NEW OXFORD — SHUSTER – Virginia T. (Novak), 75, New Oxford, died Saturday, April 26, 2014, at her residence. She was the wife of the late William Shuster, who died Jan. 26, 1997. Virginia was born Nov. 10, 1938, in Johnstown, daughter of the late Emil and Mary (Vahaley) Novak. Virginia was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, New Oxford, where she was an active volunteer and a member of the Marion Oxfordites. She was employed for 25 years at the A&P (now Super Fresh), Rockville, Md., and moved from Frederick to New Oxford in 1995. She also was a member of NARFE and was passionate about making a difference in the lives of others. Virginia is survived by a daughter, Susan M. Hartman, New Oxford; three sons, Edward W. Shuster, Mineral, Va.; Michael J. Shuster, New Market, Md.; and Jeffrey J. Shuster, Roanoke, Va.; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by a son, David A. Shuster, and three brothers, Frank, Robert and George Novak. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 1, 2014, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 106 Carlisle St., New Oxford, the Rev. Steven Fauser as celebrant. Burial will be in New Oxford Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Michael Shuster, Jeffrey Shuster, Steven Shuster, Kenneth Main, Brian Rapasky and Randy Hartman. A visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Feiser Funeral Home Inc., 302 Lincolnway West, New Oxford, with prayers at 8 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 3544 N. Progress Ave., Suite 101, Harrisburg, Pa. 17110. Memories may be shared at www.feiserfuneralhome.com.
- District Deaths Aug. 1, 2014
E. Joan Davis
DAVIS – E. Joan, 87, Riverside, Ohio, formerly of Johnstown, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014, at Kettering Medical Center.
Billie Josephine (LaFollette) Hodges
HODGES – Billie Josephine (LaFollette), 79, Boswell, Jenner Township, formerly of Gadsden, Ala., passed away July 27, 2014, at Windber Hospice from complications of cancer.
KOONTZ – Judy A., 67, Keedysville, Md., passed away peacefully Tuesday morning, July 29, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore, Md., after a long battle with lymphoma cancer.
Sherry L. Nagy
NAGY – Sherry L., 49, Johnstown, passed away July 30, 2014, at home.
Kenneth A. Naugle
NAUGLE – Kenneth A., 94, Johnstown, died July 30, 2014, at his home.
Richard John Peterson
PETERSON – Richard John, 49, Johnstown, passed away Monday evening, July 28, 2014, at Conemaugh Hospital.
Evelyn F. Vitalie
VITALIE – Evelyn F., 75, Johnstown, passed away July 30, 2014, at her home.
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Paul Radnoti Sr.
RADNOTI – Paul Sr., 80, passed away July 13, 2014, in Hebron, Ind.
Samuel R. Saia
SAIA – Samuel R., 90, Johnstown, died July 29, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Alex J. Stavish
STAVISH – Alex J., 90, Northern Cambria, died July 29, 2014, at Miners Medical Center Hastings.
Margaret R. (Shaffer) Hemminger
HEMMINGER – Margaret R. “Margie” (Shaffer), 93, formerly of Jenner Township, died July 29, 2014, at Meadow View Nursing Center, Berlin.
Carol R. (Schloski) Groleau
GROLEAU – Carol R. (Schloski), 56, Goshen, Mass., lost her battle with cancer July 16, 2014. Born Dec. 25, 1957, in Colver, she was the daughter of John and Olive (Spotts) Schloski.
George J. Stapinsky
STAPINSKY – George J. “Doodie” or “Hey You,” 85, Fort Hill, formerly of Windber, died July 30, 2014, at In Touch Hospice, Somerset.
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Patricia L. Bakale
BAKALE – Patricia L, 81, Johnstown, went to be with our Lord July 28, 2014.
Stephen A. Christy
CHRISTY – Stephen A., 65, Johnstown, died July 28, 2014, at home surrounded by family and friends.
CUSTER – Margaret “Peggy,” 69, Johnstown, passed away July 29, 2014, at Laurelwood Care Center.
Kathleen L. Geiser
GEISER – Kathleen L., 84, Oakland, died July 29, 2014, at Arbutus Park Manor.
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