MONROEVILLE — CALLAHAN – Katherine Anne, 92, ended her journey here May 9, 2013, at Arden Courts, Monroeville. She was one classy woman, loving mother and beloved grandmother. Born Feb. 7, 1921, in Johnstown, daughter of Philip and Rose (Bajic) Tomak. Preceded in death by parents; husband, Raymond; and siblings, Mary Umek; Anne Amershek; Sister Rosemarie Tomak, ASC; and Mildred, Frank, John, Philip, Edward and Emery Tomak. Survived by children, Dr. Mary Callahan, married to Dr. John Coppes, State College; Anne, married to David Mendelson, Johnstown; Kathleen, married to Boyd Thorpe, Lake Orion, Mich.; Joseph, married to the former Susan Jones, Pittsburgh; Raymond Callahan, Johnstown; and Margot Callahan, married to Guido Giuntini, Pittsburgh; grandchildren, Eleanor and Anne Coppes; Laine Mendelson Mish, and husband, Kyle; Maura Mendelson Withers, and husband, Rocky; Elyse Mendelson, and partner, Ian Tendick; Patrick and Conor Mendelson; Taylor Thorpe, and fiance, David Nguyen; Carly and Elliott Thorpe; Gavin and Gio Callahan Giuntini; and great-grandchild, Lydia Eve Withers, who brought her much joy. Katherine was a member of the former St. Rochus Church, where everyone called her “Aunt Kay,” and St. Clement Catholic Church, where funeral Mass will be held at noon Monday, May 13, with her nephew, Father Charles Amershek leading us in celebrating her life. Committal service will take place at Grandview Cemetery. Friends received from 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday at Francis G. Ozog Funeral Home, 710 Broad St., where vigil for the deceased will be held. Donations may be made in Kay’s memory to Heartland Hospice, 3520 Route 130, Irwin, Pa. 15642, or Arden Courts 120 Wyngate Drive, Monroeville, Pa. 15146. Condolences may be sent to the family or online at ozogfh.com.
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Lisa Jean (Anico) Bender
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Carole J. Berkebile
BERKEBILE – Carole J., 67, Stoystown, died Dec. 4, 2013, at home.
William G. Good
GOOD – William G., 75, Johnstown, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Samuel E. Gossard
GOSSARD – Samuel E., 90, Johnstown, died Dec. 4, 2013, at LaurelWood Care Center.
James J. Karlheim
KARLHEIM – James J. “J.J.,” 79, Patton, passed away Dec. 5, 2013, at UPMC Altoona surrounded by his family.
Judith Ellen (Gosnell) Magallanes
MAGALLANES – Judith Ellen (Gosnell), 45, Windber, went to be with the Lord Dec. 4, 2013.
Robert J. Miller
MILLER – Robert J., 77, Marsteller, died Dec. 5, 2013, at home.
Belva M. (Henderson) Starkey
STARKEY – Belva M. (Henderson), RN, 60, died at 1 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, at EMH Regional Medical Center, in Avon, Ohio.
Isabel Cecelia Ferris Wolfe
WOLFE – Isabel Cecelia Ferris, 95, died Dec. 1, 2013.
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Genevieve B. (Decewicz) Bonitz
BONITZ – Genevieve B. (Decewicz), 89, Windber, passed away peacefully in her sleep Dec. 4, 2013, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
Betty A. Hasse
HASSE – Betty A., 68, Johnstown, passed away Dec. 4, 2013, at home.
George S. Hoberney
HOBERNEY – George S., 76, Willoughby Hills, Ohio, since 1972, formerly of Cleveland Heights, Ohio, died Dec. 3, 2013.
Robert John Holbink
HOLBINK – Robert John, 70, Nanty Glo, passed away Dec. 3, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
William Jacob Huss Jr.
HUSS – William Jacob Jr., 73, Ideal Park, passed away peacefully at home Dec. 3, 2013, surrounded by his family.
Mary Louise Leventry
LEVENTRY – Mary Louise, 90, Indiana, died peacefully on Thanksgiving, Nov. 28, 2013, at St. Andrew’s Village.
Betty Louise Lopez
LOPEZ – Betty Louise, 83, Johnstown, passed away Dec. 3, 2013, at Allegheny Lutheran Home.
Mark R. Semelsberger
SEMELSBERGER – Mark R., 32, Hastings, passed away Dec. 1, 2013.
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