JOHNSTOWN — CHIRILLO – Matilda M., 91, Johnstown, died March 15, 2013, at Presbyterian Home of Johnstown. Born Jan. 9, 1922, in Johnstown, daughter of Anthony and Marina (Piazza) Florina. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Peter C.; sisters, Dorothy Cerra, Maryann Todaro, Kay Adorno and Jennie Krupi; and brother, Anthony Florina. Survived by brother, John Florina, married to Marsha, Illinois; children, Richard, married to Karyn (Lohr); Deanna, married to John E. Haddle; Marie, married to Rodney Miller, Walnutport, Pa.; Nancy Chirillo; and Peter, married to Adonna (Popolo), Virginia; seven grandchildren, Samantha Chirillo, Oregon; John Haddle, married to Lindsey, Eagleville, Pa.; Matthew Haddle, married to Angela, Jeffersonville, Pa.; Stephanie Miller, Philadelphia; Bradley Miller, Walnutport; and Camille and Gena Chirillo, Virginia; and three great-grandchildren, Harper, John D. and Connor Haddle. Matilda was born to hard-working Italian immigrants and was a member of the greatest generation. While her fiance was off to the war, she worked at Kay Artley Dress Factory, then married her sweetheart after the war and had a blessed union for 55 years. Matilda was a loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend and will be greatly missed. She was a member of St. Clare of Assisi Parish, formerly St. Anthony Church, where funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 19, 2013, Father Matthew Misurda. Interment, St. Anthony Cemetery, Geistown. Friends received from 3 to 8 p.m. Monday, March 18, 2013, at the Frank Duca Funeral Home, Westmont Chapel, 1622 Menoher Blvd. Memorial donations may be made to the Presbyterian Home of Johnstown, 787 Goucher St., Johnstown, Pa. 15905 or the American Breast Cancer Foundation in memory of Matilda M. Chirlllo. Condolences may be sent through www.ducafuneralhome.com.
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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.
Stella Ann (Francek) Sewalk
SEWALK – Stella Ann (Francek), 95, Johnstown, went to be with her Lord May 16, 2013, at home.
Doris J. Sowerbrower
SOWERBROWER – Doris J., 71, Johnstown, died May 16, 2013, at home.
Michael G. Yurasek
YURASEK – Michael G., Ohio, 71, passed away May 10, 2013.
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Charles Richard Allison
ALLISON – Charles Richard, Florence, S.C., died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, after a sudden illness.
Roberta E. Heming
HEMING – Roberta E. “Bertie”, 67, Robinson, died May 15, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown.
OMASTA – Mary, 83, died May 15, 2013, at Meadow View Nursing Center, Berlin, formerly of Old Orchard Way.
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Ruth C. (Coppersmith) Anderson
ANDERSON – Ruth C. (Coppersmith), 71, passed away May 9, 2013.
Elsie E. Beichner
BEICHNER – Elsie E., 98, passed away May 15, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
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