WESTMONT — DITZLER – Betty “Nanny,” 95, Westmont, died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center. Born Dec. 1, 1917, in Johnstown. Preceded in death by her parents, Cyrus S. and Mabel (Grumling) Ditzler; sisters, Bernice Ditzler, Mildred Diebold (Florie); and brother, Merrill Ditzler (Ethel). Survived by loving daughter and son-in- law, Linda and Gary Albert.; grandchildren, Courtney, married to Scott Cook; Chad, married to Paula (Zimmer); and Corinne, married to James Stutzman, all of Johnstown; and great-grandchildren, Kierstyn Reddecliff, Nicholas Reddecliff, Alexis Albert, Nathan Cook, Jacob Stutzman, Nicole Albert and Matthew Albert. Also survived by Kenneth Dom (Cynthia), Johnstown; Larry Dom (Barbara), Virginia Beach; and Raymond Dom (Nancy), Ohio; and their families. Member of Homestead Avenue United Methodist Church in Walnut Grove. She sang in their choir with her angelic voice and was a member of the Fidelis Bible class. She resided at LaurelWood Apartments and was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Betty’s greatest joy was spending time with her family. She enjoyed her parakeets, poodles and puzzles. Betty touched the hearts of all those who knew her, and she will be sadly missed. Her family loves her with all their hearts. Friends received from 3 to 7 p.m. Monday at Frank Duca Funeral Home, Westmont Chapel, 1622 Menoher Blvd., where funeral service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Humane Society of Cambria County, 743 Galleria Drive Ext., Johnstown, Pa. 15904. Condolences may be sent through www.ducafuneralhome.com.
- District Deaths May 25, 2013
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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- District Deaths May 24, 2013
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.
Jamie Richard Papinchak
PAPINCHAK – Jamie Richard, 38, Bradford, Pa., went to be with the Lord Tuesday, May 21, 2013, in Elkins, W.Va.
Elimore Christine (Buksa) Picklo
PICKLO – Elinore Christine (Buksa), Grand Forks, N.D., formerly of Wilmington, Del., died May 14, 2013.
PLUMMER – Marlin, Phoenix, Ariz., passed away March 25, 2013.
Timothy R. Weise Sr.
WEISE – Timothy R. “Tim” Sr., Cresson, died unexpectedly May 21, 2013, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh.
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- District Deaths May 23, 2013
John F. Chrisko
CHRISKO – John F. “Jack,” 68, Jamestown, passed away May 21, 2013, at home.
James Joseph Hannaway
HANNAWAY – James Joseph, 82, Robindale Heights, passed away May 21, 2013, at home.
Norman J. Lee Sr.
LEE – Norman J. Sr., 76, Cresson, passed away May 22, 2013, at home.
Christa S. McClellan
McCLELLAN – Christa S., 42, New Florence, passed away May 20, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown.
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