JOHNSTOWN — HERKO – Violet Vuick, 93, Johnstown, formerly of Trafford, died Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at Windber Medical Center, Windber. Violet was born Dec. 16, 1918, in Wall, daughter of the late Stanko “John” and Catherine “Kata” Jurich Vuick. Violet worked at Cambria Savings Bank, Johnstown, and was a receptionist for Mercy Hospital, Johnstown. She was a member of Christ the Saviour Cathedral, Johnstown. She had a kind and generous heart to all who knew her. She was preceded in death by her sisters, Mildred Tarbuck and Stella “Kikki” Vuick, and brothers, John, Mike, Miller and George Vuick. Violet is survived by her loving husband, Aleck Herko, and many nieces, nephews and other family members. Family and friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at John M. Dobrinick Funeral Home Inc., 702 7th St. (State Route 130), Trafford. (412) 372-3111. Funeral service will be held at the funeral home at 10 a.m. Wednesday, the Rev. Father D.C. Malich, officiating. Entombment and final prayers will follow at Richland Cemetery Mausoleum, Johnstown, with Father Frank Miloro. Pomen service will be at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. For directions or to send condolences please visit www.dobrinickfhinc.com.
- District Deaths May 19, 2013
Matthew P. Adams
ADAMS – Matthew P., 20, New Holland, Pa., died unexpectedly Thursday, May 16, 2013, at Ephrata Community Hospital.
Charles E. Block Sr.
BLOCK – Charles E. Sr., 75, Blacklick Township, died Friday, May 17, 2013, at his residence.
Agnes (Popovich) Cardone
CARDONE – Agnes (Popovich) 88, Palmdale, Calif., formerly of Windber, passed away May 15, 2013.
Carmel C. Coco
COCO – Carmel C., 95, died peacefully at home May 18, 2013.
Anna Mae Kopsic
KOPSIC – Anna Mae, 86, Presbyterian Home, Johnstown, formerly of Nanty Glo, passed away May 18, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Frank J. Szymusiak
SZYMUSIAK – Frank J., 97, Nanty Glo, passed away May 17, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown.
Helen M. (Til) Gembinski
GEMBINSKI – Helen M. (Til), 88, Richland, a longtime resident of Lorain Borough, passed away May 17, 2013, at home.
Gladys I. Wiesinger
WIESINGER – Gladys I., 97, Lower Yoder Township, went to be with her Heavenly Father May 13, 2013.
Glenn W. Wirick
WIRICK – Glenn W., 67, Ebensburg and Dumfries, Va., died Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at Sentara Potomac Hospital of Woodbridge.
Jean (Gibson-Lavely) Yuhas
YUHAS (GIBSON-LAVELY) – Jean, 82, Lower Yoder, died May 18, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
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- District Deaths May 18, 2013
Melody Ann Black
BLACK – Melody Ann, 55, Johnstown, passed away May 17, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
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.
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