JOHNSTOWN — BUDNEY – Mary “Mitzi,” 85, Johnstown, passed away Aug. 28, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center. Born Sept. 14, 1927, in Conemaugh, daughter of Harry and Anna (Buriak) Bankowsky. Preceded in death by parents; sister, Nellie Rovansek; and brothers, Michael and John Bankowsky. Survived by husband of 63 years, William Budney; son, Gary (Lydia) Budney, New Jersey; and daughter, Marlene Singer (Douglas), Johnstown. She will be missed by her loving granddaughters, Kayla and Dana Singer, and Melanie, Cristina and Arielle Budney. Also survived by Ian Singer (Jessica), and their children, Nicholas, Michael, Jacob and Lucas. Sister of Pearl Bankowsky, Johnstown. Mary retired from the Greater Johnstown School District, where she was a secretary for Roxbury Elementary School for a number of years. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Johnstown. She loved her garden and tomatoes. Friends will be received from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday at Francis G. Ozog Funeral Home Inc., Broad Street, where funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, the Rev. Dr. Robert Wagner, officiating. Interment, Grandview Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, make donations to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tenn. 38105, or the charity of your choice in memory of Mary Budney. Condolences can be sent to the family at ozogfh.com.
- District Deaths April 23, 2014
Georgia R. Brown
BROWN – Georgia R., 90, Lincoln Highway, Bedford, died Sunday, April 20, 2014, at her home.
John R. Franko Jr.
FRANKO – John R. Jr. “Bunko,” 72, Conemaugh, died April 20, 2014, at home.
Dorothy Mae Gillman
GILLMAN – Dorothy Mae, 93, Mount Hope, went to be with her Lord April 22, 2014.
Hulda Elmira Heslop
HESLOP – Hulda Elmira, 95, formerly of Ferndale and New Paris, died April 21, 2014, at Waccamaw Community Hospital, Murrells Inlet, S.C.
Jean M. Holtz
HOLTZ – Jean M., 82, Hastings, went to be with the Lord Monday, April 21, 2014, at Golden Living-HAIDA.
Margaret Gloria Marsh
MARSH – Margaret Gloria, born Dec. 28, 1927, was called to her heavenly home April 19, 2014.
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Wayne R. Bailey
BAILEY – Wayne R., 53, South Fork, passed away unexpectedly on Good Friday, April 18, 2014, at his home.
Sarah G. Balzano
BALZANO – Sarah G., 87, Dysart, died April 20, 2014, at UPMC Altoona.
Michael Coleman Barabas
BARABAS – Michael Coleman, 75, Johnstown, was called home to be with his Lord and Savior surrounded by his loving family April 21, 2014, at home.
Richard N. Handel
HANDEL – Richard N., 72, Portage, passed away April 17, 2014, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh.
KLINE – Roseann, 84, Ebensburg, passed away suddenly April 19, 2014, at home.
Bobby Gene Lambert
LAMBERT – Bobby Gene, 72, Shanksville, died April 20, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown.
Ann M. Lashinsky
LASHINSKY – Mrs. Ann M., 94, Windber, went to be with the Lord April 21, 2014, at St. Jude’s Haven, Elton, Pa.
Ruth V. Parkinson
PARKINSON – Ruth V., 86, Johnstown, passed away April 20, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home.
RISHELL – Joseph “Bud,” 76, Eighth Ward, formerly of East Conemaugh Borough, passed away April 20, 2014.
Amanda N. Sherry-Griffon
SHERRY-GRIFFON – Amanda N., 30, Northern Cambria, passed away April 19, 2014.
George William Smith
SMITH – George William “Smitty Bill” “Pap,” 81, Sidman, died suddenly Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014.
Carol A. Vladic
VLADIC – Carol A., 74, Hollidaysburg, formerly of Johnstown, went to be with the Lord Saturday, April 19, 2014.
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