The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


October 21, 2006

Obituaries 10/22/2006

ANNA - Margie A.

ANNA - Margie A., 49, Patton, died Oct. 20, 2006, at Altoona Regional Health System-Altoona Hospital Campus. Born July 10, 1957, in Fallen Timber, daughter of Leroy and Anna (McConnell) Storm. Preceded in death by parents and brother, Troy. Survived by husband, James W. Anna, whom she married Aug. 8, 1981; daughter, Amy S. Anna, Patton; brothers, Leroy Storm, Fallen Timber; Jeff Storm, Dysart; Pete Storm, Fallen Timber; Michael Storm, Fallen Timber; and sisters, Nancy Noel, Gallitzin; Barbara Greiner, Patton; Jane Caber, Ephrata; Patricia Hilyer, Patton; June Riner, Loretto; Joan Carl, Dysart and Jovita Brand; Morgantown, W. Va. A graduate of Glendale High School and member of Queen of Peace Catholic Church. She enjoyed bird watching and gardening. She was very fond of her dog, Toby. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Stevens Funeral Home Inc., 1004 N. Fifth Ave., Patton, where a vigil for the deceased will be held. Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Benedict's Catholic Church, Carrolltown, by the Benedictine Fathers. Committal, St. Mary's Cemetery, Patton.

BABICH - Daniel E.

BABICH - Daniel E. "Bassman," 50, Cambria City, passed to be with Our Lord Oct. 17, 2006. Born Aug. 5, 1946, the son of Frank "Ace" and Florence "Flo" Babich. Preceded in death by parents and numerous other family members. Survived by wife, Brenda; daughter, Tracy, and husband, Donald; son, Aaron; sister Terri, and husband, Mike; grandchildren, nieces and nephews. A memorial celebration of his life, organized by his daughter, will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Rochus Church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Rochus Church in his memory.

BECK - Bryan Michael

BECK - Bryan Michael, 21, of Colver Road, Ebensburg, died Oct. 21, 2006, as a result of an auto accident on his way to work in Blair County. Born March 3, 1985, in Johnstown, son of Rodney J. and Christina M. (Luther) Beck. Survived by his parents, sister and brothers, Mandy, Scott and Josh, all at home. Also survived by maternal grandparents, Donald and Rose Luther, Carrolltown; paternal grandparents, Albert and Helen Beck, Loretto; maternal great-grandmother, Gladys Luther, Ebensburg; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. A graduate of Central Cambria High School and Triangle Tech, Bryan had been employed in electrical maintenance at Veeder Root Corp. in Duncansville. Bryan enjoyed hunting, the great outdoors, football, hockey and "hangin' out" with his buddies. He was a lifelong member of Holy Name Roman Catholic Church in Ebensburg. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the Askew-Houser Funeral Homes Inc., Ebensburg, where a vigil prayer service will be held Monday evening. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Holy Name Church, the Rev. Monsignor Arnold L. Gaus, celebrant. Committal, St. Benedict's Cemetery, Carrolltown.

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