WINDBER — STURTZ – Mrs. Lisa S., 46, Windber, passed away April 26, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center. Born July 3, 1967, in Windber, daughter of Edward P. Shepko and Michael J. (Rodgers) Grisin. Preceded in death by father; stepfather, Michael Grisin; maternal grandparents, Wilbur and Peg Rodgers; paternal grandparents, Daniel and Elizabeth Shepko; and special great-grandmother, Anna Joyce. Survived by husband of 28 years, Rodney, and sons, Alexander, Pittsburgh, and Joshua, and special friend, Diane, Windber. Sister of Paula, wife of Herman “Jr.” Beers, Ehrenfeld; Susan, wife of Bill Fritz, Richland; Rodger, and wife, Kim, Florida; and Danna, wife of “Chuck” Sturtz, Windber, and half brother, Michael Grisin III, and special friend, Alisha. Also mother-in-law, Joann L. Oldham, Windber; brother-in-law, Jeff Sturtz, and wife, Jackie; numerous nieces and nephews; and dog, Tido. Lisa enjoyed gardening, cooking, and watching movies. Avid fisherman. She was a wonderful caregiver and could fix anything. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Meek & Dalla Valle Funeral Home Inc., Windber, the Rev. Valerie Conrad-Dembinsky, officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society in memory of Lisa.
- 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.
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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.
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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.
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