UPPER YODER TOWNSHIP — McLOOTA– Timothy J. Jr., “Jacob,” 18, Upper Yoder, died July 23, 2013, in Johnstown. Born March 2, 1995, in Johnstown, son of Timothy J. Sr. and Monica (Boyer) McLoota. Preceded in death by his mother, Monica, who passed away in January 2013, and grandfather, Fred McLoota. Survived by his father; brother, Zachary; grandmother, Martha (George) McLoota; grandparents, Fran and Marghi Boyer; uncles, Chris and Fred McLoota and Andrew and Frank Boyer; and aunts, Sue George and Susan, Jean and Mary Boyer. He was a 2013 graduate of Westmont Hilltop High School, where he was a member of the theater club. He acted and directed in the productions, and in 2012, performed in the production of “The Pirates of Penzance.” He also was a member of the chorus and chamber singers. He was a member of St. Mary Antiochian Orthodox Church and choir. Jacob loved to cook and spend time with his brother, Zach. He was loved by all, and will be sadly missed, but never forgotten. Friends received from 1 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 30, 2013, at Frank Duca Funeral Home, Westmont Chapel, 1622 Menoher Blvd. Johnstown, Pa. 15905, where Trisagion prayers will be recited at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Trisagion prayers will begin at 10 a.m. Wednesday, followed by Funeral Service at 11 a.m. at St. Mary Antiochian Orthodox Church, the Very Rev. Father Donald E. Shadid. Interment, Grandview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tenn. 38105 or St. Mary Antiochian Orthodox Church, 111 Alberta Ave., Johnstown, Pa. 15905 in his memory. Condolences may be sent through www.ducafuneralhome.com.
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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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