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.
Lillian R. Stager
STAGER – Lillian R., 84, Johnstown, died March 10, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Thomas G. Hunter
HUNTER – Thomas G., 82, Beaverdale, entered into new life March 10, 2014, at home.
James M. Krumbine
KRUMBINE – James M., 64, Johnstown, died March 7, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Arthur Lee Brown
BROWN – Arthur Lee, 84, Somerset, died March 10, 2014, at his residence.
Shirley Mae Weldon
WELDON – Shirley Mae, 79, Kimberly, Idaho, passed away March 3, 2014.
Richard A. Sotack
SOTACK – Richard A., 49, Blacklick Township, passed away March 10, 2014, at home.
GULA – Daniel, 84, Franklin Borough, went to be with the Lord March 10, 2014, at home.
Francis W. Gavlak
GAVLAK – Francis W., 89, Portage, passed away March 11, 2014, at Maple Winds Care Center.
JANCUK – Julia, 79, Portage, passed away March 10, 2014, at Select Specialty Hospital.
Chester R. Querry
QUERRY – Chester R., 92, Johnstown, passed away March 10, 2014, at his home.
Carrie Elizabeth Massey
MASSEY – Carrie Elizabeth, 75, Virginia Beach, Va., went home to be with the Lord March 5, 2014.
Johns C. Schmid Jr.
SCHMID – Johns C. Jr. “Jack,” 89, Davidsville, formerly of Geistown Borough, went to be with the Lord March 10, 2014, at Laurel View Village.
Dr. Stephen P. Kukucka
KUKUCKA – Dr. Stephen P., 64, died unexpectedly in his Crafton home on Sunday, March 9, 2014.
Sophie (Krempasky) Krisko
KRISKO – Sophie (Krempasky), 87, Portage, passed away Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, in Virginia Beach, Va., after a brief illness.
Ronald F. Corona
CORONA – Ronald F., 70, Cresson, died March 9, 2014, at home.
Christine A. Matos
MATOS – Christine A., 53, Windber, died March 10, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
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Norman J. Makin Jr.
MAKIN – Norman J. Jr., 65, Geistown Borough, went to be with the Lord March 10, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
REAY – Raymond, 73, died March 4, 2014, in Venice, Fla.
John E. Schuster
SCHUSTER – John E., 87, passed away March 8, 2014, in St. Augustine, Fla.
Ruth M. Cuppett
CUPPETT – Ruth M., 93 years, 11 months and 16 days, Stonycreek Township, went to be with the Lord March 9, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
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