NORTHERN CAMBRIA — CHLOPIK – Mary, 94, Northern Cambria, passed away Jan. 3, 2013. Born Dec. 3, 1918, in Bakerton, daughter of Mike and Anna (Archick) Nalisnick. Preceded in death by parents; husband, John Chlopik, who died Sept. 22, 2004; brothers, Wasco, Nick, Frank, Stanley, John and Mike Nalisnick; and sisters, Nancy Vanscavich, Catherine Marsinko and Helen Daniels. Survived by sons, John A. (Gail) Chlopik, Ohio; and George (Gloria) Chlopik, Northern Cambria; grandchildren, Mary Theresa, Andrew and Christina; stepgrandson, Ed Powers; and great-grandchildren, Ian, Breanna, Cierra and Camden. Sister of George Nalisnick, Virginia; Evelyn Fisanich, Patton; and Millie Swaynos, Northern Cambria. Member of St. Mary’s Ukrainian Catholic Church, where she faithfully volunteered for many years making pierogi for church fundraisers. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Moriconi Funeral Home Inc., Northern Cambria, where Panachida will be recited at 7:15 p.m. Funeral Liturgy will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Mary’s Ukrainian Catholic Church, Father Andrew Clarke, celebrant. Committal, church cemetery.
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Joseph John Furnari
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Thomas R. Hay
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Grace Theresa (Glasson) Priest
PRIEST – Grace Theresa (Glasson) “Gigi”, born May 1, 1912, lived to be 101 years old.
The Rev. Mark J. Reifel
REIFEL – The Rev. Mark J., 84, died Saturday, May 25, 2013, at Garvey Manor, Hollidaysburg.
VALERIA – Mary, 90, Northern Cambria, died May 26, 2013, at home.
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Dr. George W. Katter
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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
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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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