EAST CONEMAUGH — EISENHUTH – Barry J. Jr. “B.J.,” 22, East Conemaugh Borough, went to be with the Lord June 8, 2014. Born Jan. 5, 1992, in Johnstown, son of Barry J. Sr. and special friend, Sheri K. Shortt, both of Ferndale; and Jeanette R. (Kovalchic), wife of Scott A. Heider, East Conemaugh. Preceded in death by his maternal great-grandfather, August J. Kulbak; and maternal grandfather, Theodore S. Kovalchic. Survived by his loving siblings, Amanda L. Kapcsos, Tyler J. and Bryce S. Eisenhuth, and Jordan F. and Mackenzie R. Heider, all of Johnstown; love of his life and soulmate, Carly Garman, Johnstown; paternal grandparents, Gary P. Sr. and Linda J. (Lohr) Eisenhuth; and maternal grandmother, Cindy L. (Kulbak) Kovalchic, all of Johnstown; aunts, Carrie A. and Mandy J. Eisenhuth, both of Johnstown; uncles, Gary P. Jr., married to the former Theresa (Lopez) Eisenhuth; and Larry J. Sr., married to the former Stacey (Pulgia) Eisenhuth, all Johnstown; and Eric S., married to the former Samantha (Appley) Kovalchic, Johnstown; nieces, Avrielle and Alayah; nephew, Dreydon; numerous cousins and friends; and beloved canine companion, Roxy. B.J. was a 2010 graduate of Conemaugh Valley High School. He was employed as a tree cutter. B.J. enjoyed playing basketball, gaming, listening to music and making up his own lyrics. He loved life very much and will be remembered as an optimistic person, who would say “Things will always work out.” Viewing will be held from 3 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Baker-Harris Funeral Chapel, Conemaugh, where Parastas will be sung at 6 p.m. Funeral service will begin at 8:45 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home and continue afterwards at St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church, the Very Rev. Arch Priest George Johnson. Committal, St. John the Baptist Orthodox Cemetery. Family suggests contributions may be directed to the family in memory of Barry. Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com.
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ASKEW – Sharon “Joy,” 79, Alexandra, Pa, formerly of Marsteller, died July 31, 2014, at home.
George Michael Beach
BEACH – George Michael, 59, Salix, died Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Barbara Ann (Hartman) Dino
DINO – Barbara Ann (Hartman), 74, Ebensburg, died July 28, 2014, at Cambria Care Center.
DRENNER – Annabelle 90, Hollsopple, died July 31, 2014, at home surrounded by her family.
Patricia A. (Grabish) Koposko
KOPOSKO – Patricia A. (Grabish), 67, Windber, passed away Aug. 1, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Harriet L. Mintmier
MINTMIER– Harriet L., 85, Johnstown, died Aug. 1, 2014, at the Atrium Manor.
Helen Louise Petrunak
PETRUNAK – Helen Louise “Weeze,” 87, formerly of South Fork, went home with the Lord Aug. 1, 2014.
Joylene H. (Ream) Whipkey
WHIPKEY– Joylene H. (Ream), 83, Ligonier, formerly of Jenner Township, died Aug. 1, 2014, at Bethlen Home, Ligonier.
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E. Joan Davis
DAVIS – E. Joan, 87, Riverside, Ohio, formerly of Johnstown, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014, at Kettering Medical Center.
Billie Josephine (LaFollette) Hodges
HODGES – Billie Josephine (LaFollette), 79, Boswell, Jenner Township, formerly of Gadsden, Ala., passed away July 27, 2014, at Windber Hospice from complications of cancer.
KOONTZ – Judy A., 67, Keedysville, Md., passed away peacefully Tuesday morning, July 29, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore, Md., after a long battle with lymphoma cancer.
Sherry L. Nagy
NAGY – Sherry L., 49, Johnstown, passed away July 30, 2014, at home.
Kenneth A. Naugle
NAUGLE – Kenneth A., 94, Johnstown, died July 30, 2014, at his home.
Richard John Peterson
PETERSON – Richard John, 49, Johnstown, passed away Monday evening, July 28, 2014, at Conemaugh Hospital.
Evelyn F. Vitalie
VITALIE – Evelyn F., 75, Johnstown, passed away July 30, 2014, at her home.
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Paul Radnoti Sr.
RADNOTI – Paul Sr., 80, passed away July 13, 2014, in Hebron, Ind.
Samuel R. Saia
SAIA – Samuel R., 90, Johnstown, died July 29, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Alex J. Stavish
STAVISH – Alex J., 90, Northern Cambria, died July 29, 2014, at Miners Medical Center Hastings.
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