JOHNSTOWN — BUETTNER – Robert J., 81, Johnstown and Nokomis, Fla., died Feb. 22, 2013, in Johnstown. Born March 20, 1931, in Johnstown, son of Charles and Mary (Wass) Buettner. Preceded in death by his parents; wife, Barbara, who died in 2010; son, Robert C.; and brother, Donald. Survived by these children: daughter, Kathleen, married to Samuel Zamias; son, David; daughter, Kimberly, married to Craig Snopko; son, Eric, married to Danielle (Lambert); and daughter, Melissa, married to Ron Blandford Jr.; grandchildren, Christopher, Erik, Samantha and Michael Zamias; Michael and Kelly Buettner; Nicole (Snopko), married to Jason Kline; Craig, Adam and Alex Snopko; Andrew, Allison and Elizabeth Buettner; and Trey and Madelyn Blandford; and great-grandchildren, Hunter Kline and Madeleine Buettner. Robert was the former owner and president of the Buettner Insurance Agency Inc. He was an avid golfer and former member of Sunnehanna Country Club. Former president and member of North Fork Country Club, member of BPOE 175, longtime member of Johnstown Rotary Club and National Association of Amputees. He was a loving husband father and grandfather. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 5 to 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, at Frank Duca Funeral Home, Westmont Chapel, 1622 Menoher Blvd. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Our Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church, the Very Rev. Mark S. Begly. Interment, Grandview Cemetery. Condolences may be sent through www.ducafuneralhome.com.
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Peter W. Chiodo
CHIODO – Peter W., 70, Westwood, died Dec. 1, 2013.
Betty Lou (Gray) Crilly
CRILLY – Betty Lou (Gray), 55, Carmichaels, Pa., formerly of Carrolltown, passed away Nov. 28, 2013, at Rolling Meadows Nursing Home, Waynesburg, Pa.
Joseph R. Latch Jr.
LATCH – Col. Joseph R. Jr., 89, Johnstown, died Dec. 2, 2013.
Michael Joseph Mandichak
MANDICHAK – Michael Joseph “Juiceman,” 39, Portage, passed away Dec. 2, 2013, at home due to his longtime heart condition.
Mary Lou (Mills) Sam
SAM – Mary Lou (Mills), 80, former Windber resident, went to be with the Lord Oct. 26, 2013.
Judith Ann Servantez
SERVANTEZ – Judith “Judy” Ann, 69, Springfield, Mass., died Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013, at Baystate Medical Center.
SWEETSER – Shari, 53, Johnstown, was received by God Nov. 29, 2013, at Windber Hospice.
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Harry L. Irwin
IRWIN – Harry L., 88, Johnstown, died Dec. 1, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Garth Lorrell Litzinger
LITZINGER – Garth Lorrell, 75, Columbia, S.C., died Nov. 29, 2013, after suffering a fatal stroke.
Nancy Virginia Long
LONG – Nancy Virginia, 71, Homer City, died Friday, Nov. 29, 2013, at her late residence.
Kathryn M. Orkis
ORKIS – Kathryn M. “Katie” “Bubba” (Marchok), 98, Maple Ridge, passed away peacefully at her home Dec. 1, 2013.
Randolph F. Ringler
RINGLER – Randolph F., 55, Johnstown, died Nov. 30, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Mary (Lawrence) Tanchick
TANCHICK – Mary (Lawrence), 93, Nanty Glo, died Dec. 2, 2013, at home.
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Richard O. Beyer
BEYER – Richard O., 87, Sidman, died Dec. 1, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Walter Andrew Black
BLACK – Walter Andrew, 95, Central City, died Nov. 29, 2013, in Bentonville, Va., at the home of his son, James.
Diego Ramirez Jr.
RAMIREZ– Diego Jr., 85, Johnstown.
Mary Ann Blazosky
BLAZOSKY – Mary Ann, 86, Johnstown, formerly of State College, died Nov. 30, 2013, at Richland Woods Assisted Living.
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