The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


October 3, 2006

Obituaries 10/03/2006


ANDRYKOVITCH-YAUNERIDGE - Mary M., 97, Sidman, died Sept. 30, 2006. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Charles O. Dimond Funeral Home Inc., South Fork. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Michael Catholic Church, St. Michael.


BERARDINELLI - Yolanda, 83, of Gallitzin, died Oct. 2, 2006, at the Presbyterian Home, Hollidaysburg. Born March 16, 1923, in Colver, the daughter of the late Giovanni and Maria (Perfetti) Maniccia. Preceded in death by her husband, Raymond A., on Oct. 3, 2004; sisters, Victoria Hite and Louise Dellarco; and brothers, Mario, Gus, Dominic, Frindo, Tony and Albert. Surviving are her children, Gail, married to Ed Peduzzi, Murrysville; Raymond, married to Gwen Roland, Gallitzin; Dr. Nelson, married to Nina Sharbaugh, Murrysville and Christina Berardinelli, Altoona; grandchildren, Raymond and Nicholas Berardinelli, Edward and Elizabeth Peduzzi, Nelson and Domenic Berardinelli, and Adam and Maria Berardinelli; two great-granddaughters, Mia and Lilli Berardinelli; sister, Alma Francis of Newberry Park, Calif.; and numerous nieces and nephews. Former active PTA member in the Gallitzin High and Penn Cambria schools. Avid reader and enjoyed cooking and crafts. She was very helpful in her neighborhood. Member of St. Demetrius Catholic Church, Gallitzin, where funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday, the Rev. Monsignor Bernard Przybocki, celebrant. Committal, St. Patrick Cemetery. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Gibbons Funeral Home, 301 Church St., Gallitzin, where a vigil service will be held at 3 p.m. Family asks that donations be made to Gallitzin Area Ambulance Service or Gallitzin Fire Company in Yolanda's memory.

BRIDGE - Marcella A. (Sigado)

BRIDGE - Marcella A. (Sigado), 77, of Portage died Oct. 2, 2006, at home. Born Nov. 11, 1928, in Portage, daughter of Daniel and Elizabeth (Chervenak) Sigado. Preceded in death by parents; husband, Michael; daughter, Juli; brothers, Gerald, Aloysius and Richard; and sister, Elizabeth Fisher. Survived by children, Marcia (Phillip) Cavalier, Ebensburg; Michael (Rae Anne Barrett), Dayton; Daniel (Sandee Jacobs), Winter Springs, Fla.; Chuck (Debbie Marks), Springfield, Va.; Elizabeth (Ron) Van Duinen, Melborne, Fla.; Dave (Toni Makosky), Beaverdale; Brian (Justine Dalo), Berwick; and Christine (Dave) Rose, Windber; 15 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren. Sister of Ron, John, Ruth Roach and Patricia Earnest; and sister-in-law, Roberta Sigado. She was a foster grandmother, member of the Altar and Rosary Society, Portage Senior Citizens and St. Joseph's Church, Portage. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Dennis C. Beck Funeral Home, Portage, where a vigil for the deceased will be held Wednesday evening. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Portage, the Rev. Walter Mole. Committal, St. Mary's Church Cemetery, Portage.

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