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.
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Lawrence E. Coy
COY – Lawrence E., 89, Connellsville, Pa., formerly of Johnstown and Somerset, died April 21, 2014, at home.
DRINOSKY – Eugene, 80, Portage, entered eternal rest April 21, 2014, peacefully at home.
George Felix Jr.
FELIX – George Jr., 87, Alum Bank, passed away peacefully Sunday, April 20, 2014, at Colonial Courtyard in Bedford.
Mary C. Keilman
KEILMAN – Mary C., 62, Ebensburg, born March 26, 1952, in Nanty Glo, died April 21, 2014, at home.
Barbara A. (Geiser) Knapp
KNAPP – Barbara A. (Geiser), 79, Johnstown, passed away April 22, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
SINCAK – Michael, of Hollsopple, loving son, brother, husband and friend to all, passed away peacefully April 10, 2014.
Richard J. McAndrews Jr.
McANDREWS – Richard J. Jr. “Jimbo,” 57, Windber, passed away after a 2-year-battle with cancer April 22, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Kathleen Mae Speicher
SPEICHER – Kathleen Mae, 48, Conemaugh Township, died April 20, 2014, at UPMC Shadyside Hospital.
Julia J. (Gresh) Voeghtly
VOEGHTLY – Julia J. (Gresh), 74, Johnstown, passed away peacefully April 21, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center, Palliative Care Unit.
Ruth M. Ziemba
ZIEMBA – Ruth M., 84, Cover Hill, formerly of Park Hill, went to be with the Lord April 4, 2014, at LaurelWood Care Center.
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Georgia R. Brown
BROWN – Georgia R., 90, Lincoln Highway, Bedford, died Sunday, April 20, 2014, at her home.
John R. Franko Jr.
FRANKO – John R. Jr. “Bunko,” 72, Conemaugh, died April 20, 2014, at home.
Dorothy Mae Gillman
GILLMAN – Dorothy Mae, 93, Mount Hope, went to be with her Lord April 22, 2014.
Hulda Elmira Heslop
HESLOP – Hulda Elmira, 95, formerly of Ferndale and New Paris, died April 21, 2014, at Waccamaw Community Hospital, Murrells Inlet, S.C.
Jean M. Holtz
HOLTZ – Jean M., 82, Hastings, went to be with the Lord Monday, April 21, 2014, at Golden Living-HAIDA.
Margaret Gloria Marsh
MARSH – Margaret Gloria, born Dec. 28, 1927, was called to her heavenly home April 19, 2014.
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Wayne R. Bailey
BAILEY – Wayne R., 53, South Fork, passed away unexpectedly on Good Friday, April 18, 2014, at his home.
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