The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

April 19, 2006

Obituaries 04/20/2006






ADAMS - Anna Catherine

ADAMS - Anna Catherine, 89, of Johnstown, died April 19, 2006, at her residence. Born Jan. 24, 1917, in Johnstown, daughter of Charles and Ashfield (Given) Heming. Preceded in death by parents; husband, William J.; sons, William J. Jr. and Jerry W.; and brothers, Richard, Leo and Percy. Survived by children, Ann Marlene, married to David L. Miller, Johnstown; Earl A., Fort Wayne, Ind.; Richard Q. and Dallas L., both of Johnstown; 12 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. Member of First United Methodist Church. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at John Henderson Co. Funeral Home, 215 Central Ave., where funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, the Rev. Dennis L. Zimmerman. Interment, Richland Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Windber Hospice, 600 Somerset Ave., Windber, Pa. 15963.



BERKHAMMER - William S.

BERKHAMMER - William S., 87, Geistown Borough, passed away April 17, 2006, at home. Born March 30, 1919, in Blough, son of the late Lewis and Vernia (Yost) Berkhammer. Preceded in death by daughter, Barbara Berkey; brothers and sisters, Goldie Fisher, Mary Wagner, Lewis, Ethel, Edith, Edward and Glenn. Survived by loving wife, Anna Jean (Gigac), with whom he celebrated 60 years of marriage; children, Darlene, married to Paul Smith, of Johnstown, and William Berkhammer, married to former Lorraine Ochoa, of Freedom; son-in-law, Wayne Berkey of Richland; grandchildren, Kimberly, Christine, Wayne, Chad, Melissa and Jennifer; and 13 great-grandchildren. Brother of Mildred Hill of Seward. Also survived by special friends, Evelyn, Peggy and Kevin. He was a member of St. Mary's Byzantine Catholic Church. He was a member of the DAV, Johnstown Retirement Club and the Men's Prayer Breakfast. He was a World War II Army veteran, who served under the direction of General Patton. He received two purple hearts, European-African-Middle Eastern Service Medal and Good Conduct Medal. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time at his cottage. Friends will be received Thursday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Henderson Funeral Home, East Hills, 2503 Bedford St., where a Parastas will be sung at 6 p.m. Thursday. A brief prayer service will begin at 9:30 a.m. Friday, followed by Funeral Liturgy at 10 a.m. at St. Mary's Byzantine Catholic Church, Monsignor Raymond Balta. Interment, Richland Cemetery. Military rites will be held at graveside by Conemaugh Valley Detachment Marine Corps League. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Windber Hospice.



DEVICH - Peter

DEVICH - Peter, 90, Johnstown, died April 19, 2006, at Conemaugh Medical Center, Main Campus. Born June 6, 1915, in Johnstown, son of Mile and Stoya (Derota) Devich. Preceded in death by parents; wife, Amelia (Kiurina) Devich; son, John Devich; brothers, Michael, Eli, Sam and Charles Devich; sisters, Mildred Banda, Catherine Salas and Mary Lovrich. Survived by son, Michael, married to the former Patricia Castiglione, Johnstown; daughter-in-law, Maribeth (Winneshiek) Devich, Florida; granddaughters, Marlene, wife of Richard Gera; Laura, wife of Leroy Henderson; Amy, wife of Jamy Ferin; and Jennifer Devich; grandsons, Samuel and Richard Gera; Kyle Devich; Keeley and Jason Henderson. A brother of Stella Sabo and Nicholas Devich, both of Johnstown. Also survived by nieces and nephews. Retired employee of the former Bethlehem Steel Rod and Wire Mill. Navy See Bees, with the 13 BN in the Pacific Theater during World War II. A member of St. Nicholas Serbian Orthodox Church. A member of church choir, Men's Club, usher, VFW Post #155, American Legion and Retired Men's Club. Friends received from 2 to 8 p.m. Friday at Francis G. Ozog Funeral Home Inc., Broad Street, where a brief service will be held Saturday at 12:30 p.m., followed by funeral service at 1 p.m. at St. Nicholas Serbian Orthodox Church, the Rev. Adam Yonitch. Committal at Grandview Cemetery. Pomen will be held at 4 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the St. Nicholas Serbian Orthodox Church Sunday school.



