BOBROWICZ - Joseph
BOBROWICZ - Joseph, 79, Portage, died Jan. 1, 2006, at Laurel Crest Manor. Born Aug. 4, 1926, in Ludlow, Mass., son of Joseph and Mary (Kida) Bobrowicz. Preceded in death by his parents; brother, Stanley; and stepsister, Pauline. Survived by wife of 48 years, the Rev. Arlene R. (Smith) Bobrowicz; son, Daniel M., married to the former Carrie Lamar, Norristown; and grandson, Anthony J. Brother of Walter, Ohio; Edward, New Jersey; John, Ontario, Canada; and Josephine Machowski, Philadelphia. Also surviving are good friends, Vivian and Elaine Newcomer of Portage. He is retired from the car shops of Bethlehem Steel Corp. He was an Army veteran having served in India and Korea. He is a member of American Legion Post 430, Portage. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Jean H. Kinley Funeral, Portage, and from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Wesley United Methodist Church, South Fork, the Rev. Wilma G. Horner officiating. Interment, Forest Lawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, family asks contributions be made to the Wesley United Methodist Church, South Fork. Military graveside rites by the combined veterans' organizations of Portage.
BURNETT - Mary A.
BURNETT - Mary A., 85, Johnstown, was called home on Dec. 31, 2005, at Memorial Medical Center, Main Campus. Born July 25, 1920, in Johnstown, the daughter of the late William and Irene (Costlow) Washington. Preceded in death by husband, Howard G. Burnett; brothers, Clarence, James and William Washington; and sisters, Elizabeth Washington and Helen Allen. Survived by children, Richard Burnett, and wife, Judy, Boston; Viola Anthony, and husband, Robert; and Ida Burnett, all of Johnstown; brothers, Albert Washington, and wife, Jacqueline, San Francisco; Ralph Washington, Johnstown; and sister, Georgia Washington, Pittsburgh. Also survived by four grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Mary was employed as a garment presser at the former Kay Artley Dress Factory. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Picking-Treece-Bennett Mortuary Inc., Downtown, 514 Somerset St., where funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, the Rev. Clarence Washington, nephew of the deceased, officiating. Interment, Grandview Cemetery.
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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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