JOHNSTOWN — ZAMIAS – Samuel C., 57, Johnstown, died Sept. 14, 2013, in Pittsburgh. He was born Feb. 2, 1956, in Johnstown, son of George D. and Marianna (Dallee) Zamias. He is survived by his parents; loving wife, Kathleen (Buettner); children, Christopher, Erik, Samantha, and Michael; brothers, Damian, married to Kathryn (Horty), Pittsburgh; Stephen and Mary Ann (Lambrinos); and George D. Jr.; sisters-in-law, Kimberly, married to Craig Snopko, and Melissa, married to Ronald Blandford; brothers-in-law, Eric Buettner, married to Danielle (Lambert), and David Buettner; and many loving nieces, nephews, extended family and close friends. Sam was a 1975 graduate of Bishop McCort High School and attended St. Francis University and the University of Arizona. He was involved in the community, and loved coaching everything from baseball, golf, tennis and soccer. He loved teaching and helping kids. He shared with them family values and many times held practices at his home, providing them with food and drinks. He was a leader and loved adventure. He also loved to fish and travel by RV with his family. He incorporated the business and family together and shared with them his love of life. Sam was a loving son, husband, father and brother and will be sadly missed. As chairman of Zamias Services Inc., he began his illustrious career in commercial development in 1976. He was involved in all aspects of the families business. The projects he worked on and developed helped to create more than 50,000 jobs in Pennsylvania alone. As co-founder of Zamias Services Inc., he was responsible for the day to day operations of millions of square feet of retail projects throughout the United States. From his hometown of Johnstown, he led his company as president and CEO from 2001 to 2012. Samuel built a company that put the best interest of his employees and clients first. Samuel treated all that worked with him as family. Friends received from 2 to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, at Frank Duca Funeral Home, Westmont Chapel, 1622 Menoher Blvd. Johnstown, Pa. 15905. Funeral Mass will be celebrated 10 a.m. Saturday at Our Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Upper Yoder Fire Rescue, 320 Warren St., Johnstown Pa. 15905. Condolences may be sent and other information at www.ducafuneralhome.com.
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Lawrence E. Coy
COY – Lawrence E., 89, Connellsville, Pa., formerly of Johnstown and Somerset, died April 21, 2014, at home.
DRINOSKY – Eugene, 80, Portage, entered eternal rest April 21, 2014, peacefully at home.
George Felix Jr.
FELIX – George Jr., 87, Alum Bank, passed away peacefully Sunday, April 20, 2014, at Colonial Courtyard in Bedford.
Mary C. Keilman
KEILMAN – Mary C., 62, Ebensburg, born March 26, 1952, in Nanty Glo, died April 21, 2014, at home.
Barbara A. (Geiser) Knapp
KNAPP – Barbara A. (Geiser), 79, Johnstown, passed away April 22, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
SINCAK – Michael, of Hollsopple, loving son, brother, husband and friend to all, passed away peacefully April 10, 2014.
Richard J. McAndrews Jr.
McANDREWS – Richard J. Jr. “Jimbo,” 57, Windber, passed away after a 2-year-battle with cancer April 22, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Kathleen Mae Speicher
SPEICHER – Kathleen Mae, 48, Conemaugh Township, died April 20, 2014, at UPMC Shadyside Hospital.
Julia J. (Gresh) Voeghtly
VOEGHTLY – Julia J. (Gresh), 74, Johnstown, passed away peacefully April 21, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center, Palliative Care Unit.
Ruth M. Ziemba
ZIEMBA – Ruth M., 84, Cover Hill, formerly of Park Hill, went to be with the Lord April 4, 2014, at LaurelWood Care Center.
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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.
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