STOYSTOWN — TOMKO – Andrew W. “Sonny” Jr., 85, Stoystown (Wilbur), died Sept. 22, 2013, at Select Specialty Hospital, Johnstown. Born Aug. 10, 1928, in Wilbur, son of Andy and Anna (Druahloski) Tomko. Preceded in death by parents; wife, the former Betty Spiker; brothers, Robert and Richard; and sisters, Nancy Fello and Marge Klun. Survived by his children, Roger, married to the former Susan Hershberger, Somerset; Russ, married to the former Cindi Bentrim, Shanksville; Darlene, married to Jerry Craycraft, Wilbur; and Jeff, married to the former Patty Hay, Stoystown; grandchildren, Shannon, Brandy, David, Shaun, Tanya, Mike, Laura, Nicole, Vanessa, and Ondrea; 18 great-grandchildren; sisters and brothers, Ann Toma, Windber; David (Donna) Tomko and Joseph “Smokey” (Barb) Tomko, both of Hooversville; Delores “Dee” Peterman, Virginia; Steve Tomko, Wilbur; Linda (Brian) Lievens, Hawaii; and Diane (Roland) Wilt, Stoystown; sisters-in-law, Janie Spiker, and friend, Frank Marone, Hollsopple; and Nancy Tomko, Ohio; brother-in-law, Robert Spiker, Blough; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was a World War II Navy veteran and was retired from Bethlehem Steel, Johnstown. Member of Holy Family Catholic Church, Hooversville, and Stoystown American Legion Post 257. Life member of Jenner Rod and Gun Club, and a member of Quemahoning Rod and Gun Club. He was a devoted family man who enjoyed hunting, fishing, trapping and “seng” hunting. Family will receive friends from 2 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Deaner Funeral Home, Stoystown, where there will be a vigil for the deceased. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Holy Family Catholic Church, Hooversville, the Rev. Karl Kolodziejski, OFM, Conv., officiating. Committal, church cemetery. Graveside military rites by Somerset County Honor Guard. Memorial contributions may be given to Holy Family Catholic Church, Hooversville, Pa. 15936. (DeanerFuneralsAndCremations.com)
- District Deaths July 25, 2014
Clara Murphy Bond Bell
BELL – Clara Murphy Bond, Windsor, N.C., and Edenhouse in Bertie County, N.C., died Monday, July 21, 2014.
Fred G. Biller
BILLER – Fred G., 91, Cresson, died July 24, 2014, at Our Lady of The Alleghenies Residence, Hollidaysburg.
John R. Haywood
HAYWOOD – John R., 82, Richland Township, went to be with the Lord July 24, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
David G. Hull Jr.
HULL – David G. “Too Tall” Jr., 60, South Fork, died July 23, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
KRISKO – Stephan “Tib,” 89, passed away July 22, 2014, at home.
Elizabeth Anne Muncert
MUNCERT – Elizabeth Anne, 86, Johnstown, passed away July 23, 2014, at The Lutheran Home at Johnstown.
SCHULLER – Sadie, 85, Moxham, lost her battle with cancer July 23, 2014, at home.
Mary Grace Spodinak
SPODINAK – Mary Grace, 87, Johnstown, died July 24, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home.
Nancy L. (Adeline) Yoder
YODER – Nancy L. (Adeline), 75, formerly of Tire Hill, died July 21, 2014, at her home at Richland Towers.
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- District Deaths July 24, 2014
Thomas Barton Jr.
BARTON – Thomas Jr., 87, Central City, died July 21, 2014, at home.
Dorothy B. Bermosk
BERMOSK – Dorothy B., 87, Johnstown, passed away July 20, 2014, at Golden Living Center.
Leland Doyle Carney Jr.
CARNEY – Leland Doyle Jr. “Junior” or “Lee,” 77, Pomaria, S.C., formerly of Seward, went to be with the Lord Monday, July 21, 2014.
Ernest R. Contrillo
CONTRILLO – Ernest R., 61, Pittsburgh, formerly of Central City, died July 20, 2014.
Cecelia C. Duncan
DUNCAN – Cecelia C. “Sue,” 78, Johnstown, died July 22, 2014, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
Capt. Dudley C. Hunt
HUNT – Capt. Dudley C., (retired) MPD, Washington, D.C., 77, Windber, passed away July 22, 2014, at home.
Dorothy M. (Moyer) Kepler
KEPLER – Mrs. Dorothy M. (Moyer), 90, Scottsdale, Ariz., formerly of Portage, entered into new life July 19, 2014, at Hospice of the Valley, Scottsdale.
Anna Marie Krumenacker
KRUMENACKER – Anna Marie, 85, Carrolltown, passed away July 22, 2014, at St. Jude’s Haven, Johnstown.
- Funerals July 24, 2014
BLOCK – Deborah, 62, Johnstown, died July 21, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
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