PITTSBURGH — HERKO – Peter, 89, Pittsburgh, formerly of Conemaugh, died Oct. 31, 2012, at Jefferson Regional Medical Center. Born June 23, 1923, in Johnstown, son of Michael and Martha (Prosuch) Herko. Preceded in death by parents; wife, the former Martha Lazor; son, Michael; brothers, Michael, John and Joe; and sisters, Irene, Betty, Martha, Ann and Mary. Survived by children, Elizabeth “Beth” Warrick, Stamford, Conn.; Peter (Jana Turpish), Haddon Township, N.J.; and Nicholas (Lisa Glegyak), Pittsburgh. Also survived by 11 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Brother of Aleck (widow of Violet), Johnstown; and Julia Radomsky, Piscataway, N.J. Member of Holy Trinity Byzantine Catholic Church, where he served as cantor. He retired from Bethlehem Steel Corp., with 38 years of service. Army veteran of World War II, and a recipient of the Purple Heart. Friends will be received from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at Henderson-Makuchan Funeral Home, 434 First St., Conemaugh, where Parastas will be sung at 3:30 p.m. Funeral will begin at 9:30 a.m. Monday with a brief service at the funeral home, followed by Divine Liturgy at 10 a.m. at Holy Trinity Church, Father Robert Oravetz. Interment, St. Vladimir Cemetery.
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Dora Marie Bufagna
BUFAGNA – Dora Marie, 87, Armagh, passed away peacefully April 16, 2014, at home surrounded by her family.
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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