COVER HILL — ZIEMBA – Ruth M., 84, Cover Hill, formerly of Park Hill, went to be with the Lord April 4, 2014, at LaurelWood Care Center. Born Sept. 17, 1929, in Elizabeth, N.J., daughter of George and Mae (Conrad) Miskowitz. Preceded in death by her parents; husband, Chester A. Ziemba Sr.; and daughter-in-law, Beverly D. Ziemba. Survived by her loving children, Stanley C., married to the former Michele McIntosh, Camp Hill, Pa.; Chester A. Jr., married to the former Tracie Fey, Middletown, Pa.; and Virginia, wife of Denny Ribblett, Cover Hill; grandchildren, Christopher (Dixie) Ziemba; Stephanie (Erick) Moyer; Amanda and Elizabeth Ziemba; Missy Ziemba, and her companion, Charles Shope; and Sara (Nicholas) Sackie; stepgrandchildren, Lisa M. Ribblett, Ronald Mussellman and Susan Kulick; six great-grandchildren, including special great-grandson, Dylan M. Ziemba; and several nieces and nephews. Ruth was employed with the former We Care Home Health as a caregiver for several years. She was a member of Greater Johnstown Christian Fellowship. Ruth enjoyed watching TV, playing bingo and activities at LaurelWood Care Center. She loved reading and dancing to polka music with her late husband, Chester. Ruth especially loved her family and always made herself available, including the time she moved to Camp Hill to help take care of her daughter-in-law during her fight with cancer. At Ruth’s request, there will be no public viewing. However, family and friends are invited to attend a visitation from 10 a.m. until time of memorial service at 11 a.m. Saturday at Greater Johnstown Christian Fellowship, the Rev. Gary Tustin, officiating. Private inurnment will be at Holy Cross Cemetery. The family is being served by Baker-Harris Funeral Chapel, Conemaugh. The family suggests contributions be directed to Greater Johnstown Christian Fellowship, 3429 Elton Road, Johnstown, Pa. 15904, in memory of Ruth. Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com.
- 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.
- Today's Funerals Aug. 1, 2014
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.
- District Deaths July 31, 2014
- Today's Funerals July 31, 2014
- District Deaths July 30, 2014
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.
- More Obituaries Headlines