JOHNSTOWN — KOMISAR – Peter, 96, Johnstown, passed away March 26, 2013, at home. Born May 5, 1916, in Windber, son of Andrew and Mary (Gulak) Komisar. Preceded in death by parents; and brothers and sisters, Anna, Mary, Susan, Joseph, Michael “Butch,” John, Helen, Andrew, George and Paul. Survived by wife of 70 years, Margaret (Pavlich) Komisar; daughters, Barbara, wife of John Homick, Crownsville, Md.; Madalene, wife of Barry Greene, Bethesda, Md.; and Marcia, wife of Michael Kokus, Ebensburg; grandchildren, John Michael Homick, and wife, Laura; Chad David Homick; Michael Peter Kokus, and wife, Michelle; Nicholas Andrew Kokus, and wife, Mallory; Maryann Margaret Kokus; Joseph Asher Greene; and Ilana Leor Greene, wife of Dan V. Margulies; great-grandchildren, Heather, Max, Samuel, Sonia and Mark Homick; and Jude Kokus. Retired coal miner from Bethlehem Mines. Member of UMWA. Peter was a loving husband, father and grandfather. Member of SS. Peter & Paul Orthodox Church, Windber. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at William Kisiel Funeral Home, Windber, where Parastas will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday. A brief service will be held at 9:30 a.m. Friday at the funeral home, followed by funeral service at 10 a.m. at SS. Peter & Paul Orthodox Church, Windber, the Very Rev. Father Miles Zdinak. Interment, church cemetery.
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Zachary Gordon Alan Andrews
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Ray H. Clites
CLITES – Ray H., 93 , Westmont, died April 12, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Beverly J. Hoover
HOOVER – Beverly J., 75, Johnstown, was received into heaven April 16, 2014.
Joseph Samuel Kuhar Jr.
KUHAR – Joseph Samuel Jr. “Joey,” 64, passed away April 11, 2014, at home, in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Charles M. Lambert
LAMBERT – Charles M., 87, Central City, passed away April 14, 2014, at home.
Betty L. Lydic
LYDIC – Betty L., 88, Johnstown, died April 15, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
Stella A. Ponchek
PONCHEK – Stella A., 92, East Conemaugh, died April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Pauline L. Turchetta
TURCHETTA – Pauline L., 84, Cresson, died April 15, 2014, at Garvey Manor, Hollidaysburg.
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Boyd Merle Akers Jr.
AKERS – Boyd Merle Jr., 90, Lower Yoder, died April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Philip Joseph Baldacchino
BALDACCHINO – Philip Joseph, 87, Carrolltown, died April 14, 2014.
Grace (Deitke) Davis
DAVIS – Grace (Deitke), 90, Phoenix, Ariz., passed away peacefully April 10, 2014.
Cynthia Jayne Eisler
EISLER – Cynthia Jayne, 59, Somerset, formerly of Wilbur, went home April 13, 2014, at Somerset Hospice House.
James E. Foster
FOSTER – James E., 86, Johnstown, died April 13, 2014.
Alice M. Goller
GOLLER – Alice M., 94, Presbyterian Home, died April 13, 2014, at Presbyterian Home.
M. Elayne Gooderham
GOODERHAM – M. Elayne, 78, Altoona, died April 14, 2014.
Edward Carl Harbart
HARBART – Edward Carl “Duger,” 90, Richland Township, died April 15, 2014, at Arbutus Park Manor.
Edward J. Harris
HARRIS – Edward J. “Ed,” 83, Fairfax, Va., passed away April 7, 2014, at home.
MASON – Dorothy, 66, Portage, formerly of Northern Cambria, died April 15, 2014, at Maple Winds Care Center, Portage.
Clifford Eugene Sharp Jr.
SHARP – Clifford Eugene Jr., 71, passed away peacefully April 5, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nev.
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