LILLY — BUTCH – Mary Jo (Martynuska), 59, Lilly, went home April 9, 2014, surrounded by her loved ones. Preceded in death by parents, Valentine and Phyllis (Albarano) Martynuska; mother-in- law, Mary (McCloskey) Butch; and father-in-law, Curtis Butch; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Survived by her loving husband, Donald; children, Jude, and wife, Kelly, Buffalo, N.Y.; Victoria Butch and Zack Smith, Bellefonte; and Katelyn Butch and Kyle Gifford, New York, N.Y.; and proud nana to Lily Ray Butch. Also survived by adoring and faithful sisters, Helen (Martynuska) and Curtis Glynn, Millers, N.C.; and Consiglia Martynuska, Lilly; sisters-in-law, Elaine and Joseph Plewa, Harrisburg; and Catherine and Lawrence Sprouse, Altoona; as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and students. Mary Jo loved life, her friends and family, sports, the Pirates and Steelers, reading, bowling, her community, Bishop Carroll High School, her dogs, crossword puzzles, and her sister, Consiglia’s, sauce. She was an incredible sister; loving wife; proud mother, nana and aunt; loyal friend; and dedicated educator, having spent 33 years touching the lives of thousands of young people at Bishop Carroll Catholic High School in Ebensburg, where she could be found playing pickleball or basketball in the gym. She was loved by many and will be greatly missed. Family and friends may pay their respects from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday, April 12, and from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, April 13, at Thomas F. Cloherty Funeral Home, 531 Main St., Lilly, Pa. 15938, where vigil for the deceased will be held Sunday. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, April 14, at Our Lady of the Alleghenies Catholic Church, 608 Main St., Lilly, concelebrated by Father David Bonnarigo, TOR, Father Brian Warchola and Deacon Sam Albarano. Committal, St. Francis Xavier Cemetery, Cresson. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Bishop Carroll Catholic High School, c/o Mary Jo Butch Scholarship Fund, 728 Ben Franklin Highway, Ebensburg, Pa. 15931.
- District Deaths July 25, 2014
Clara Murphy Bond Bell
BELL – Clara Murphy Bond, Windsor, N.C., and Edenhouse in Bertie County, N.C., died Monday, July 21, 2014.
Fred G. Biller
BILLER – Fred G., 91, Cresson, died July 24, 2014, at Our Lady of The Alleghenies Residence, Hollidaysburg.
John R. Haywood
HAYWOOD – John R., 82, Richland Township, went to be with the Lord July 24, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
David G. Hull Jr.
HULL – David G. “Too Tall” Jr., 60, South Fork, died July 23, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
KRISKO – Stephan “Tib,” 89, passed away July 22, 2014, at home.
Elizabeth Anne Muncert
MUNCERT – Elizabeth Anne, 86, Johnstown, passed away July 23, 2014, at The Lutheran Home at Johnstown.
SCHULLER – Sadie, 85, Moxham, lost her battle with cancer July 23, 2014, at home.
Mary Grace Spodinak
SPODINAK – Mary Grace, 87, Johnstown, died July 24, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home.
Nancy L. (Adeline) Yoder
YODER – Nancy L. (Adeline), 75, formerly of Tire Hill, died July 21, 2014, at her home at Richland Towers.
- Funerals July 25, 2014
- District Deaths July 24, 2014
Thomas Barton Jr.
BARTON – Thomas Jr., 87, Central City, died July 21, 2014, at home.
Dorothy B. Bermosk
BERMOSK – Dorothy B., 87, Johnstown, passed away July 20, 2014, at Golden Living Center.
Leland Doyle Carney Jr.
CARNEY – Leland Doyle Jr. “Junior” or “Lee,” 77, Pomaria, S.C., formerly of Seward, went to be with the Lord Monday, July 21, 2014.
Ernest R. Contrillo
CONTRILLO – Ernest R., 61, Pittsburgh, formerly of Central City, died July 20, 2014.
Cecelia C. Duncan
DUNCAN – Cecelia C. “Sue,” 78, Johnstown, died July 22, 2014, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
Capt. Dudley C. Hunt
HUNT – Capt. Dudley C., (retired) MPD, Washington, D.C., 77, Windber, passed away July 22, 2014, at home.
Dorothy M. (Moyer) Kepler
KEPLER – Mrs. Dorothy M. (Moyer), 90, Scottsdale, Ariz., formerly of Portage, entered into new life July 19, 2014, at Hospice of the Valley, Scottsdale.
Anna Marie Krumenacker
KRUMENACKER – Anna Marie, 85, Carrolltown, passed away July 22, 2014, at St. Jude’s Haven, Johnstown.
- Funerals July 24, 2014
BLOCK – Deborah, 62, Johnstown, died July 21, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
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