The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

January 5, 2013

Elizabeth A. Pudliner


The Tribune-Democrat

JOHNSTOWN — PUDLINER– Elizabeth A. “Liddy,” 80, Johnstown, passed away peacefully Jan. 2, 2013, with her children by her side. Born Feb. 2, 1932, in Johnstown, daughter of William and Alma (Keafer) Green.  Preceded in death by parents; husband of 56 years, Charles Pudliner; brother, William Green; sisters, Mary Schellhammer, Ethel Livingston, Helen Green, Emma Bee and Margaretta Grove; and son-in-law, Emil V. Vavrek.  Survived by daughters, Shirl Vavrek, and fiance, Jim Roseman, and Mary Ann Gates, and husband, Barry, both of Johnstown; son, Charlie, and friend, Missy, New Florence; loving grandchildren, Jody Vavrek, and wife, Heather; Melissa Heinlein, and husband, Joe; and Nicholas Pudliner, Laken Pudliner and Jaden Haffer; and great-grandchildren, Colby, Cameron, Ace, and Dawson Vavrek and Zane and Blake Heinlein.  She also is survived by her only living sister, Catherine Hack, Johnstown, and numerous nieces and nephews. Liddy was retired from Pudliner Packing Co., which she owned and operated with her husband for 37 years.  She was a lifelong member of the former St. Stephen Catholic Church, where she faithfully volunteered for many years at fundraisers. She also was a member of the St. Stephen Mother’s Club and Ladies Auxiliary. Member of West End Lions Club, District 14-J.  Liddy enjoyed cooking big meals, cleaning, traveling, and most of all, spending time with her family.  Member of Resurrection Parish, where funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, the Rev. Alan Thomas. Committal, Grandview Cemetery.  Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Francis G. Ozog Funeral Home Inc., Broad Street, where West End Lions Club will hold service at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.   Condolences may be sent at ozogfh.com.


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