LILLY — SKURA – Regina C., 96, Lilly, passed away June 22, 2013, at home. Born Feb. 12, 1917, in Lilly, daughter of the late Stanley and Anna (Yurchik) Guzik. Preceded in death by husband, John J. Skura, who passed away Oct. 22, 2002; sons-in-law, James Repko and Richard Secriskey; daughter-in-law, Shirley Skura; grandson, Ryan Repko; brothers, Frank, Joseph, Nick and Bill; sisters, Mary Stossel, Sophie Prebola, Stella Veedock and Lou Nitch. Last survivor of immediate family. Loving mother of John, Cresson; Stanley and Delores, Lilly; Donna and Joe Panek, Lilly; Paulette and Paul Bart, Cresson; and Connie Secriskey, Lilly. Also 10 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. A special thanks to dedicated caregivers, Gloria and Katherine and nurse’s aides at Hospice Home Nursing Agency. Our lives will never be the same without our precious mother but we are comforted knowing she is now in God’s care. Friends received from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Thomas F. Cloherty Funeral Home, Lilly, where vigil will be held. Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of the Alleghenies Chapel, Monsignor John R. Sasway, celebrant. Committal, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Cemetery, Lilly.
BLOCK – Deborah, 62, Johnstown, died July 21, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Edward James Clark
CLARK – Edward James, 89, Johnstown, formerly of Minersville, died Saturday, July 12, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Nicole Lyn Eskridge
ESKRIDGE – Nicole Lynn, 24, Linden, Va., passed away Saturday, July 19, 2014.
Jeffery Lynn Flick
FLICK – Jeffery Lynn, 58, Seattle, Wash., formerly of Hollsopple, passed on July 3, 2014, in Seattle.
Elizabeth J. Knapik
KNAPIK – Elizabeth J. “Bethann,” 75, Northern Cambria, passed away July 21, 2014, at UPMC Altoona.
Christopher Shawn Reed
REED – Christopher Shawn, 22, Windber, died July 20, 2014.
Violet Marie (Snyder) Shaffer-Eastlake
SHAFFER-EASTLAKE – Violet Marie (Snyder), 90, Hidden Valley Road, Conemaugh Township, Somerset County, died July 22, 2014.
Teresa L. Smith
SMITH – Teresa L., 50, Johnstown, died July 19, 2014, at her residence.
TURNER – Rosemary, 91, formerly of Johnstown and Woodville, Ohio, died Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Genoa Care Center, Genoa, Ohio.
Mary Ann (Guzic) Walter
WALTER – Mary Ann (Guzic), 77, Lilly, went to her eternal rest July 21, 2014, surrounded by her family at her residence.
- Funerals July 23, 2014
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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.
- Funerals July 22, 2014
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.
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