SUMMERHILL — PCOLA – Michael Joseph, 37, Summerhill, died Nov. 7, 2012, at Conemaugh Valley Memorial Medical Center. Born May 5, 1975, in Johnstown, son of Joseph C. Jr. and Lois J. (Oswalt) Pcola. Preceded in death by father; maternal grandparents, Bill and Mary Oswalt; and paternal grandparents, Joseph Sr. and Margaret Pcola. Survived by mother, Lois J. (Oswalt) Pcola, Summerhill; sisters, Trisha, wife of Adam Cann, Flinton; Krista Pcola, Richland; Marisa, wife of Dan Palko, Summerhill; and Maria Conzo, Summerhill; nieces and nephews, Anthony, Ashley, Alisha, Adam, Addison, Aiden, Jay, Mackenzee and Kaden; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Graduate of Forest Hills High School, Class of 1994. Mike was a member of the U.S. Marine Corps, having served from 1998 to 2002, during which time he was awarded the Good Conduct Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, Joint Meritorious Unit Award and the Rifle Sharpshooter Badge. He was pursuing a degree in criminal justice at Pennsylvania Highlands Community College. An avid Steelers fan, he also enjoyed movies, music and spending time with his family. He had a loving, caring spirit and will be greatly missed by those who loved him. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Charles O. Dimond Funeral Home Inc, South Fork, where funeral service will be held at 8 p.m., Deacon Richard Golden. Prayer service by Conemaugh Valley Detachment 287 Marine Corps League at 7 p.m. Sunday. Committal, St. Michael Catholic Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the family. (www.dimondfuneralhome.com)
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Philip D. Cole
COLE – Philip D., 59, Cresson, died July 10, 2014, at Van Zandt VAMC, Altoona.
Robert L. Marsh
MARSH – Robert L., 74, Bolivar, died Thursday, July 10, 2014, at Hillsdale Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Hillsdale, Pa.
Robert L. Morrison
MORRISON – Robert L., 82, Patton, passed away July 9, 2014, in Patton.
Owen F. Ott
OTT – Owen F., 74, Johnstown, died July 8, 2014, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
Dean Alan Shumaker
SHUMAKER – Dean Alan, 62, Central City, departed our lives July 7, 2014.
Twila M. Stupi
STUPI – Twila M., 93, Geistown Borough, died July 9, 2014.
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Benjamin P. Arellano Sr.
ARELLANO – Benjamin “Benny” P. Sr., 86, Johnstown, went to be with the Lord July 3, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Homer J. George
GEORGE – Homer “Jim” J., 73, Salix, went to be with the Lord July 1, 2014, home surrounded by his family.
Samuel C. Johnson Sr.
JOHNSON – Samuel C. Sr., 58, Johnstown, passed away July 6, 2014, unexpectedly at home.
Rev. Father Joseph Kapusnak
KAPUSNAK – Rev. Father Joseph, 79, died Monday, July 7, 2014, at Mount St. Macrina Manor, Uniontown.
Catherine A. Klisiewicz
KLISIEWICZ – Mrs. Catherine A., 90, Altoona, passed away peaceful Wednesday morning, July 9, 2014.
Mary M. McGough
McGOUGH – Mary M., 89, St. Augustine Road, Dysart, died July 8, 2014, at the home of Gary and Mary Louise Wills.
MITCHELL – Mary, 88, Ebensburg, died July 8, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Thomas Charles Quirk Jr.
QUIRK – Thomas Charles Jr., 91, died Wednesday, July 9, 2014.
Theresa M. Salem
SALEM – Theresa M., 102, Westmont, died July 7, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Daniel G. Strushensky
STRUSHENSKY – Daniel G., 81, Mineral Point, died July 8, 2014, in Greensburg.
Robert Arthur Winstanley
WINSTANLEY – Dr. Robert Arthur, 95, Elizabethtown, died June 26, 2014.
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