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.
- District Deaths July 30, 2014
Patricia L. Bakale
BAKALE – Patricia L, 81, Johnstown, went to be with our Lord July 28, 2014.
Stephen A. Christy
CHRISTY – Stephen A., 65, Johnstown, died July 28, 2014, at home surrounded by family and friends.
CUSTER – Margaret “Peggy,” 69, Johnstown, passed away July 29, 2014, at Laurelwood Care Center.
Kathleen L. Geiser
GEISER – Kathleen L., 84, Oakland, died July 29, 2014, at Arbutus Park Manor.
Elaine Jean (Hamilton) Klayko
KLAYKO – Elaine Jean (Hamilton), 65, Lilly, died at peace Tuesday morning, July 29, 2014, at her home.
MATIJEVICH – Nicholas, 88, Johnstown, formerly of Pittsburgh, died July 28, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Daisy "Doodles" Miller
MILLER – Daisy “Doodles,” aged 16 years, was released from this life into the next on Sunday, July 27, 2014, surrounded by her loving family, Dorene and Ian Miller, Andrea Brooks, and Jayme Brooks.
Ethel M. Miller
MILLER – Ethel M., 95, Ebensburg, formerly of Barnesboro, died July 29, 2014, at her home with her daughter, Patty, by her side.
Andrea Lynn (Lonas) Peters
PETERS – Andrea Lynn (Lonas), 46, Bolivar, passed into the arms of our Lord on July 28, 2014, in the palliative care unit of Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital.
Mirrel Oliver Plummer Sr.
PLUMMER – Mirrel Oliver Sr., 75, Portage, passed away July 27, 2014, at home.
Mary Ann (Sedor) Shedlock
SHEDLOCK – Mary Ann (Sedor), 87, a resident of St. Benedict Manor, formerly of Revloc and Ebensburg, passed away July 28, 2014, at the manor.
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Michele L. Bernat
BERNAT – Michele L., 45, Mundys Corner, passed away July 27, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Benjamin Martin Hadix
HADIX – Benjamin Martin, 33, Johnstown, went to his eternal peace in the arms of Jesus July 24, 2014.
Ethel L. Phenicie
PHENICIE – Mrs. Ethel L., 96, Windber, passed away July 27, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Nicholas D. Steinkirchner
STEINKIRCHNER – Nicholas D., 32, Jennerstown, died Sunday, July 20, 2014, in Brevard County, Fla.
Linda A. Sral
SRAL – Linda A., 68, Portage, died July 27, 2014, at her residence.
Ruth F. Huff
HUFF – Ruth F., 80, Sidman, died July 27, 2014, at her residence.
Margaret A. Miske
MISKE – Margaret A., 80, Johnstown, passed away July 27, 2014, at the Allegheny Lutheran Home.
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