JOHNSTOWN — ANTINORA – Mary L. (Omodio), 90, Johnstown, died Oct. 2, 2012, at Windber Hospice. Born Oct. 30, 1921, in Johnstown, daughter of the late Peter and Carmella Omodio. Preceded in death by husband, Anthony P. Antinora; sister, Frances Saccone; brothers, Leonard, Vince and Charlie Omodio; brother-in-law, Joe Antinoro; niece, Carmella Spadone; and nephew, Perry Omodio. Survived and will be sadly missed by son, Tony, and daughter-in-law, Karen Antinora, Johnstown; son, Rick, and daughter-in-law, Donna Antinora, Colorado Springs, Colo.; and grandchildren, Jeffrey Antinora, Johnstown; Michael, and wife, Tiffani Antinora, Colorado; T.J., and wife, Jill Antinora, Colorado; Stacy, and husband, Chuck Masin, Colorado; Amy, and husband, Greg Antl, Colorado. Also survived by brother, Pete, and wife, Lena Omodio, Johnstown; and sisters-in-law, Minnie Omodio, Johnstown; Ina Omodio, Nevada; Dorothy Pisarcik, Johnstown; and Jane Antinoro, New York. Mary also was the proud great-grandmother “G.G.” to Andy, Sophie, Luke, Lacy, Teresa, Ricky, Meredith, Gwendolyn, Victoria, Tanner, Parker, Netty, Devin, Benjamin, Joseph, Abigail, Wyatt and Austin. Also survived by nieces and nephews, Jim Saccone, Carol Lynn Sgroi, Dianna Fusano, Gary Omodio, Sheila Omodio, Charlene Deter, Cathy Omodio, Maryann Evanchick, Skip Alaimo, Gary Antinoro and Mary Jo Aldrich, and their families. Mary also will be sadly missed by longtime friend, Josephine Workosky; and special friend, Lynette Lopresti. Mary was a talented seamstress. In her early years, she worked as a sample maker at Kay-Artley dress factory. Later, Mary was admired for the beautiful custom draperies she made for many homes throughout the Johnstown area. Mary was an avid bridge player and participated in many clubs and tournaments in the area. Mary had a smile and kind word for everyone she met and she will always be affectionately remembered. Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Frank Duca Funeral Home, Westmont Chapel, 1622 Menoher Blvd., where vigil will be held at 3:30 p.m. Mary was a devout Catholic and 60-year member of Our Mother of Sorrows Church, Tioga Street, where funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, the Very Rev. Mark S. Begly. Entombment will follow at Grandview Mausoleum. Special thanks to Mary’s caregiver, Tammy and the staff at Memorial Medical Center’s Palliative Care Unit and Windber Hospice. Their kind, gentle and competent care was deeply appreciated by her family.
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Elizabeth L. Bongiovanni
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Maurice Leo Moore
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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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