HASTINGS — SMELKO – William, 86, Hastings, formerly of Ambridge, died Feb. 9, 2013, at Miners Medical Center. Born July 30, 1926, son of the late Ludwig “Murph” and Mary (Slavicsky) Smelko. Preceded in death by parents, and wife, Rita (Webb), who died in 1985. Survived by son, Thomas (Carol Frederick), Ambridge; daughters, Lucy Magoulick (Gary Burnheimer), Ebensburg, and Evelyn (Jay Moberly), San Mateo, Calif.; grandson, Jacob Magoulick, and wife, Katie, New Market, Ala.; and very close and loving friend, Pegg Cunningham, Hastings. Bill was retired with 40 years of service as a shipper in the tin mill of LTV Steel in Aliquippa. During World War II, he served in the U.S. Navy as a member of the 37th Special Naval Battalion. He graduated from St. Veronica High School and Robert Morris College. He was a member of St. Bernard Catholic Church, Hastings, and the National Rifle Association. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Easly-Hindman Funeral Home, 333 Beaver St., Hastings. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Bernard Catholic Church, Father Thaddeus Rettger, OSB, officiating. Interment, Good Samaritan Cemetery, Fair Oaks. Arrangements in care of Easly-Hindman Funeral Home and Crematory Inc., “Exclusive Provider of Veterans and Family Memorial Care.” Condolences may be made at HindmanFuneralHomes.com.
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SALAY – Michael, of Pueblo, Colo., born Oct. 10, 1923, passed away June 15, 2013.
Louis C. Carter
CARTER – Louis C., 71, Johnstown, passed away Sunday, June 16, 2013.
Helen M. Litvin
LITVIN – Helen M., 80, Johnstown, went to be with the Lord June 18, 2013.
John G. Horner
HORNER – John G. “Jack,” 75, Timberlake Village, Ohio.
Betty Jean Maydak
MAYDAK – Betty Jean, 77, passed away June 18, 2013, in Bloomsburg.
James M. Schellhammer
SCHELLHAMMER – James M., 56, Lucerne Mines, died June 17, 2013.
James A. Unger Sr.
UNGER – James A. Sr., 57, Johnstown, died June 18, 2013, at Westmoreland Hospital.
Mary A. Wysocki
WYSOCKI – Mary A., 87, Watkins, passed away June 19, 2013, at Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh.
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BEREZONSKY – Mike, 88, Akron, Ohio, passed away June 17, 2013.
BILISKI – William “Bill,” 81, Ohio, died June 13, 2013.
Steven J. Bloxsom Sr.
BLOXSOM – Steven J. Sr., 48, Scalp Level, passed away June 17, 2013.
Robert Millard Bracken
BRACKEN – Lt. JG Robert Millard, 71, a native of Johnstown and a resident of Daphne, Ala., passed away Tuesday, June 18, 2013
CHATARI – Ralph, “Mr. C,” 80, Mooresville, N.C., passed away of congestive heart failure on Monday, June 17, 2013.
Irene L. (Bertram) Erzak
ERZAK – Irene L. (Bertram), 85, Ebensburg, died June 16, 2013, in West Milford, N.J.
Dorothy Carolyn Fesman
FESMAN – Dorothy Carolyn, 95, Johnstown, went to be with our Lord Monday, June 17, 2013, following a long illness.
Willard E. Fyock
FYOCK – Willard E. “Bill,” 94, Windber, died June 18, 2013.
Jeffrey Scott Gates
GATES – Jeffrey Scott, 52, Johnstown, died June 18, 2013, at home.
LEONE – George “Gary,” 66, Hastings, died Friday, June 14, 2013, at his home surrounded by his loving family.
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