BOSWELL — BUDZINA – Andrew John, Boswell, went to be with our Lord and Savior May 13, 2013. Son of Andrew Budzina and Elizabeth (Smith) Lesneski-Budzina. Preceded in death by parents and sisters, Helen (Budzina) Gordon, Rose (Budzina) Zorn and Veronica (Lesneski) Walker. Survived by son, Charlie Budzina, Harrisburg; daughter, Andrea, married to John Kubas Jr.; and grandson, Brady Kubas, South Fork; also sisters and brothers, Dorothy (Lesneski), married to Bill Stump, Latrobe; Martin Lesneski Jr., married to Debbie Williams, Boswell; Stephen Budzina, married to Bonnie McKelvey; and Betty (Budzina), married to Ron McKelvey, both of Jenner Township; and Mary Ann (Budzina), married to Greg Stumpf, Loma Linda Calif. Also survived by other numerous relatives. He was in the Military Army from 1959 to 1968 as a U.S. Paratrooper; was employed by Ford Motor Co., Ohio; and as a coal miner in Somerset. He worked in mental health for the past 11 years and retired from Harrisburg Hospital. He had made numerous “ugly birdhouses.” Papa Bear will be sadly missed. Viewing will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 16, at Hoover Funeral Home, Hershey. Burial is at convenience of the family.
- District Deaths March 8, 2014
Albert Lynn Boring
BORING – Albert Lynn, 53, Ebensburg, passed away Thursday, March 6, 2014, at Ebensburg Center, Sunset House.
Richard C. Claycomb
CLAYCOMB – Mr. Richard C., 72, Heritage Road, Osterburg, died Thursday, March 6, 2014, at his home.
Shelvy J. Elbertson
ELBERTSON – Shelvy J., 51, Johnstown, passed away March 6, 2014.
Gloria Jean (Dunmire) Ellsworth
ELLSWORTH – Gloria Jean (Dunmire), 75, Seward, passed away March 6, 2014, at Indiana Regional Medical Center.
Phyllis M. Faight
FAIGHT – Phyllis M., 78, Jackson Township, died March 5, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Alta Jane Fox
FOX – Alta Jane, 81, Daisytown, passed away March 7, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
Thelma (Kearney) Kodosky
KODOSKY – Thelma “Jeannie” (Kearney), 78, Lilly, went to her eternal rest March 7, 2014.
Lois Jean (Dunmeyer) Lepley
LEPLEY – Lois Jean (Dunmeyer), 70, West Virginia, formerly of Somerset County, died March 5, 2014, at home.
REITZ – David, 76, passed away March 3, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nev.
James J. Saylor Sr.
SAYLOR – James J. Sr. “Pap,” Davidsville, died peacefully March 7, 2014, at home surrounded by family.
W. Jean (Mishler) Naugle Wingard
WINGARD – W. Jean Mishler Naugle, 85, formerly of Morgantown and Davidsville, died Wednesday, March 5, 2014.
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- District Deaths March 7, 2014
GEORGE – Robert “Bob,” 71, Portage, passed away March 4, 2014, in Johnstown.
Marcella S. (Ciccotelli) Gillin
GILLIN – Marcella S. (Ciccotelli), 85, Ebensburg, passed away peacefully March 5, 2014, at Cambria Care Center.
Peter Holubz Jr.
HOLUBZ – Peter Jr., 89, Johnstown, died March 5, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Lillian Marlene (Anderson) Howard
HOWARD – Lillian Marlene (Anderson), 71, Ebensburg, died March 5, 2014, at home.
KAUFMAN – Morton, 84, Westmont, lost his battle with cancer March 5, 2014.
James Guido Mastrine
MASTRINE – James Guido, 63, Ebensburg, died March 5, 2014, at home surrounded by his family.
Anna T. Pipon
PIPON – Mrs. Anna T., 99, Windber, passed away March 6, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Thomas F. Reynolds
REYNOLDS – Thomas F., 62, Tire Hill, died March 5, 2014.
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