NORTHERN CAMBRIA — HRUBOCHAK – John P., 93, Northern Cambria, passed away March 21, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center (Good Samaritan), Johnstown. Born Feb. 16, 1920, in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., son of John and Mary (Dvorocsik) Hrubochak. Preceded in death by parents; brother, Mike; and sisters, Ann Vasiloff, Mary Phillips, Elizabeth Pettit and Veronica Funyak. Survived by loving wife of 64 years, former Agnes Kunch, whom he married Aug. 7, 1948; children, John J., and wife, Dolores (Penksa), Northern Cambria; Joanne, and husband, Jay Mortenson, St. Petersburg, Fla.; and Marianne, and husband, David Mehall; and James, and wife, Nora (Clark), both of Hastings; grandchildren, John M. and Christina Hrubochak, Justin and Jeremy Mortenson, Keri (Mehall) Marshall, David Mehall and Olivia Hrubochak; and great-grandson, Landon Marshall. Brother of Margaret Togna, Princeton, N.J.; Pauline Przybocki; and Helen, and husband, Joe Przybocki, both of Gordonville, Va.; Paul, and wife, Louise, Patton; and Catherine Stanek, Northern Cambria. A World War II veteran, who was stationed in London, England. He worked for Strollo’s and Previte Bros. before he retired from Greenwich Collieries in 1985. Member of Prince of Peace Catholic Church. Beneficiary member of the Slovak Club in Northern Cambria. John loved to fish, plant a garden and watch the Pittsburgh Pirates. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Long-Contres Funeral Home Inc., Northern Cambria, where vigil for the deceased will be held at 3 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday at Prince of Peace Catholic Church. Committal, St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Cemetery, where military graveside rites will be conducted by local veterans organizations.
- District Deaths May 19, 2013
Matthew P. Adams
ADAMS – Matthew P., 20, New Holland, Pa., died unexpectedly Thursday, May 16, 2013, at Ephrata Community Hospital.
Charles E. Block Sr.
BLOCK – Charles E. Sr., 75, Blacklick Township, died Friday, May 17, 2013, at his residence.
Agnes (Popovich) Cardone
CARDONE – Agnes (Popovich) 88, Palmdale, Calif., formerly of Windber, passed away May 15, 2013.
Carmel C. Coco
COCO – Carmel C., 95, died peacefully at home May 18, 2013.
Anna Mae Kopsic
KOPSIC – Anna Mae, 86, Presbyterian Home, Johnstown, formerly of Nanty Glo, passed away May 18, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Frank J. Szymusiak
SZYMUSIAK – Frank J., 97, Nanty Glo, passed away May 17, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown.
Helen M. (Til) Gembinski
GEMBINSKI – Helen M. (Til), 88, Richland, a longtime resident of Lorain Borough, passed away May 17, 2013, at home.
Gladys I. Wiesinger
WIESINGER – Gladys I., 97, Lower Yoder Township, went to be with her Heavenly Father May 13, 2013.
Glenn W. Wirick
WIRICK – Glenn W., 67, Ebensburg and Dumfries, Va., died Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at Sentara Potomac Hospital of Woodbridge.
Jean (Gibson-Lavely) Yuhas
YUHAS (GIBSON-LAVELY) – Jean, 82, Lower Yoder, died May 18, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
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Melody Ann Black
BLACK – Melody Ann, 55, Johnstown, passed away May 17, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
CHARNEY – Gloria, the former Gloria Burskey, 64, Carrolltown, passed away May 15, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Jacqueline (Winning) Griffith
GRIFFITH – Jacqueline “Jacquie” (Winning), 51, Ebensburg, passed away suddenly May 16, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Esther L. (Weaver) Hyde
HYDE – Esther L. (Weaver), 91, Lawrence Park, Pa., passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at Forestview Healthcare Center, Erie.
Richard Miller McQuade
McQUADE – Richard Miller, 94, Stoystown, died May 15, 2013 at Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown.
Elmer L. Piper Sr.
PIPER – Elmer L. Sr., 75, Johnstown, died May 16, 2013, at Good Sam Nursing Care Center.
William W. Resick
RESICK – William W., 70, Altoona, died Thursday, May 16, 2013, at his residence following an extended illness.
Joseph W. Robey Jr.
ROBEY – Joseph W. Jr., 83, New Florence, passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2013.
SEKERAK – William “Pap,” 86, Johnstown, passed away May 16, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
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