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.
Evelyn J. Schultz
SCHULTZ – Evelyn J., 89, Johnstown, died Dec. 6, 2013, at Harmony House Manor.
Janet M. (Adams) Riposo
RIPOSO – Janet M. (Adams), 80, Bethlen Home, Ligonier, formerly of Somerset Pike, Johnstown, died Dec. 7, 2013, at Latrobe Area Hospital.
Peggy A. Poling
POLING – Peggy A., 64, South Fork, died after a brave battle with cancer Dec. 7, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
KANIUK – Steve, 77, Central City, died Dec. 7, 2013.
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Gerald C. Hoover
HOOVER – Gerald C., 79, Cambria Township, passed away Dec. 6, 2013, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
Clifford August Rummel
RUMMEL– Clifford August, 68, formerly of Johnstown and Somerset, passed away Nov. 4, 2013, in Springfield, Ohio.
Phillip Zdunczyk Sr.
ZDUNCZYK – Phillip Sr., 77, Portage, passed away Dec. 7, 2013, at Windber Hospice.
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Marian F. (Hall) Abele
ABELE – Marian F. (Hall), 88, Edgewood, Ky., formerly of Johnstown, died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, at Emeritus at Edgewood.
BUSHWACK – Donna, 92, Loganville, Ga., passed away Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013.
Eugene Strohl Cassler
CASSLER – Eugene Strohl, 80, Everett, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Bedford Memorial Hospital.
Delores Jane Debias
DEBIAS – Delores Jane, 82, Beaufort, S.C., died Dec. 3, 2013, at her residence.
Katheleen Joyce (Diviney) Gongloff
GONGLOFF – Katheleen Joye (Diviney), 81, formerly of Twin Rocks, passed away peacefully Dec. 6, 2013, at home.
Jaclyn A. Gregorich
GREGORICH – Jaclyn A., 51, Greensburg, formerly of Robinson, died Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, at Westmoreland Manor.
Andrew James Koss
KOSS – Capt. Andrew James, 33, Detroit, Mich., formerly of Woolrich, Pa., passed away Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, at his home.
LETZO – Shary G., 67, New Germany, passed away peacefully in her sleep Dec. 5, 2013, at her mother’s home in Portage.
Antoinette J. (DeSalle) Luker
LUKER – Antoinette J. “Toni” (DeSalle), 77, Bolivar, passed away Dec. 6, 2013, at St. Andrew’s Village, Indiana.
Roy G. McClure
McCLURE – Roy G., 63, Travelers Rest, S.C., died Dec. 2, 2013, at home.
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