LILLY — STOSSEL – Julia T., 86, Lilly, died Feb. 26, 2013, at home surrounded by her family. Born Aug. 20, 1926, in Lilly, daughter of the late Francis and Sophia (Halupchak) Orehowsky. Preceded in death by husband, Rudolph Stossel, whom she married Sept. 6, 1946; sisters, Anna Walrow, Catherine Waschalk, Mary Zavada and Helen Wasil; brother, Michael F. Orehowsky; and infant granddaughter, Maria Bradley. Survived by children, Theresa, Brush Valley; Kathryn, wife of Gary Bradley, Cresson; David, Lilly; and Francis, married to former Yuko Okano, Denver, Colo.; five grandchildren, Michael Bradley, Ebensburg; James Bradley, Cresson; Michael Griffith, Brush Valley; and Kai and Luke Stossel, Denver, Colo.; four great-grandchildren, Isaac, Henry and Max Bradley, Ebensburg, and Katie Bradley, Cresson; and brother, John Orehowsky, Lilly. Julie was an active member of her parish, Our Lady of the Alleghenies Catholic Church, Lilly, where she was a member of the church choir, kitchen guild and “dustbusters.” She volunteered for the American Red Cross bloodmobile for over 30 years and was a founding member of Lilly Youth Organization. Julie was well-known for her crocheted handkerchiefs and fruit streudel. Friends received from 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Thomas F. Cloherty Funeral Home, Lilly, where vigil for the deceased will be held Thursday afternoon. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of the Alleghenies Catholic Church, the Rev. Monsignor John R. Sasway, celebrant. Interment, church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make donations payable to Lilly Washington War Memorial Association, c/o First National Bank of Lilly, 500 Main St., Lilly, Pa. 15938.
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Lawrence E. Coy
COY – Lawrence E., 89, Connellsville, Pa., formerly of Johnstown and Somerset, died April 21, 2014, at home.
DRINOSKY – Eugene, 80, Portage, entered eternal rest April 21, 2014, peacefully at home.
George Felix Jr.
FELIX – George Jr., 87, Alum Bank, passed away peacefully Sunday, April 20, 2014, at Colonial Courtyard in Bedford.
Mary C. Keilman
KEILMAN – Mary C., 62, Ebensburg, born March 26, 1952, in Nanty Glo, died April 21, 2014, at home.
Barbara A. (Geiser) Knapp
KNAPP – Barbara A. (Geiser), 79, Johnstown, passed away April 22, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
SINCAK – Michael, of Hollsopple, loving son, brother, husband and friend to all, passed away peacefully April 10, 2014.
Richard J. McAndrews Jr.
McANDREWS – Richard J. Jr. “Jimbo,” 57, Windber, passed away after a 2-year-battle with cancer April 22, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Kathleen Mae Speicher
SPEICHER – Kathleen Mae, 48, Conemaugh Township, died April 20, 2014, at UPMC Shadyside Hospital.
Julia J. (Gresh) Voeghtly
VOEGHTLY – Julia J. (Gresh), 74, Johnstown, passed away peacefully April 21, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center, Palliative Care Unit.
Ruth M. Ziemba
ZIEMBA – Ruth M., 84, Cover Hill, formerly of Park Hill, went to be with the Lord April 4, 2014, at LaurelWood Care Center.
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Georgia R. Brown
BROWN – Georgia R., 90, Lincoln Highway, Bedford, died Sunday, April 20, 2014, at her home.
John R. Franko Jr.
FRANKO – John R. Jr. “Bunko,” 72, Conemaugh, died April 20, 2014, at home.
Dorothy Mae Gillman
GILLMAN – Dorothy Mae, 93, Mount Hope, went to be with her Lord April 22, 2014.
Hulda Elmira Heslop
HESLOP – Hulda Elmira, 95, formerly of Ferndale and New Paris, died April 21, 2014, at Waccamaw Community Hospital, Murrells Inlet, S.C.
Jean M. Holtz
HOLTZ – Jean M., 82, Hastings, went to be with the Lord Monday, April 21, 2014, at Golden Living-HAIDA.
Margaret Gloria Marsh
MARSH – Margaret Gloria, born Dec. 28, 1927, was called to her heavenly home April 19, 2014.
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Wayne R. Bailey
BAILEY – Wayne R., 53, South Fork, passed away unexpectedly on Good Friday, April 18, 2014, at his home.
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