CASSANDRA — FALLET – John, 81, Cassandra, passed away Oct. 15, 2012, at Memorial Medical Center. Born March 9, 1931, in McDalton, Somerset County, son of Michael and Anna (Hollop) Fallet-Peterchak. Preceded in death by parents; first wife, Irene (Kunish) Fallet; daughter, Sherry Ann Fallet; sisters, Anne Wertz and Julia Fisher; and brothers-in-law, Ben Wertz and Joe Fisher. Survived by loving wife of 45 years, Lois (George) Fallet; and children, Marion Cerwensky, Bunker Hill, W.Va.; Michelle, wife of Steve Pantagas; Rossville, Ga.; Brian Fallet, Pittsburgh; and Billie, wife Brian (Biz) Bisaha, Portage. He will be sadly missed by his grandchildren, Jeff Clutter; Steven, Craig and Michael Pantagas; Jonathan and Joseph Fallet; and Alex Marie Bisaha. Also survived by his godson, Jamie Jerosky. A U.S. Air Force veteran of Korean War. Retired from Bethlehem Steel after 35 years service. He enjoyed gardening and woodworking. Past president of Cassandra Borough Council. Friends received from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Serenko-Claar Funeral Home, PC, Portage, where Parastas will be sung at 7 p.m. Divine Liturgy will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday at SS. Peter & Paul Byzantine Church, Portage, Father James Spontak, celebrant. Committal, SS. Peter & Paul Cemetery, Portage.
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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.
Sarah G. Balzano
BALZANO – Sarah G., 87, Dysart, died April 20, 2014, at UPMC Altoona.
Michael Coleman Barabas
BARABAS – Michael Coleman, 75, Johnstown, was called home to be with his Lord and Savior surrounded by his loving family April 21, 2014, at home.
Richard N. Handel
HANDEL – Richard N., 72, Portage, passed away April 17, 2014, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh.
KLINE – Roseann, 84, Ebensburg, passed away suddenly April 19, 2014, at home.
Bobby Gene Lambert
LAMBERT – Bobby Gene, 72, Shanksville, died April 20, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown.
Ann M. Lashinsky
LASHINSKY – Mrs. Ann M., 94, Windber, went to be with the Lord April 21, 2014, at St. Jude’s Haven, Elton, Pa.
Ruth V. Parkinson
PARKINSON – Ruth V., 86, Johnstown, passed away April 20, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home.
RISHELL – Joseph “Bud,” 76, Eighth Ward, formerly of East Conemaugh Borough, passed away April 20, 2014.
Amanda N. Sherry-Griffon
SHERRY-GRIFFON – Amanda N., 30, Northern Cambria, passed away April 19, 2014.
George William Smith
SMITH – George William “Smitty Bill” “Pap,” 81, Sidman, died suddenly Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014.
Carol A. Vladic
VLADIC – Carol A., 74, Hollidaysburg, formerly of Johnstown, went to be with the Lord Saturday, April 19, 2014.
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