BROWNSVILLE — TUNNEY – Edward, 86, Brownsville, passed away Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, at the Southwestern Veterans Center, Pittsburgh. He was born July 15, 1926, in Clarksville, son of Clifford and Mabel (McCleary) Tunney. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Margaret (Peggy) Tunney; second wife, Susan Tunney; two sisters, Muriel (Tunney) Nickalo and Ruth (Tunney) Jones; five brothers, Earl, Clifford Gene, Melvin, Glenn and Norman Lee Tunney; and daughter-in-law, Barbara Tunney. Ed was a member of the U.S. Navy. After that he worked for Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel Corp. in Allenport as a pipefitter and then eventually worked his way into management. He enjoyed hunting, campfires and just being outdoors. Ed also belonged to the Elks, Brownsville; the Nixon Gun Club; Charleroi Archery Club; and First United Methodist Church, Brownsville. He is survived by his son, John Tunney, Stockdale; daughter, Linda Rawlins, and husband, Harvey, Johnstown; four grandchildren, Jane Tunney; Jennifer Ferrence, and husband, Matthew; Kathy Rentz, and husband, Daniel; and Jill Benson, and husband, Steven; one great-grandson, Jozef Ferrence; sister, Kathleen (Beck) Holzapfel; two brothers, Walter Tunney and Ray Tunney; and numerous nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at Novak Funeral Home, 515 Front St., Brownsville, on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. and Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, until 11 a.m., the hour of service with the Rev. David Chin, officiating. Interment will follow in LaFayette Memorial Park, Brier Hill. To sign the online guestbook, log onto www.novakfuneralhome.net.
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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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