VINTONDALE — MALLOY – Olive Joan, 86, Vintondale, passed away at home and went to be with the Lord July 28, 2013. Born April 1, 1927, in Bedford, England, daughter of the late Harry and Edith Pilgrim. She was the last surviving member of her family of 11 children. Preceded in death by husband, John J. Malloy Jr., in 2012; son, John Malloy III; daughter, Sharon Boothby, granddaughter, Theresa; great-granddaughter, Hannah; and great-grandson, Brett. Survived by children, Diane (Gary) Boring, Patricia (Richard) Saylor, Kevin (Joann) Malloy, Keith (Bonnie) Malloy, Dale (Debbie) Malloy, Mike (Mary) Malloy, Chrissy (Mike) Gergely, Lynda (Steve) Claar and Vicki (Don) Strayer; son-in-law, Richard Boothby; and daughter-in-law, Frances Malloy. Also survived by numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; as well as special nieces, Sylvia and Bonnie. Retired from Nickles Bakery. Member of Vintondale First Baptist Church. She was a beautiful person inside and out and was loved by everyone. She will be sadly missed. Mom loved her trips to bingo every Saturday, her weekly shopping trips, flea markets, collecting dolls and she had traveled extensively in the United States. Olive was a war bride and loved to swim. While in England, she swam the English Channel and worked at the Corn Exchange. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Askew-Houser Funeral Homes Inc., Nanty Glo, where funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Pastor Rich Stock, officiating.
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Genevieve B. (Decewicz) Bonitz
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Betty A. Hasse
HASSE – Betty A., 68, Johnstown, passed away Dec. 4, 2013, at home.
George S. Hoberney
HOBERNEY – George S., 76, Willoughby Hills, Ohio, since 1972, formerly of Cleveland Heights, Ohio, died Dec. 3, 2013.
Robert John Holbink
HOLBINK – Robert John, 70, Nanty Glo, passed away Dec. 3, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
William Jacob Huss Jr.
HUSS – William Jacob Jr., 73, Ideal Park, passed away peacefully at home Dec. 3, 2013, surrounded by his family.
Mary Louise Leventry
LEVENTRY – Mary Louise, 90, Indiana, died peacefully on Thanksgiving, Nov. 28, 2013, at St. Andrew’s Village.
Betty Louise Lopez
LOPEZ – Betty Louise, 83, Johnstown, passed away Dec. 3, 2013, at Allegheny Lutheran Home.
Mark R. Semelsberger
SEMELSBERGER – Mark R., 32, Hastings, passed away Dec. 1, 2013.
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Peter W. Chiodo
CHIODO – Peter W., 70, Westwood, died Dec. 1, 2013.
Betty Lou (Gray) Crilly
CRILLY – Betty Lou (Gray), 55, Carmichaels, Pa., formerly of Carrolltown, passed away Nov. 28, 2013, at Rolling Meadows Nursing Home, Waynesburg, Pa.
Joseph R. Latch Jr.
LATCH – Col. Joseph R. Jr., 89, Johnstown, died Dec. 2, 2013.
Michael Joseph Mandichak
MANDICHAK – Michael Joseph “Juiceman,” 39, Portage, passed away Dec. 2, 2013, at home due to his longtime heart condition.
Mary Lou (Mills) Sam
SAM – Mary Lou (Mills), 80, former Windber resident, went to be with the Lord Oct. 26, 2013.
Judith Ann Servantez
SERVANTEZ – Judith “Judy” Ann, 69, Springfield, Mass., died Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013, at Baystate Medical Center.
SWEETSER – Shari, 53, Johnstown, was received by God Nov. 29, 2013, at Windber Hospice.
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Harry L. Irwin
IRWIN – Harry L., 88, Johnstown, died Dec. 1, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Garth Lorrell Litzinger
LITZINGER – Garth Lorrell, 75, Columbia, S.C., died Nov. 29, 2013, after suffering a fatal stroke.
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