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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Lisa Jean (Anico) Bender
BENDER – Lisa Jean (Anico), 48, Hastings, died Dec. 4, 2013, at UPMC Hospital, Altoona.
Carole J. Berkebile
BERKEBILE – Carole J., 67, Stoystown, died Dec. 4, 2013, at home.
William G. Good
GOOD – William G., 75, Johnstown, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Samuel E. Gossard
GOSSARD – Samuel E., 90, Johnstown, died Dec. 4, 2013, at LaurelWood Care Center.
James J. Karlheim
KARLHEIM – James J. “J.J.,” 79, Patton, passed away Dec. 5, 2013, at UPMC Altoona surrounded by his family.
Judith Ellen (Gosnell) Magallanes
MAGALLANES – Judith Ellen (Gosnell), 45, Windber, went to be with the Lord Dec. 4, 2013.
Robert J. Miller
MILLER – Robert J., 77, Marsteller, died Dec. 5, 2013, at home.
Belva M. (Henderson) Starkey
STARKEY – Belva M. (Henderson), RN, 60, died at 1 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, at EMH Regional Medical Center, in Avon, Ohio.
Isabel Cecelia Ferris Wolfe
WOLFE – Isabel Cecelia Ferris, 95, died Dec. 1, 2013.
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Genevieve B. (Decewicz) Bonitz
BONITZ – Genevieve B. (Decewicz), 89, Windber, passed away peacefully in her sleep Dec. 4, 2013, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
Betty A. Hasse
HASSE – Betty A., 68, Johnstown, passed away Dec. 4, 2013, at home.
George S. Hoberney
HOBERNEY – George S., 76, Willoughby Hills, Ohio, since 1972, formerly of Cleveland Heights, Ohio, died Dec. 3, 2013.
Robert John Holbink
HOLBINK – Robert John, 70, Nanty Glo, passed away Dec. 3, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
William Jacob Huss Jr.
HUSS – William Jacob Jr., 73, Ideal Park, passed away peacefully at home Dec. 3, 2013, surrounded by his family.
Mary Louise Leventry
LEVENTRY – Mary Louise, 90, Indiana, died peacefully on Thanksgiving, Nov. 28, 2013, at St. Andrew’s Village.
Betty Louise Lopez
LOPEZ – Betty Louise, 83, Johnstown, passed away Dec. 3, 2013, at Allegheny Lutheran Home.
Mark R. Semelsberger
SEMELSBERGER – Mark R., 32, Hastings, passed away Dec. 1, 2013.
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