JOHNSTOWN — KORCHNAK– Martin J. “Marty,” 75, Johnstown, died April 29, 2013, at Golden Living Center. Born July 23, 1937, in Johnstown, son of the late John and Maude (Weller) Korchnak. Preceded in death by brothers, Thomas and Karl Korchnak. Survived by daughter, Alissa (Korchnak) Cooper, and husband, Mark, Hollsopple; grandchildren, Dr. Ford H. Cooper, and wife, Lindsay, and 2nd Lt. Abigail E. Cooper, and fiance, Ryan Coccagna; former wife, Patricia (Strayer) Korchnak; and brother, John “Chick” Korchnak. Marty was most recently employed by Joe Johns Towers as a painter. Prior to that, he was a purchasing agent for Miller-Picking and a turn foreman for General Motors in Linden, N.J. His hobbies were carpentry and woodworking. He will be missed for his keen sense of humor, and when he was in good health, his willingness to lend a helping hand. A memorial service will be held from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Sunday, May 5, at Community Arts Center of Cambria County, second floor, 1217 Menoher Blvd., Johnstown, Pa. 15905. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Heartland Hospice, 1590 N. Center Ave. Somerset, Pa. 15501. Arrangements in care of Hindman Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc. “exclusive provider of veterans and family memorial care.” Condolences may be sent at HindmanFuneralHomes.com.
- District Deaths April 23, 2014
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.
Sarah G. Balzano
BALZANO – Sarah G., 87, Dysart, died April 20, 2014, at UPMC Altoona.
Michael Coleman Barabas
BARABAS – Michael Coleman, 75, Johnstown, was called home to be with his Lord and Savior surrounded by his loving family April 21, 2014, at home.
Richard N. Handel
HANDEL – Richard N., 72, Portage, passed away April 17, 2014, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh.
KLINE – Roseann, 84, Ebensburg, passed away suddenly April 19, 2014, at home.
Bobby Gene Lambert
LAMBERT – Bobby Gene, 72, Shanksville, died April 20, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown.
Ann M. Lashinsky
LASHINSKY – Mrs. Ann M., 94, Windber, went to be with the Lord April 21, 2014, at St. Jude’s Haven, Elton, Pa.
Ruth V. Parkinson
PARKINSON – Ruth V., 86, Johnstown, passed away April 20, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home.
RISHELL – Joseph “Bud,” 76, Eighth Ward, formerly of East Conemaugh Borough, passed away April 20, 2014.
Amanda N. Sherry-Griffon
SHERRY-GRIFFON – Amanda N., 30, Northern Cambria, passed away April 19, 2014.
George William Smith
SMITH – George William “Smitty Bill” “Pap,” 81, Sidman, died suddenly Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014.
Carol A. Vladic
VLADIC – Carol A., 74, Hollidaysburg, formerly of Johnstown, went to be with the Lord Saturday, April 19, 2014.
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