JOHNSTOWN — LATCH – Mamie V. (Cassata), 89, Johnstown, died Aug. 2, 2013, at Conemaugh Hospital. Born Aug. 16, 1923, in Johnstown, daughter of Frank and Sara (Nobla) Cassata. Preceded in death by her parents; son, Joseph Latch III; brothers, Mike, Sam, John, Charles and Frank; and sister, Sara Manganella. Survived by husband of 66 years, Joseph Latch Jr.; daughter, Monica, wife of Gary Ripple; son, Mark, married to Cathie; grandson, Jarod Latch, married to Jacie; granddaughter, Julie, and fiance, Frank; and great-granddaughter, Kirsten Latch. She loved to cook and bake and make sure that everyone was fed well. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Friends and family received from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday Aug. 4, 2013, at Frank Duca Funeral Home, Westmont Chapel, Johnstown, Pa. 15905. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Clare of Assisi Church, Father Matthew Misurda. Entombment, Grandview Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to St. Clare of Assisi Church, 110 Maple Ave., Johnstown, Pa. 15901. Condolences may be sent through www.ducafuneralhome.com.
Lillian R. Stager
STAGER – Lillian R., 84, Johnstown, died March 10, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Thomas G. Hunter
HUNTER – Thomas G., 82, Beaverdale, entered into new life March 10, 2014, at home.
James M. Krumbine
KRUMBINE – James M., 64, Johnstown, died March 7, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Arthur Lee Brown
BROWN – Arthur Lee, 84, Somerset, died March 10, 2014, at his residence.
Shirley Mae Weldon
WELDON – Shirley Mae, 79, Kimberly, Idaho, passed away March 3, 2014.
Richard A. Sotack
SOTACK – Richard A., 49, Blacklick Township, passed away March 10, 2014, at home.
GULA – Daniel, 84, Franklin Borough, went to be with the Lord March 10, 2014, at home.
Francis W. Gavlak
GAVLAK – Francis W., 89, Portage, passed away March 11, 2014, at Maple Winds Care Center.
JANCUK – Julia, 79, Portage, passed away March 10, 2014, at Select Specialty Hospital.
Chester R. Querry
QUERRY – Chester R., 92, Johnstown, passed away March 10, 2014, at his home.
Carrie Elizabeth Massey
MASSEY – Carrie Elizabeth, 75, Virginia Beach, Va., went home to be with the Lord March 5, 2014.
Johns C. Schmid Jr.
SCHMID – Johns C. Jr. “Jack,” 89, Davidsville, formerly of Geistown Borough, went to be with the Lord March 10, 2014, at Laurel View Village.
Dr. Stephen P. Kukucka
KUKUCKA – Dr. Stephen P., 64, died unexpectedly in his Crafton home on Sunday, March 9, 2014.
Sophie (Krempasky) Krisko
KRISKO – Sophie (Krempasky), 87, Portage, passed away Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, in Virginia Beach, Va., after a brief illness.
Ronald F. Corona
CORONA – Ronald F., 70, Cresson, died March 9, 2014, at home.
Christine A. Matos
MATOS – Christine A., 53, Windber, died March 10, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
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Norman J. Makin Jr.
MAKIN – Norman J. Jr., 65, Geistown Borough, went to be with the Lord March 10, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
REAY – Raymond, 73, died March 4, 2014, in Venice, Fla.
John E. Schuster
SCHUSTER – John E., 87, passed away March 8, 2014, in St. Augustine, Fla.
Ruth M. Cuppett
CUPPETT – Ruth M., 93 years, 11 months and 16 days, Stonycreek Township, went to be with the Lord March 9, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
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