DICKINSON - Hester L.

DICKINSON - Hester L., 86, of Johnstown, formerly of Saxton, died on Wednesday, April 19, 2006, at Beverly Heathcare Richland. She was born on Feb. 26, 1920, in Saxton, a daughter of the late Harrison D. and Elsie (Gillian) Detwiler. On Jan. 27, 1937, in Cumberland, Md., she married Howard E. Dickinson. He preceded her in death on Feb. 21, 1983. She is survived by the following children: Ruth Ann, married to William Wolfe, Johnstown; Clair E. Dickinson, married to Kathie (Younker), Akron, Ohio; and Joyce A., married to Raymond Schlee, Harrisburg; one brother, Albert Detwiler, Rochester, Pa.; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Kenneth E. Dickinson; brothers, Robert, Elmer and William Detwiler; and sisters, Mary Heath, Veda Oaks and Violet Fessler. Mrs. Dickinson was of the Protestant faith. She attended the Stonerstown Church of the Brethren during her childhood. She enjoyed growing flowers and taking care of Dom-care residents. Funeral service will be held Friday, April 21, 2006, at 1 p.m. at Long-Akers Funeral Chapel, with the Rev. Harold Bowser officiating. Friends may call at Long-Akers Funeral Chapel, 715 Church St., Saxton, on Friday, April 21, 2006, from 11 a.m. until the hour of service at the funeral chapel. Burial will be held at Grandview Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial contributions may be made in memory of Mrs. Dickinson to the American Cancer Society, Bedford Chapter, N. Professional Building, Suite 202, 3759 Business Route 220, Bedford, Pa. 15522.



FARABAUGH - Robert W. "Bob"

FARABAUGH - Robert W. "Bob," 88, Carrolltown, went to rest with the Lord from his residence, Tuesday, April 18, 2006. He was born June 22, 1917, in East Carroll Township, the son of William E. and Theresa (Herschel) Farabaugh. He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Marjorie Farabaugh; granddaughter, Debbie Farabaugh; brothers, Leo, Dennis, Walter, Clarence and a brother in infancy, Alvin Farabaugh; sisters, Leona Himmel, Elizabeth Frank, Adeline Farabaugh, Delrose Hite, Stella Leitz and a sister in infancy, Hilda. He is survived by his wife, Dolores M. (Westrick) Farabaugh, whom he married June 26, 1944; children, Robert "Gene" Farabaugh, Carrolltown; Daniel Farabaugh and Richard "Joe" (Beth Dumm) Farabaugh, both of Ebensburg; Donna (Joe) DeSalvo and Elaine (Lewis) Dumm, both of Nicktown; Diane Sposito, and special friend, Joe Perrone, Douglasville, Pa.; 12 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. He owned and operated Farabaugh's Garage and Highlander Bus Line since 1947 and was also a lifelong farmer. He was a lifelong member of St. Benedict Catholic Church and the oldest licensed inspection mechanic in the state of Pennsylvania. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, where he received specialized mechanical training. He enjoyed flying, hunting and gardening. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Stevens Funeral Home Inc., 146 N. Main St., Carrolltown, where a vigil for the deceased will be held. A funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Benedict Catholic Church, Carrolltown, by Benedictine Fathers. Committal, church cemetery. Memorials are requested to Alzheimer's Association or American Cancer Society for breast cancer research. Military rites will be accorded by local veterans. (www.stevensfh.com)



GUSKEY - David Charles

GUSKEY - David Charles, 50, Kanab, Utah, died unexpectedly on Feb. 28, 2006, at home. Born Nov. 2, 1955, in Johnstown, son of Robert and Evelyn (Yarnick) Guskey. Survived by parents, Barto; brother, Thomas, Lexington, Ky.; and sisters, Marcia Grieder, Reading; Karen Terzopolos, Palm. David graduated from Pennsbury High School, Fairless Hills, Class of 1973, and studied electrical engineering at Monmouth College in New Jersey. He was a skilled carpenter and handyman who worked in construction in the Kanab, Utah, area for the past 20 years. David greatly enjoyed the outdoors. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. A memorial service was held on Saturday, March 13, 2006, in Kanab. The family will receive friends on Saturday, April 22, 2006, from 10 a.m. until time of memorial service at 11 a.m. by the Rev. Bill Coleman at Charles O. Dimond Funeral Home Inc., South Fork. Inurnment, Grandview Cemetery.



