LOWER YODER TOWNSHIP — KRETT – Helen, 89, Cambria Care Center, formerly of Lower Yoder, died May 10, 2012. Born July 31, 1922, daughter of Michael and Mary (Motychka) Puniak. Preceded in death by parents; husband, Andrew; grandson, Joseph Hanechak; sister, Nellie Breidigan; son, John Galayda; and grandson, Daniel Galayda. Survived by children, Raymond, and wife, Sandy (Smart) Krett; Rita, and husband, Ed Hanechak; and Andrew Stephen Krett; grandchildren, Bonnie Siska; Luke Hanechak; Raymond Krett Jr.; Vicky Sheraton; Richard, and wife, Debbie Krett; and Robert Krett; and four great-grandchildren. Helen was a graduate of Franklin High School, a devoted wife, mother and homemaker and a member of Christ the Saviour Cathedral. She loved listening and dancing to polka music and enjoyed helping out at the cathedral. Family and friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Moskal Funeral Home, West End, where the Very Reverend Protopresbyter Frank P. Miloro will hold Panachida service at 7 p.m. Monday. There will be a brief service at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, followed by Funeral Service at 10 a.m. at Christ the Saviour Cathedral. Committal, cathedral cemetery.
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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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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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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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