JOHNSTOWN — DUDEK – Henry, 88, Johnstown, passed away March 11, 2013. Born Sept. 4, 1924, the youngest child of Valentine and Mary (Nicpon) Dudek. Preceded in death by his parents; wife of 58 years, Helen Jane (Daley) Dudek, who died in 2007; brothers, John and Joseph; and sisters, Katherine, Louise and Helen. Henry was the last surviving member of his immediate family. Survived by his sons, H. Michael, and wife, Dorothy (Walkowski) Dudek, Johnstown, and David J., and wife, Kathie (Adams) Dudek; grandson, Matthew J. Dudek, all of Hampton, Va.; and many nieces, nephews, family and friends. Henry was a 1943 graduate of JHS and served in the Navy during World War II. He retired from Penelec in 1989, and enjoyed time spent in his home “Victory” garden. He hiked the woods, planting thousands of chestnut trees over the years in the strip mines on the Laurel Ridge. Family and friends are invited to gather at Moskal-Reid Funeral Home, 79 J St., at 10:30 a.m. Saturday. From the funeral home we will proceed in procession to his graveside committal service at 11 a.m. Saturday at Grandview Cemetery, Cambria 10 section. Condolences may be sent via email linked to the www.moskal-reidfh.com website.
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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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- 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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