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 Aug. 1, 2014
E. Joan Davis
DAVIS – E. Joan, 87, Riverside, Ohio, formerly of Johnstown, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014, at Kettering Medical Center.
Billie Josephine (LaFollette) Hodges
HODGES – Billie Josephine (LaFollette), 79, Boswell, Jenner Township, formerly of Gadsden, Ala., passed away July 27, 2014, at Windber Hospice from complications of cancer.
KOONTZ – Judy A., 67, Keedysville, Md., passed away peacefully Tuesday morning, July 29, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore, Md., after a long battle with lymphoma cancer.
Sherry L. Nagy
NAGY – Sherry L., 49, Johnstown, passed away July 30, 2014, at home.
Kenneth A. Naugle
NAUGLE – Kenneth A., 94, Johnstown, died July 30, 2014, at his home.
Richard John Peterson
PETERSON – Richard John, 49, Johnstown, passed away Monday evening, July 28, 2014, at Conemaugh Hospital.
Evelyn F. Vitalie
VITALIE – Evelyn F., 75, Johnstown, passed away July 30, 2014, at her home.
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Paul Radnoti Sr.
RADNOTI – Paul Sr., 80, passed away July 13, 2014, in Hebron, Ind.
Samuel R. Saia
SAIA – Samuel R., 90, Johnstown, died July 29, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Alex J. Stavish
STAVISH – Alex J., 90, Northern Cambria, died July 29, 2014, at Miners Medical Center Hastings.
Margaret R. (Shaffer) Hemminger
HEMMINGER – Margaret R. “Margie” (Shaffer), 93, formerly of Jenner Township, died July 29, 2014, at Meadow View Nursing Center, Berlin.
Carol R. (Schloski) Groleau
GROLEAU – Carol R. (Schloski), 56, Goshen, Mass., lost her battle with cancer July 16, 2014. Born Dec. 25, 1957, in Colver, she was the daughter of John and Olive (Spotts) Schloski.
George J. Stapinsky
STAPINSKY – George J. “Doodie” or “Hey You,” 85, Fort Hill, formerly of Windber, died July 30, 2014, at In Touch Hospice, Somerset.
- District Deaths July 31, 2014
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- District Deaths July 30, 2014
Patricia L. Bakale
BAKALE – Patricia L, 81, Johnstown, went to be with our Lord July 28, 2014.
Stephen A. Christy
CHRISTY – Stephen A., 65, Johnstown, died July 28, 2014, at home surrounded by family and friends.
CUSTER – Margaret “Peggy,” 69, Johnstown, passed away July 29, 2014, at Laurelwood Care Center.
Kathleen L. Geiser
GEISER – Kathleen L., 84, Oakland, died July 29, 2014, at Arbutus Park Manor.
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