BOSWELL — BENDICK – Lucille M. (Romano), 86, Boswell, died Jan. 31, 2013, at In Touch Hospice House. Born Aug. 1, 1926, in Scalp Level, daughter of Patsy and Therese (Capatch) Romano. Preceded in death by parents; and sister, Ann Gentile. Survived by husband of 58 years, Frank J.; children, Frank A., married to Connie (Matse), Boswell; Lucy M., married to Terry Lappi, Jerome; and Christine Scrimager, and fiance, Michael Budzina, Boswell; grandchildren, Kristi, married to Chad Lisbon, Jennerstown; Heidi, married to Brian Bernasconi, New City, N.Y.; Heather Lappi, Philadelphia; and Alex Bendick, Boswell; great-grandson, Connor Lisbon; brother, Sam Romano, and wife, Barbara, Royal Oak, Mich.; brother-in-law, Reno Gentile, Windber; sisters-in-law, Jean, married to Donald Hall, Johnstown; and Kathy Straub, Harrisburg; and aunt, Rose Capatch, and uncle, Bill Capatch, both of Madera, Pa. A 1944 graduate of Windber High School and a graduate of Cambria-Rowe Business College, Johnstown. Former secretary for Gahagen Coal Co., Cambria County War Memorial and Boswell Water Authority. Member of All Saints Catholic Parish. Lucy enjoyed playing cards, dancing and spending time with family. Viewing will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Hoffman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 409 Main St., Boswell, where vigil for the deceased will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday. Funeral Mass will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at All Saints Church, Boswell, Rev. Father Justin A. Ratajczak, OFM, Conv., celebrant. Committal, St. Stanislaus Cemetery. Donations in Lucy’s memory may be sent to In-Touch Hospice House, P.O. Box 1173, Somerset, Pa. 15501, or The Patriot, 495 W. Patriot St., Somerset, Pa. 15501. To express condolences, make a donation, light a candle or order flowers, visit HoffmanFuneralHomes.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.
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- 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.
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- 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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