GALLITZIN — SKUPIEN – Marjorie A. “Peg,” 87, Gallitzin, died March 18, 2013, in Monroeville. Born March 25, 1925, in Altoona, daughter of the late Otto and Evelyn (Blackburn) Epple. Preceded in death by husband, Joseph J., on Nov. 19, 2010; and brother, Richard Epple. Survived by sons, Stephen, married to the former Darlene Hrycuna, Export; Mark, married to the former Phyllis Lipka, Downingtown; and Christopher, married to the former Patricia McMahon, Pittsburgh; grandchildren, Samuel Skupien; Vera Skupien; Bryan, and wife, Catherine; Kimberly, and husband, Jose Alicea; Megan Skupien; Abbie Skupien; and Amy, and husband, Michael Schellhammer; great-grandchildren, Joseph Skupien, Samantha Skupien and Otto Schellhammer; sisters, Dorothy Rudolph, Wadsworth, Ohio; and Mary Lou Skupien, Hagerstown; and sister-in-law, Helen Ann Epple, Altoona. Peg enjoyed her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, reading music and playing the organ. Member of St. Demetrius Catholic Church, Gallitzin, where funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday, the Rev. Albert Ledoux, celebrant. Committal, Calvary Cemetery, Altoona. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Gibbons Funeral Home, 301 Church St., Gallitzin, where vigil service will be held Wednesday. (www.gibbonsfunerals.com)
- District Deaths Dec. 5, 2013
Genevieve B. (Decewicz) Bonitz
BONITZ – Genevieve B. (Decewicz), 89, Windber, passed away peacefully in her sleep Dec. 4, 2013, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
Betty A. Hasse
HASSE – Betty A., 68, Johnstown, passed away Dec. 4, 2013, at home.
George S. Hoberney
HOBERNEY – George S., 76, Willoughby Hills, Ohio, since 1972, formerly of Cleveland Heights, Ohio, died Dec. 3, 2013.
Robert John Holbink
HOLBINK – Robert John, 70, Nanty Glo, passed away Dec. 3, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
William Jacob Huss Jr.
HUSS – William Jacob Jr., 73, Ideal Park, passed away peacefully at home Dec. 3, 2013, surrounded by his family.
Mary Louise Leventry
LEVENTRY – Mary Louise, 90, Indiana, died peacefully on Thanksgiving, Nov. 28, 2013, at St. Andrew’s Village.
Betty Louise Lopez
LOPEZ – Betty Louise, 83, Johnstown, passed away Dec. 3, 2013, at Allegheny Lutheran Home.
Mark R. Semelsberger
SEMELSBERGER – Mark R., 32, Hastings, passed away Dec. 1, 2013.
- Today's Funerals Dec. 5, 2013
- District Deaths Dec. 4, 2013
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.
- Today's Funerals Dec. 4, 2013
- District Deaths Dec. 3, 2013
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.
- More Obituaries Headlines