BOSWELL — KOLINSKI – Helen L. (Unger), 82, Boswell, died Oct. 13, 2012, at her home. Born Nov. 2, 1929, in Jerome, daughter of Bruce and Elizabeth (Stevens) Unger. Preceded in death by parents; husband, Raymond L. Sr., on June 6, 2004; grandson, Edward R. Matsko Jr.; sisters, Elsie Burkett and Mary Unger; and brothers, Paul, Lester and Richard. Survived by children, Brenda L. Stevenson, and fiance, Barry Lehman, Jenner Township; Roxane R., married to Edward R. Matsko Sr., Jennerstown; and Raymond L. Jr., at home; grandchildren, Travis Stevenson and Austin Matsko; great-grandson, Trevor Stevenson; sister, Dorothy Pugh, Gray; and numerous nieces, nephews, other family and special pet dog, Taffy. Member of Laurel Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Jennerstown; Silver Sneakers; and Boswell Senior Center. Former employee of Dorfman & Hoffman Garment Factory, Boswell. Helen enjoyed crocheting, knitting and taking walks around Boswell. The family would like to thank Heartland Hospice, Davita Dialysis and Conemaugh Home Health for all their compassionate care. Viewing from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Hoffman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 409 Main St., Boswell. Viewing also from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Laurel Trinity Church, Pastor Traci Bowman, presiding. Interment, Maple Spring Cemetery, Jerome. To express condolences, make a donation, light a candle or order flowers, visit HoffmanFuneralHomes.com.
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Jerry Sheldon Berkebile
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Phyllis J. Burkhard
BURKHARD – Phyllis J., 71, Johnstown, passed away April 16, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
FABRIZIO – John, 88, Geistown, died April 18, 2014, at the Lutheran Home.
Homer E. Hillegas
HILLEGAS – Homer E., 94, Tionesta, Pa., formerly of Central City and Parma, Ohio, died April 14, 2014, at Golden Living Center, Shippenville, Pa.
Florence R. Homer
HOMER – Florence R., 88, Clearfield, died Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Christ the King Manor, DuBois.
Ronald Glenn Lester
LESTER – Ronald Glenn, 81, Lebanon, formerly of Sidman, died April 18, 2014, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Lebanon.
LISINA – Edward, 81, Johnstown, died April 18, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
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Dora Marie Bufagna
BUFAGNA – Dora Marie, 87, Armagh, passed away peacefully April 16, 2014, at home surrounded by her family.
Doris Marjorie Cooper
COOPER – Doris Marjorie, 87, Westmont, went to heaven, April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center Palliative Care Unit.
Rose Mary (Delegram) Tripodi
TRIPODI – Rose Mary (Delegram), 66, Culpeper, Va., formerly of Cresson, died April 17, 2014, at home.
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Zachary Gordon Alan Andrews
ANDREWS – Zachary Gordon Alan, 21, Johnstown, was called home April 13, 2014.
Ray H. Clites
CLITES – Ray H., 93 , Westmont, died April 12, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Beverly J. Hoover
HOOVER – Beverly J., 75, Johnstown, was received into heaven April 16, 2014.
Joseph Samuel Kuhar Jr.
KUHAR – Joseph Samuel Jr. “Joey,” 64, passed away April 11, 2014, at home, in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Charles M. Lambert
LAMBERT – Charles M., 87, Central City, passed away April 14, 2014, at home.
Betty L. Lydic
LYDIC – Betty L., 88, Johnstown, died April 15, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
Stella A. Ponchek
PONCHEK – Stella A., 92, East Conemaugh, died April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
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