The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

November 3, 2012

Mary (Koba) Fedinatz

The Tribune-Democrat

JENNERS — FEDINATZ – Mary (Koba), 86, Jenners, died Nov. 2, 2012, at Bethlen Home, Ligonier. Born Jan. 14, 1926, in Berlin, daughter of John and Katherine (Drabik) Koba. Preceded in death  by parents; husband, Charles, April 22, 1982; sister, Olga Smithson; and brothers, Metro and Walter. Survived by son, John C., New York, N.Y.; daughter, Katrina, at home; sisters, Ann, married to Father Ivan Dornic, and Julia, widow of Conrad Helsel; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends. A 1944 graduate of former Boswell High School. Member of St. Mary Orthodox Greek Catholic Church, Jenners, and “Unite Here,” formerly ILGWU. Retired employee of former Dorfman & Hoffman Garment Factory. Viewing from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Hoffman Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 409 Main St., Boswell, where Panachida will be sung at 7:30 p.m. Monday. Funeral service at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary’s Church, the Rev. Father Michael Rustick, officiating. Interment, church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the American Cancer Society, 1004 N. Juniata St., Hollidaysburg, Pa. 16648, would be appreciated. To express condolences, make a donation or light a candle, visit


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