HORN - Magdalene Louise

HORN - Magdalene Louise, age 75, died Wednesday, April 12, 2006, at Meadow View Nursing Center. Born Sept. 9, 1930, in Johnstown, daughter of George and Mary (Renek) Cernogorsky. Preceded in death by parents; sisters, Mary, Ann, Peggy and Irene; and brothers, Mike, John, Joe, Steve and William. Survived by daughter, Linda, married to Dayle Lynn, of New Eagle, Pa.; sisters, Betty, Josephine and Eleanore; also nieces, nephews and friends. There will be no viewing. Arrangements are being handled by Francis G. Ozog Funeral Home Inc., Broad Street. Interment, St. Stephen's Cemetery.



HORNICK - Agnes L.

HORNICK - Agnes L., 80, of Richland Township, died April 17, 2006. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Harris Funeral Home, 500 Cherry Lane, Richland, where vigil for the deceased will be held. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Benedict Catholic Church, with committal to follow at St. Joseph Cemetery. The family suggests that memorial contributions be directed to the St. Benedict Catholic Church Building Fund, 2306 Bedford St.,

Johnstown, Pa. 15904, in memory of Agnes.



KENNEY - Ann

KENNEY - Ann, 84, Johnstown, died April 18, 2006, at Laurel Wood. Born July 1, 1921, in Johnstown. Complete obituary in Friday's paper. Arrangements by Francis G. Ozog Funeral Home Inc.



KENT - Priscilla G.

KENT - Priscilla G., 80, formerly of Upper Yoder Township, died April 17, 2006, in Dover, Del. Friends will be received from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Picking-Treece-Bennett Mortuary, West Hills, 921 Menoher Blvd., where service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, the Rev. Dr. Robert G. Swanson officiating. Interment, Grandview Cemetery.



KOSABER - Elaine Frances (Osewalt)

KOSABER - Elaine Frances (Osewalt), Portage, died April 17, 2006, at Conemaugh Hospital. Born Feb. 8, 1927, in Summerhill Township, daughter of Frank and Agnes (Keenan) Osewalt. Preceded in death by parents; sisters, June Elersic, Carol Fyock and Joanne Lord. Survived by these children: Glenford Jr., Gary and Guy, all of Portage, and George, South Fork; precious grandchildren, Shannon, Kristen, Sadie, Sarah and George Jr. Also survived by numerous loving nieces and nephews and close friend and coworker, Patty Dempsie. Sister of Mickey, and wife, Frances; Penny McConeghy; Joyce Anderson, and husband, Warren; Ray, and wife, Betty; Frank, and wife, Theresa; and Connie; and brothers-in-law, David Lord and Bruce Fyock. Retired from Laurel Crest Manor in 1987, Elaine loved spending time with her family, reading, playing cards, bingo and yard sales. At Elaine's request, there will be no funeral service. Arrangements are being handled by Charles O. Dimond Funeral Home Inc., South Fork.



