BAKER - Grace K.
BAKER - Grace K., 92, of Ebensburg, formerly of Hastings and Warren, Ohio, died July 24, 2007, at Laurel Crest Manor. Born Oct. 23, 1914, in Mahaffey, daughter of the late Julius and Stella (Hoover) McMurray. Preceded in death by husband, William; daughter, Bonnie, and husband, Louis; sister, Doris Long; and brother, Jack McMurray. Survived by son, William II, and wife, Amy, of Ashland, Ohio, and grandsons, Robert, Todd and Christopher Shurilla. Friends received from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. Friday at Easly Funeral Home, Hastings, the Rev. E. Robert Nagy. Interment, Union Cemetery, Hastings. Please make donations to Hastings United Methodist Church.
BATRUS - Joseph
BATRUS - Joseph, 80, died July 24, 2007, at Laurel Crest Manor. Born April 12, 1927, in Altoona, son of Joseph and Alexandra (Salem) Batrus. Preceded in death by parents; twin brother, Thomas; and brothers, Robert and Albert Batrus. Survived by brothers, John of Austin, Texas; William, married to Theresa, San Bernardino, Calif.; Joel Batrus, New York; Dennis Batrus, Altoona; Donald, married to Kitty; and David, both of Johnstown; sisters, Marion Batrus, Pittsburgh, and Karen Batrus, Maryland; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Services and interment are private and at the convenience of the family. Funeral arrangements by Frank Duca Funeral Home, Westmont Chapel, 1622 Menoher Blvd.
BEECHAN - Rachel Elizabeth (Zindash)
BEECHAN - Rachel Elizabeth (Zindash), 86, Methuen, Mass., formerly of Windber, died July 21, 2007, in Massachusetts. Born April 17, 1921, in Windber, daughter of John Zindash and Mary (Onitza) Zindash-Lucas. Preceded in death by parents; husband, Samuel Beechan; son, Ronald Beechan, who died at age 4; brothers, John and George Zindash; and sisters, Florence Yorro and Mary Zindash. Survived by these children: sons, Samuel, and wife, Sandra (Yasko) Beechan; Joseph Beechan; and James Beechan, all of Windber; and daughters, Linda, wife of Peter Lacasse, Methuen, Mass., with whom Rachel resided, and Elizabeth, wife of Edward Preneta, Suffolk, Va.; grandchildren, James, Shannon and Kimberly Beechan; Peter Lacasse Jr., and Christopher Lacasse, and wife, Jennifer; and Michael and Kristie Preneta. Rachel also is survived by a niece that was very special to her, Brenda Kelly of Brooklyn, N.Y., and numerous other nieces and nephews. Member of St. Mary Byzantine Catholic Church, Windber. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at William Kisiel Funeral Home, Windber, where Parastas service will be held at 8 p.m. Friday. Brief service at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, followed by Funeral Divine Liturgy at 10 a.m. at St. Mary Byzantine Catholic Church, Windber, the Rev. Father Gregory Michalisin. Interment, church cemetery.
BAKER - Grace K.
Stanley John Wozny Jr.
WOZNY – Stanley John Jr., 62, Windber, passed away April 16, 2014, at the Presbyterian Home, Johnstown.
Anna E. Katawczik
KATAWCZIK – Anna E., 93, Conemaugh Township, went to be with the Lord April 18, 2014, at Laurel View Village.
Ruth J. (Griffith) Cherkola
CHERKOLA – Ruth J. (Griffith), 87, Upper Yoder Township, died April 16, 2014, at Good Samaritan Hospital.
REGAN – Donna, 55, Park Hill, died April 17, 2014, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
Mary Catherine (Regan) Beidle
BEIDLE – Mary Catherine (Regan) “Sis” “Kate,” 87, Johnstown, died April 16, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center and went to spend Easter in Heaven.
STALLER – Helen, 93, Johnstown, died April 18, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home.
Barbara Joan Berkebile
BERKEBILE – Barbara Joan, 75, Stoystown, died April 19, 2014, at Somerset In Touch Hospice House.
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Jerry Sheldon Berkebile
BERKEBILE – Jerry Sheldon, 83, Johnstown, passed away April 17, 2014, at Presbyterian Home, Johnstown.
Phyllis J. Burkhard
BURKHARD – Phyllis J., 71, Johnstown, passed away April 16, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
FABRIZIO – John, 88, Geistown, died April 18, 2014, at the Lutheran Home.
Homer E. Hillegas
HILLEGAS – Homer E., 94, Tionesta, Pa., formerly of Central City and Parma, Ohio, died April 14, 2014, at Golden Living Center, Shippenville, Pa.
Florence R. Homer
HOMER – Florence R., 88, Clearfield, died Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Christ the King Manor, DuBois.
Ronald Glenn Lester
LESTER – Ronald Glenn, 81, Lebanon, formerly of Sidman, died April 18, 2014, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Lebanon.
LISINA – Edward, 81, Johnstown, died April 18, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
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Dora Marie Bufagna
BUFAGNA – Dora Marie, 87, Armagh, passed away peacefully April 16, 2014, at home surrounded by her family.
Doris Marjorie Cooper
COOPER – Doris Marjorie, 87, Westmont, went to heaven, April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center Palliative Care Unit.
Rose Mary (Delegram) Tripodi
TRIPODI – Rose Mary (Delegram), 66, Culpeper, Va., formerly of Cresson, died April 17, 2014, at home.
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