HAMPTON TOWNSHIP — STUPI – Walter “Wad” Paul, 98, Hampton Township, Pa., passed away Wednesday, April 9, 2014. Son of the late Joseph and Veronica (Valler) Stupi, he was married to the late Angeline (Nastase) Stupi from June 4, 1938, until her death in 2004. He owned and operated Stupi’s Market in Beaverdale for 62 years, Wilmore Cafe in Wilmore and Friendly Tavern in Claysburg. A parishioner, council member and Holy Name Society member of the former St. Joseph Catholic Church in Beaverdale; charter member of Beaverdale Volunteer Fire Company; and retired member of the State Workman’s Insurance Fund. An active player in baseball, softball and basketball in the Tri-county area’s industrial leagues, he also was a PIAA basketball referee for 13 years. The oldest of the Stupi Brothers basketball team, he played and won in “family tournaments” on the eastern seaboard. An avid horse racing fan, top notch fisherman and extreme Pittsburgh sports enthusiast, cheering the Pirates, Steelers, Panthers and Penguins. His biggest thrill was meeting and shaking hands with President John F. Kennedy. Survived by his daughter, Angela; son, Thaddeus; sister, Mildred Andrykovitch; and grandchildren, Teresa (Jake) Marais, Michael (Laura), Joseph (Meghan) and Gregory (Collette); also great-grandchildren, Reese, Ashley, Avery and Anthony. In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by son, Wally Stupi; and brothers, John, Anthony, Stanley, Theodore, Raymond, Chester, Benjamin, Edward and Richard. Visitation was held Thursday, April 10, at King Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc., 2841 Woodland Circle, Allison Park. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 9:30 a.m. Friday, April 11, at St. Catherine Of Sweden Roman Catholic Church, Wildwood, Pa. Friends will be received from 10 to 11:45 a.m. Saturday at Jean H. Kinley Funeral Home, Beaverdale. Committal will be held at noon Saturday at St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Beaverdale. Memorial donations may be made in support of St. Catherine of Sweden Building Fund, 2554 Wildwood Road, P.O. Box 246, Wildwood, Pa. 15091. Expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.kingfuneralhome.com.
- District Deaths July 24, 2014
Thomas Barton Jr.
BARTON – Thomas Jr., 87, Central City, died July 21, 2014, at home.
Dorothy B. Bermosk
BERMOSK – Dorothy B., 87, Johnstown, passed away July 20, 2014, at Golden Living Center.
Leland Doyle Carney Jr.
CARNEY – Leland Doyle Jr. “Junior” or “Lee,” 77, Pomaria, S.C., formerly of Seward, went to be with the Lord Monday, July 21, 2014.
Ernest R. Contrillo
CONTRILLO – Ernest R., 61, Pittsburgh, formerly of Central City, died July 20, 2014.
Cecelia C. Duncan
DUNCAN – Cecelia C. “Sue,” 78, Johnstown, died July 22, 2014, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
Capt. Dudley C. Hunt
HUNT – Capt. Dudley C., (retired) MPD, Washington, D.C., 77, Windber, passed away July 22, 2014, at home.
Dorothy M. (Moyer) Kepler
KEPLER – Mrs. Dorothy M. (Moyer), 90, Scottsdale, Ariz., formerly of Portage, entered into new life July 19, 2014, at Hospice of the Valley, Scottsdale.
Anna Marie Krumenacker
KRUMENACKER – Anna Marie, 85, Carrolltown, passed away July 22, 2014, at St. Jude’s Haven, Johnstown.
- Funerals July 24, 2014
BLOCK – Deborah, 62, Johnstown, died July 21, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Edward James Clark
CLARK – Edward James, 89, Johnstown, formerly of Minersville, died Saturday, July 12, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Nicole Lyn Eskridge
ESKRIDGE – Nicole Lynn, 24, Linden, Va., passed away Saturday, July 19, 2014.
Jeffery Lynn Flick
FLICK – Jeffery Lynn, 58, Seattle, Wash., formerly of Hollsopple, passed on July 3, 2014, in Seattle.
Elizabeth J. Knapik
KNAPIK – Elizabeth J. “Bethann,” 75, Northern Cambria, passed away July 21, 2014, at UPMC Altoona.
Christopher Shawn Reed
REED – Christopher Shawn, 22, Windber, died July 20, 2014.
Violet Marie (Snyder) Shaffer-Eastlake
SHAFFER-EASTLAKE – Violet Marie (Snyder), 90, Hidden Valley Road, Conemaugh Township, Somerset County, died July 22, 2014.
Teresa L. Smith
SMITH – Teresa L., 50, Johnstown, died July 19, 2014, at her residence.
TURNER – Rosemary, 91, formerly of Johnstown and Woodville, Ohio, died Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Genoa Care Center, Genoa, Ohio.
Mary Ann (Guzic) Walter
WALTER – Mary Ann (Guzic), 77, Lilly, went to her eternal rest July 21, 2014, surrounded by her family at her residence.
- Funerals July 23, 2014
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