NEWTOWN — STUREY – Charles, 94, Newtown, died Jan. 30, 2013, at Maple Winds Care Center. Born May 4, 1918, in Windber, son of Anthony and Fannie (Zazulak) Sturey. Preceded in death by parents; wife, Elizabeth (Brkovich); brothers, John, Daniel, Steve and Michael; and sisters, Fay Oleksak and Mary Rzeszut. Survived by sons, Charles, Charleston, W.Va.; Nicholas, Newtown; and John (Lori Bowman), Windber; and grandchildren, Courtney, Ethan and Anthony Sturey. Brother of Nick (Theresa Schultz), Johnstown; Pete, Fallston, Md.; and Anna Conino, Maryland. Also survived by numerous brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews. Member of St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church and VFW. He proudly served in the U.S. Army during World War II, as a sergeant in Co. G, 276th Infantry Unit, 70th Division, where he participated in the Naples-Foggia, Sicily, Rome-Arno, Rhineland and Central Europe Campaigns. After retiring from Bethlehem Steel Corp., Charles enjoyed spending time in his garden, riding his tractor and sitting on his swing. His real enjoyment was spending time with his grandchildren, who affectionately called him Dide. Friends will be received noon to 3 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Henderson-Makuchan Funeral Home, 434 First St., Conemaugh, where Parastas will be sung at noon Friday. Funeral service will begin at 12:30 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home and continue immediately at St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church, the Very Rev. Archpriest George Johnson. Interment will follow in the church cemetery, where military rites will be conducted by Conemaugh Valley Detachment 287 Marine Corps League. In lieu of flowers, family suggests memorial contributions to St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church or The Duke Andrews Basketball League, c/o 153 Sherry Lane, P.O. Box 383, Elton, Pa. 15934.
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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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Rosalie Augusta (Miller) Beatty
BEATTY – Rosalie Augusta (Miller), 87, Tire Hill, died peacefully May 20, 2013, at Conemaugh Memorial Palliative Care Unit.
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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- District Deaths May 21, 2013
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.
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