NANTY GLO — SZYMUSIAK – Frank J., 97, Nanty Glo, passed away May 17, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown. Born Aug. 25, 1915, in Gallitzin, son of the late Joseph and Mary (Kompanik) Szymusiak. Preceded in death by brothers, Joe, Steve and Charles Szymusiak; and sister, Anna Nemic. He is survived by his wife of 74 years, the former Anna Barosky, and daughter, Rosemary (Eli) Siuniak, all of Nanty Glo. Also survived by grandchildren, Nadine (James) Shaffer, Richland; Eli Siuniak, Nanty Glo; Stephanie (George) Hnatko, Penn Run; Christina (Michael) Worthington, Homer City; and Michael (Angela) Siuniak, Virginia; great-grandchildren, James, Michael and Mathew Shaffer; Zachary and Katelyn Hnatko; and Iasaac, Dmitri and Ella Ann Worthington. A loving husband, father, “gido” and “little gido.” Frank was a member of Holy Ascension Orthodox Church and American-Polish Citizens Club, both of Nanty Glo, and loved gardening. A retired coal miner, he was a member of UMWA Local 1386. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Askew-Houser Funeral Homes Inc., Nanty Glo, where Parastas will be sung at 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Brief service at 9:30 a.m. Monday at the funeral home, followed by Funeral Liturgy at 10 a.m. at Holy Ascension Church, the Very Rev. Father George Hnatko officiating. Interment, Holy Ascension Cemetery, Nanty Glo. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Frank’s memory to the charity of your choice.
- District Deaths July 24, 2014
Thomas Barton Jr.
BARTON – Thomas Jr., 87, Central City, died July 21, 2014, at home.
Dorothy B. Bermosk
BERMOSK – Dorothy B., 87, Johnstown, passed away July 20, 2014, at Golden Living Center.
Leland Doyle Carney Jr.
CARNEY – Leland Doyle Jr. “Junior” or “Lee,” 77, Pomaria, S.C., formerly of Seward, went to be with the Lord Monday, July 21, 2014.
Ernest R. Contrillo
CONTRILLO – Ernest R., 61, Pittsburgh, formerly of Central City, died July 20, 2014.
Cecelia C. Duncan
DUNCAN – Cecelia C. “Sue,” 78, Johnstown, died July 22, 2014, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
Capt. Dudley C. Hunt
HUNT – Capt. Dudley C., (retired) MPD, Washington, D.C., 77, Windber, passed away July 22, 2014, at home.
Dorothy M. (Moyer) Kepler
KEPLER – Mrs. Dorothy M. (Moyer), 90, Scottsdale, Ariz., formerly of Portage, entered into new life July 19, 2014, at Hospice of the Valley, Scottsdale.
Anna Marie Krumenacker
KRUMENACKER – Anna Marie, 85, Carrolltown, passed away July 22, 2014, at St. Jude’s Haven, Johnstown.
- Funerals July 24, 2014
BLOCK – Deborah, 62, Johnstown, died July 21, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Edward James Clark
CLARK – Edward James, 89, Johnstown, formerly of Minersville, died Saturday, July 12, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Nicole Lyn Eskridge
ESKRIDGE – Nicole Lynn, 24, Linden, Va., passed away Saturday, July 19, 2014.
Jeffery Lynn Flick
FLICK – Jeffery Lynn, 58, Seattle, Wash., formerly of Hollsopple, passed on July 3, 2014, in Seattle.
Elizabeth J. Knapik
KNAPIK – Elizabeth J. “Bethann,” 75, Northern Cambria, passed away July 21, 2014, at UPMC Altoona.
Christopher Shawn Reed
REED – Christopher Shawn, 22, Windber, died July 20, 2014.
Violet Marie (Snyder) Shaffer-Eastlake
SHAFFER-EASTLAKE – Violet Marie (Snyder), 90, Hidden Valley Road, Conemaugh Township, Somerset County, died July 22, 2014.
Teresa L. Smith
SMITH – Teresa L., 50, Johnstown, died July 19, 2014, at her residence.
TURNER – Rosemary, 91, formerly of Johnstown and Woodville, Ohio, died Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Genoa Care Center, Genoa, Ohio.
Mary Ann (Guzic) Walter
WALTER – Mary Ann (Guzic), 77, Lilly, went to her eternal rest July 21, 2014, surrounded by her family at her residence.
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