WINDBER — KALMANIR – Andrew Anthony, 84, Windber, peacefully passed away Aug. 29, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center. Born Nov. 14, 1928, in Jerome, son of the late Thomas J. and Maria (Oravec) Kalmanir. Preceded in death by parents and brothers, John and Thomas. Survived by wife of 50 years, the former Lillian (Zvolerin) Kalmanir; son, A. Christopher, married to Wendy (Grata), Windber; daughter, Heather M. Grove, Johnstown; beloved grandchildren, Bethany, Tanner and Paige; sisters, Mary Sheets and Helen Martin, Reno, Nev.; and many nieces and nephews. He was a 1946 graduate of Conemaugh Township High School and attended the University of Nevada-Reno and Trinity University of Texas, where he played football and received a bachelor’s degree in secondary education. He began his teaching career at Salisbury High School in 1954, where he also coached basketball and baseball. From 1957 until his retirement in 1985, he taught physical education at Shade-Central City High School, where he served as football, basketball and baseball coach. He also was a PIAA basketball official for 25 years and belonged to the Somerset County Old-Timers Baseball Association, where he was a member of the Hall of Fame, and a member of Johnstown Old-Timers Baseball Association. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Meek & Dalla Valle Funeral Home Inc., Windber, where vigil for the deceased will be held. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Tuesday at SS. Cyril & Methodius Church, Windber, Father George Gulash. Entombment, Richland Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, if it is your wish, a contribution can be made to Somerset County Old-Timers Baseball Association or SS. Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church.
- District Deaths March 8, 2014
Albert Lynn Boring
BORING – Albert Lynn, 53, Ebensburg, passed away Thursday, March 6, 2014, at Ebensburg Center, Sunset House.
Richard C. Claycomb
CLAYCOMB – Mr. Richard C., 72, Heritage Road, Osterburg, died Thursday, March 6, 2014, at his home.
Shelvy J. Elbertson
ELBERTSON – Shelvy J., 51, Johnstown, passed away March 6, 2014.
Gloria Jean (Dunmire) Ellsworth
ELLSWORTH – Gloria Jean (Dunmire), 75, Seward, passed away March 6, 2014, at Indiana Regional Medical Center.
Phyllis M. Faight
FAIGHT – Phyllis M., 78, Jackson Township, died March 5, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Alta Jane Fox
FOX – Alta Jane, 81, Daisytown, passed away March 7, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
Thelma (Kearney) Kodosky
KODOSKY – Thelma “Jeannie” (Kearney), 78, Lilly, went to her eternal rest March 7, 2014.
Lois Jean (Dunmeyer) Lepley
LEPLEY – Lois Jean (Dunmeyer), 70, West Virginia, formerly of Somerset County, died March 5, 2014, at home.
REITZ – David, 76, passed away March 3, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nev.
James J. Saylor Sr.
SAYLOR – James J. Sr. “Pap,” Davidsville, died peacefully March 7, 2014, at home surrounded by family.
W. Jean (Mishler) Naugle Wingard
WINGARD – W. Jean Mishler Naugle, 85, formerly of Morgantown and Davidsville, died Wednesday, March 5, 2014.
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- District Deaths March 7, 2014
GEORGE – Robert “Bob,” 71, Portage, passed away March 4, 2014, in Johnstown.
Marcella S. (Ciccotelli) Gillin
GILLIN – Marcella S. (Ciccotelli), 85, Ebensburg, passed away peacefully March 5, 2014, at Cambria Care Center.
Peter Holubz Jr.
HOLUBZ – Peter Jr., 89, Johnstown, died March 5, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Lillian Marlene (Anderson) Howard
HOWARD – Lillian Marlene (Anderson), 71, Ebensburg, died March 5, 2014, at home.
KAUFMAN – Morton, 84, Westmont, lost his battle with cancer March 5, 2014.
James Guido Mastrine
MASTRINE – James Guido, 63, Ebensburg, died March 5, 2014, at home surrounded by his family.
Anna T. Pipon
PIPON – Mrs. Anna T., 99, Windber, passed away March 6, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Thomas F. Reynolds
REYNOLDS – Thomas F., 62, Tire Hill, died March 5, 2014.
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