BOSWELL — BENDICK – Lucille M. (Romano), 86, Boswell, died Jan. 31, 2013, at In Touch Hospice House. Born Aug. 1, 1926, in Scalp Level, daughter of Patsy and Therese (Capatch) Romano. Preceded in death by parents; and sister, Ann Gentile. Survived by husband of 58 years, Frank J.; children, Frank A., married to Connie (Matse), Boswell; Lucy M., married to Terry Lappi, Jerome; and Christine Scrimager, and fiance, Michael Budzina, Boswell; grandchildren, Kristi, married to Chad Lisbon, Jennerstown; Heidi, married to Brian Bernasconi, New City, N.Y.; Heather Lappi, Philadelphia; and Alex Bendick, Boswell; great-grandson, Connor Lisbon; brother, Sam Romano, and wife, Barbara, Royal Oak, Mich.; brother-in-law, Reno Gentile, Windber; sisters-in-law, Jean, married to Donald Hall, Johnstown; and Kathy Straub, Harrisburg; and aunt, Rose Capatch, and uncle, Bill Capatch, both of Madera, Pa. A 1944 graduate of Windber High School and a graduate of Cambria-Rowe Business College, Johnstown. Former secretary for Gahagen Coal Co., Cambria County War Memorial and Boswell Water Authority. Member of All Saints Catholic Parish. Lucy enjoyed playing cards, dancing and spending time with family. Viewing will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Hoffman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 409 Main St., Boswell, where vigil for the deceased will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday. Funeral Mass will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at All Saints Church, Boswell, Rev. Father Justin A. Ratajczak, OFM, Conv., celebrant. Committal, St. Stanislaus Cemetery. Donations in Lucy’s memory may be sent to In-Touch Hospice House, P.O. Box 1173, Somerset, Pa. 15501, or The Patriot, 495 W. Patriot St., Somerset, Pa. 15501. To express condolences, make a donation, light a candle or order flowers, visit HoffmanFuneralHomes.com.
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Zachary Gordon Alan Andrews
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Ray H. Clites
CLITES – Ray H., 93 , Westmont, died April 12, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Beverly J. Hoover
HOOVER – Beverly J., 75, Johnstown, was received into heaven April 16, 2014.
Joseph Samuel Kuhar Jr.
KUHAR – Joseph Samuel Jr. “Joey,” 64, passed away April 11, 2014, at home, in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Charles M. Lambert
LAMBERT – Charles M., 87, Central City, passed away April 14, 2014, at home.
Betty L. Lydic
LYDIC – Betty L., 88, Johnstown, died April 15, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
Stella A. Ponchek
PONCHEK – Stella A., 92, East Conemaugh, died April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Pauline L. Turchetta
TURCHETTA – Pauline L., 84, Cresson, died April 15, 2014, at Garvey Manor, Hollidaysburg.
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Boyd Merle Akers Jr.
AKERS – Boyd Merle Jr., 90, Lower Yoder, died April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Philip Joseph Baldacchino
BALDACCHINO – Philip Joseph, 87, Carrolltown, died April 14, 2014.
Grace (Deitke) Davis
DAVIS – Grace (Deitke), 90, Phoenix, Ariz., passed away peacefully April 10, 2014.
Cynthia Jayne Eisler
EISLER – Cynthia Jayne, 59, Somerset, formerly of Wilbur, went home April 13, 2014, at Somerset Hospice House.
James E. Foster
FOSTER – James E., 86, Johnstown, died April 13, 2014.
Alice M. Goller
GOLLER – Alice M., 94, Presbyterian Home, died April 13, 2014, at Presbyterian Home.
M. Elayne Gooderham
GOODERHAM – M. Elayne, 78, Altoona, died April 14, 2014.
Edward Carl Harbart
HARBART – Edward Carl “Duger,” 90, Richland Township, died April 15, 2014, at Arbutus Park Manor.
Edward J. Harris
HARRIS – Edward J. “Ed,” 83, Fairfax, Va., passed away April 7, 2014, at home.
MASON – Dorothy, 66, Portage, formerly of Northern Cambria, died April 15, 2014, at Maple Winds Care Center, Portage.
Clifford Eugene Sharp Jr.
SHARP – Clifford Eugene Jr., 71, passed away peacefully April 5, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nev.
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