WOODVALE — DOROFEY – Emma J., 76, Woodvale, died Oct. 13, 2012, at Memorial Medical Center. Born June 11, 1936, in Johnstown, daughter of Pius and Dorothy (Duman) Knisel. Preceded in death by parents; sister, Betty Stapleton; and brother, Raymond. Survived by husband of 25 years, Dorsey T. Dorofey; children, Jean A., married to Richard E. Rose, Greensburg; Diane L. Strushensky and Dot J. Strushensky, both of Johnstown; and M. Carol Pavlick, and her fiance, Dave Mesaros, Johnstown; grandchildren, Tussie Smith, Christie Czepial, Amanda Rose, Jeffrey Pavlick and Cavina J. “Crusher” Strushensky; and sisters, Evelyn, married to Tom Tarbay, Illinois, and Janice Morrison, Florida. Member of Grove Avenue United Methodist Church. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at John Henderson Co. Funeral Home, 215 Central Ave., where funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, the Rev. Edward Schoeneck. Interment, Headrick Union Cemetery.
Dr. George W. Katter
KATTER – Dr. George W., a cardiologist whose career spanned 50 years treating generations of residents of Johnstown and the Laurel Highlands, died May 24, 2013.
Donald W. Hamilton
HAMILTON – Donald W. “Bud,” 90, Johnstown, died May 23, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Jean A. Wray
WRAY – Jean A., 89, Vintondale, passed away May 23, 2013, at Beacon Ridge Nursing Home, Indiana.
Mary Lou Wantiez
WANTIEZ – Mary Lou, 75, Elton Heights, went to her eternal reward May 24, 2013, at UPMC Shadyside, Pittsburgh, surrounded by her loving family.
Michel P. Smolar
SMOLAR – Michael P., 48, Miami Beach, Fla., formerly of Elton Heights, passed away unexpectedly Feb. 25, 2013.
Robert J. Killian
KILLIAN – Robert J. “Bob,” 58, passed away May 22, 2013, at home.
George Hudson Jr.
HUDSON – George Jr., 89, Cresson, died Saturday, May 25, 2013, at Presbyterian Village at Hollidaysburg.
Willa Mae Weaver
WEAVER – Willa Mae, 72, Central City, died May 24, 2013, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
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Elizabeth L. Bongiovanni
BONGIOVANNI – Elizabeth L. “Betsy,” 78, Johnstown, died May 23, 2013, at Hollidaysburg Veterans Home.
Maurice Leo Moore
MOORE – Maurice Leo, 93, Penn Run, died Thursday, May 23, 2013, at Indiana Regional Medical Center.
Regis V. Varmecky
VARMECKY – Regis V. “Reg,” 62, Johnstown, passed away May 22, 2013, at home.
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ALEX – Gregory, 58, Pittsburgh and Kigali, Rwanda, Africa, formerly of Ebensburg, died May 22, 2013, in Pittsburgh.
DIRENZO – Nicholas, 81, Hollsopple, died May 22, 2013, at Windber Hospice.
Fred Richard Kramer
KRAMER – Fred Richard, 83, Salix, went to be with the Lord May 22, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Zachary E. Lamer
LAMER – Zachary E., 23, Northern Cambria, passed away May 18, 2013.
Beverly Y. Naylor
NAYLOR – Beverly Y., 77, Cambria Care Center, formerly of Johnstown, died May 17, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Shawn Michael Ohala
OHALA – Shawn Michael “Punky,” 27, Johnstown, went to be with Lord May 22, 2013, unexpectedly due to respiratory complications.
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