BARBUS-McMINN - Elayne M.
BARBUS-McMINN - Elayne M., 49, of East Conemaugh, passed away Sept. 25, 2006, at Laurel Crest Nursing and Rehabilition Center. Born March 23, 1957, in Johnstown, daughter of the late Joseph S. and Dorothy M. (Lebosky) Barbus, East Conemaugh. Preceeded in death by father; husband, Ed C. McMinn; and a sister, Melanie Barbus. In addition to her mother, she is survived by son, Joey S. Barbus, East Conemaugh; sisters, Paulette B., wife of Tom Szwast, East Taylor Township; Barbara J.; Susan, wife of Robin Dietz; and Joyce L., fianc? of Fred Farabaugh, all of East Conemaugh, and numerous nieces, nephews and great-nieces. Elayne was a member of First Lutheran Church, Johnstown. She was a 1975 graduate of Conemaugh Valley High School. Elayne's son, Joey, was her pride and joy. Friends received from 2 p.m. until time of service 6 p.m. Thursday at the Baker-Harris Funeral Chapel, Conemaugh, with the Rev Warren S. Karshin. Private family committal, Grandview Cemetery. The family suggests memorial contributions be directed to Elayne's son, Joey Barbus, 207 Main Street, Conemaugh, Pa. 15909.
BROTHERS - Donald E. Jr.
BROTHERS - Donald E. Jr., 58, Portage, died Sept. 26, 2006, at home. Born July 13, 1948, in Ebensburg, son of Donald E. Sr. and Anna Mae Brothers. Preceded in death by parents. Survived by stepmother, Margaret (Chappell) Sheppard-Brothers; brothers and sisters, Keith, Karen Wylie, Calvin, Thomas, Donna, Timothy and Laura; also survived by stepsisters, Sally, wife of William Frederick, Michigan; Suzanne, wife of Frank Brink, Blairsville; Patricia, wife of John Mondick, and Wendy, wife of Dan Donoughe, both of Sidman; and Florence, wife of Steve Denham, Missouri. Ordained as an Orthodox priest for the North American Orthodox Catholic Church on May 21, 1978. Later he worked as a cook for various restaurants. Army veteran of the Vietnam era. Member of Post 430, American Legion; Post 895. VFW; and Philipsburg AMVETS. Also a member of the Portage Military Funeral Ritual Team. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Mark A. Serenko Funeral Home, Portage, where funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, the Rev. Richard P. Howe, officiating. Committal, Mount Union Cemetery. Military funeral rites by the Portage veterans organizations.
- District Deaths April 24, 2014
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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- 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.
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