PORTAGE — SKUTCH – George, 89, Portage, passed away March 7, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center. Born Oct. 29, 1924, in Patton, the son of Stanley and Rose (Kuzin) Gegetski-Skutch. Deceased family members include his parents; wife, Mary A. (Nigborowicz) Skutch; brothers, Anthony “Skatch” Gegetski; John “Yunk” Gegetski; and Charles A. Skutch; and sister, Ann Koeningsberg. Survived by son, Ronald Skutch, married to the former Lu Ann Fluder, Greencastle, and daughter, Emily “Lee Ann,” wife of John Enedy, Wrightsville; grandchildren, Joel Skutch, Meghan (Efren) Creamer, Ryan (Amanda) Enedy and Scott (Sara) Enedy; and great-grandchildren, Zoe, Madison Rose, Morgan Reese, Alyssa Renee and Paige Rian. Brother of Agnes, wife of Ron Ronyecs, New Jersey, and Sally, wife of Jules Cohen, Florida. Also survived by sister-in-law and brother-in- law, Wanda and John Nigborowicz, and sister-in-law, Agnes Nigborowicz. U.S. Army veteran of World War II. Retired teacher from Portage Area High School. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and was a member of Point Lookout Camp. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Serenko-Claar Funeral Home, PC, Portage. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Church, Father Andrew Draper, TOR, celebrant. Committal, Prospect Cemetery, Portage. Military funeral rites by Portage Ritual Team.
- District Deaths July 25, 2014
Clara Murphy Bond Bell
BELL – Clara Murphy Bond, Windsor, N.C., and Edenhouse in Bertie County, N.C., died Monday, July 21, 2014.
Fred G. Biller
BILLER – Fred G., 91, Cresson, died July 24, 2014, at Our Lady of The Alleghenies Residence, Hollidaysburg.
John R. Haywood
HAYWOOD – John R., 82, Richland Township, went to be with the Lord July 24, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
David G. Hull Jr.
HULL – David G. “Too Tall” Jr., 60, South Fork, died July 23, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
KRISKO – Stephan “Tib,” 89, passed away July 22, 2014, at home.
Elizabeth Anne Muncert
MUNCERT – Elizabeth Anne, 86, Johnstown, passed away July 23, 2014, at The Lutheran Home at Johnstown.
SCHULLER – Sadie, 85, Moxham, lost her battle with cancer July 23, 2014, at home.
Mary Grace Spodinak
SPODINAK – Mary Grace, 87, Johnstown, died July 24, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home.
Nancy L. (Adeline) Yoder
YODER – Nancy L. (Adeline), 75, formerly of Tire Hill, died July 21, 2014, at her home at Richland Towers.
- Funerals July 25, 2014
- District Deaths July 24, 2014
Thomas Barton Jr.
BARTON – Thomas Jr., 87, Central City, died July 21, 2014, at home.
Dorothy B. Bermosk
BERMOSK – Dorothy B., 87, Johnstown, passed away July 20, 2014, at Golden Living Center.
Leland Doyle Carney Jr.
CARNEY – Leland Doyle Jr. “Junior” or “Lee,” 77, Pomaria, S.C., formerly of Seward, went to be with the Lord Monday, July 21, 2014.
Ernest R. Contrillo
CONTRILLO – Ernest R., 61, Pittsburgh, formerly of Central City, died July 20, 2014.
Cecelia C. Duncan
DUNCAN – Cecelia C. “Sue,” 78, Johnstown, died July 22, 2014, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
Capt. Dudley C. Hunt
HUNT – Capt. Dudley C., (retired) MPD, Washington, D.C., 77, Windber, passed away July 22, 2014, at home.
Dorothy M. (Moyer) Kepler
KEPLER – Mrs. Dorothy M. (Moyer), 90, Scottsdale, Ariz., formerly of Portage, entered into new life July 19, 2014, at Hospice of the Valley, Scottsdale.
Anna Marie Krumenacker
KRUMENACKER – Anna Marie, 85, Carrolltown, passed away July 22, 2014, at St. Jude’s Haven, Johnstown.
- Funerals July 24, 2014
BLOCK – Deborah, 62, Johnstown, died July 21, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
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