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.
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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
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