JOHNSTOWN — OGELLO – James E. “Jim,” 62, Johnstown, passed away April 28, 2013, at his residence. Born Sept. 28, 1950, in Barnesboro, son of Stephen J. and Margery (Dawes) Ogiela. Preceded in death by parents and brother, Steve. Survived by loving children, Ashley Ogello and William Ogello, both of Wickenburg, Ariz.; sisters, Ellen E. (Bud) Knox, East Taylor Township; and Debbie Cortez-Olecheski, Johnstown; and several nieces and nephews. Jim was a 1968 graduate of East Conemaugh High School. He was a U.S. Army veteran, having served during the Vietnam War. Jim retired from Benner-Nawman Inc., Wickenburg, Ariz., where he was employed as a phone booth manufacturer. He enjoyed watching the Pittsburgh Steelers and loved the outdoors. At Jim’s request, there will be no public viewing or service. Private inurnment will be held at the convenience of the family. The family is being served by Baker-Harris Funeral Chapel, Conemaugh. Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com.
- District Deaths March 16, 2014
Catherine (Andrews) Adamese
ADAMESE – Catherine “Kay” (Andrews), 95, Glenshaw, formerly of Johnstown, died Friday, March 14, 2014.
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.
Mrs. Jennie P. Teklinsky
TEKLINSKY – Mrs. Jennie P., 79, Windber, passed away peacefully surrounded by family March 13, 2014, at UPMC Altoona.
- District Deaths March 15, 2014
Elizabeth (Mash) Zaffuto-Lockard
ZAFFUTO-LOCKARD – Elizabeth “Betty” (Mash), 89, Ebensburg, died March 14, 2014, at Richland Woods Assisted Living.
- Today's Funerals March 14, 2014
Judith Ann Csamer
CSAMER – Judith Ann, “Judy,” 67, East Taylor Township, went to be with the Lord March 11, 2014, at her residence.
Ronald Ray McClemens Sr.
McCLEMENS – Ronald Ray Sr., 77, Elton, died March 12, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Richard L. Crawford
CRAWFORD – Richard L. “Rick,” 60, Cresson, passed away unexpectedly March 12, 2014.
Henry P. Wolfhope
WOLFHOPE – Henry P., 72, Pepper Pike, Ohio, died March 9, 2014.
Dennis E. Coleman
COLEMAN – Dennis E., 69, Vinco, died March 12, 2014, at Valley View Nursing Center.
Dolly Jean Snyder
SNYDER – Dolly Jean, 82, Somerset, formerly of Stoystown, died March 12, 2014, at The Patriot.
John E. Koenig
KOENIG – John E., 84, Pleasant Valley, N.Y., died peacefully March 10, 2014, at Vassar Brothers Hospital, Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
Barbara Jean Holsopple
HOLSOPPLE – Mrs. Barbara Jean, Acworth, Ga., passed away March 10, 2014, at Kennestone Hospital, following an extended illness.
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