EAST CONEMAUGH — GEORGE – SuzAnn F., 67, East Conemaugh, died Feb. 1, 2014, at home surrounded by family. Born Oct. 9, 1946, in Johnstown, daughter of the late George D. and Evelyn (Downton) Weimer. Also preceded in death by daughter, Shari Lynn, and brother, Robert Weimer. Survived by husband of 49 years, Blain L. “Buck” George; daughters, Lori, wife of William Gailey, Reading; Daria, wife of George Rygel, Franklin Borough; Christine, wife of Rusty Watson, East Conemaugh; and Rebecca, fiancee of Daniel Albright, East Conemaugh; beloved pet, Suzie; grandchildren, Gregory, Blain, Amber, Brandon and Justin; great-grandson, Bryson; and two special girls, Courtney and Whitney. Sister of Donald, North Carolina; Richard (Sherry Allison), Maryland; Sandra (Ronald Reynolds), East Conemaugh; and Deborah Dameron, (widow of Harold), Texas. SuzAnn retired as the steward at Conemaugh FOE 1811 where she made many friends. Friends will be received from 10 a.m. until time of memorial service at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, at Baker-Harris Funeral Chapel, Conemaugh, Pastor Cleo Carr of the Conemaugh First United Methodist Church will officiate. Private interment at a later time at Headricks Union Cemetery. Family suggests donations to the Conemaugh Volunteer Fire Company in memory of SuzAnn. Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com.
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H. Ross Blackburn
BLACKBURN – H. Ross, 87, Richland Township, died peacefully surrounded by family and friends July 20, 2014.
Lois Ann (Malonek) Holgash
HOLGASH – Lois Ann (Malonek), entered into eternal rest July 16, 2014.
Anna (Cicmansky) Leftow
LEFTOW – Mrs. Anna (Cicmansky), 94, Kissimmee, Fla., formerly of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Windber, died peacefully July 17, 2014.
LUBERT – Helen, 88, New York City, N.Y., and Northern Cambria, passed away July 19, 2014, peacefully at home after a long battle with cancer.
Stanley J. Pinkas
PINKAS – Stanley J., 86, St. Michael, died July 20, 2014, at Forest Hills Personal Care.
Norbert J. Teklinsky
TEKLINSKY – Norbert J. “Tick,” 82, Windber, passed away July 19, 2014, following a courageous 17-year battle with cancer.
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RUSNAK – Margaret, 85, Richland, died July 20, 2014, at her residence.
Jennie B. Slaventa
SLAVENTA – Jennie B., 89, Johnstown, formerly of Richland Township, passed away July 18, 2014, at Atrium Manor.
Lawrence G. Fretzel Jr.
FRETZEL – Lawrence “Larry” G. Jr., 82, Sidman, passed away July 19, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
The Very Rev. Father Christian R. Oravec, TOR
ORAVEC – The Very Rev. Father Christian R., TOR, 77, of the Third Order Regular Franciscans of the Province of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, died suddenly Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Conemaugh Hospital, Johnstown.
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Charles R. Eppley
EPPLEY – Charles R., 69, Sidman, died July 18, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
June Louise Turchak
TURCHAK – June Louise, 87, South Fork, died July 18, 2014, at home surrounded by loving family.
Barbara Ann (Tredennick) Bretz
BRETZ – Barbara Ann (Tredennick), 83, Cape Haze, Fla., went to meet her Lord Wednesday, June 11, 2014, with her husband, Earle, at her side.
Anna Marie Fisher
FISHER – Anna Marie, 90, died at her residence, Arbutus Park Manor, July 18, 2014, on her husband’s birthday.
Alice O. (Ochsenhirt) Phillips
PHILLIPS – Alice O. (Ochsenhirt), 88, Davidsville, formerly of Allison Park, died July 18, 2014, at Laurel View Village.
Samuel C. Carpenter
CARPENTER – Samuel C., 81, formerly of Nice Avenue, Upper Yoder Township, went to be with the Lord July 18, 2014, surrounded by his loving family.
OSSIP – Sydney, 97, Westmont, died July 18, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
LACO – Gus. At 91 years, God has called Gus Frank Laco home on July 18, 2014.
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