BRADFORD, PA. — PAPINCHAK – Jamie Richard, 38, of 45 Walker Ave., Bradford, Pa., went to be with the Lord Tuesday, May 21, 2013, in Elkins, W.Va. Born Feb. 19, 1975, in Windber, son of Richard Stephen and Diana Lynn (Ott) Papinchak of Windber, who survive. On Nov. 1, 1998, at Emanuel Lutheran Church, he married Rebecca L. (Zawacki) Papinchak, who survives. Jamie was a 1993 graduate of Forest Hills High School and graduated in 1997 from Mercyhurst College with a degree in archaelogy. He was employed by Skelly & Loy Inc. as an archaelogist. He cherished his girls and was a devoted husband to Rebecca. In addition to his wife and parents, he is survived by daughters, Lillian Katrina Papinchak, Violet Elizabeth Papinchak and Penelope Jean Papinchak, all at home; sisters, Krista Papinchak, wife of Vincent Grattan; and Sara Papinchak, wife of Joshua Rearick; brother, David Papinchak, husband of Melinda Kime Papinchak; paternal grandmother, Ann Papinchak; maternal grandmother, Ann Ott; his in-laws, Jim and Nancy Zawacki, Bradford; brother-in-law, Brian and Jennifer Zawacki; sister-in-law, Katrina and Christopher Winsor; and several nieces and nephews, Victoria Grattan, Natalie Grattan, Brycen Rearick, Noah Grattan, Colby Rearick, Mason Papinchak and Joshua Zawacki. Preceded in death by paternal grandfather, Michael B. Papinchak; maternal grandfather, Roy Ott; two uncles; and one cousin. Family will be receiving friends from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 25, at Emanuel Lutheran Evangelical Church, where funeral and committal service will be held at 3 p.m., the Rev. Thomas Pierotti, pastor, and the Rev. Ray Streets, pastor of Emmanuel Baptist Church, co-officiating. Burial, St. Bernard Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Jamie Papinchak Memorial Fund, 1148 Forest Hills Drive, Salix, Pa. 15952. Online condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com.
Gladys M. Stombaugh
STOMAUGH – Gladys M., 94, Portage, went to be with the Lord Dec. 11, 2013.
Maureen S. Plummer
PLUMMER – Maureen S., 69, Sidman, passed away Dec. 10, 2013, at Windber Hospice.
Joseph A. Pettinato
PETTINATO – Joseph A., 86, of New Brighton, N.Y., a retired letter carrier, World War II Navy veteran and devoted family man, died Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, at Eger Health Care & Rehabilitation Center, where he had resided since May of this year.
A. Martha (Eash) Thomas
THOMAS – A. Martha (Eash), 94, Saylor School Road, Hollsopple, went peacefully to be with the Lord Dec. 11, 2013, at Laurel View Village.
GRAFFIUS – Robert “Parker,” 15, Madison, W.Va., born April 8, 1998, son of Robert Russell III and Regina Orosz Graffius, went home to be with the Lord Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013.
Naomi R. Costello
COSTELLO – Naomi R., 91, Davidsville, died Dec. 11, 2013, at Conemaugh Memorial Hospital.
Rose A. Hancharik
HANCHARIK – Rose A., 75, Richland Township, died Dec. 5, 2013, at LaurelWood Care Center.
THOMAS – Amandus “Mandy,” 91, Hastings, passed away peacefully at home Dec. 12, 2013, surrounded by his loving family.
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Lois L. Rager
RAGER – Lois L., 83, Johnstown, died Dec. 11, 2013, at St. Jude’s Haven surrounded by her friends and caregivers who loved her very much
CHAPMAN – Darlene, 58, Hayes, Va., formerly of Beaverdale, passed away Dec. 9, 2013
H. Matthew Gearhart
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Doris (Hysong) Anderson
ANDERSON – Doris (Hysong), 91, New Florence, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, at Sunrise of Abington, Abington.
Ralph E. Botteicher
BOTTEICHER – Ralph E., 94, Derry, formerly of Johnstown, passed away Dec. 10, 2013, at the home of his granddaughter.
Jean Grace (Emerson) Fair
FAIR – Jean Grace (Emerson), 97, Petoskey, Mich., formerly of Nanty Glo, passed away Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, at Bay Bluffs, in Harbor Springs, Mich.
ROMAGNA – Margaret “Margee,” 89, Hollidaysburg, formerly of Ebensburg, passed away Dec. 10, 2013, at Nason Hospital, Roaring Spring.
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Jean V. (Cleimer) DiValentone
DiVALENTONE – Jean V. (Cleimer), 75, Boswell, died Dec. 10, 2013, at her home.
Anthony G. Bongiovanni
BONGIOVANNI – Anthony G. “Nino,” 84, Johnstown, died Dec. 9, 2013, at the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home.
BOXLER – Sylvester “Dwayne,” 73, Fayetteville, formerly of Mineral Point, went to his heavenly home Monday, Dec. 9, 2013.
William E. Barron
BARRON – William E., 79, Bethlehem, passed away Dec. 9, 2013.
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