BOSWELL — ASH – William L. Sr., 66, Boswell, died Feb. 15, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center. Born March 30, 1946, in Somerset, son of Glenn and Ilga (Swank) Ash. Preceded in death by parents; father- and mother-in-law, James “Cecil” and Dorothy (Jones) Truscott; and stepmother-in-law, Vera Donahue-Truscott. Survived by wife of 46 years, the former Judith A. Truscott; children, Sheri, married to Kerry Conn, Jenner Township; William Jr., Boswell; Nicholas, married to Marlania Walker, Jenner Township; and Matthew, at home; grandchildren, Austin, Ethan and Tristen Ash; and Jason Wiencek; brother, Ray Ash, Jenners; brother-in-law, James Truscott, and wife, Beverly, Somerset; nephew, Jeffrey Truscott, and wife, Barb; and niece, Melissa Truscott. Member of All Saints Catholic Parish, Jenner Rod & Gun Club and Boswell Post 461 American Legion. A 1964 graduate of the former Jenner-Boswell High School. Army veteran of the Vietnam War. Owner and operator of the former Ash’s Store, Boswell, and Ash’s Floor Covering, Somerset. He was an avid hunter and golfer, and enjoyed watching Steeler games and attending family gatherings. Viewing will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Hoffman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 409 Main St., Boswell, where vigil for the deceased will be held Sunday afternoon. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at All Saints Church, Boswell, the Rev. Father Justin A. Ratajczak, OFM, Conv., celebrant. Committal, St. Stanislaus Cemetery, Boswell, with military rites accorded by Somerset County Honor Guard. Memorials to All Saints Parish, 325 Quemahoning St., Boswell, Pa. 15531, would be appreciated. To express condolences, make a donation, order flowers or light a candle, visit HoffmanFuneralHomes.com.
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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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