The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


October 18, 2013

Mary J. Wozniak

JOHNSTOWN — WOZNIAK – Mary J., 82, Johnstown, died Oct. 17, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center. Born Sept. 17, 1931, in Johnstown, daughter of Martin and Mary (Nagy) Kochjar. Preceded in death by her parents; husband,  Walter Wozniak Sr.; and brothers, Francis and John Kochjar. Survived by her children, Walter Jr., Johnstown; Dr. Richard, married to the former Deborah Foster, New Florence; and Ronald N., married to the former Denise McDowell, Johnstown; grandchildren, Lauren, wife of Kenneth Pearce, Calif.; Evan Wozniak, Minnesota; and Aaron Wozniak and Jared Wozniak, both of Johnstown; brothers, Martin L., married to Catherine Engbert, Philadelphia; Stephen Kochjar, New Jersey; and George Kochjar, Indiana; and sisters, Susan Hockycko, Johnstown; and Ann Catherine Anderson, Philadelphia. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Member of St. Therese Catholic Church and Oakhurst Mother’s Club. She was a graduate of the Mercy Hospital School of Nursing and worked at Lee and Memorial Hospitals. She loved nursing so much that after retirement she went back to work as a private-duty nurse. Mary loved to crochet, bake from scratch and garden. She will be remembered as a sweet and loving wife, mother and grandmother and will be sadly missed by all. At the request of Mary, there will be no visitation, however family and friends are invited to attend a funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Therese Catholic Church, Father Bernard Karmanocky, OFM. Committal, St. Stephen’s Cemetery. Condolences can be sent to the family at

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