JOHNSTOWN — JAKAB – Andrew Joseph “Joe,” 71, Johnstown, died Feb. 11, 2013. Born Aug. 28, 1941, son of the late John and Helen (Rother) Jakab. Survived by wife, Claudia (Price); children, Kimberly, and husband, John Yoder; and Shelvy Elbertson, all of Johnstown; Robin, and husband, Timothy Bennett, Chambersburg; Tracy, and husband, Craig Lorditch, Ebensburg; Jodi, and husband, Kenneth Piskuric, Johnstown; Toni Brezensky, Monroeville; David and Jolene Trowbridge, Arizona; Geoff and Carol Jakab and Andy and Natalie Jakab, all of Maryland; and Bob and Missy Stem, Johnstown; 21 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Also survived by brothers, Robert “Bob,” and wife, Candy Jakab, Florida; and Gary, and wife, Donna Jakab, Maryland; and many nieces, nephews, family and friends. Former employee of Bethlehem Steel Corp. and Westwood Gulf and BP for 26 years. Member of St. Clair-Tremont Trap and Field Club. Family and friends will be received from 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Moskal-Reid Funeral Home, West End, where funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, the Rev. Theodore Tisinger, officiating. Committal, Richland Mausoleum.
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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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Zachary Gordon Alan Andrews
ANDREWS – Zachary Gordon Alan, 21, Johnstown, was called home April 13, 2014.
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.
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