WINDBER — YONISH-COTZ – Mary A. (Bugayi), 92, Windber, died July 26, 2012, at Windber Hospice, surrounded by her loving daughters. Born May 26, 1920, in Windber, daughter of John and Anna (Holovka) Bugayi. Preceded in death by parents; husbands, Joseph Cotz and Nick Yonish; grandson, Curtis Mayer; and brother, Tony Bugayi. Survived by daughters, Shirley, wife of William Hollern, Windber; Joanne, wife of Gerald D’Arcangelo, California; and Carol, wife of Carl Mayer, Windber. Also survived by children, Dave Yonish, married to the former Carol Mandel, Windber; Patrice, wife of Dale Stiffler, Hollsopple; and Lillian, wife of Andy Lucas, Cairnbrook. Survived by grandchildren, Brian and Keith Hollern, Jerry D’Arcangelo, Charles Mayer, Anne Neal, Christopher Yonish, Ryan Yonish, Carly Broucher, Brett Yonish, Nick Yonish, Marianne Lucas and Cindy Cominsky; and great-grandchildren, Kaylee Hollern, Devon and Daniel D’Arcangelo; Jakson and Mackenzie Mayer; Stella Neal; Danielle Rinaldi; Caden and Cambree Yonish; Katie and Shelby Yonish; Andrew, Cheyenne and Donald Yonish; Jim Kosnosky; Angela Lucas; and Mike and Kayla Cominsky. Mary loved her family and friends; her greatest pleasure was spending time with them. Her lovely smile will be missed by all. She was an accomplished seamstress and excelled at cooking and baking. Mary was a 50-year Red Cross bloodmobile volunteer and a 16-year Windber Hospital volunteer. Mary was very devoted to her church and an active participant in church events. Member of Polish Heritage Choir and Secular Franciscan Order. Also a member of the Rosary Society at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, Windber, where funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday, the Very Rev. Leonard E. Voytek, VF. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at William Kisiel Funeral Home, Windber, where Rosary will be recited at 7:30 p.m. and vigil for the deceased will be held. Interment, St. John Cantius Cemetery, Windber. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to Windber Regional Hospice in Mary’s memory.
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Lois K. Bunnell
BUNNELL – Lois K., 98, a resident of Colonial Courtyard in Clearfield, passed away Saturday, May 18, 2013.
Eleanor E. Henning
HENNING – Eleanor E., 82, Johnstown, passed away May 19, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Mary Ann Luprek
LUPREK – Mary Ann, 70, Geistown, died peacefully May 19, 2013, at Windber Hospice surrounded by family.
James C. Martin
MARTIN – James C., 69, South Fork, died May 20, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Dorothy J. Mock
MOCK – Dorothy J., 83, Windber, died May 19, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Mark Eldon Moyer
MOYER – Mark Eldon, 92, Davidsville, went home to the Lord May 18, 2013, at his home.
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Rillie Lee Mattson
MATTSON – Rillie Lee, beloved wife, mother and friend, passed away peacefully in her sleep May 5, 2013.
Walter H. Streilein
STREILEIN – Walter H., 89, Columbus, Ohio, formerly of Dunnellon, Fla., passed away May 17, 2013, at Friendship Village, Columbus, Ohio.
Hedy M. Shaffer
SHAFFER – Hedy M., 69, Windber, died Saturday, May 18, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
George J. Batovich
BATOVICH – George J., 67, Nanty Glo, died May 18, 2013, at home.
Dolores J. Shook
SHOOK – Dolores J., 79, Northern Cambria, passed away May 18, 2013, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown.
Mary Angela (Montello) Vivadelli
VIVADELLI – Mary Angela (Montello), 98, passed away May 16, 2013, at her residence in Green Ridge Village, Newville.
RITKO – Verne “Dolly,” 93, Altoona, formerly of Johnstown, died May 18, 2013, at the Lutheran Home at Hollidaysburg.
Alma R. Hebner
HEBNER – Alma R., 76, Penn Run, passed away May 18, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown.
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Matthew P. Adams
ADAMS – Matthew P., 20, New Holland, Pa., died unexpectedly Thursday, May 16, 2013, at Ephrata Community Hospital.
Charles E. Block Sr.
BLOCK – Charles E. Sr., 75, Blacklick Township, died Friday, May 17, 2013, at his residence.
Agnes (Popovich) Cardone
CARDONE – Agnes (Popovich) 88, Palmdale, Calif., formerly of Windber, passed away May 15, 2013.
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