The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

Obituaries

December 1, 2013

Mary Ann Blazosky

JOHNSTOWN — BLAZOSKY – Mary Ann, 86, Johnstown, formerly of State College, died Nov. 30, 2013, at Richland Woods Assisted Living. Born March 8, 1927, in State College, the daughter of Frederick Bottorff and Mary (Dreibelbis) Tate. Preceded in death by parents; daughter, Nancy Lee Blazosky; sister, Minnie Tate; brothers, Freddy Tate and Lee Tate; and niece, Nancy Muncy. Survived by husband of 61 years, John Martin Blazosky, and daughters, Dotty (Blazosky), married to Marshall Smith, Virginia, and Ruth Ann, married to Tim Leventry, Johnstown. Also survived by grandchildren, LeeAnn Smith, married to Matthew Weintraub, and their son, Noah, California; Thomas Smith, Virginia; Lea, married to Matt Kleespies, Murrysville; Amy, married to Neal Diehl, State College; Lisa Leventry, West Virginia; and Charlie Leventry, Johnstown. Sister of Martin, married to Nancy Tate; Joyce Dewilde; Dolly Tate; and Jack, married to Sue Ellen Tate, all of Virginia. Mary was a member of St. Peter’s United Church of Christ in State College. Mary was an RN who did her post-graduate work at The Medical College of Virginia. Mary was a scrub nurse at the Centre Community Hospital in Bellefonte and volunteered for the American Red Cross blood banks. She was the owner and operator of Blazosky’s Tropical Fish Store for 20 years. She was a member of the State College Garden Club and Nurse’s Club and enjoyed making seasonal flower arrangements for the local nursing homes. She also was a square dance instructor for Center Squares and helped raise funds for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, primarily through an annual plant sale.  Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the George E. Mason Funeral Home Inc., Davidsville, and from 1 until time of funeral service at 2 p.m. Saturday at St. Peter’s United Church of Christ, State College, Pastor Charles Fitzgerald officiating.  Interment, Pine Hall Cemetery. Family asks donations be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation in Mary’s name.  To leave condolences for the family, go to www.georgemasonfuneralhome.com.

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Obituaries
  • District Deaths April 19, 2014

    April 18, 2014

  • Jerry Sheldon Berkebile

    BERKEBILE – Jerry Sheldon, 83, Johnstown, passed away April 17, 2014, at Presbyterian Home, Johnstown.

    April 18, 2014

  • Phyllis J. Burkhard

    BURKHARD – Phyllis J., 71, Johnstown, passed away April 16, 2014, at Windber Hospice.

    April 18, 2014

  • Fabrizio, John John Fabrizio

    FABRIZIO – John, 88, Geistown, died April 18, 2014, at the Lutheran Home.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Hillegas,Homer Homer E. Hillegas

    HILLEGAS – Homer E., 94, Tionesta, Pa., formerly of Central City and Parma, Ohio, died April 14, 2014, at Golden Living Center, Shippenville, Pa.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Homer,Florence Florence R. Homer

    HOMER – Florence R., 88, Clearfield, died Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Christ the King Manor, DuBois.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Ronald Glenn Lester

    LESTER – Ronald Glenn, 81, Lebanon, formerly of Sidman, died April 18, 2014, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Lebanon.

    April 18, 2014

  • Edward Lisina

    LISINA – Edward, 81, Johnstown, died April 18, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.

    April 18, 2014

  • Today's Funerals April 19, 2014

    April 18, 2014

  • District Deaths April 18, 2014

    April 17, 2014

  • Bufagna, Dora Dora Marie Bufagna

    BUFAGNA – Dora Marie, 87, Armagh, passed away peacefully April 16, 2014, at home surrounded by her family.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Cooper,Doris Doris Marjorie Cooper

    COOPER – Doris Marjorie, 87, Westmont, went to heaven, April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center Palliative Care Unit.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Rose Mary (Delegram) Tripodi

    TRIPODI – Rose Mary (Delegram), 66, Culpeper, Va., formerly of Cresson, died April 17, 2014, at home.

    April 17, 2014

  • Today's Funerals April 18, 2014

    April 17, 2014

  • District Deaths April 17, 2014

    April 16, 2014

  • Andrews,Zachary Zachary Gordon Alan Andrews

    ANDREWS – Zachary Gordon Alan, 21, Johnstown, was called home April 13, 2014.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Clites,Ray Ray H. Clites

    CLITES – Ray H., 93 , Westmont, died April 12, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Hoover,Beverly Beverly J. Hoover

    HOOVER – Beverly J., 75, Johnstown, was received into heaven April 16, 2014.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Kuhar, Joseph Joseph Samuel Kuhar Jr.

    KUHAR – Joseph Samuel Jr. “Joey,” 64, passed away April 11, 2014, at home, in Salt Lake City, Utah.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Lambert,Charles young&old Charles M. Lambert

    LAMBERT – Charles M., 87, Central City, passed away April 14, 2014, at home.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Betty L. Lydic

    LYDIC – Betty L., 88, Johnstown, died April 15, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.

    April 16, 2014

  • Ponchek,Stella Stella A. Ponchek

    PONCHEK – Stella A., 92, East Conemaugh, died April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

Poll

Do you think that Jack Williams will get the 270 signatures from city residents needed in order to have a referendum placed on a municipal ballot to have the city's pressure test mandate repealed?

Yes
No
I'm not sure
     View Results