WINDBER — BONITZ – Genevieve B. (Decewicz), 89, Windber, passed away peacefully in her sleep Dec. 4, 2013, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber. Born Jan. 16, 1924, in Windber, daughter of Charles and Adella Decewicz. Preceded in death by husband, James N. Bonitz; and grandsons, Todd Allan Bonitz and Brett Richard Bonitz. Genevieve was the last surviving member of her four brothers and two sisters. Survived by children, James and Sharon (Callihan) Bonitz; David and Becky (Yaskola) Bonitz; and Lydia (Bonitz), wife of Jim Furmanchik, all of Windber; grandchildren, Amy, Adam and Maria Bonitz; Jaimie, wife of Michael Thomas, and their son, Alexander, and daughter, Camryn; and Liz, wife of Michael Muscatello, and their son, Dominic. Also survived by very special niece, Mary Decewicz; and numerous other nieces and nephews. Genevieve was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. Former owner of Bonitz Trucking, Windber. Member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, Windber, where Genevieve was a member of the waitress staff. At the request of the family, there will be no viewing or visitation, however, family and friends are invited to attend a funeral Mass at 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, Windber, the Rev. Martin Cingle. Interment, St. John Cantius Catholic Cemetery, Windber. Arrangements by William Kisiel Funeral Home, Windber. Donations may be made to Church of the Brethren Nursing Home, Windber, in Genevieve’s memory.
- 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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