JOHNSTOWN — SEKERAK – William “Pap,” 86, Johnstown, passed away May 16, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center. Born Oct. 27, 1926, in Portage, son of Joseph and Mary (Holub) Sekerak. Preceded in death by parents; wife, Dolores (Longbotham) Sekerak; and numerous siblings. Survived by loving children, William J. Sekerak, and longtime girlfriend and fiancee, Linda; Donald Sekerak; and Nancy Sekerak; and grandson, Nathan Sestrich, and wife, Connie, all of Johnstown. Brother of John Sekerak, Ohio, and Andrew Sekerak, Portage. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. A U.S. Navy and Army veteran, having served in the Korean War. Retired from Gautier Division of Bethlehem Steel Corp. Member of St. Mary’s Byzantine Catholic Church. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Francis G. Ozog Funeral Home Inc., Broad Street, where a brief service will be held at 9:30 a.m. Monday, followed by funeral Liturgy at 10 a.m. at St. Mary’s Byzantine Catholic Church, the Rev. Monsignor Raymond Balta. Committal, St. Mary’s Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Mary’s Byzantine Church in memory of William Sekerak. Parastas will be held 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Condolences may be sent to ozogfh.com.
- District Deaths April 24, 2014
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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- District Deaths April 23, 2014
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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