The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


January 4, 2006

Obituaries 01/05/2006

CARDONE - Antonio

CARDONE - Antonio, beloved husband, father and grandfather and great-grandfather, passed away Dec. 21, 2005, from cancer. Born April 13, 1910, to Jack and Anna Cardone. Born in Windber, Pa., and married to Agnes Papovich in 1943, before moving to California in 1954. He is survived by his wife, Agnes, and sons, Anthony George of Carlisle, Pa., and Jack Reynold Cardone of Carlisle. He is also survived by granddaughter, Cassandra Cardone, who has resided with him since birth, and many other grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He is also survived by two brothers, John Cardone (Julie) and Jack Cardone, and two sisters, Millie Reo and Dolores (Ray) Costlow. Preceded in death by son, Thomas John Cardone; four sisters: Connie Pugh, Mary Cardone, Sally Rosetti and Angeline Mucci; and a brother, Cosmo Cardone.


CARPINELLO - Sara J., 53, of Northern Cambria, died Jan. 3, 2006, at Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown, after an extended illness. Born Jan. 12, 1952, in Susquehanna Township, daughter of Vincent and Mary Carpinello. Preceded in death by father. Survived by mother and daughter, Melissa Bea of Northern Cambria; brothers, V. James (Connie) of Northern Cambria, and Dennis J. (Denise) of Hastings R.D.; nephews, Brian, D. Jesse and Adam J.; and great-nephew, Gabriel Vincent. Former business manager for Northern Cambria School District. CCD teacher at St. Bernard Catholic Church. Ran Toys for Tots program for Northern Cambria. Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Easly Funeral Home, Hastings. Funeral Mass, 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Bernard Catholic Church, Hastings. Interment in church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to St. Bernard Catholic Church.

FITZSIMMONS - Dolores Evelyn

FITZSIMMONS - Dolores Evelyn, 75, of Sunrise, Fla., formerly of Penn Hills, died Jan. 3, 2006, in Florida. Born Nov. 10, 1930, in Johnstown, daughter of Eugene H. and Evelyn Mae (Bowser) Cope. Preceded in death by parents; husbands, Robert Lee Ferguson and Clarence Fitzsimmons; and a sister, Betty Mae Massimo. Survived by children, Donna Lee Ferguson, married to Marc Furon, Seal Beach, Calif.; Lori Ferguson, Plantation, Fla.; Joseph Ferguson, married to the former Nancy Loffredo, Irwin; Beverly Ferguson, married to Mark Scherrah, Penn Hills; and Chuck Ferguson, Mount Dora, Fla.; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Dolores was formerly active with the Cub and Boy Scouts and politics. Formerly employed by the county of Allegheny. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the John Henderson Co. Funeral Home, 215 Central Ave., where service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, the Rev. Noah Martin. Interment, Dunmyer Cemetery.

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