EBENSBURG — GONGLOFF – John, 79, Rebekah Manor, Ebensburg, formerly of Mineral Point, died peacefully Feb. 1, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center, surrounded by his family. Born Aug. 13, 1933, in Loretto, son of the late Richard C. and Catherine A. (Webb) Gongloff. Preceded in death by wife of 51 years, Janet, in 2004, and brothers, Paul, David, Thomas and James Gongloff. Survived by sons, Gary, married to the former Kathy Jessell, Johnstown, and Terry, married to the former Margie Wirfel, Summerhill; grandchildren, Susanne, Stephens City, Va.; Gary Gongloff, and his fiancee, Natalie Krampy, Mineral Point; Mark, married to Natalie Lawrence, Martinsville, Va.; and Kristi, wife of Corey Millward, Nanty Glo; and great-granddaughter, Alley, Martinsville, Va. John was the brother of E. Jane Gongloff, Loretto; Dorothy (Roy) Litzinger, Patton; Helen (John) Barlick, Cresson; and Betty (Don) Mento and Robert (Darlene) Gongloff, both of Loretto. Also survived by sisters-in-law, Janet Baker Gongloff, Loretto, and Rita Walters Gongloff, Mundys Corner, and numerous nieces and nephews. Member of Holy Name Roman Catholic Church. Retired from Bethlehem Mines and Holy Name School. John enjoyed many years of hunting with his sons and grandsons, cutting firewood and tractor and quad riding in the woods. Member of UMWA. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Askew-Houser Funeral Homes Inc., Ebensburg, where a vigil prayer service will be held. Funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Holy Name Church, the Rev. Msgr. Arnold L. Gaus, celebrant. Entombment, Holy Name Mausoleum. In lieu of other memorials, donations are encouraged to the St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry in John’s memory.
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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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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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