The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

Obituaries

May 24, 2013

Nicholas Direnzo

HOLLSOPPLE — DIRENZO – Nicholas, 81, Hollsopple, died May 22, 2013, at Windber Hospice. Born March 12, 1932, in Conemaugh Township, Somerset County, son of Dominick and Mary (Verna) Direnzo. Preceded in death by parents; infant daughter, Colleen Diane; and brothers, Bill and Leroy. Survived by wife of 58 years, Delretta A. “Tina” (Hall); children, Lisa A., married to William Rievel, Johnstown; Tammy L. Direnzo, Columbus, Ohio; Nicholas D., Hollsopple; and Dominick M., New York, N.Y.; grandchildren, Robert Speicher; Chad Speicher, and wife, Marge; Zachariah Tucker, and wife, Melissa; Crystal Speicher; Emily Tucker; and Tony and Amber Direnzo; great-granddaughter, Josalyn Speicher; brother, DuWayne, married to the former Carol Marone, Hollsopple; and sister, Carole, married to Joe Achten, Laguna Nigel, Calif. A graduate of Conemaugh Township Area High School. A U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War, having retired as a chief petty officer after 20 years of service. Member of Jerome Sportsmen’s and Christian Assembly Church, Hollsopple, where he served as a deacon. Life member of DAV, Johnstown Chapter, and Fleet Reserve Association. Former van driver for Somerset County Transportation Service for 35 years. He also was an avid hunter and fisherman. Nick was a very loving husband, father and grandfather. The family would like to thank Windber Hospice, especially Dorothy Altman, for all their kindness and compassion. Viewing will be held from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Hoffman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 109 Church Road, Davidsville, where funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, the Rev. Richard F. Lambert, presiding. Interment, POS of A Cemetery, Hooversville, with military honors by Somerset County Honor Guard. Donations in Nick’s memory may be sent to Windber Hospice, 600 Somerset Ave., Windber, Pa. 15963. To express condolences, make a donation, light a candle or order flowers, visit HoffmanFuneralHomes.com.

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Obituaries
  • Michael Sincak

    SINCAK – Michael, of Hollsopple, loving son, brother, husband and friend to all, passed away peacefully April 10, 2014, with his beloved wife by his side at UPMC Shadyside Hospital, after fighting a valiant battle with cancer.

    April 24, 2014

  • Ruth N, Jury Hillegas

    HILLEGAS – Ruth N. Jury, 85, Berlin, died April 24, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.

    April 24, 2014

  • District Deaths April 25, 2014

    April 24, 2014

  • Galbraith, Gilda Gilda Ann Galbraith

    GALBRAITH – Gilda Ann, 86, Bolivar, passed away April 24, 2014 at Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown.

    April 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Terrence Celestine McDermott

    McDERMOTT – Terrence Celestine, 77, Kearneysville, W.Va., passed away Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at Winchester Medical Center.

    April 24, 2014

  • Stephen G. Dadey

    DADEY – Stephen  G., 58, Upper Yoder Township, passed away  April 23, 2014, at Windber Hospice.

    April 24, 2014

  • Amelia B. Alberti

    ALBERTI – Amelia B., 98, Johnstown, went to be with the Lord Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at Allegheny Lutheran Home.

    April 24, 2014

  • Today's Funerals April 25, 2014

    April 24, 2014

  • District Deaths April 24, 2014

    April 23, 2014

  • Lawrence E. Coy

    COY – Lawrence E., 89, Connellsville, Pa., formerly of Johnstown and Somerset, died April 21, 2014, at home.

    April 23, 2014

  • Drinosky,Eugene Eugene Drinosky

    DRINOSKY – Eugene, 80, Portage, entered eternal rest April 21, 2014, peacefully at home.

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Felix,George George Felix Jr.

    FELIX – George Jr., 87, Alum Bank, passed away peacefully Sunday, April 20, 2014, at Colonial Courtyard in Bedford.

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Mary C. Keilman

    KEILMAN – Mary C., 62, Ebensburg, born March 26, 1952, in Nanty Glo, died April 21, 2014, at home.

    April 23, 2014

  • Knapp,Barbara Barbara A. (Geiser) Knapp

    KNAPP – Barbara A. (Geiser), 79, Johnstown, passed away April 22, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Michael Sincak

    SINCAK – Michael, of Hollsopple, loving son, brother, husband and friend to all, passed away peacefully April 10, 2014.

    April 23, 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.

    April 23, 2014

  • Kathleen Mae Speicher

    SPEICHER – Kathleen Mae, 48, Conemaugh Township, died April 20, 2014, at UPMC Shadyside Hospital.

    April 23, 2014

  • Voeghtly, Julie Julia J. (Gresh) Voeghtly

    VOEGHTLY – Julia J. (Gresh), 74, Johnstown, passed away peacefully April 21, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center, Palliative Care Unit.

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • 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.

    April 23, 2014

  • Today's Funerals April 24, 2014

    April 23, 2014

  • District Deaths April 23, 2014

    April 22, 2014

  • Brown,Georgia Georgia R. Brown

    BROWN – Georgia R., 90, Lincoln Highway, Bedford, died Sunday, April 20, 2014, at her home.

    April 22, 2014 1 Photo

Poll

Would you like to see the Johnstown Community Corrections Center remain open after its lease runs out on Oct. 11, 2015?

Yes
No
I'm not sure
     View Results