JOHNSTOWN — PUNIAK – Andrew C., 59, Brownstown, died Oct. 10, 2012, at Memorial Medical Center. Born March 21, 1953, son of Margaret (Kuhar) Burkhart. Preceded in death by his adopted parents, Charles and Mary (Laco) Puniak. Survived by his loving wife, Stephany Oleksa-Puniak; daughter, Tobie Gunby; brother, David Burkhart; sister, Joan (Robert) Ondick; nephew, Zachary Burkhart; mother- and father-in-law; Helen and Steve Oleksa, who Andrew referred to as mom and dad; sister-in-law, Vanessa Flowers; and brother-in-law, Larry (Karen) Oleksa. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews; and his cats, Muff and Stretch. Andrew was a member of St. Michael Church, Brownstown. He was a bass player in numerous bands throughout his life, including FM, High Mileage, Hangman, Satrycon, Myst, Krave and Wild & Blue. He also played as the opening act for Tracy Lawrence, Dan Seals, Kenny Chesney and Pam Tillis. He also released an album “It’s About Time.” He will be sadly missed by all who knew him. Friends will be received from 2 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Francis G. Ozog Funeral Home Inc., 710 Broad St., where vigil for the deceased will be held. Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Michael Church, Franciscan Friars, OFM, Conv. Committal, Grandview Cemetery. Condolences can be sent to the family at ozogfh.com.
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Beverly A. (Ling) Kocis
KOCIS – Mrs. Beverly A. (Ling), 77, died July 24, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Nathan M. Kubat
KUBAT – Nathan M., 29, Johnstown, went home to be with his Lord and Savior July 23, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Charles Wesley Moonly Jr.
MOONLY – Charles Wesley Jr., Mount Pleasant, S.C., passed away Tuesday, July 22, 2014.
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Clara Murphy Bond Bell
BELL – Clara Murphy Bond, Windsor, N.C., and Edenhouse in Bertie County, N.C., died Monday, July 21, 2014.
Fred G. Biller
BILLER – Fred G., 91, Cresson, died July 24, 2014, at Our Lady of The Alleghenies Residence, Hollidaysburg.
John R. Haywood
HAYWOOD – John R., 82, Richland Township, went to be with the Lord July 24, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
David G. Hull Jr.
HULL – David G. “Too Tall” Jr., 60, South Fork, died July 23, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
KRISKO – Stephan “Tib,” 89, passed away July 22, 2014, at home.
Elizabeth Anne Muncert
MUNCERT – Elizabeth Anne, 86, Johnstown, passed away July 23, 2014, at The Lutheran Home at Johnstown.
SCHULLER – Sadie, 85, Moxham, lost her battle with cancer July 23, 2014, at home.
Mary Grace Spodinak
SPODINAK – Mary Grace, 87, Johnstown, died July 24, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home.
Nancy L. (Adeline) Yoder
YODER – Nancy L. (Adeline), 75, formerly of Tire Hill, died July 21, 2014, at her home at Richland Towers.
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Thomas Barton Jr.
BARTON – Thomas Jr., 87, Central City, died July 21, 2014, at home.
Dorothy B. Bermosk
BERMOSK – Dorothy B., 87, Johnstown, passed away July 20, 2014, at Golden Living Center.
Leland Doyle Carney Jr.
CARNEY – Leland Doyle Jr. “Junior” or “Lee,” 77, Pomaria, S.C., formerly of Seward, went to be with the Lord Monday, July 21, 2014.
Ernest R. Contrillo
CONTRILLO – Ernest R., 61, Pittsburgh, formerly of Central City, died July 20, 2014.
Cecelia C. Duncan
DUNCAN – Cecelia C. “Sue,” 78, Johnstown, died July 22, 2014, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
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