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 ozogfh.com.
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Dora Marie Bufagna
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Doris Marjorie Cooper
COOPER – Doris Marjorie, 87, Westmont, went to heaven, April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center Palliative Care Unit.
Rose Mary (Delegram) Tripodi
TRIPODI – Rose Mary (Delegram), 66, Culpeper, Va., formerly of Cresson, died April 17, 2014, at home.
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Zachary Gordon Alan Andrews
ANDREWS – Zachary Gordon Alan, 21, Johnstown, was called home April 13, 2014.
Ray H. Clites
CLITES – Ray H., 93 , Westmont, died April 12, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Beverly J. Hoover
HOOVER – Beverly J., 75, Johnstown, was received into heaven April 16, 2014.
Joseph Samuel Kuhar Jr.
KUHAR – Joseph Samuel Jr. “Joey,” 64, passed away April 11, 2014, at home, in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Charles M. Lambert
LAMBERT – Charles M., 87, Central City, passed away April 14, 2014, at home.
Betty L. Lydic
LYDIC – Betty L., 88, Johnstown, died April 15, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
Stella A. Ponchek
PONCHEK – Stella A., 92, East Conemaugh, died April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Pauline L. Turchetta
TURCHETTA – Pauline L., 84, Cresson, died April 15, 2014, at Garvey Manor, Hollidaysburg.
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Boyd Merle Akers Jr.
AKERS – Boyd Merle Jr., 90, Lower Yoder, died April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Philip Joseph Baldacchino
BALDACCHINO – Philip Joseph, 87, Carrolltown, died April 14, 2014.
Grace (Deitke) Davis
DAVIS – Grace (Deitke), 90, Phoenix, Ariz., passed away peacefully April 10, 2014.
Cynthia Jayne Eisler
EISLER – Cynthia Jayne, 59, Somerset, formerly of Wilbur, went home April 13, 2014, at Somerset Hospice House.
James E. Foster
FOSTER – James E., 86, Johnstown, died April 14, 2014.
Alice M. Goller
GOLLER – Alice M., 94, Presbyterian Home, died April 13, 2014, at Presbyterian Home.
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