NEWTOWN — STUREY – Charles, 94, Newtown, died Jan. 30, 2013, at Maple Winds Care Center. Born May 4, 1918, in Windber, son of Anthony and Fannie (Zazulak) Sturey. Preceded in death by parents; wife, Elizabeth (Brkovich); brothers, John, Daniel, Steve and Michael; and sisters, Fay Oleksak and Mary Rzeszut. Survived by sons, Charles, Charleston, W.Va.; Nicholas, Newtown; and John (Lori Bowman), Windber; and grandchildren, Courtney, Ethan and Anthony Sturey. Brother of Nick (Theresa Schultz), Johnstown; Pete, Fallston, Md.; and Anna Conino, Maryland. Also survived by numerous brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews. Member of St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church and VFW. He proudly served in the U.S. Army during World War II, as a sergeant in Co. G, 276th Infantry Unit, 70th Division, where he participated in the Naples-Foggia, Sicily, Rome-Arno, Rhineland and Central Europe Campaigns. After retiring from Bethlehem Steel Corp., Charles enjoyed spending time in his garden, riding his tractor and sitting on his swing. His real enjoyment was spending time with his grandchildren, who affectionately called him Dide. Friends will be received noon to 3 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Henderson-Makuchan Funeral Home, 434 First St., Conemaugh, where Parastas will be sung at noon Friday. Funeral service will begin at 12:30 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home and continue immediately at St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church, the Very Rev. Archpriest George Johnson. Interment will follow in the church cemetery, where military rites will be conducted by Conemaugh Valley Detachment 287 Marine Corps League. In lieu of flowers, family suggests memorial contributions to St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church or The Duke Andrews Basketball League, c/o 153 Sherry Lane, P.O. Box 383, Elton, Pa. 15934.
Stanley John Wozny Jr.
WOZNY – Stanley John Jr., 62, Windber, passed away April 16, 2014, at the Presbyterian Home, Johnstown.
Anna E. Katawczik
KATAWCZIK – Anna E., 93, Conemaugh Township, went to be with the Lord April 18, 2014, at Laurel View Village.
Ruth J. (Griffith) Cherkola
CHERKOLA – Ruth J. (Griffith), 87, Upper Yoder Township, died April 16, 2014, at Good Samaritan Hospital.
REGAN – Donna, 55, Park Hill, died April 17, 2014, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
Mary Catherine (Regan) Beidle
BEIDLE – Mary Catherine (Regan) “Sis” “Kate,” 87, Johnstown, died April 16, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center and went to spend Easter in Heaven.
STALLER – Helen, 93, Johnstown, died April 18, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home.
Barbara Joan Berkebile
BERKEBILE – Barbara Joan, 75, Stoystown, died April 19, 2014, at Somerset In Touch Hospice House.
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Jerry Sheldon Berkebile
BERKEBILE – Jerry Sheldon, 83, Johnstown, passed away April 17, 2014, at Presbyterian Home, Johnstown.
Phyllis J. Burkhard
BURKHARD – Phyllis J., 71, Johnstown, passed away April 16, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
FABRIZIO – John, 88, Geistown, died April 18, 2014, at the Lutheran Home.
Homer E. Hillegas
HILLEGAS – Homer E., 94, Tionesta, Pa., formerly of Central City and Parma, Ohio, died April 14, 2014, at Golden Living Center, Shippenville, Pa.
Florence R. Homer
HOMER – Florence R., 88, Clearfield, died Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Christ the King Manor, DuBois.
Ronald Glenn Lester
LESTER – Ronald Glenn, 81, Lebanon, formerly of Sidman, died April 18, 2014, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Lebanon.
LISINA – Edward, 81, Johnstown, died April 18, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
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Dora Marie Bufagna
BUFAGNA – Dora Marie, 87, Armagh, passed away peacefully April 16, 2014, at home surrounded by her family.
Doris Marjorie Cooper
COOPER – Doris Marjorie, 87, Westmont, went to heaven, April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center Palliative Care Unit.
Rose Mary (Delegram) Tripodi
TRIPODI – Rose Mary (Delegram), 66, Culpeper, Va., formerly of Cresson, died April 17, 2014, at home.
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