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.
- District Deaths July 24, 2014
Thomas Barton Jr.
BARTON – Thomas Jr., 87, Central City, died July 21, 2014, at home.
Dorothy B. Bermosk
BERMOSK – Dorothy B., 87, Johnstown, passed away July 20, 2014, at Golden Living Center.
Leland Doyle Carney Jr.
CARNEY – Leland Doyle Jr. “Junior” or “Lee,” 77, Pomaria, S.C., formerly of Seward, went to be with the Lord Monday, July 21, 2014.
Ernest R. Contrillo
CONTRILLO – Ernest R., 61, Pittsburgh, formerly of Central City, died July 20, 2014.
Cecelia C. Duncan
DUNCAN – Cecelia C. “Sue,” 78, Johnstown, died July 22, 2014, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
Capt. Dudley C. Hunt
HUNT – Capt. Dudley C., (retired) MPD, Washington, D.C., 77, Windber, passed away July 22, 2014, at home.
Dorothy M. (Moyer) Kepler
KEPLER – Mrs. Dorothy M. (Moyer), 90, Scottsdale, Ariz., formerly of Portage, entered into new life July 19, 2014, at Hospice of the Valley, Scottsdale.
Anna Marie Krumenacker
KRUMENACKER – Anna Marie, 85, Carrolltown, passed away July 22, 2014, at St. Jude’s Haven, Johnstown.
- Funerals July 24, 2014
BLOCK – Deborah, 62, Johnstown, died July 21, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Edward James Clark
CLARK – Edward James, 89, Johnstown, formerly of Minersville, died Saturday, July 12, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Nicole Lyn Eskridge
ESKRIDGE – Nicole Lynn, 24, Linden, Va., passed away Saturday, July 19, 2014.
Jeffery Lynn Flick
FLICK – Jeffery Lynn, 58, Seattle, Wash., formerly of Hollsopple, passed on July 3, 2014, in Seattle.
Elizabeth J. Knapik
KNAPIK – Elizabeth J. “Bethann,” 75, Northern Cambria, passed away July 21, 2014, at UPMC Altoona.
Christopher Shawn Reed
REED – Christopher Shawn, 22, Windber, died July 20, 2014.
Violet Marie (Snyder) Shaffer-Eastlake
SHAFFER-EASTLAKE – Violet Marie (Snyder), 90, Hidden Valley Road, Conemaugh Township, Somerset County, died July 22, 2014.
Teresa L. Smith
SMITH – Teresa L., 50, Johnstown, died July 19, 2014, at her residence.
TURNER – Rosemary, 91, formerly of Johnstown and Woodville, Ohio, died Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Genoa Care Center, Genoa, Ohio.
Mary Ann (Guzic) Walter
WALTER – Mary Ann (Guzic), 77, Lilly, went to her eternal rest July 21, 2014, surrounded by her family at her residence.
- Funerals July 23, 2014
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