JOHNSTOWN — WOJCIK – Leo Joseph, died peacefully Jan. 4, 2013, surrounded by his loving family. Born Dec. 7, 1924, in Clymer, son of the late Leo Joseph Sr. and Susan (Harchick) Wojcik. Preceded in death by brother, Frank Bober; and sisters, Mildred Bober, Frances Bober, Lillian Bober, Julia Bober and Carolyn Bober. Survived by wife of 63 years, the former Julia A. Herbert, Johnstown; son, William, married to Suzanne (Weaver), Atlanta, Ga.; daughters, Sharon, married to Kenneth Kamicker, Mars, Pa.; and Connie, married to Dave Mercik, Johnstown; and grandchildren, Julie Anne Mercik and Leah Mercik. Leo was a miner for Bethlehem Mines. Member of Resurrection Parish, formerly St. Stephens Catholic Church, where he was a member for 60 years and very proud to be president of Holy Name Society and was an usher and altar server. He was very proud to be a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, having served in a number of South Pacific campaigns, including Okinawa, Japan in World War II. Member of American Legion in Central City and VFW of Cambria City. He was an avid outdoors sportsman and was a very proud, avid polka dancer with his wife. Leo was proud of the fact that he built his own house and had sent all three of his children through college. He loved life and being surrounded by his family, including his favorite dog, Kipper. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather who will be sadly missed and never forgotten. Service was held privately at the family’s convenience. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Johnstown Alzheimer’s Association. Arrangements in care of Hindman Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc., 146 Chandler Ave., exclusive provider of “Veterans and Family Memorial Care.” Condolences may be made at HindmanFuneralHomes.com.
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Rosalie Augusta (Miller) Beatty
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Richard L. DelSignore
DelSIGNORE – Richard L., 87, Upper Yoder, died May 20, 2013, at home.
Emma Jean (Blough) Harrison
HARRISON – Emma Jean (Blough), 85, Crossville, Tenn., formerly of Johnstown, died May 18, 2013, at home.
HILL – Josephine, 93, Johnstown, died May 20, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Thomas G. Kimmel
KIMMEL – Thomas G., 88, Maple Ridge, died May 20, 2013, at home.
Pete J. Piemonte
PIEMONTE – Pete J., 77, passed away Monday, May 20, 2013, at Largo Medical Center, Largo, Fla.
Daniel James Steele
STEELE – Daniel James, 61, Mundys Corner, formerly of Michigan, passed away May 20, 2013.
STOFKO – Mary, 89, Johnstown, died May 19, 2013, at Arbutus Park Manor.
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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.
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