SOMERSET — KOWALCZYK – Rose Marie (DePetro), 99, Siemon’s Lakeview Manor Estate, Somerset, formerly of Boswell, died Jan. 16, 2013, at In-Touch Hospice House, Somerset. Born Dec. 26, 1913, in Seward, daughter of Frank Sr. and Marie (Cannoni) DePetro. Preceded in death by parents; husband, Chester A. Sr., on Sept. 29, 1992; son, Donald; sister, Carmella Montanaro; and brothers, James, Frank Jr., Joseph and Tony DePetro. Survived by children, Chester A. Jr., Somerset; and Mary Kay, married to Kenneth W. Johnson, Boswell; grandchildren, Brian and Douglas Kowalczyk, both of Redondo Beach, Calif.; Kenneth W. Johnson II, Boswell; and Kristin Johnson, Philadelphia, and fiance, Eric Fleming, West Chester; daughter-in-law, Catherine (Jackson) Kowalczyk, West Chester; sisters, Catherine DePetro, Northern Cambria; and Ann Perigo, Aurora, Ohio; and numerous nieces and nephews. Member of All Saints Catholic Parish. Retired employee of the former Dorfman & Hoffman Garment Factory, Boswell. A former volunteer chairwoman for March of Dimes. Rose enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, gardening and tending to her roses. Viewing will be held from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Hoffman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 409 Main St., Boswell, where vigil for the deceased will be held at 3 p.m. Friday. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at All Saints Church, Boswell, the Rev. Father Justin A. Ratajczak, celebrant. Committal, St. Stanislaus Cemetery, Boswell. To express condolences, make a donation, light a candle or order flowers, visit HoffmanFuneralHomes.com.
- District Deaths June 18, 2013
BENT – Mrs. Evelyn, 98, Windber, died June 16, 2013, at Church of the Brethren Home.
Gary J. Berkey Jr.
BERKEY – Gary J. Jr., 48, Johnstown, passed away Sunday, June 16, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Paul J. Bertram
BERTRAM – Paul J., 59, Ebensburg, formerly of Lilly and Carrolltown, passed away June 14, 2013, at Cambria Care Center.
Raymond E. Dupas
DUPAS – Raymond E., 73, Hastings, passed away June 16, 2013, at home.
Robert Martin Fry
FRY – Robert Martin “Pappy Cal,” 81, Mundys Corner, went to heaven June 15, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Carole Ann Gates
GATES – Carole Ann, 70, Johnstown, died June 16, 2013, at Select Specialty Hospital.
Gary Craig Gongloff
GONGLOFF – Gary Craig “Garbear,” 32, Jackson Township, died June 15, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Georgia R. Kirkman
KIRKMAN – Georgia R. “Peggy,” 91, Upper Yoder Township, died June 16, 2013, at her residence.
Margaret E. (Vamos) Kuba
KUBA – Margaret E. (Vamos), 87, Eastlake, Ohio, passed away June 12, 2013, at home with her daughter by her side.
ODEAL – Leary, 91, Lehigh Acres, Fla., formerly of Seward, went to be with our Lord June 14, 2013, at Hope Hospice House.
Mary Agnes Respet
RESPET – Mary Agnes, 91, died June 17, 2013, at LaurelWood Care Center.
George R. Sewak
SEWAK – George R., 83, an attorney, Canonsburg, Pa., formerly of Johnstown, died June 16, 2013.
- Today's Funerals June 18, 2013
Camille Jane Shields
SHIELDS – Camille Jane, went peacefully to heaven with her family around her on June 15, 2013.
Ernest R. Horner Jr.
HORNER – Ernest R. Jr., “Pete,” 84, Windber, died June 15, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Michael J. Bradley Sr.
BRADLEY – Michael J. Sr., 46, Cresson, died June 15, 2013, at home.
Margaret M. (Mullen) Morgan
MORGAN – Margaret M. (Mullen), 91, Gray, died June 15, 2013, at In Touch Hospice House, Somerset.
FEDORISKO – George, 90, Windber, died June 14, 2013, at Windber Hospice.
Patricia L. Yonkoske
YONKOSKE – Patricia L., 77, Northern Cambria, went to heaven Saturday, June 15, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown.
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