EBENSBURG — KRUG – Francis C., 79, Ebensburg, passed away Oct. 30, 2013, at his home. Born July 25, 1934 in the former Miner’s Hospital, Spangler, son of Reed and Katherine (Pfiester) Krug. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Mary Katherine Smarsh. Survived by his wife, Nancy (Lubert) Krug, formerly of Hastings, whom he married May 18, 1968; brothers, Dalvin (Janet) Krug, York; Edward (Jean) Krug, Cherry Tree; James (Eleanor) Krug, South Fork; and Paul Krug, Cherry Tree; and many beautiful nieces and nephews and a grandniece. Francis was a graduate of Barnesboro Area High School and a graduate of Electronic and Communications Technical School in Washington, D.C. He was the previous owner of Radio Station WEND AM Ebensburg, where he hosted the Fran K. show, and his wife, Nancy, hosted Nancy’s Polka Beat from the County Seat. He also was the previous owner and retired from his business Telecom Electronics in Ebensburg, where he sold and serviced, police, fire and ambulance communication equipment from seven towers located in the area. He was a popular ham radio operator, where he was a lifetime member of Horseshoe Curve Ammature Radio Club and Cambria County Radio Club with the call letters KA3ZYC. Member of St. Benedict Catholic Church, Carrolltown, where he served as a Eucharistic minister. He and his wife were pleased to be able to donate the lights there that illuminate the church steeple and to donate their favorite saints statues, St. Benedict, and his twin sister, St. Scholastica, that grace the front entrance of the church. Member of Ebensburg Rotary Club, having served under all positions and receiving the Paul Harris Fellowship award from the national organization. He participated in the communities holiday celebrations where his specialty was making potato soup for the fall Potato Festival from his secret recipe, now buried in the backyard. Visitation will be held privately for family. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 4, at St. Benedict Catholic Church, Carrolltown. Interment, church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials are requested to American Diabetes Association or American Heart Association. Arrangements are under the direction of Stevens Funeral Home Inc., Carrolltown. (www.stevensfamilyfuneralhomes.com)
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E. Joan Davis
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Billie Josephine (LaFollette) Hodges
HODGES – Billie Josephine (LaFollette), 79, Boswell, Jenner Township, formerly of Gadsden, Ala., passed away July 27, 2014, at Windber Hospice from complications of cancer.
KOONTZ – Judy A., 67, Keedysville, Md., passed away peacefully Tuesday morning, July 29, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore, Md., after a long battle with lymphoma cancer.
Sherry L. Nagy
NAGY – Sherry L., 49, Johnstown, passed away July 30, 2014, at home.
Kenneth A. Naugle
NAUGLE – Kenneth A., 94, Johnstown, died July 30, 2014, at his home.
Richard John Peterson
PETERSON – Richard John, 49, Johnstown, passed away Monday evening, July 28, 2014, at Conemaugh Hospital.
Evelyn F. Vitalie
VITALIE – Evelyn F., 75, Johnstown, passed away July 30, 2014, at her home.
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Paul Radnoti Sr.
RADNOTI – Paul Sr., 80, passed away July 13, 2014, in Hebron, Ind.
Samuel R. Saia
SAIA – Samuel R., 90, Johnstown, died July 29, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Alex J. Stavish
STAVISH – Alex J., 90, Northern Cambria, died July 29, 2014, at Miners Medical Center Hastings.
Margaret R. (Shaffer) Hemminger
HEMMINGER – Margaret R. “Margie” (Shaffer), 93, formerly of Jenner Township, died July 29, 2014, at Meadow View Nursing Center, Berlin.
Carol R. (Schloski) Groleau
GROLEAU – Carol R. (Schloski), 56, Goshen, Mass., lost her battle with cancer July 16, 2014. Born Dec. 25, 1957, in Colver, she was the daughter of John and Olive (Spotts) Schloski.
George J. Stapinsky
STAPINSKY – George J. “Doodie” or “Hey You,” 85, Fort Hill, formerly of Windber, died July 30, 2014, at In Touch Hospice, Somerset.
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Patricia L. Bakale
BAKALE – Patricia L, 81, Johnstown, went to be with our Lord July 28, 2014.
Stephen A. Christy
CHRISTY – Stephen A., 65, Johnstown, died July 28, 2014, at home surrounded by family and friends.
CUSTER – Margaret “Peggy,” 69, Johnstown, passed away July 29, 2014, at Laurelwood Care Center.
Kathleen L. Geiser
GEISER – Kathleen L., 84, Oakland, died July 29, 2014, at Arbutus Park Manor.
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