JOHNSTOWN — BARCZAK – Sue, 92, Johnstown, died Nov. 12, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center. Born March 3, 1921, in Homer City, daughter of Michael and Zuzanna (Gera) Oleksa. Preceded in death by her parents; son, Leon Barczak; daughter, Ann Marie Barczak; brothers, John, Michael and Paul Oleksa; and sister, Mary (Oleksa) Sokach. Survived by her loving husband of 72 years, Leo E. Barczak; children, Barbara, wife of Stephen Novatny; Robert, married to the former Kathy Klimeck; and Carol, wife of Ronald Golias, all of Johnstown; and Donald, married to the former Linda Keeney, Tempe, Ariz.; 10 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Sister of Ann (Oleksa) Zapotechne, Conemaugh; Steve (Helen) Oleksa, Johnstown; George (Kitty) Oleksa, Johnstown; Irene (Oleksa) Harr, Johnstown; and Rudy (Carol) Oleksa, Columbia, Pa. Also survived by sister-in-law, Miriam (Gallagher) Oleksa; and numerous nieces and nephews. Sue was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She loved to bake for her family and will be remembered for her pies and homemade bread. She was a member of the former St. Casimir Catholic Church and a member of St. Francis Catholic Church, where funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Franciscan Friars, OFM, Conv. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Francis G. Ozog Funeral Home Inc., 710 Broad St., where vigil for the deceased will be held. Committal, St. Casimir’s Cemetery. We all love you and will miss you, mom! Condolences can be sent to the family at ozogfh.com.
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Dora Marie Bufagna
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Doris Marjorie Cooper
COOPER – Doris Marjorie, 87, Westmont, went to heaven, April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center Palliative Care Unit.
Rose Mary (Delegram) Tripodi
TRIPODI – Rose Mary (Delegram), 66, Culpeper, Va., formerly of Cresson, died April 17, 2014, at home.
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Zachary Gordon Alan Andrews
ANDREWS – Zachary Gordon Alan, 21, Johnstown, was called home April 13, 2014.
Ray H. Clites
CLITES – Ray H., 93 , Westmont, died April 12, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Beverly J. Hoover
HOOVER – Beverly J., 75, Johnstown, was received into heaven April 16, 2014.
Joseph Samuel Kuhar Jr.
KUHAR – Joseph Samuel Jr. “Joey,” 64, passed away April 11, 2014, at home, in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Charles M. Lambert
LAMBERT – Charles M., 87, Central City, passed away April 14, 2014, at home.
Betty L. Lydic
LYDIC – Betty L., 88, Johnstown, died April 15, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
Stella A. Ponchek
PONCHEK – Stella A., 92, East Conemaugh, died April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Pauline L. Turchetta
TURCHETTA – Pauline L., 84, Cresson, died April 15, 2014, at Garvey Manor, Hollidaysburg.
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Boyd Merle Akers Jr.
AKERS – Boyd Merle Jr., 90, Lower Yoder, died April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Philip Joseph Baldacchino
BALDACCHINO – Philip Joseph, 87, Carrolltown, died April 14, 2014.
Grace (Deitke) Davis
DAVIS – Grace (Deitke), 90, Phoenix, Ariz., passed away peacefully April 10, 2014.
Cynthia Jayne Eisler
EISLER – Cynthia Jayne, 59, Somerset, formerly of Wilbur, went home April 13, 2014, at Somerset Hospice House.
James E. Foster
FOSTER – James E., 86, Johnstown, died April 14, 2014.
Alice M. Goller
GOLLER – Alice M., 94, Presbyterian Home, died April 13, 2014, at Presbyterian Home.
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