GALLITZIN R.D. — BUCK – Ronald J., 65, Gallitzin R.D., died Oct. 25, 2012, at Altoona Regional. Born Nov. 22, 1946, in Gallitzin R.D., son of the late Jacob L. and Irma (Koons) Buck. Preceded in death by daughter, Barbara Ann, and brothers, Francis, Bruce and James. Survived by wife, the former Charlotte Eger, whom he married Oct. 9, 1965, in Cresson; children, Ronald E. (Jennifer O’Neill), Gallitzin R.D.; Jason (Margo Launi), Ashville; Susan Buck, Strongsville, Ohio; and Michael (Rebecca Myers), Medina, Ohio; 10 grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter. Brother of Jacob P., Gallitzin R. D.; Gerry (Leona McCarty) Gallitzin R.D.; Theresa Heane (Joe) Gallitzin; Ralph, Cleveland, Ohio; Mary Hoover (Ron), Loretto R.D.; Richard, Cresson; Mike (Luanne Krug), Ashville R.D.; Joe (Mary Lou Hanlon), Gallitzin R.D.; Katy Lynch, Littleton, Col.; and Don (Lisa Ball), Gallitzin R.D. Also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Retired in 1998 from General Motors in Parma, Ohio, after 30 years’ service and where he served as a committee man for a number of years. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 1:30 p.m. Monday at the Basilica of St. Michael, Loretto, the Rev. Msgr. Timothy Swope, celebrant. Committal, St. Michael Cemetery. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Gibbons Funeral Home, Ashville, where a vigil service will be held Sunday afternoon.
- District Deaths March 8, 2014
Albert Lynn Boring
BORING – Albert Lynn, 53, Ebensburg, passed away Thursday, March 6, 2014, at Ebensburg Center, Sunset House.
Richard C. Claycomb
CLAYCOMB – Mr. Richard C., 72, Heritage Road, Osterburg, died Thursday, March 6, 2014, at his home.
Shelvy J. Elbertson
ELBERTSON – Shelvy J., 51, Johnstown, passed away March 6, 2014.
Gloria Jean (Dunmire) Ellsworth
ELLSWORTH – Gloria Jean (Dunmire), 75, Seward, passed away March 6, 2014, at Indiana Regional Medical Center.
Phyllis M. Faight
FAIGHT – Phyllis M., 78, Jackson Township, died March 5, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Alta Jane Fox
FOX – Alta Jane, 81, Daisytown, passed away March 7, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
Thelma (Kearney) Kodosky
KODOSKY – Thelma “Jeannie” (Kearney), 78, Lilly, went to her eternal rest March 7, 2014.
Lois Jean (Dunmeyer) Lepley
LEPLEY – Lois Jean (Dunmeyer), 70, West Virginia, formerly of Somerset County, died March 5, 2014, at home.
REITZ – David, 76, passed away March 3, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nev.
James J. Saylor Sr.
SAYLOR – James J. Sr. “Pap,” Davidsville, died peacefully March 7, 2014, at home surrounded by family.
W. Jean (Mishler) Naugle Wingard
WINGARD – W. Jean Mishler Naugle, 85, formerly of Morgantown and Davidsville, died Wednesday, March 5, 2014.
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- District Deaths March 7, 2014
GEORGE – Robert “Bob,” 71, Portage, passed away March 4, 2014, in Johnstown.
Marcella S. (Ciccotelli) Gillin
GILLIN – Marcella S. (Ciccotelli), 85, Ebensburg, passed away peacefully March 5, 2014, at Cambria Care Center.
Peter Holubz Jr.
HOLUBZ – Peter Jr., 89, Johnstown, died March 5, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Lillian Marlene (Anderson) Howard
HOWARD – Lillian Marlene (Anderson), 71, Ebensburg, died March 5, 2014, at home.
KAUFMAN – Morton, 84, Westmont, lost his battle with cancer March 5, 2014.
James Guido Mastrine
MASTRINE – James Guido, 63, Ebensburg, died March 5, 2014, at home surrounded by his family.
Anna T. Pipon
PIPON – Mrs. Anna T., 99, Windber, passed away March 6, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Thomas F. Reynolds
REYNOLDS – Thomas F., 62, Tire Hill, died March 5, 2014.
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