CASSANDRA — FALLET – John, 81, Cassandra, passed away Oct. 15, 2012, at Memorial Medical Center. Born March 9, 1931, in McDalton, Somerset County, son of Michael and Anna (Hollop) Fallet-Peterchak. Preceded in death by parents; first wife, Irene (Kunish) Fallet; daughter, Sherry Ann Fallet; sisters, Anne Wertz and Julia Fisher; and brothers-in-law, Ben Wertz and Joe Fisher. Survived by loving wife of 45 years, Lois (George) Fallet; and children, Marion Cerwensky, Bunker Hill, W.Va.; Michelle, wife of Steve Pantagas; Rossville, Ga.; Brian Fallet, Pittsburgh; and Billie, wife Brian (Biz) Bisaha, Portage. He will be sadly missed by his grandchildren, Jeff Clutter; Steven, Craig and Michael Pantagas; Jonathan and Joseph Fallet; and Alex Marie Bisaha. Also survived by his godson, Jamie Jerosky. A U.S. Air Force veteran of Korean War. Retired from Bethlehem Steel after 35 years service. He enjoyed gardening and woodworking. Past president of Cassandra Borough Council. Friends received from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Serenko-Claar Funeral Home, PC, Portage, where Parastas will be sung at 7 p.m. Divine Liturgy will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday at SS. Peter & Paul Byzantine Church, Portage, Father James Spontak, celebrant. Committal, SS. Peter & Paul Cemetery, Portage.
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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.
Sharon Denise Miller
MILLER – Sharon Denise, 62, Cairnbrook, died May 21, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Dennis O. Robertson
ROBERTSON – Dennis O., 74, Jacksonville, Fla., formerly of Johnstown, died May 17, 2013.
Mary Etta Yeckley
YECKLEY – Mary Etta, 86, Carrolltown, passed away May 22, 2013, at home.
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