The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

Obituaries

November 10, 2013

Grace L. Farabaugh

LORETTO — FARABAUGH – Grace L., 86, Loretto, died Nov. 9, 2013, at UPMC Altoona. Born Sept. 10, 1927, in Loretto R.D., daughter of the late Edward and Ella (Krise) Little. Preceded in death by an infant son, James; infant daughter, Cathy; infant grandson, James Makin; and seven brothers and sisters. Survived by husband of 68 years, Don, whom she married June 6, 1945, in Chest Springs; children, LaVerne Banks (George), Rices Landing; Donald (Rose Ann Biter), Blairsville; Patti Eckenrod  (George); Munster; James, Loretto; and Karen Hershel (Richard), Loretto; eight grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Last member of her immediate family. Grace enjoyed crocheting, quilting and watching birds. Worked as a nurse’s aide at Ebensburg State School for over 30 years. Member of Basilica of St. Michael, Loretto, where funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday, the Rev. Malachi Van Tassel, celebrant. Committal, St. Michael Cemetery. Friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Gibbons Funeral Home, Ashville, where vigil service will be held Tuesday. In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to Home Nursing Hospice, Ebensburg, in Grace’s memory.

 

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