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.
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Lawrence E. Coy
COY – Lawrence E., 89, Connellsville, Pa., formerly of Johnstown and Somerset, died April 21, 2014, at home.
DRINOSKY – Eugene, 80, Portage, entered eternal rest April 21, 2014, peacefully at home.
George Felix Jr.
FELIX – George Jr., 87, Alum Bank, passed away peacefully Sunday, April 20, 2014, at Colonial Courtyard in Bedford.
Mary C. Keilman
KEILMAN – Mary C., 62, Ebensburg, born March 26, 1952, in Nanty Glo, died April 21, 2014, at home.
Barbara A. (Geiser) Knapp
KNAPP – Barbara A. (Geiser), 79, Johnstown, passed away April 22, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
SINCAK – Michael, of Hollsopple, loving son, brother, husband and friend to all, passed away peacefully April 10, 2014.
Richard J. McAndrews Jr.
McANDREWS – Richard J. Jr. “Jimbo,” 57, Windber, passed away after a 2-year-battle with cancer April 22, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Kathleen Mae Speicher
SPEICHER – Kathleen Mae, 48, Conemaugh Township, died April 20, 2014, at UPMC Shadyside Hospital.
Julia J. (Gresh) Voeghtly
VOEGHTLY – Julia J. (Gresh), 74, Johnstown, passed away peacefully April 21, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center, Palliative Care Unit.
Ruth M. Ziemba
ZIEMBA – Ruth M., 84, Cover Hill, formerly of Park Hill, went to be with the Lord April 4, 2014, at LaurelWood Care Center.
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Georgia R. Brown
BROWN – Georgia R., 90, Lincoln Highway, Bedford, died Sunday, April 20, 2014, at her home.
John R. Franko Jr.
FRANKO – John R. Jr. “Bunko,” 72, Conemaugh, died April 20, 2014, at home.
Dorothy Mae Gillman
GILLMAN – Dorothy Mae, 93, Mount Hope, went to be with her Lord April 22, 2014.
Hulda Elmira Heslop
HESLOP – Hulda Elmira, 95, formerly of Ferndale and New Paris, died April 21, 2014, at Waccamaw Community Hospital, Murrells Inlet, S.C.
Jean M. Holtz
HOLTZ – Jean M., 82, Hastings, went to be with the Lord Monday, April 21, 2014, at Golden Living-HAIDA.
Margaret Gloria Marsh
MARSH – Margaret Gloria, born Dec. 28, 1927, was called to her heavenly home April 19, 2014.
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Wayne R. Bailey
BAILEY – Wayne R., 53, South Fork, passed away unexpectedly on Good Friday, April 18, 2014, at his home.
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