JOHNSTOWN — NEW– Jean W., 78, Johnstown, passed away Oct. 17, 2012, in Rome, Italy, while traveling with her husband of 54 years, J. Robert New. Jean was born Dec. 26, 1933, in Blairsville, the daughter of the late Nathan and Marguerite (Werner) Falk. Preceded in death by son, Christopher New. Survived by loving husband; daughter, Eileen Weimer, and husband, Chris, Nanty Glo; son, Keith New, and wife, Jana, Mechanicsburg; daughter, Elizabeth Kennedy, and husband, John, Overland Park, Kan.; daughter, Jennifer, New York, N.Y.; nine grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Also survived by brother, Ronald Falk, and wife, Judy, Milford; two nephews; and one niece. Jean was employed as a ladies’ editor with the Latrobe Bulletin, a columnist with The Blairsville Dispatch and The Catholic Accent of the Greensburg Diocese and an advertising manager for Benscreek Pharmacy. She was a financial counselor for St. Vincent de Paul; a volunteer for the American Heart Association, American Cancer Society, Good Samaritan Nursing Care Center and Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital; a member of Stephen Ministries; a hospice care provider; and past president of the Seton Hill College alumnae board. Jean was also a very active member of the Church of the Visitation, BVM, where she was a Eucharistic minister, lector and member of the church collection committee and helped to deliver meals to homebound parishioners, and where funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday by the Rev. Barry J. Baroni. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Picking-Treece-Bennett Mortuary Inc., West Hills, 921 Menoher Blvd. Interment, Grandview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in memory of Jean to the Church of the Visitation BVM, 1127 McKinley Ave., Johnstown, Pa. 15905 or to St. Vincent de Paul Family Kitchen, 231 Bedford St., Johnstown, Pa. 15901. Condolences may be sent to ptbmortuary.com or tribdemcom.
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BEREZONSKY – Mike, 88, Akron, Ohio, passed away June 17, 2013.
BILISKI – William “Bill,” 81, Ohio, died June 13, 2013.
Steven J. Bloxsom Sr.
BLOXSOM – Steven J. Sr., 48, Scalp Level, passed away June 17, 2013.
Robert Millard Bracken
BRACKEN – Lt. JG Robert Millard, 71, a native of Johnstown and a resident of Daphne, Ala., passed away Tuesday, June 18, 2013
CHATARI – Ralph, “Mr. C,” 80, Mooresville, N.C., passed away of congestive heart failure on Monday, June 17, 2013.
Irene L. (Bertram) Erzak
ERZAK – Irene L. (Bertram), 85, Ebensburg, died June 16, 2013, in West Milford, N.J.
Dorothy Carolyn Fesman
FESMAN – Dorothy Carolyn, 95, Johnstown, went to be with our Lord Monday, June 17, 2013, following a long illness.
Willard E. Fyock
FYOCK – Willard E. “Bill,” 94, Windber, died June 18, 2013.
Jeffrey Scott Gates
GATES – Jeffrey Scott, 52, Johnstown, died June 18, 2013, at home.
LEONE – George “Gary,” 66, Hastings, died Friday, June 14, 2013, at his home surrounded by his loving family.
Martha Jean Mutch
MUTCH – Martha Jean, 89, Lilly, passed away June 17, 2013.
Katherine M. Eckenrode Nazick
NAZICK – Katherine M. Eckenrode, 69, Blacklick Township, passed away June 17, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
SPANTAK – Andrew, 84, Johnstown, died June 18, 2013, at LaurelWood Care Center.
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- District Deaths June 18, 2013
BENT – Mrs. Evelyn, 98, Windber, died June 16, 2013, at Church of the Brethren Home.
Gary J. Berkey Jr.
BERKEY – Gary J. Jr., 48, Johnstown, passed away Sunday, June 16, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Paul J. Bertram
BERTRAM – Paul J., 59, Ebensburg, formerly of Lilly and Carrolltown, passed away June 14, 2013, at Cambria Care Center.
Raymond E. Dupas
DUPAS – Raymond E., 73, Hastings, passed away June 16, 2013, at home.
Robert Martin Fry
FRY – Robert Martin “Pappy Cal,” 81, Mundys Corner, went to heaven June 15, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Carole Ann Gates
GATES – Carole Ann, 70, Johnstown, died June 16, 2013, at Select Specialty Hospital.
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