PORTAGE — VENA – Mrs. Hilda M. (Trexler), 95, Portage, entered into new life Jan. 11, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center. Born Nov. 3, 1917, in Cresson, daughter of James L. and Rose (Hammond) Trexler. Preceded in death by parents; husband, Eugene E.; brothers, William, Joe and Andrew; and sister, Ann Ruffing. Survived by children, Ronald, married to the former Ann Borlie, Lilly; and Lorraine, wife of Cameron Benko, Portage; grandchildren, Sharon DuBree, Anthony Vena, Vincent Vena, Lance Benko, Yvette Pisczek, Michele Poorman, Rene Delosh, Michael Vena and Eric Benko; and 18 great-grandchildren. Sister of Leonard (Alice) Trexler, New York; Raymond Trexler, Michigan; and Father Donald Trexler, Greensburg. Member of St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church. Lifetime member of Portage Volunteer Fire Company ladies auxiliary. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Jean H. Kinley Funeral Home, Portage. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Father Walter J. Moll and Father Donald Trexler, co-celebrants. Committal, St. Bartholomew Cemetery, Wilmore. Online condolences may be expressed at www.kinleyfuneralhome.com.
- District Deaths May 25, 2013
Elizabeth L. Bongiovanni
BONGIOVANNI – Elizabeth L. “Betsy,” 78, Johnstown, died May 23, 2013, at Hollidaysburg Veterans Home.
Maurice Leo Moore
MOORE – Maurice Leo, 93, Penn Run, died Thursday, May 23, 2013, at Indiana Regional Medical Center.
Regis V. Varmecky
VARMECKY – Regis V. “Reg,” 62, Johnstown, passed away May 22, 2013, at home.
- Today's Funerals May 25, 2013
- District Deaths May 24, 2013
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.
- Today's Funerals May 24, 2013
- District Deaths May 23, 2013
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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