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 30, 2014
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.
Elaine Jean (Hamilton) Klayko
KLAYKO – Elaine Jean (Hamilton), 65, Lilly, died at peace Tuesday morning, July 29, 2014, at her home.
MATIJEVICH – Nicholas, 88, Johnstown, formerly of Pittsburgh, died July 28, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Daisy "Doodles" Miller
MILLER – Daisy “Doodles,” aged 16 years, was released from this life into the next on Sunday, July 27, 2014, surrounded by her loving family, Dorene and Ian Miller, Andrea Brooks, and Jayme Brooks.
Ethel M. Miller
MILLER – Ethel M., 95, Ebensburg, formerly of Barnesboro, died July 29, 2014, at her home with her daughter, Patty, by her side.
Andrea Lynn (Lonas) Peters
PETERS – Andrea Lynn (Lonas), 46, Bolivar, passed into the arms of our Lord on July 28, 2014, in the palliative care unit of Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital.
Mirrel Oliver Plummer Sr.
PLUMMER – Mirrel Oliver Sr., 75, Portage, passed away July 27, 2014, at home.
Mary Ann (Sedor) Shedlock
SHEDLOCK – Mary Ann (Sedor), 87, a resident of St. Benedict Manor, formerly of Revloc and Ebensburg, passed away July 28, 2014, at the manor.
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Michele L. Bernat
BERNAT – Michele L., 45, Mundys Corner, passed away July 27, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Benjamin Martin Hadix
HADIX – Benjamin Martin, 33, Johnstown, went to his eternal peace in the arms of Jesus July 24, 2014.
Ethel L. Phenicie
PHENICIE – Mrs. Ethel L., 96, Windber, passed away July 27, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Nicholas D. Steinkirchner
STEINKIRCHNER – Nicholas D., 32, Jennerstown, died Sunday, July 20, 2014, in Brevard County, Fla.
Linda A. Sral
SRAL – Linda A., 68, Portage, died July 27, 2014, at her residence.
Ruth F. Huff
HUFF – Ruth F., 80, Sidman, died July 27, 2014, at her residence.
Margaret A. Miske
MISKE – Margaret A., 80, Johnstown, passed away July 27, 2014, at the Allegheny Lutheran Home.
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