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.
- District Deaths March 8, 2014
Albert Lynn Boring
BORING – Albert Lynn, 53, Ebensburg, passed away Thursday, March 6, 2014, at Ebensburg Center, Sunset House.
Richard C. Claycomb
CLAYCOMB – Mr. Richard C., 72, Heritage Road, Osterburg, died Thursday, March 6, 2014, at his home.
Shelvy J. Elbertson
ELBERTSON – Shelvy J., 51, Johnstown, passed away March 6, 2014.
Gloria Jean (Dunmire) Ellsworth
ELLSWORTH – Gloria Jean (Dunmire), 75, Seward, passed away March 6, 2014, at Indiana Regional Medical Center.
Phyllis M. Faight
FAIGHT – Phyllis M., 78, Jackson Township, died March 5, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Alta Jane Fox
FOX – Alta Jane, 81, Daisytown, passed away March 7, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
Thelma (Kearney) Kodosky
KODOSKY – Thelma “Jeannie” (Kearney), 78, Lilly, went to her eternal rest March 7, 2014.
Lois Jean (Dunmeyer) Lepley
LEPLEY – Lois Jean (Dunmeyer), 70, West Virginia, formerly of Somerset County, died March 5, 2014, at home.
REITZ – David, 76, passed away March 3, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nev.
James J. Saylor Sr.
SAYLOR – James J. Sr. “Pap,” Davidsville, died peacefully March 7, 2014, at home surrounded by family.
W. Jean (Mishler) Naugle Wingard
WINGARD – W. Jean Mishler Naugle, 85, formerly of Morgantown and Davidsville, died Wednesday, March 5, 2014.
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- District Deaths March 7, 2014
GEORGE – Robert “Bob,” 71, Portage, passed away March 4, 2014, in Johnstown.
Marcella S. (Ciccotelli) Gillin
GILLIN – Marcella S. (Ciccotelli), 85, Ebensburg, passed away peacefully March 5, 2014, at Cambria Care Center.
Peter Holubz Jr.
HOLUBZ – Peter Jr., 89, Johnstown, died March 5, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Lillian Marlene (Anderson) Howard
HOWARD – Lillian Marlene (Anderson), 71, Ebensburg, died March 5, 2014, at home.
KAUFMAN – Morton, 84, Westmont, lost his battle with cancer March 5, 2014.
James Guido Mastrine
MASTRINE – James Guido, 63, Ebensburg, died March 5, 2014, at home surrounded by his family.
Anna T. Pipon
PIPON – Mrs. Anna T., 99, Windber, passed away March 6, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Thomas F. Reynolds
REYNOLDS – Thomas F., 62, Tire Hill, died March 5, 2014.
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