ROXBURY — HELLER – Janet Kay, 65, the Roxbury section of Johnstown, entered into eternity Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, at home. She was born March 25, 1948, in Summit Mills, daughter of the late Ellis Edward and Alma Anna (Ross) Pritts. She was a 1966 graduate of the Salisbury–Elk Lick High School. On Sept. 20, 1969, she married Pastor Ernest Heller, who survives. Also surviving are daughter, Rosanna Kay, at home; son, Kristian Ernest, Petersburg, Va.; and daughter, Susanna Margaret, at home. Preceded in death by brothers, Ralph and William “Gloe,” and sister-in-law, Pearl. Survived by brothers, Ellis Jr., and wife, Shirley, Lancaster, and Ray, and wife, Jeanette, Elyria, Ohio, and sisters, Eunice, and husband, Harry Walter, Friedens; Rose Ellen Pritts, Berlin; and Carol, and husband, Leslie Kyle, Meyersdale. Also survived by six nephews, 11 nieces, 18 great-nephews, 14 great-nieces, 11 great-great-nephews, eight great-great-nieces, two great great-great-nephews and one great-great-great-niece. She was a member of Roxbury St. Paul’s United Methodist Church. Friends will be received at Roxbury United Methodist Church, 160 Derby St. (Roxbury), Johnstown, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22. Funeral service will be held at the Roxbury St. Paul’s Church at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23, Pastor Bruce Griffith will officiate. Interment, Richland Cemetery, Richland Township. Donations may be made to Horizon Hospice, 309 E. Plank Road, Suite 100, Altoona, Pa. 16602-4111. Arrangements by Meek & Dalla Valle Funeral Home Inc., Windber.
- District Deaths Aug. 1, 2014
E. Joan Davis
DAVIS – E. Joan, 87, Riverside, Ohio, formerly of Johnstown, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014, at Kettering Medical Center.
Billie Josephine (LaFollette) Hodges
HODGES – Billie Josephine (LaFollette), 79, Boswell, Jenner Township, formerly of Gadsden, Ala., passed away July 27, 2014, at Windber Hospice from complications of cancer.
KOONTZ – Judy A., 67, Keedysville, Md., passed away peacefully Tuesday morning, July 29, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore, Md., after a long battle with lymphoma cancer.
Sherry L. Nagy
NAGY – Sherry L., 49, Johnstown, passed away July 30, 2014, at home.
Kenneth A. Naugle
NAUGLE – Kenneth A., 94, Johnstown, died July 30, 2014, at his home.
Richard John Peterson
PETERSON – Richard John, 49, Johnstown, passed away Monday evening, July 28, 2014, at Conemaugh Hospital.
Evelyn F. Vitalie
VITALIE – Evelyn F., 75, Johnstown, passed away July 30, 2014, at her home.
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Paul Radnoti Sr.
RADNOTI – Paul Sr., 80, passed away July 13, 2014, in Hebron, Ind.
Samuel R. Saia
SAIA – Samuel R., 90, Johnstown, died July 29, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Alex J. Stavish
STAVISH – Alex J., 90, Northern Cambria, died July 29, 2014, at Miners Medical Center Hastings.
Margaret R. (Shaffer) Hemminger
HEMMINGER – Margaret R. “Margie” (Shaffer), 93, formerly of Jenner Township, died July 29, 2014, at Meadow View Nursing Center, Berlin.
Carol R. (Schloski) Groleau
GROLEAU – Carol R. (Schloski), 56, Goshen, Mass., lost her battle with cancer July 16, 2014. Born Dec. 25, 1957, in Colver, she was the daughter of John and Olive (Spotts) Schloski.
George J. Stapinsky
STAPINSKY – George J. “Doodie” or “Hey You,” 85, Fort Hill, formerly of Windber, died July 30, 2014, at In Touch Hospice, Somerset.
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Patricia L. Bakale
BAKALE – Patricia L, 81, Johnstown, went to be with our Lord July 28, 2014.
Stephen A. Christy
CHRISTY – Stephen A., 65, Johnstown, died July 28, 2014, at home surrounded by family and friends.
CUSTER – Margaret “Peggy,” 69, Johnstown, passed away July 29, 2014, at Laurelwood Care Center.
Kathleen L. Geiser
GEISER – Kathleen L., 84, Oakland, died July 29, 2014, at Arbutus Park Manor.
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