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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STEWART – Thomas, 50, Windber, died peacefully surrounded by his loving family March 15, 2014, at Golden Living, Richland.
Eileen M. Bassett
BASSETT – Eileen M., 85, Richland Township, went to be with the Lord March 16, 2014, at her residence.
Shaffer G. Penrod Jr.
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Beverly A. Noel
NOEL – Beverly A., 73, Cresson, died March 14, 2014, at UPMC Altoona.
Stephen E. Pecze
PECZE – Stephen E., “Gene” “Whitey,” 65, Johnstown, died March 12, 2014.
George T. Gallo
GALLO – George T., 87, Homer City, formerly of Mundys Corner, passed away March 15, 2014.
John J. Bazyk
BAZYK – John J. “Jack,” 72, Jerome, died March 15, 2014, at Conemaugh Memorial Hospital.
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Catherine (Andrews) Adamese
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Mary Lorraine Carruthers
CARRUTHERS – Mary Lorraine “Dolly,” 84, Cresson, died March 13, 2014, at Presbyterian Village, Hollidaysburg.
Ronald H. Felix
FELIX – Ronald H., 67, Johnstown, died March 13, 2014, in Johnstown.
M. Isabel Gray
GRAY – M. Isabel, 93, Hastings, died March 15, 2014, at Golden Living Center-Haida, Hastings.
James Edward Hailer
HAILER – James Edward, 84, Cresson, passed away in peace with our Lord March 14, 2014, at Van Zandt VAMC, Altoona.
Sharon A. Johnston
JOHNSTON – Sharon A., 65, Conover, N.C., passed away Friday, March 14, 2014, at her residence.
Joseph J. Orlando
ORLANDO– Joseph J., 79, Vintondale, went to be with the Lord March 13, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Patricia L. Penrose
PENROSE – Patricia L. 75, Bolivar, beloved wife, mother, sister, aunt and friend, died after a courageous battle with breast cancer late on March 14, 2014.
Dorothy (Killinger) Squashic
SQUASHIC – Dorothy (Killinger), 77, Dauphin, Pa., passed away Feb. 4, 2014, at home.
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TEKLINSKY – Mrs. Jennie P., 79, Windber, passed away peacefully surrounded by family March 13, 2014, at UPMC Altoona.
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