.,” 94, Johnstown, passd away Nov. 10, 2012, at his residence with his family at his side. Born Sept. 25, 1918, in Johnstown, son of Peter and Christina (Watach) Slavich. Preceded in death by parents; wife, Eva Bulick; sisters, Mary Slavich; Annie Molnar and Catherine Slavich; and brothers, Frank, John, Charles and Paul. Survived by children, Michael P. Jr., Johnstown; Patricia M., married to Harry Glowa, East Taylor; and Timothy J., married to former Peggy D. Chuk, Johnstown; grandaughters, Tiffany Ann, married to Dan Collins, and Mandy Marie Slavich; and great-grandsons, Zachery Wayne and Tyler John Collins. Brother of Helen Slavich, and Peter and Nicholas, all of Johnstown; and Steve, Norwalk, Calif.; and numerous nieces and nephews. Lifetime member of St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church and Franklin Borough Fire Co. A 1937 graduate of Franklin High School. He served on Franklin School Board and Franklin Borough Council and was Franklin Borough tax collector. Former campaign manager for John P. Murtha. Former Cub master for Cub Scouts. Enjoyed woodcrafting, the results of which he shared with many, including his church. He enjoyed model trains, especially steamer engines, and he loved country music. A retired electrician for Bethlehem Steel. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Henderson- Makuchan Funeral Home, Conemaugh, where Parastas will be sung at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral begins at 8:45 a.m. Wednesday with brief service at funeral home, continuing immediately at St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church, the Very Rev. Archpriest George Johnson. Interment will be held at St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church Cemetery. Contributions may be made to Franklin Fire Co. or St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church Cemetery Endowment Fund. He blessed us so much, and we were honored to be his family.
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George Michael Beach
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Barbara Ann (Hartman) Dino
DINO – Barbara Ann (Hartman), 74, Ebensburg, died July 28, 2014, at Cambria Care Center.
DRENNER – Annabelle 90, Hollsopple, died July 31, 2014, at home surrounded by her family.
Patricia A. (Grabish) Koposko
KOPOSKO – Patricia A. (Grabish), 67, Windber, passed away Aug. 1, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Harriet L. Mintmier
MINTMIER– Harriet L., 85, Johnstown, died Aug. 1, 2014, at the Atrium Manor.
Helen Louise Petrunak
PETRUNAK – Helen Louise “Weeze,” 87, formerly of South Fork, went home with the Lord Aug. 1, 2014.
Joylene H. (Ream) Whipkey
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E. Joan Davis
DAVIS – E. Joan, 87, Riverside, Ohio, formerly of Johnstown, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014, at Kettering Medical Center.
Billie Josephine (LaFollette) Hodges
HODGES – Billie Josephine (LaFollette), 79, Boswell, Jenner Township, formerly of Gadsden, Ala., passed away July 27, 2014, at Windber Hospice from complications of cancer.
KOONTZ – Judy A., 67, Keedysville, Md., passed away peacefully Tuesday morning, July 29, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore, Md., after a long battle with lymphoma cancer.
Sherry L. Nagy
NAGY – Sherry L., 49, Johnstown, passed away July 30, 2014, at home.
Kenneth A. Naugle
NAUGLE – Kenneth A., 94, Johnstown, died July 30, 2014, at his home.
Richard John Peterson
PETERSON – Richard John, 49, Johnstown, passed away Monday evening, July 28, 2014, at Conemaugh Hospital.
Evelyn F. Vitalie
VITALIE – Evelyn F., 75, Johnstown, passed away July 30, 2014, at her home.
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Paul Radnoti Sr.
RADNOTI – Paul Sr., 80, passed away July 13, 2014, in Hebron, Ind.
Samuel R. Saia
SAIA – Samuel R., 90, Johnstown, died July 29, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Alex J. Stavish
STAVISH – Alex J., 90, Northern Cambria, died July 29, 2014, at Miners Medical Center Hastings.
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