JOHNSTOWN — PARTSCH – Martha A., 82, Johnstown, died peacefully surrounded by her children, Feb. 13, 2013, at Maple Winds Care Center, Portage. Born Aug. 9, 1931, in Conemaugh, daughter of the late Peter and Anna (Hranycznyi) Shandrowsky. Also preceded in death by husband, Herbert R., who died Dec. 18, 1999; brothers, Michael, John, Danny, John and Paul; and sisters, Pearl, Betty, Anna, Mary and Nattie. Survived by children, Herbert R., married to Pamela Rizzo; Daniel, married to Mary Frances Freidhoff; and Marcella, married to Gregory Kruper, all of Johnstown; and grandchildren, Herbert P., Angela, Danielle and Jonathan Partsch. Sister of Katherine Yasinosky. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Retired LPN from the former Lee Hospital after 30 years of service. Member of St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church, Conemaugh. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Harris Funeral Home, 500 Cherry Lane, Richland, where Parastas will be sung at 6 p.m. A brief service will begin at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, followed immediately with funeral Liturgy at St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church, the Very Rev. Archpriest George Johnson. Interment, St. Michael Catholic Cemetery, St. Michael. Special thanks to all the staff at Maple Winds Care Center for the wonderful care provided to Martha and the family. Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com.
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Melody Ann Black
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CHARNEY – Gloria, the former Gloria Burskey, 64, Carrolltown, passed away May 15, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Jacqueline (Winning) Griffith
GRIFFITH – Jacqueline “Jacquie” (Winning), 51, Ebensburg, passed away suddenly May 16, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Esther L. (Weaver) Hyde
HYDE – Esther L. (Weaver), 91, Lawrence Park, Pa., passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at Forestview Healthcare Center, Erie.
Richard Miller McQuade
McQUADE – Richard Miller, 94, Stoystown, died May 15, 2013 at Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown.
Elmer L. Piper Sr.
PIPER – Elmer L. Sr., 75, Johnstown, died May 16, 2013, at Good Sam Nursing Care Center.
William W. Resick
RESICK – William W., 70, Altoona, died Thursday, May 16, 2013, at his residence following an extended illness.
Joseph W. Robey Jr.
ROBEY – Joseph W. Jr., 83, New Florence, passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2013.
SEKERAK – William “Pap,” 86, Johnstown, passed away May 16, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Stella Ann (Francek) Sewalk
SEWALK – Stella Ann (Francek), 95, Johnstown, went to be with her Lord May 16, 2013, at home.
Doris J. Sowerbrower
SOWERBROWER – Doris J., 71, Johnstown, died May 16, 2013, at home.
Michael G. Yurasek
YURASEK – Michael G., Ohio, 71, passed away May 10, 2013.
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Charles Richard Allison
ALLISON – Charles Richard, Florence, S.C., died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, after a sudden illness.
Roberta E. Heming
HEMING – Roberta E. “Bertie”, 67, Robinson, died May 15, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown.
OMASTA – Mary, 83, died May 15, 2013, at Meadow View Nursing Center, Berlin, formerly of Old Orchard Way.
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Ruth C. (Coppersmith) Anderson
ANDERSON – Ruth C. (Coppersmith), 71, passed away May 9, 2013.
Elsie E. Beichner
BEICHNER – Elsie E., 98, passed away May 15, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
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