JOHNSTOWN — STOFKO – Margaret M., 90, Lower Yoder, died Dec. 26, 2012, at Memorial Medical Center. Born Oct. 9, 1922, in Johnstown, daughter of George Hrbal and Anna (Homola) Hrbal-Kubej. Preceded in death by parents; husband, John F. “Jake” Stofko, who died Oct. 29, 1986; sisters; Sister M. Petronette, OSF; Anna “Honey” and Sue Hrbal; and Julia Balicki; brothers, Andrew and George Hrbal; stepbrothers, Joseph and Paul Kubej; and son-in-law, Dennis D. Barrett. Survived by daughters, Janet (Francis) Yuras and Patricia Barrett, both of Johnstown; granddaughter, Michelle Adams (Michael) Lis, Gainesville Va.; grandson, David C Barrett, Norwich, Conn.; great-granddaughter, Madelyn L. Lis; great-grandson, Andru D. Barrett; sister-in-law, Mary Stofko; and several nieces and nephews. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She was a seamstress for Kay Artley Inc. until their closure. Member of ILGVYU and was a lifelong member of St. Stephen Roman Catholic Church. Also a member of Resurrection Roman Catholic Church, where funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, Father Alan Thomas, officiating. Committal, Grandview Cemetery. At the request of Margaret, there will be no public viewing, however family and friends are invited to meet at the church to attend the funeral Mass. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Resurrection Roman Catholic Church and sent to 408 Eighth Ave., Johnstown, Pa. 15906, in memory of Margaret. Arrangements by Francis G. Ozog Funeral Home Inc., 710 Broad St.
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H. Ross Blackburn
BLACKBURN – H. Ross, 87, Richland Township, died peacefully surrounded by family and friends July 20, 2014.
Lois Ann (Malonek) Holgash
HOLGASH – Lois Ann (Malonek), entered into eternal rest July 16, 2014.
Anna (Cicmansky) Leftow
LEFTOW – Mrs. Anna (Cicmansky), 94, Kissimmee, Fla., formerly of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Windber, died peacefully July 17, 2014.
LUBERT – Helen, 88, New York City, N.Y., and Northern Cambria, passed away July 19, 2014, peacefully at home after a long battle with cancer.
Stanley J. Pinkas
PINKAS – Stanley J., 86, St. Michael, died July 20, 2014, at Forest Hills Personal Care.
Norbert J. Teklinsky
TEKLINSKY – Norbert J. “Tick,” 82, Windber, passed away July 19, 2014, following a courageous 17-year battle with cancer.
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RUSNAK – Margaret, 85, Richland, died July 20, 2014, at her residence.
Jennie B. Slaventa
SLAVENTA – Jennie B., 89, Johnstown, formerly of Richland Township, passed away July 18, 2014, at Atrium Manor.
Lawrence G. Fretzel Jr.
FRETZEL – Lawrence “Larry” G. Jr., 82, Sidman, passed away July 19, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
The Very Rev. Father Christian R. Oravec, TOR
ORAVEC – The Very Rev. Father Christian R., TOR, 77, of the Third Order Regular Franciscans of the Province of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, died suddenly Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Conemaugh Hospital, Johnstown.
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Charles R. Eppley
EPPLEY – Charles R., 69, Sidman, died July 18, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
June Louise Turchak
TURCHAK – June Louise, 87, South Fork, died July 18, 2014, at home surrounded by loving family.
Barbara Ann (Tredennick) Bretz
BRETZ – Barbara Ann (Tredennick), 83, Cape Haze, Fla., went to meet her Lord Wednesday, June 11, 2014, with her husband, Earle, at her side.
Anna Marie Fisher
FISHER – Anna Marie, 90, died at her residence, Arbutus Park Manor, July 18, 2014, on her husband’s birthday.
Alice O. (Ochsenhirt) Phillips
PHILLIPS – Alice O. (Ochsenhirt), 88, Davidsville, formerly of Allison Park, died July 18, 2014, at Laurel View Village.
Samuel C. Carpenter
CARPENTER – Samuel C., 81, formerly of Nice Avenue, Upper Yoder Township, went to be with the Lord July 18, 2014, surrounded by his loving family.
OSSIP – Sydney, 97, Westmont, died July 18, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
LACO – Gus. At 91 years, God has called Gus Frank Laco home on July 18, 2014.
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