EBENSBURG — SMITH – William Allen, 82, Ebensburg, passed away Feb. 2, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center. Born Aug. 16, 1930, in Vintondale, son of the late John M. and Mary E. (Donahue) Smith. Preceded in death by sisters, Mary, Ann, Catherine, Rebecca Jane, Hazel and Patricia; brother, John; stepson-in-law, Jerry Caldwell; and stepdaughter-in-law, Denise Donaldson. Survived by wife, Mary Ann Donaldson-Smith; former wife, Nancy Smith, and their children, Darlene (Tom) Kubas, Greensburg; Pamela Kimmell and Brenda (Buck) Edwards, both of Beyer; and William Jr., Maryland; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Also survived by stepsons, Bob, Mark, Bill and Larry Donaldson; stepdaughters, Terry Caldwell, Karen (Glynn) Tummino, Judy (Andy) Mulato and Lori (“Doc” Mike) Tatarko; 16 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; sisters, Eleanor Swartz and Elsie Turous, Johnstown; sister-in-law, Margaret Smith, Vintondale; and many nieces and nephews. Bill and Mary Ann enjoyed 23 years together touring all 50 states, many provinces in Canada, Europe, Central America, Caribbean and winters in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Bill went to grade and high school in Vintondale, as well as attended Cuyahago Community College and graduated from Ursuline College, Ohio. Bill served proudly in the U.S. Army twice right before the end of World War II and again in Korea. He held several jobs over the years including working in the coal mines, steel mills, post office, and retired from the Defense Department. Lifetime member of VFW, NARFE and AFSCME. At his request there will be no visitation. A gathering of friends will be held from 11 a.m. Saturday, April 6, at Askew-Houser Funeral Homes Inc., Ebensburg, followed by funeral Mass at 1 p.m. at Holy Name Church, the Rev. Monsignor Arnold L. Gaus, celebrant. As an expression of sympathy, the family suggests memorial donations to Conemaugh Regional Hospice, 315 Locust St., Suite 5E, Johnstown, Pa. 15901, or St. Vincent de Paul Society, Mini-Mall, Ebensburg, Pa. 15931.
SINCAK – Michael, of Hollsopple, loving son, brother, husband and friend to all, passed away peacefully April 10, 2014, with his beloved wife by his side at UPMC Shadyside Hospital, after fighting a valiant battle with cancer.
Ruth N, Jury Hillegas
HILLEGAS – Ruth N. Jury, 85, Berlin, died April 24, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
- District Deaths April 25, 2014
Gilda Ann Galbraith
GALBRAITH – Gilda Ann, 86, Bolivar, passed away April 24, 2014 at Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown.
Terrence Celestine McDermott
McDERMOTT – Terrence Celestine, 77, Kearneysville, W.Va., passed away Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at Winchester Medical Center.
Stephen G. Dadey
DADEY – Stephen G., 58, Upper Yoder Township, passed away April 23, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Amelia B. Alberti
ALBERTI – Amelia B., 98, Johnstown, went to be with the Lord Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at Allegheny Lutheran Home.
- Today's Funerals April 25, 2014
- District Deaths April 24, 2014
Lawrence E. Coy
COY – Lawrence E., 89, Connellsville, Pa., formerly of Johnstown and Somerset, died April 21, 2014, at home.
DRINOSKY – Eugene, 80, Portage, entered eternal rest April 21, 2014, peacefully at home.
George Felix Jr.
FELIX – George Jr., 87, Alum Bank, passed away peacefully Sunday, April 20, 2014, at Colonial Courtyard in Bedford.
Mary C. Keilman
KEILMAN – Mary C., 62, Ebensburg, born March 26, 1952, in Nanty Glo, died April 21, 2014, at home.
Barbara A. (Geiser) Knapp
KNAPP – Barbara A. (Geiser), 79, Johnstown, passed away April 22, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
SINCAK – Michael, of Hollsopple, loving son, brother, husband and friend to all, passed away peacefully April 10, 2014.
Richard J. McAndrews Jr.
McANDREWS – Richard J. Jr. “Jimbo,” 57, Windber, passed away after a 2-year-battle with cancer April 22, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Kathleen Mae Speicher
SPEICHER – Kathleen Mae, 48, Conemaugh Township, died April 20, 2014, at UPMC Shadyside Hospital.
Julia J. (Gresh) Voeghtly
VOEGHTLY – Julia J. (Gresh), 74, Johnstown, passed away peacefully April 21, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center, Palliative Care Unit.
Ruth M. Ziemba
ZIEMBA – Ruth M., 84, Cover Hill, formerly of Park Hill, went to be with the Lord April 4, 2014, at LaurelWood Care Center.
- Today's Funerals April 24, 2014
- District Deaths April 23, 2014
Georgia R. Brown
BROWN – Georgia R., 90, Lincoln Highway, Bedford, died Sunday, April 20, 2014, at her home.
- More Obituaries Headlines
- Michael Sincak