JOHNSTOWN — HERKO – Violet Vuick, 93, Johnstown, formerly of Trafford, died Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at Windber Medical Center, Windber. Violet was born Dec. 16, 1918, in Wall, daughter of the late Stanko “John” and Catherine “Kata” Jurich Vuick. Violet worked at Cambria Savings Bank, Johnstown, and was a receptionist for Mercy Hospital, Johnstown. She was a member of Christ the Saviour Cathedral, Johnstown. She had a kind and generous heart to all who knew her. She was preceded in death by her sisters, Mildred Tarbuck and Stella “Kikki” Vuick, and brothers, John, Mike, Miller and George Vuick. Violet is survived by her loving husband, Aleck Herko, and many nieces, nephews and other family members. Family and friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at John M. Dobrinick Funeral Home Inc., 702 7th St. (State Route 130), Trafford. (412) 372-3111. Funeral service will be held at the funeral home at 10 a.m. Wednesday, the Rev. Father D.C. Malich, officiating. Entombment and final prayers will follow at Richland Cemetery Mausoleum, Johnstown, with Father Frank Miloro. Pomen service will be at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. For directions or to send condolences please visit www.dobrinickfhinc.com.
Lillian R. Stager
STAGER – Lillian R., 84, Johnstown, died March 10, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Thomas G. Hunter
HUNTER – Thomas G., 82, Beaverdale, entered into new life March 10, 2014, at home.
James M. Krumbine
KRUMBINE – James M., 64, Johnstown, died March 7, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Arthur Lee Brown
BROWN – Arthur Lee, 84, Somerset, died March 10, 2014, at his residence.
Shirley Mae Weldon
WELDON – Shirley Mae, 79, Kimberly, Idaho, passed away March 3, 2014.
Richard A. Sotack
SOTACK – Richard A., 49, Blacklick Township, passed away March 10, 2014, at home.
GULA – Daniel, 84, Franklin Borough, went to be with the Lord March 10, 2014, at home.
Francis W. Gavlak
GAVLAK – Francis W., 89, Portage, passed away March 11, 2014, at Maple Winds Care Center.
JANCUK – Julia, 79, Portage, passed away March 10, 2014, at Select Specialty Hospital.
Chester R. Querry
QUERRY – Chester R., 92, Johnstown, passed away March 10, 2014, at his home.
Carrie Elizabeth Massey
MASSEY – Carrie Elizabeth, 75, Virginia Beach, Va., went home to be with the Lord March 5, 2014.
Johns C. Schmid Jr.
SCHMID – Johns C. Jr. “Jack,” 89, Davidsville, formerly of Geistown Borough, went to be with the Lord March 10, 2014, at Laurel View Village.
Dr. Stephen P. Kukucka
KUKUCKA – Dr. Stephen P., 64, died unexpectedly in his Crafton home on Sunday, March 9, 2014.
Sophie (Krempasky) Krisko
KRISKO – Sophie (Krempasky), 87, Portage, passed away Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, in Virginia Beach, Va., after a brief illness.
Ronald F. Corona
CORONA – Ronald F., 70, Cresson, died March 9, 2014, at home.
Christine A. Matos
MATOS – Christine A., 53, Windber, died March 10, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
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Norman J. Makin Jr.
MAKIN – Norman J. Jr., 65, Geistown Borough, went to be with the Lord March 10, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
REAY – Raymond, 73, died March 4, 2014, in Venice, Fla.
John E. Schuster
SCHUSTER – John E., 87, passed away March 8, 2014, in St. Augustine, Fla.
Ruth M. Cuppett
CUPPETT – Ruth M., 93 years, 11 months and 16 days, Stonycreek Township, went to be with the Lord March 9, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
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