LAUGHLINTOWN — SCHROCK – Dr. Laura J., 85, Laughlintown, died early Friday morning, July 19, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown. Born Sept. 26, 1927, in Somerset, daughter of the late Guy and Ollie Puryear Schrock. Prior to her retirement in 1996, she had been a surgeon at Memorial Medical Center for more than 35 years. She was a graduate of the University of Alberta Medical College. Her residency was served at West Penn Hospital in Pittsburgh and her internship at Memorial Medical Center. Member of Beam’s Church, Gray, Pa.; Rolling Rock Club; and Cambria County Medical Society. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by brothers, Guy and Robert Schrock. Survived by sister, Betty (James) Hatcher, Richmond, Va.; brother, Carl (Nancy) Schrock, Pittsburgh; and several nieces, nephews, cousins and good friends. Private graveside service will be held Saturday, July 20, at St. Michael’s of the Valley Cemetery, the Rev. Dr. J. Paul McCracken, officiating. Memorial contributions, if desired, may be made in Dr. Schrock’s memory to Action for Animals, 386 Route 217, Latrobe, Pa. 15650. Dr. Schrock’s arrangements are being handled by J. Paul McCracken Funeral Chapel Inc., Ligonier. To sign the online guest book or to send a condolence, please visit www.jpaulmccrackenfuneralchapel.com.
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Marcella S. (Ciccotelli) Gillin
GILLIN – Marcella S. (Ciccotelli), 85, Ebensburg, passed away peacefully March 5, 2014, at Cambria Care Center.
Peter Holubz Jr.
HOLUBZ – Peter Jr., 89, Johnstown, died March 5, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Lillian Marlene (Anderson) Howard
HOWARD – Lillian Marlene (Anderson), 71, Ebensburg, died March 5, 2014, at home.
KAUFMAN – Morton, 84, Westmont, lost his battle with cancer March 5, 2014.
James Guido Mastrine
MASTRINE – James Guido, 63, Ebensburg, died March 5, 2014, at home surrounded by his family.
Anna T. Pipon
PIPON – Mrs. Anna T., 99, Windber, passed away March 6, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Thomas F. Reynolds
REYNOLDS – Thomas F., 62, Tire Hill, died March 5, 2014.
Rita M. Senko
SENKO – Rita M., 74, Patton, passed away March 5, 2014, at Miners Medical Center.
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Royston C. Dickert Sr.
DICKERT – Royston C. Sr., 78, Seward, passed away Monday, March 3, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
DOLGAS – Robert, 68, Hollidaysburg, formerly of Conemaugh, died March 3, 2014, at Autumn Estate.
MITCHELL – Joanne, formerly of Johnstown, died Feb. 23, 2014.
Joseph Michael Quinn Jr.
QUINN – Joseph Michael Jr., 77, Johnstown, went to be with the Lord Jesus March 3, 2014.
Shirley L. Schwind
SCHWIND – Shirley L., 82, Cambria Care Center, gained her eternal rest March 4, 2014.
Bertha (Hebden) Seese
SEESE – Mrs. Bertha (Hebden), 87, Mineral Point, formerly of Portage, entered into new life March 5, 2014.
Janet (Felter) Smith
SMITH – Janet (Felter), passed away March 3, 2014, in State College.
Rande E. Straw
STRAW – Rande E., 60, Ebensburg, passed away peacefully March 4, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center’s Palliative Care Unit.
John Henry Zimmerman
ZIMMERMAN – John Henry, 90, Hooversville, died March 5, 2014, at home.
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