CENTRAL CITY — BURINDA – Joseph Frank, 93, Central City, died Feb. 6, 2013, at Somerset Hospital. Born June 14, 1919, in Blough, son of Joseph and Anna (Bubenko) Burinda. Survived by son, William (Sandy) Burinda, Lakeville, Minn., and his family, Carrie Burinda, St. Paul, Minn., and Joseph (Heidi) Burinda; and great-grandchildren, Thomas, Alexa, Natasha and Danika, Burlington, Wis.; daughter, Vera (Edwin Jay) Burns, Saltsburg, Pa., and her family, Shelly (Brian) McCoy; and great-grandchildren, Sean and Brandon, Lincoln University, Pa.; and Kristy (Clint) Weimer; and great-grandchildren, Cheyenne and William, New Alexandria, Pa.; and son, James Burinda, Johnstown. Also survived by sister, Helen Szymonifka, Carteret, N.J.; and brother, Paul (Rosemary), Central City. Preceded in death by parents; wife, Mary (Shutack); sons, Joseph and Rodney; and brothers and sisters, Louis, Stephen, John, Mary Kolonich and Emma Shuster. Joe was a U.S. Army veteran of the 131st Army Battalion, D Unit, having served in the European Theater during World War II. He worked in local coal mines and at Bethlehem Steel. Member of St. Mary’s Russian Orthodox Church. Family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Mulcahy Funeral Home, Central City, where brief service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, followed by funeral service at 11 a.m. at St. Mary’s Russian Orthodox Church, Father Elijah Bremer. Interment, parish cemetery. Military graveside rites by Central City American Legion and VFW posts.
- District Deaths April 16, 2014
Boyd Merle Akers Jr.
AKERS – Boyd Merle Jr., 90, Lower Yoder, died April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Philip Joseph Baldacchino
BALDACCHINO – Philip Joseph, 87, Carrolltown, died April 14, 2014.
Grace (Deitke) Davis
DAVIS – Grace (Deitke), 90, Phoenix, Ariz., passed away peacefully April 10, 2014.
Cynthia Jayne Eisler
EISLER – Cynthia Jayne, 59, Somerset, formerly of Wilbur, went home April 13, 2014, at Somerset Hospice House.
James E. Foster
FOSTER – James E., 86, Johnstown, died April 13, 2014.
Alice M. Goller
GOLLER – Alice M., 94, Presbyterian Home, died April 13, 2014, at Presbyterian Home.
M. Elayne Gooderham
GOODERHAM – M. Elayne, 78, Altoona, died April 14, 2014.
Edward Carl Harbart
HARBART – Edward Carl “Duger,” 90, Richland Township, died April 15, 2014, at Arbutus Park Manor.
Edward J. Harris
HARRIS – Edward J. “Ed,” 83, Fairfax, Va., passed away April 7, 2014, at home.
MASON – Dorothy, 66, Portage, formerly of Northern Cambria, died April 15, 2014, at Maple Winds Care Center, Portage.
Clifford Eugene Sharp Jr.
SHARP – Clifford Eugene Jr., 71, passed away peacefully April 5, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nev.
Erma I. Shaw
SHAW – Erma I., 97, passed away Sunday, April 13, 2014, at her home In Ickesburg, Pa.
Robert S. Walters
WALTERS – Robert S., 75, Johnstown, passed away April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Timothy Alan Wess
WESS – Timothy Alan, 46, New Germany, died April 15, 2014, at home, surrounded by loved ones.
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- District Deaths April 15, 2014
Delores E. Benito
BENITO – Delores E. “Honey,” 72, Johnstown, died April 11, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Phillip E. Cadwallader
CADWALLADER – Phillip E., 88, Portage, entered into new life April 11, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Joan Mary (DeBiase) DeLisa
DeLISA – Joan Mary (DeBiase), 72, Richland, passed away peacefully April 14, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Daniel D. Emeigh
EMEIGH – Daniel D., 73, Northern Cambria, died April 12, 2014, at home.
LEEPER – Robert, 78, Johnstown, passed away April 13, 2014, at home.
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