COLVER — KOSTELNIK – George “ Jiggs,” 91, Colver, died Feb. 18, 2013, at Conemaugh Hospital. Born April 29, 1921, in Latrobe, son of Michael and Anna (Bojanoski) Kostelnik. Preceded in death by parents; wife, the former Bonnie Hughes; brother, Michael; sisters, Susan, Mary, Margaret and Mildred; stepbrother, Andy; grandson, Adam Kostelnik; and father and mother-in-law, George and Kathryn Hughes. Survived by children, Timothy (Connie); Darlene; and George (Tammy); brother and sister-in-law, Rodney and Mary Hughes; grandchildren, Brian, Matthew (Stephanie), Adrienne (Matthew) and Jeremy; great-grandson, Gabe; and special friend, Betty Stocker his caretaker. Army veteran of World War II serving in the 32nd Infantry. Life member of VFW Post 4963, Ebensburg. Member of UMWA Local 860, Colver. Member of Cambria County Old Timers Industrial Baseball Association and he was a big Green Bay Packers football fan. A special thanks to the staff at St. Benedict Manor, Palliative Care Unit Conemaugh Hospital and Cambria County Adult Day Care. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Matevish and Matevish Funeral Home, Ebensburg, where funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, the Rev James Farrer. Committal, Holy Name Cemetery, Ebensburg. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Colver Fire Company or Colver Presbyterian Church, in George’s memory.
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Lawrence E. Coy
COY – Lawrence E., 89, Connellsville, Pa., formerly of Johnstown and Somerset, died April 21, 2014, at home.
DRINOSKY – Eugene, 80, Portage, entered eternal rest April 21, 2014, peacefully at home.
George Felix Jr.
FELIX – George Jr., 87, Alum Bank, passed away peacefully Sunday, April 20, 2014, at Colonial Courtyard in Bedford.
Mary C. Keilman
KEILMAN – Mary C., 62, Ebensburg, born March 26, 1952, in Nanty Glo, died April 21, 2014, at home.
Barbara A. (Geiser) Knapp
KNAPP – Barbara A. (Geiser), 79, Johnstown, passed away April 22, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
SINCAK – Michael, of Hollsopple, loving son, brother, husband and friend to all, passed away peacefully April 10, 2014.
Richard J. McAndrews Jr.
McANDREWS – Richard J. Jr. “Jimbo,” 57, Windber, passed away after a 2-year-battle with cancer April 22, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Kathleen Mae Speicher
SPEICHER – Kathleen Mae, 48, Conemaugh Township, died April 20, 2014, at UPMC Shadyside Hospital.
Julia J. (Gresh) Voeghtly
VOEGHTLY – Julia J. (Gresh), 74, Johnstown, passed away peacefully April 21, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center, Palliative Care Unit.
Ruth M. Ziemba
ZIEMBA – Ruth M., 84, Cover Hill, formerly of Park Hill, went to be with the Lord April 4, 2014, at LaurelWood Care Center.
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Georgia R. Brown
BROWN – Georgia R., 90, Lincoln Highway, Bedford, died Sunday, April 20, 2014, at her home.
John R. Franko Jr.
FRANKO – John R. Jr. “Bunko,” 72, Conemaugh, died April 20, 2014, at home.
Dorothy Mae Gillman
GILLMAN – Dorothy Mae, 93, Mount Hope, went to be with her Lord April 22, 2014.
Hulda Elmira Heslop
HESLOP – Hulda Elmira, 95, formerly of Ferndale and New Paris, died April 21, 2014, at Waccamaw Community Hospital, Murrells Inlet, S.C.
Jean M. Holtz
HOLTZ – Jean M., 82, Hastings, went to be with the Lord Monday, April 21, 2014, at Golden Living-HAIDA.
Margaret Gloria Marsh
MARSH – Margaret Gloria, born Dec. 28, 1927, was called to her heavenly home April 19, 2014.
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Wayne R. Bailey
BAILEY – Wayne R., 53, South Fork, passed away unexpectedly on Good Friday, April 18, 2014, at his home.
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