The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

Obituaries

May 20, 2013

Mary Ann Luprek

GEISTOWN — LUPREK – Mary Ann, 70, Geistown, died peacefully May 19, 2013, at Windber Hospice surrounded by family. Born Feb. 5, 1943, in Richland Township, daughter of John and Catherine (Chapman) McKool. Survived by husband of 52 years, Richard L. Luprek Sr.; children, Rick, married to Betsy (Jakubac), Geistown; Karen, married to Ken Myers, Philadelphia; Brian, married to Fonga (Tapumania), Berlin; and Chris, married to Jim Erb, Salix; grandchildren, Aaron (Morgan), David (Sarah), Rebecca, Sarah, Kacie, Kenny, Jesse, Alyssa, Rachel and Cody; and great-grandsons, Canyon, Roman and Fynnley. Sister of Bob (Carol) McKool, Jack (Marge) McKool and Dick (Judy) McKool, all of Johnstown. Sister-in-law of Joanne McKool, California; Patsy Scher, Florida; Mike and Pam Luprek, Alaska. Also survived by lifelong friend, Delene (Gahagen) Leeming; and numerous nieces and nephews. She founded Mr. Muffler with her husband in 1978 and worked as office manager until retirement. Member of St. Benedict Catholic Church, Geistown. In retirement, she was an active volunteer at Johnstown Christian School, MOPS and committed Curves member. She was the center of her family attending the activities of her grandchildren, cooking Sunday family dinners and family traditions were of utmost importance to her. Friends received from 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Harris Funeral Home, 500 Cherry Lane, Richland, where vigil service will be held. Funeral Mass will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at St. Benedict Church, Father David S. Peles, pastor. Committal, St. Joseph Mausoleum. Family suggests donations to Johnstown Christian School, Windber Hospice or St. Benedict Catholic Church, in memory of Mary Ann. Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com.

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