PATTON — HALUSKA – Cmd. Scott Edward, DMD, U.S. Navy, 48, Patton, passed away, July 13, 2012, at Walter Reed National Medical Center, Bethesda, Md. Born Oct. 17, 1963, in Spangler, the son of George and Saundra (Stoltz) Haluska of Patton. Preceded in death by maternal grandfather, Milton Stoltz, and paternal grandparents, Dr. Edward and Louise Haluska. In addition to his parents, he is survived by loving wife of 15 years, Heather (Cunningham) Haluska, and their sons, Marek and Leo Haluska, all of Patton; grandmother, Marion Stoltz, Patton; sister, Suzanne Carter, wife of Bryan, Lovettesville, Va.; and brother, Michael Haluska, and Alecia, New Castle, Australia. Scott received a doctor of dental medicine degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Received his pediatric dental degree from the University of Maryland, Baltimore, where he became board certified. Attained a master’s degree in hospital health administration and was a faculty member of the Naval Post Graduate Dental School, Bethesda, Md. The Haluska family is being served by Moriconi Funeral Home Inc., Northern Cambria, and McCabe Funeral Home, Patton. Family and friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at McCabe Funeral Home, Patton. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Queen of Peace Catholic Church, Patton, Father Ananias Buccicone, OSB and Father John Geinzer, Navy chaplain, concelebrants. Committal, St. Mary’s Cemetery, Patton. Military honors by local veterans organizations. Scott’s family would like to express their sincere appreciation to the staff at Walter Reed National Medical Center for their outstanding care and service. Scott was a loving son, husband and father who will be sadly missed. In lieu of flowers, donations are requested in Scott’s memory to Patton Borough Park Pool, c/o Patton Borough Office, P.O. Box 175, Patton, Pa. 16668.
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