WESTMONT — KOTCHIN – Alfred, 88, Westmont, died Oct. 7, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center. Born Aug. 17, 1925, in Conemaugh Township, Somerset County, son of John and Elizabeth (Malek) Kotchin. Preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Florence Kotchin, Helen DeBettencourt, Gaynell Russo and Blanche Martin; brothers, Tony, Walter Sr., Frank, Edward, Bernard, Ben, John and Stanley Kotchin; and nephew, W.L. “Buzz” Kotchin Jr. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. Survived by nieces, Gail M. Kotchin; and Barbara (Russo), wife of Angelo DiOrio; great-nephews, W.L. “Boomer” Kotchin III, Adam J. Kotchin, A. Paul DiOrio and Christopher M. DiOrio; and other numerous nieces and nephews. The family would like to express their appreciation to Marsha Critchfield for her care and neighborly concern toward Al. The family also would like to thank the surrounding neighbors for their care and concern for Al. And a special thank you for the loving care given to Al during his life on earth by his nieces, Gail M. Kotchin and Barbara DiOrio. Friends will be received from 11 a.m. until time of service at noon Saturday at Francis G. Ozog Funeral Home Inc., 710 Broad St. Committal, Holy Cross Cemetery, Jerome. Condolences can be sent to the family at ozogfh.com.
Lewis P. Gregory
GREGORY – Lewis P., 85, Johnstown, died Dec. 8, 2013, in Hollidaysburg.
Anne T. Desimone
DESIMONE – Anne T., 82, Johnstown, died Dec. 7, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Andrew P. Lingafelt
LINGAFELT – Andrew P. “Andy,” 51, Cassandra, passed away Dec. 7, 2013, at home.
PASTERNAK – Paul, 86, Richland, died Dec. 8, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Louella Fern Bloom
BLOOM – Louella Fern, 91, Johnstown, passed away Dec. 7, 2013.
Beverly R. Miller
MILLER – Beverly R., 70, Summerhill, died Dec. 9, 2013, at home.
Eleanor Vivian Chaney
CHANEY – Eleanor Vivian, “Baby Ellie,” born Dec. 7, 2013, and passed Dec. 7, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Betty R. Irvin
IRVIN – Betty R., 88, Johnstown, died Dec. 8, 2013, at Cambria Care Center.
CHAPMAN – Darlene, 55, Hayes, Va., formerly of Beaverdale, passed away Dec. 9, 2013.
John J. Good
GOOD – John J., 82, formerly of Portage, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Meadow View Nursing Center.
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Evelyn J. Schultz
SCHULTZ – Evelyn J., 89, Johnstown, died Dec. 6, 2013, at Harmony House Manor.
Janet M. (Adams) Riposo
RIPOSO – Janet M. (Adams), 80, Bethlen Home, Ligonier, formerly of Somerset Pike, Johnstown, died Dec. 7, 2013, at Latrobe Area Hospital.
Peggy A. Poling
POLING – Peggy A., 64, South Fork, died after a brave battle with cancer Dec. 7, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
KANIUK – Steve, 77, Central City, died Dec. 7, 2013.
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Gerald C. Hoover
HOOVER – Gerald C., 79, Cambria Township, passed away Dec. 6, 2013, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
Clifford August Rummel
RUMMEL– Clifford August, 68, formerly of Johnstown and Somerset, passed away Nov. 4, 2013, in Springfield, Ohio.
Phillip Zdunczyk Sr.
ZDUNCZYK – Phillip Sr., 77, Portage, passed away Dec. 7, 2013, at Windber Hospice.
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