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.
Lillian R. Stager
STAGER – Lillian R., 84, Johnstown, died March 10, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Thomas G. Hunter
HUNTER – Thomas G., 82, Beaverdale, entered into new life March 10, 2014, at home.
James M. Krumbine
KRUMBINE – James M., 64, Johnstown, died March 7, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Arthur Lee Brown
BROWN – Arthur Lee, 84, Somerset, died March 10, 2014, at his residence.
Shirley Mae Weldon
WELDON – Shirley Mae, 79, Kimberly, Idaho, passed away March 3, 2014.
Richard A. Sotack
SOTACK – Richard A., 49, Blacklick Township, passed away March 10, 2014, at home.
GULA – Daniel, 84, Franklin Borough, went to be with the Lord March 10, 2014, at home.
Francis W. Gavlak
GAVLAK – Francis W., 89, Portage, passed away March 11, 2014, at Maple Winds Care Center.
JANCUK – Julia, 79, Portage, passed away March 10, 2014, at Select Specialty Hospital.
Chester R. Querry
QUERRY – Chester R., 92, Johnstown, passed away March 10, 2014, at his home.
Carrie Elizabeth Massey
MASSEY – Carrie Elizabeth, 75, Virginia Beach, Va., went home to be with the Lord March 5, 2014.
Johns C. Schmid Jr.
SCHMID – Johns C. Jr. “Jack,” 89, Davidsville, formerly of Geistown Borough, went to be with the Lord March 10, 2014, at Laurel View Village.
Dr. Stephen P. Kukucka
KUKUCKA – Dr. Stephen P., 64, died unexpectedly in his Crafton home on Sunday, March 9, 2014.
Sophie (Krempasky) Krisko
KRISKO – Sophie (Krempasky), 87, Portage, passed away Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, in Virginia Beach, Va., after a brief illness.
Ronald F. Corona
CORONA – Ronald F., 70, Cresson, died March 9, 2014, at home.
Christine A. Matos
MATOS – Christine A., 53, Windber, died March 10, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
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Norman J. Makin Jr.
MAKIN – Norman J. Jr., 65, Geistown Borough, went to be with the Lord March 10, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
REAY – Raymond, 73, died March 4, 2014, in Venice, Fla.
John E. Schuster
SCHUSTER – John E., 87, passed away March 8, 2014, in St. Augustine, Fla.
Ruth M. Cuppett
CUPPETT – Ruth M., 93 years, 11 months and 16 days, Stonycreek Township, went to be with the Lord March 9, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
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