JOHNSTOWN — YEWCIC – Jennie, 89, Bon Air, formerly of East Conemaugh, passed away June 24, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center. Born May 14, 1924, in Johnstown, daughter of Valentine and Eva (Kopec) Rozum. Preceded in death by parents; husband, George “Judy”; great-grandsons, Luke and Nathan; brothers, Stanley, Frank, Joseph, and John; infant sister, Blanche; sisters, Josephine Koterba and Mary Matala; brothers-in-law, Nick Matala and Stanley Marhefka; sister-in-law, Delores Rozum; and nephew, John Koterba. Survived by her loving children, Donna, wife of Robert Wisz; Richard Yewcic; Judy, wife of Stanley Rokosz; and Denny “Bear” Yewcic, all of Johnstown; grandchildren, Chrissy Wisz-Clark, Johnstown; Robert Wisz, Germany; Jennie Rokosz, wife of Mike Miller, Johnstown; Christopher Yewcic, married to the former Amanda Litzinger and Jeffrey Yewcic, all of Clover, S.C.; and Alyssa and Alexander Yewcic, both of Johnstown; sister, Dorothy Marhefka, Bon Air; brother, Walter, Johnstown; special sister-in-law, Mary Yewcic, East Conemaugh; numerous nephews and nieces, including special nieces, Georgia McCall, Johnstown; and Shirley Wuicik, Ohio; and her faithful companion, Bear. Jennie was a member of Holy Trinity Byzantine Catholic Church and St. Anne’s Guild. She enjoyed playing bingo and always had her door open for everyone. Friends will be received from 1 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Baker-Harris Funeral Chapel, Conemaugh, where Parastas will be sung at 1 p.m. and rosary will be recited by parishioners at 6 p.m. A brief memorial service will be held at 9 a.m. Friday at the funeral chapel, followed by Divine Liturgy of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. at Holy Trinity Byzantine Catholic Church, Father Robert Oravetz. Committal, Holy Trinity Byzantine Catholic Church Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be directed to Holy Trinity Byzantine Catholic Church, 217 Fourth St., Conemaugh, Pa. 15909, or a charity of one’s choice in memory of Jennie. Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.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
MILLER – Beverly R., 70, Summerhill, died Dec. 9, 2013, at home.
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
GOOD – John J., 82, formerly of Portage, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Meadow View Nursing Center.
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Evelyn J. Schultz
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Janet M. (Adams) Riposo
RIPOSO – Janet M. (Adams), 80, Bethlen Home, Ligonier, formerly of Somerset Pike, Johnstown, died Dec. 7, 2013, at Latrobe Area Hospital.
Peggy A. Poling
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Gerald C. Hoover
HOOVER – Gerald C., 79, Cambria Township, passed away Dec. 6, 2013, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
Clifford August Rummel
RUMMEL– Clifford August, 68, formerly of Johnstown and Somerset, passed away Nov. 4, 2013, in Springfield, Ohio.
Phillip Zdunczyk Sr.
ZDUNCZYK – Phillip Sr., 77, Portage, passed away Dec. 7, 2013, at Windber Hospice.
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