The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

January 29, 2013

Amelia Orgis


The Tribune-Democrat

COLVER — ORGIS – Amelia, 88, formerly of Colver, passed away Jan. 29, 2013, at Rebekah Manor, Ebensburg. Always a good friend to everyone, in loving memory and with the greatest respect for our mother; there in good times and bad times, giving unconditional love and understanding. Born July 10, 1924, in Houtzdale, daughter of Jules and Felicia. Last surviving member of her immediate family, she was preceded in death by husband, Edmund; brothers, Archie, Arthur and Jules; sister, Julienne; grandsons, Jack Polinsky and Guy Orgis; and son-in-law, William Clark. Survived by children, Marie Polinsky, Ebensburg; Donald (Judi) Orgis, Revloc; Ronald (Linda) Orgis, Florida; and Rita (Skip) Clark-Davis, Nevada. Also survived by grandchildren, Rob and Jeffrey Orgis, Paul Mallin Jr., Scott Orgis, Olivia DeBalli and Michael Polinsky; and numerous great-grandchildren. Member of Holy Family Roman Catholic Church, Colver, and the Solidity and Legion of Mary. She retired from the former JoAnn Dress Factory in Ebensburg. She had been active in Colver Fire Company ladies auxiliary and Catholic Daughters of the Americas, and was an avid bingo player. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Askew-Houser Funeral Homes Inc., Ebensburg, where vigil prayer service will be held. Funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Holy Family Church, Colver, the Rev. Father Bernard Grega, celebrant. Committal, Holy Family Cemetery, Colver. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to United Cerebral Palsy Consumer Activity Program, 119 Jari Drive, Johnstown, Pa. 15904, or to Rebekah Manor, Resident Activity Fund, 4848 Admiral Peary Highway, Ebensburg, Pa. 15931.


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