JOHNSTOWN — RERKO – Vivian Ruth, 83, Johnstown, died Oct. 5, 2012, in Monroeville, with her daughters, Denise and Patricia, by her side. Born Feb. 15, 1929, in Johnstown, daughter of John and Mary (Horvath) Conjack. Preceded in death by parents; husband of 46 years, James Rerko; brother, Raymond; and sister-in-law, Barbara. She leaves, with broken hearts, her children, Denise (Sam) Hendren, Keeseville, N.Y.; James (Iris), Fayetteville, N.C.; Robert, Boonsboro, Md.; Patricia (Jerry) Eisenberg, Monroeville; and David (Laurie), Frederick, Md.; grandchildren, Aaron and Rachel Eisenberg, Monroeville; and Katie and Christopher, Fredrick, Md.; and sister, Dorothy, Palos Park, Ill. She also leaves behind many nieces and nephews. She was a longtime member of St. Clement Catholic Church. Vivian was so happy to celebrate her sister Dorothy’s 90th birthday at a gala weekend hosted by her nephew in May with many of the family in attendance. Vivian was proud of her children and will be remembered as a kind and loving mother, grandmother and sister. Friends will be received from noon until time of service at 1 p.m. Saturday at Francis G. Ozog Funeral Home Inc., 710 Broad St., Father William E. Rosenbaum, officiating. Inurnment, Grandview Cemetery. Our mother loved fresh flowers but believed they were for the living. We suggest the in lieu of sending flowers for the funeral, please send or take a bouquet to someone you love in her memory. Condolences can be sent to the family at ozogfh.com.
Lillian R. Stager
STAGER – Lillian R., 84, Johnstown, died March 10, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Thomas G. Hunter
HUNTER – Thomas G., 82, Beaverdale, entered into new life March 10, 2014, at home.
James M. Krumbine
KRUMBINE – James M., 64, Johnstown, died March 7, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Arthur Lee Brown
BROWN – Arthur Lee, 84, Somerset, died March 10, 2014, at his residence.
Shirley Mae Weldon
WELDON – Shirley Mae, 79, Kimberly, Idaho, passed away March 3, 2014.
Richard A. Sotack
SOTACK – Richard A., 49, Blacklick Township, passed away March 10, 2014, at home.
GULA – Daniel, 84, Franklin Borough, went to be with the Lord March 10, 2014, at home.
Francis W. Gavlak
GAVLAK – Francis W., 89, Portage, passed away March 11, 2014, at Maple Winds Care Center.
JANCUK – Julia, 79, Portage, passed away March 10, 2014, at Select Specialty Hospital.
Chester R. Querry
QUERRY – Chester R., 92, Johnstown, passed away March 10, 2014, at his home.
Carrie Elizabeth Massey
MASSEY – Carrie Elizabeth, 75, Virginia Beach, Va., went home to be with the Lord March 5, 2014.
Johns C. Schmid Jr.
SCHMID – Johns C. Jr. “Jack,” 89, Davidsville, formerly of Geistown Borough, went to be with the Lord March 10, 2014, at Laurel View Village.
Dr. Stephen P. Kukucka
KUKUCKA – Dr. Stephen P., 64, died unexpectedly in his Crafton home on Sunday, March 9, 2014.
Sophie (Krempasky) Krisko
KRISKO – Sophie (Krempasky), 87, Portage, passed away Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, in Virginia Beach, Va., after a brief illness.
Ronald F. Corona
CORONA – Ronald F., 70, Cresson, died March 9, 2014, at home.
Christine A. Matos
MATOS – Christine A., 53, Windber, died March 10, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
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Norman J. Makin Jr.
MAKIN – Norman J. Jr., 65, Geistown Borough, went to be with the Lord March 10, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
REAY – Raymond, 73, died March 4, 2014, in Venice, Fla.
John E. Schuster
SCHUSTER – John E., 87, passed away March 8, 2014, in St. Augustine, Fla.
Ruth M. Cuppett
CUPPETT – Ruth M., 93 years, 11 months and 16 days, Stonycreek Township, went to be with the Lord March 9, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
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