KOST - Anna

KOST - Anna, 90, of Altoona, formerly a longtime resident of St. Benedict, died Saturday, April 15, 2006. She was born in Madera, Clearfield County, a daughter of the late Wasco and Eva (Tutonich) Tocarchick. She married William Kost on Aug. 3, 1936, in Spangler. He preceded her in death on Jan. 19, 1957. Mrs. Kost is survived by sons, Robert (Helen E.) Kost of St. Benedict and Lawrence M. (Virginia C.) Kost of Burke, Va.; daughters, Barbara A. (Patrick E.) Bender of Tucson, Ariz.; M. Joan Hein of Pittsburgh; Sandra M. (Thomas) Gaydosh of Dubois; Darlene N. (Matthew) McCaulley of Hollidaysburg; Linda J. (Domenico G.) Giambanco of Port St. Lucie, Fla.; and Debra H. (William D.) Deuchar of Ruckersville, Va.; 13 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; a brother, Metro (Bertha) Tocarchick of Tonawanda, N.Y.; sisters, Mary (Joseph) Meiers of Zelienople, Helen (Jack) Schmidt of Pittsburgh, Nancy (John) Krajnik of Erie and Ethel (Thomas) Clifford of Westlake, Ohio; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by brothers, Frank (Helen) Tocarchick and George (Mary Ann) Tocarchick and sisters, Kathryn (Frank) Rapack and Margaret (Fred) DuPlaga; and five infant siblings; also son-in-law, Peter R. Zanoviak. Mrs. Kost was a member of the Altoona Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses. She loved to read the Bible, travel and take care of her flowers and house plants. Friends will be received from noon until the 1 p.m. time of memorial service Saturday, April 22, 2006, at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 141 Post Office Road, St. Benedict, Pa. Contributions in memory of Anna may be made to the Altoona Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses, 1308 24th Ave., Altoona, Pa. 16601. Interment at St. Mary's Cemetery, Northern Cambria. Arrangements by Jon C. Russin Funeral Home, Bellwood.



MAROOTIAN - Karl

MAROOTIAN - Karl, age 72, went to be with the Lord on Holy Saturday, April 15, 2006. Friends received from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at John Henderson Co. Funeral Home, 215 Central Ave. Graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Grandview Cemetery. Military rites will be conducted at graveside by Conemaugh Valley Detachment Marine Corps League. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Bible Baptist Temple Building Fund, 2606 Sycamore Court, St. Joseph, Mo. 64503.



PATCHER - Robert "Bones"

PATCHER - Robert "Bones," 81, Geistown Borough, died April 17, 2006. A member of St. Benedict Catholic Church, where funeral Mass will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Friday. Committal, Grandview Mausoleum. Friends received from 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Francis G. Ozog Funeral Home Inc., Broad Street, where vigil for the deceased will be held Thursday. Conemaugh Valley Marine Corps Detatchment League will hold graveside service. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Windber Medical Center Foundation in memory of Mr. Robert Patcher.



SCISLOWICZ - Mrs. Dorothy M.

SCISLOWICZ - Mrs. Dorothy M., 82, Beverly Health Care, formerly of Mine 40, died April 18, 2006, at Memorial Medical Center. Born May 6, 1923, in Windber, daughter of the late Boleslaw and Agata (Mandrella) Czjakowski. Also preceded in death by husband, Matthew J., on Nov. 12, 1967; brother, Frank "Smitty" Czjakowski; and sister, Blanche Bokinsky. Survived by son, Matthew J., married to the former Linda Corle, Johnstown; grandson, Jeremy Scislowicz, Johnstown, and his fiance, Misty Clites; and great-granddaughter, Kaitlyn Marie Scislowicz, who was the love of her life. Sister of Mary Steffish and Ann Molnar, both of Mine 40, and Stella Sushereba, Orlando. Also numerous nieces and nephews. Dorothy was a very fun loving person who loved to dance, travel and meet new people. She especially enjoyed listening to Polish music. She was a 30-year employee of Bestform Foundations, working mostly in the Industrial Park plant. Member of ILGWU and St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, Windber, where funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday, the Very Rev. Leonard E. Voytek, VF, pastor. Private committal, parish cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Meek -- Dalla Valle Funeral Home Inc., 1312 Graham Ave., Windber, where vigil for the deceased will be held in the evening.



SIKIRICA - Betty C.

SIKIRICA - Betty C., 86, Gibsonia, died April 19, 2006, at St. Barnabas Nursing Home, Gibsonia. Born April 7, 1920, in New Florence, the daughter of the late Henrico "Henry" and Lena (Coia) Yaconi. Also preceded in death by husband, Mike Sikirica, who died Jan. 6, 1994; son, Michael A. Sikirica; sisters, Anne Nocera, Elvira Freedman, Mary DeBalcso and Ida Leydic; and brothers, Alfred and Tony Yaconi. Survived by sons, Stephen J. Sikirica, and wife, Maria Pimentel, Chicago; Jeffrey J. Sikirica, Gibsonia; granddaughter, Amanda Sikirica; brother, George Yaconi, New Florence. Former sales clerk for Kaufmann's department store. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Kenneth A. Stuart Funeral Home, New Florence. Mass of Christian Burial, 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Holy Family Catholic Church, Seward, the Rev. Bede Mulligan. Interment, Grandview Cemetery.



