SOUTH FORK — POBORSKY – Robert J., 80, South Fork, died Oct. 23, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center. Born Feb. 8, 1933, in Johnstown, son of the late Joseph and Helen (Kemp) Poborsky. Survived by loving wife of 58 years, Charlou (Chappell) Poborsky, whom he married June 25, 1955; sons, Eric, married to Debra Mehall, Osterburg; Chris, married to Laureen Mitchell, York, Pa.; and Neil, married to Deborah Joll, South Fork; daughters, Leigh, wife of Shawn Sikora, Mount Hope; and Carol, wife of Tom Richards, Dunlo; grandchildren, Scott (Nikki), Megan (Mark) Kaminsky, Cayla, Chris, Cal, Steven (Jessica), Brian, Shane, Brady, Ronnie Klein, Nicole Richards; and Abbey Richards; eight great-grandchildren; brother, Melvin (Suzanne); and sister, Agnes (John) Poloyac; all of Johnstown; sisters-in-law, Gladys Hillegas, South Fork; and Susan (Curt) Burkey, Johnstown; and numerous nieces and nephews. Bob was a U.S. Army veteran, having served in Germany during the Korean War. Retired draftsman from U.S. Steel after 30 years of service. Active member of Wesley United Methodist Church, South Fork, where he volunteered with the food pantry. Bob was active in the community and enjoyed helping others. Past president of South Fork Lions Club, and a former shop steward for United Steel Workers Union. He was an avid hunter, outdoorsman and devoted husband and father. Friends will be received from noon to 3 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Charles O. Dimond Funeral Home Inc., South Fork. Viewing also will be held at Wesley United Methodist Church from 10 a.m. until the time of funeral service at 11 a.m. Monday at the church, the Rev. Arlene Bobrowicz. Interment, South Fork Cemetery. (www.dimondfuneralhome.com)
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Anne T. Desimone
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Andrew P. Lingafelt
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Louella Fern Bloom
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Beverly R. Miller
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Eleanor Vivian Chaney
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Betty R. Irvin
IRVIN – Betty R., 88, Johnstown, died Dec. 8, 2013, at Cambria Care Center.
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John J. Good
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Evelyn J. Schultz
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Janet M. (Adams) Riposo
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Peggy A. Poling
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Gerald C. Hoover
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Clifford August Rummel
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