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.
- District Deaths April 17, 2014
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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- District Deaths April 16, 2014
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.
M. Elayne Gooderham
GOODERHAM – M. Elayne, 78, Altoona, died April 14, 2014.
Edward Carl Harbart
HARBART – Edward Carl “Duger,” 90, Richland Township, died April 15, 2014, at Arbutus Park Manor.
Edward J. Harris
HARRIS – Edward J. “Ed,” 83, Fairfax, Va., passed away April 7, 2014, at home.
MASON – Dorothy, 66, Portage, formerly of Northern Cambria, died April 15, 2014, at Maple Winds Care Center, Portage.
Clifford Eugene Sharp Jr.
SHARP – Clifford Eugene Jr., 71, passed away peacefully April 5, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nev.
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