SINGEL - Dorothy

SINGEL - Dorothy, 82, Johnstown, died April 19, 2006, at Arbutus Park Manor. Born Dec. 1, 1923, in Johnstown, beloved daughter of Albert and Dorothy (Keblesh) Singel. Preceded in death by parents and brothers, John and Andrew Singel. Survived by brothers and sisters namely: Mary McCawley; Stephen, married to the former Jean Anne Mertle; George, married to the former Betty Ann Lorditch; Agnes Swarney; Michael, married to the former Mary Anne Piatak, all of Johnstown; Magdalene, wife of Joseph Sank, Ellerslie, Md.; also sister-in-law, Gerry (Mack) Singel. A loving aunt of numerous nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews, who also loved her very much. Former employee of the former W.T. Grant Co. A lifelong member of St. Mary Byzantine Catholic Church, where funeral liturgy will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, the Rev. Monsignor Raymond Balta. Committal, church cemetery. Friends received from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Francis G. Ozog Funeral Home Inc., Broad Street, where Parastas will be sung at 7 p.m. Friday. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to St. Mary Byzantine Church Renovation Fund or Arbutus Park Manor in memory of Dorothy Singel. "God bless you and rest in peace."



SUBICH - William F.

SUBICH - William F., 78, Johnstown, died April 19, 2006, at Select Specialty Hospital. Born Aug. 13, 1927, in Johnstown, son of Anthony and Helen (Bukovich) Subich. Preceded in death by parents; sisters, Mary Karnosky and Helen Subich; brothers, Frank "Lefty" Subich, John and Michael Subich. Survived by brothers, Stephen Subich and Nicholas Subich, married to Roseann Yeckley; sister, Genevieve "Jenny" Bagan, all of Johnstown. Also survived by nephews, Jason and Brian Subich; great-nephew, Nicholas Subich; and other nieces and nephews; and cousin, Pete Farougi. Retired from the U.S. Air Force as staff sergeant with 20 years of service. A member of Woodvale AC, Conemaugh Volunteer Fire Co. and St. Sylvester's Society. At the request of the deceased, there is no public visitation. Private inurnment in St. Rochus Cemetery at the convenience of the family. Arrangements by the Francis G. Ozog Funeral Home Inc., Broad Street.



TUCKER-GEMBINSKI - Lisa C.

TUCKER-GEMBINSKI - Lisa C., 42, Johnstown died April 18, 2006, at Memorial Medical Center. Born Feb. 19, 1964, in Johnstown, daughter of Robert and Beverly (Popp) Pepon. Preceded in death by maternal grandfather, Joseph Popp; mother-in-law, Barbara Tucker; and former mother-in-law, Irene Gembinski. Survived by mother, Beverly (Popp) Crotzer, husband, Paul Tucker, both of Johnstown; former husband, William Gembinski, and daughter, Jessica, both of Marietta, Ga. Also survived by maternal grandmother, Myrtle Popp, Windber; father-in-law, Floyd Tucker, Calif.; former father-in-law, William Gembinski, married to the former Sandra Shelko, Johnstown; uncle, David Popp, married to the former Terri McEvoy, Windber; cousin, Jocelyn; and former sister-in-law, Lauren Gembinski, Georgia. Lisa was a 1982 graduate of WAHS, graduate of Bradford Business School and attended UPJ. She enjoyed reading, fishing, and most of all, being a mother. Visitation, service and interment will be private. Arrangements by Meek -- Dalla Valle Funeral Home Inc., 1312 Graham Ave., Windber.



VISNESKY - Adam R.

