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.
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Jerry Sheldon Berkebile
BERKEBILE – Jerry Sheldon, 83, Johnstown, passed away April 17, 2014, at Presbyterian Home, Johnstown.
Phyllis J. Burkhard
BURKHARD – Phyllis J., 71, Johnstown, passed away April 16, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
FABRIZIO – John, 88, Geistown, died April 18, 2014, at the Lutheran Home.
Homer E. Hillegas
HILLEGAS – Homer E., 94, Tionesta, Pa., formerly of Central City and Parma, Ohio, died April 14, 2014, at Golden Living Center, Shippenville, Pa.
Florence R. Homer
HOMER – Florence R., 88, Clearfield, died Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Christ the King Manor, DuBois.
Ronald Glenn Lester
LESTER – Ronald Glenn, 81, Lebanon, formerly of Sidman, died April 18, 2014, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Lebanon.
LISINA – Edward, 81, Johnstown, died April 18, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
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Dora Marie Bufagna
BUFAGNA – Dora Marie, 87, Armagh, passed away peacefully April 16, 2014, at home surrounded by her family.
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.
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