WINDBER — LOMBARD – Joseph G., 42, Windber, passed away Jan. 3, 2012. Born March 10, 1969, in Chicago, Ill., son of Dennis and the late Gladys (Byrne) Lombard. Preceded in death by mother and brother, William Lombard. Survived by father, Dennis Lombard, and wife, Mary, Florida; wife of 16 years, Cynthia (Headrick) Lombard; stepdaughter, Ariana Lamer; sisters, Cathy, wife of Steve Aviles, Ohio; and Christine Lombard, Florida; and nieces and nephews, Brian, Rebecca and Emily Aviles; Cori Headrick; and Tyler and Karson Headrick; also godson, Skyler Stiles. Also survived by father- and mother-in-law, John and Bernadette Headrick, Beaverdale; brothers-in-law, John Headrick, and wife, Nancy; and Michael Headrick, and wife, Takako; sister-in-law, Jennifer, fiancee of Jon Fortney; and pets, Nellie and Penelope “Peen.” Joe was a huge fan of the Chicago Bears. He played the bass guitar and wrote his own music. During the years, he played in various bands. He was an employee of Lockheed Martin, Johnstown. He will be sadly missed by his family and friends. Friends received 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at William Kisiel Funeral Home, Windber, where funeral service will be held at 8 p.m. Sunday, the Rev. George M. Gulash, officiating.
Dr. George W. Katter
KATTER – Dr. George W., a cardiologist whose career spanned 50 years treating generations of residents of Johnstown and the Laurel Highlands, died May 24, 2013.
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
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.
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