JOHNSTOWN — SCHUSTER – Joseph L., 86, Johnstown, died March 21, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center. Born April 22, 1926, in Johnstown, son of Joseph and Frances (Beck) Schuster. Preceded in death by his parents; wife of 48 years, Josephine J. (Drop) Schuster; and brothers and sister, Edward, Charles “William,” Catherine “Bix” Rager, John, Raymond “Nash” and Frank A. “Op.” Joseph was the last surviving member of his family. He is survived by his sons, Donald J., married to former Judith A. Komoroski, Rochester, N.Y.; James L., who was always at his father’s side, Johnstown; and Thomas J., married to the former Karen R. Savides, Johnstown, and grandchildren, Kristin, Kevin, Daniel, Thomas J. Jr., Derek, Laura and Kurt. Also survived by sisters-in-law, Mary A. Liptak and Jean A. Drop, and numerous loving nieces and nephews. Joseph was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, where he was a member of the Nocturnal Adoration Society. A World War II Army veteran. He retired from the Conemaugh and Black Lick Railroad with 40 years of service and was a member of the CBL Retired Men’s Club. Joe was a man of deep faith and committed to his family. He will be loved and remembered for the rest of our lives. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Francis G. Ozog Funeral Home Inc., 710 Broad St., where vigil for the deceased will be held. Funeral Mass will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Franciscan Friars, OFM, Conv. Committal will take place at St. Francis Cemetery. Condolences can be sent to the family at ozogfh.comhttp://ozogfh.com.
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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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