VISNESKY - Adam R., 82, of Johnstown, died April 19, 2006, at Memorial Medical Center. Born Sept. 24, 1923, in Johnstown, son of Joseph and Anna Visnesky. Preceded in death by parents and sisters, Connie Augustine and Theresa Palermo. Survived by loving wife of 62 years, the former Helen E. Tomkosky, and son, Ray. Also survived by brother, Alfons, Ridge, N.Y., and sister, Angeline Tomkosky, Rochester, N.Y. A veteran of World War II, having served in the third Army as a scout for General Patton. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at the St. Anne's Catholic Church, Moxham, the Rev. Father Bernard Karmanocky, OFM, celebrant. Committal service and interment will be at Richland Cemetery. At the request of the family, who are being served by the Geisel Funeral Home, Dale, there will be no viewing or visitation.



WAGNER - Marjorie (Baumgardner)

WAGNER - Marjorie (Baumgardner), 89, of Dover, Del., formerly of Windber, died April 14, 2006. Born April 3, 1917, in Windber, daughter of the late Frank and Bess (Ream) Baumgardner. Also preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Cobaugh Wagner. Survived by son, C.C. "Bud" Wagner II, and his wife, Rep. Nancy Wagner, Dover, Del.; grandchildren, Morgan Wagner Holman, and her husband, Andy, and C.C. "Tripp" Wagner III, and his fiancee, Heather Hall. Graduate of the Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital, School of Nursing and Indiana University of Pennsylvania. She was a lifelong registered nurse and worked as a supervisor of nursing at Windber Hospital. She also managed several nursing homes in Pennsylvania and was a state nursing home inspector. Mrs. Wagner retired as a school nurse for Windber High School and Westmont School District. A lifelong member of the Order of the Eastern Star and former member of Calvary United Methodist Church, Windber. Friends received from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at William Kisiel Funeral Home, Windber. Interment, Richland Cemetery, where graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, the Rev. Gary Grau officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made to the Hope Clinic, c/o Dover Modern Maturity Center, 1121 Forest Ave., Dover, Del. 19904.



WARZEL - John J. Sr.

WARZEL - John J. Sr., 63, Twin Rocks, died April 19, 2006, at Windber Hospice. Born Sept. 28, 1942, in Blacklick Township, son of the late Theodore and Anna (Mackanick) Warzel. Survived by wife, the former Sara Little, Twin Rocks; children, Jacqueline Bencosky, and husband, Dennis, Twin Rocks; John Jr., married to the former Denise Bodenschatz, Nanty Glo; and Glenn, Cresson; grandchildren, Darren, Evan and Dennis Scott Bencosky; Amanda and Joseph Warzel; Katelynn Weaver; and Joshua Warzel; brother, Edward, married to the former Arlene Drabbant, Laurel, Md.; sister, Elaine Warzel, Twin Rocks; and niece, Lisa Marie Warzel, Laurel, Md. Retired from Bethlehem Steel Corp. U.S. Navy veteran. Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday and 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Bowser-Ondriezek Funeral Home, Nanty Glo, where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, with Deacon James Janosik, the celebrant. Interment to follow in Holy Name Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude's Research Hospital, P.O. Box 50, Memphis, Tenn. 38101, or Children's Hospital Diabetes Research, 3705 Fifth Ave., Pittsburgh, Pa. 15213.



ZAMISKA - Raymond B.

ZAMISKA - Raymond B., 89, formerly of Seward, died April 19, 2006, in State College. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Jon A. Meese Funeral Home, Seward. Mass of Christian Burial, 1 p.m. Saturday at Holy Family Catholic Church, Seward. Complete obituary in Friday's paper.



Today's Funerals

ADAMS - Helen Mary, 10 a.m., Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Baker-Harris Funeral Chapel, 229 First St., Conemaugh.

HOFFMAN - Robert W., 10 a.m., John Henderson Co. Funeral Home, 215 Central Ave.

KUKUCKA - Christina B., 11 a.m., Holy Name Catholic Church. Matevish and Matevish Funeral Home, Ebensburg.

LEWIS - Patricia Ann (McCusker), 6 p.m., Baker-Harris Funeral Chapel, Conemaugh.

RUMMELL - Anna Louise, 11 a.m., Moskal Funeral Home, West End.

TRYBUS - Irene A., 10 a.m., Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church, Mountain Avenue, Portage. Mark A. Serenko Funeral Home, Portage.

VISNESKY - Adam R., 9:30 a.m., St. Anne's Catholic Church, Moxham. Geisel Funeral Home, Dale.


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