OHIO — KUBEK – Mary Louise (Vince), 89, Ohio, died Nov. 4, 2012, following a brief illness. Born July 1, 1923, and was raised in Johnstown, one of eight children. She graduated from Johnstown High School in 1942. She earned her RN in 1945 at St. Francis School of Nursing in Pittsburgh and was a member of the U.S. Nurse Cadet Corps. After graduation, she moved and took a job at the Cleveland Clinic, where she met her husband, Robert Bruce Kubek, MD. They married in 1953, residing in Cleveland Heights, Ohio, where they raised five children. Her passion and pride revolved around her family, which was always her priority. She remained active in health care for 50 years as a bedside nurse at the Cleveland Clinic, a clinical instructor and eventually finishing her career as a paramedic clinical instructor at Cuyahoga Community College, Ohio. Following her husband’s death in 1988, she retired to Hudson, Ohio, and eventually Florida. She was a lifelong swimmer, dog fancier, real estate and stock investor, and loved to knit and needlepoint. Survived by children, Carol Gianis, MBA, Summit, N.J.; Kimberly Kirkpatrick, M.D., Villanova, Pa.; Bonnie White, M.D., Jacksonville, Fla.; Robert J. Kubek, M.D., Atlanta, Ga.; and Tamara Morgan, R.N., Hudson, Ohio; sister-in-law, Betty Vince, Johnstown; 14 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, at First Baptist Church, 3630 Fairmount Blvd., Cleveland Heights, Ohio. For those who wish to honor her memory with a gift, her family has requested donations be made in her name to The Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kan. 66675.
- District Deaths March 8, 2014
Albert Lynn Boring
BORING – Albert Lynn, 53, Ebensburg, passed away Thursday, March 6, 2014, at Ebensburg Center, Sunset House.
Richard C. Claycomb
CLAYCOMB – Mr. Richard C., 72, Heritage Road, Osterburg, died Thursday, March 6, 2014, at his home.
Shelvy J. Elbertson
ELBERTSON – Shelvy J., 51, Johnstown, passed away March 6, 2014.
Gloria Jean (Dunmire) Ellsworth
ELLSWORTH – Gloria Jean (Dunmire), 75, Seward, passed away March 6, 2014, at Indiana Regional Medical Center.
Phyllis M. Faight
FAIGHT – Phyllis M., 78, Jackson Township, died March 5, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Alta Jane Fox
FOX – Alta Jane, 81, Daisytown, passed away March 7, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
Thelma (Kearney) Kodosky
KODOSKY – Thelma “Jeannie” (Kearney), 78, Lilly, went to her eternal rest March 7, 2014.
Lois Jean (Dunmeyer) Lepley
LEPLEY – Lois Jean (Dunmeyer), 70, West Virginia, formerly of Somerset County, died March 5, 2014, at home.
REITZ – David, 76, passed away March 3, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nev.
James J. Saylor Sr.
SAYLOR – James J. Sr. “Pap,” Davidsville, died peacefully March 7, 2014, at home surrounded by family.
W. Jean (Mishler) Naugle Wingard
WINGARD – W. Jean Mishler Naugle, 85, formerly of Morgantown and Davidsville, died Wednesday, March 5, 2014.
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- District Deaths March 7, 2014
GEORGE – Robert “Bob,” 71, Portage, passed away March 4, 2014, in Johnstown.
Marcella S. (Ciccotelli) Gillin
GILLIN – Marcella S. (Ciccotelli), 85, Ebensburg, passed away peacefully March 5, 2014, at Cambria Care Center.
Peter Holubz Jr.
HOLUBZ – Peter Jr., 89, Johnstown, died March 5, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Lillian Marlene (Anderson) Howard
HOWARD – Lillian Marlene (Anderson), 71, Ebensburg, died March 5, 2014, at home.
KAUFMAN – Morton, 84, Westmont, lost his battle with cancer March 5, 2014.
James Guido Mastrine
MASTRINE – James Guido, 63, Ebensburg, died March 5, 2014, at home surrounded by his family.
Anna T. Pipon
PIPON – Mrs. Anna T., 99, Windber, passed away March 6, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Thomas F. Reynolds
REYNOLDS – Thomas F., 62, Tire Hill, died March 5, 2014.
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