LILLY — KAMINSKI – Michael S., 86, Lilly, went to his eternal rest Oct. 25, 2012, at Health South Northeast, surrounded by his family. Born Sept. 22, 1926, in Lilly, son of the late John and Catherine (Hrobak) Kaminski. Preceded in death by brothers, Albert S. and Stanley; and sisters, Mary Arinkus and Anna Bush. Survived by loving wife, Vernita (Bucynski) Kaminski; and children, Professor Michael A., and wife, Danuta (Grzywacz) Kaminski; Mary Andrea, and husband, John Scott Basedow; Matthew Albert Kaminski; and Maurice Adrian Kaminski; also grandchildren, Jennifer Basedow, Michael A. Kaminski III, Michael Basedow, Matthew Kaminski, John Basedow and Gina and Cara Kaminski. Survived by brothers, Louis and Thomas Kaminski. Mike was a beloved husband and a devoted and loving grandfather. He was a World War II Army veteran, having served with the U.S. 1st Calvary in the Philippines. Member of Lilly American Legion, and was a former Boy Scout leader. He lectured on the subject of geology and enjoyed the great outdoors and had a deep appreciation for natural sciences and nature. He was last employed as a maintenance supervisor at Glen Rock Public Schools in New Jersey. At the request of the deceased, there will be no viewing or visitation. Thomas F. Cloherty Funeral Home, Lilly, is serving the Kaminski family.
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Philip D. Cole
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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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