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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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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