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.
- 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.
Elaine Jean (Hamilton) Klayko
KLAYKO – Elaine Jean (Hamilton), 65, Lilly, died at peace Tuesday morning, July 29, 2014, at her home.
MATIJEVICH – Nicholas, 88, Johnstown, formerly of Pittsburgh, died July 28, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Daisy "Doodles" Miller
MILLER – Daisy “Doodles,” aged 16 years, was released from this life into the next on Sunday, July 27, 2014, surrounded by her loving family, Dorene and Ian Miller, Andrea Brooks, and Jayme Brooks.
Ethel M. Miller
MILLER – Ethel M., 95, Ebensburg, formerly of Barnesboro, died July 29, 2014, at her home with her daughter, Patty, by her side.
Andrea Lynn (Lonas) Peters
PETERS – Andrea Lynn (Lonas), 46, Bolivar, passed into the arms of our Lord on July 28, 2014, in the palliative care unit of Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital.
Mirrel Oliver Plummer Sr.
PLUMMER – Mirrel Oliver Sr., 75, Portage, passed away July 27, 2014, at home.
Mary Ann (Sedor) Shedlock
SHEDLOCK – Mary Ann (Sedor), 87, a resident of St. Benedict Manor, formerly of Revloc and Ebensburg, passed away July 28, 2014, at the manor.
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Michele L. Bernat
BERNAT – Michele L., 45, Mundys Corner, passed away July 27, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Benjamin Martin Hadix
HADIX – Benjamin Martin, 33, Johnstown, went to his eternal peace in the arms of Jesus July 24, 2014.
Ethel L. Phenicie
PHENICIE – Mrs. Ethel L., 96, Windber, passed away July 27, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Nicholas D. Steinkirchner
STEINKIRCHNER – Nicholas D., 32, Jennerstown, died Sunday, July 20, 2014, in Brevard County, Fla.
Linda A. Sral
SRAL – Linda A., 68, Portage, died July 27, 2014, at her residence.
Ruth F. Huff
HUFF – Ruth F., 80, Sidman, died July 27, 2014, at her residence.
Margaret A. Miske
MISKE – Margaret A., 80, Johnstown, passed away July 27, 2014, at the Allegheny Lutheran Home.
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