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9/1/2015
JOHN SILKO, JR., 44
JAMES F. FERGUSON FUNERAL HOME IN BLAIRSVILLE
Name:   John "Jay" Silko, Jr.   Age:  44 Address: Rostraver, PA     Died:  Sunday, August 30, 2015  at  his home.   Born:   March 16, 1971  Indiana, PA   Father:  John Silko, Sr.Mother:  Linda Silko   Church:    Work, Clubs & Organizations:  He was a Blairsville High graduate of 1989, playing football at Blairsville and also at Thaddeus Stevens State School of Technology that he attended for 2 years.  He was a member of the US Steel Workers Union and he worked as a brick layer from 1999-2010 out of local #9.  Jay enjoyed hunting, fishing, archery, camping at Tionesta, cutting fire wood and canoeing.  He also helped coach the Blairsville Boilermakers football team for several years.  He loved watching the Steelers, Pirates and dirt biking.  He also loved his 2 English Mastiffs Duece and Carly.   SurvivorsWife of 11 years-  Lara "Lori" Bolitho Silko, Rostraver, PA whom he married May 29, 2004Mother - Linda Silko, Blairsville, PAFather - John Silko, Sr., Blairsville, PAStep-Son - Tyler Kuviak, Rostraver, PASister - Kathy Silko, Blairsville, PASister - Michele Cline, Blairsville, PASister - Mandy Henry & husband Mark, Homer City, PAMaternal Grandfather - William Cook, Nanty Glo, PAFather-in-law ...
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8/31/2015
JEFFERY JOHNSTON, 52
ROBINSON-LYTLE'S OF INDIANA
JEFFERY GORDON JOHNSTON, AGE 52 OF INDIANA, DIED AUG. 30TH AT BEACON RIDGE. There will be no visitation for Jeffery Johnston. A Memorial service will be held at a later time at the convenience of the family. Robinson-Lytle’s ofIndiana is in charge of the arrangements.  
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8/31/2015
GLADYS BUTTERWORTH, 92
ROBINSON-LYTLE'S OF INDIANA
  GLADYS A. BUTTERWORTH, AGE 92 OF INDIANA, DIED AUG. 30TH. There will be no visitation for Gladys Butterworth. A Memorial service will be held at a later time at the convenience of the family. Robinson-Lytle’s ofIndiana is in charge of the arrangements.
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8/31/2015
PATRICIA JOHNS, 68
SHOEMAKER FUNERAL HOME IN BLAIRSVILLE
              Patricia (Harshyne) Johns, 68, of Lucernemines, PA passed away on Friday, August 28, 2015 at her home.           The daughter of John M. and Victoria K. (Drawl) Harshyne, she was born January 17, 1947 in Lucernemines.           Patricia graduated from Laura Lamar High School in 1965 and from Everest College with a degree in business management in 2014.           She worked for many years at Indiana County Head Start. She also worked for Adelphia Cable and lastly with Wyotech.           She was a member of Blairsville FOE #1488 Ladies Auxiliary and loved spending time with her family.           Surviving are two daughters, Amy M. Enterline (Mark) of Blairsville and Victoria L. Barelick (David) of Blairsville; seven grandchildren, Kelsey Johnston, Kara Johnston, Stephen Johnston, Connor Enterline, Rena Enterline, Meghan Barelick and Christopher Barelick; four great grandchildren and a brother Stephen Harshyne of Placentia, CA.           She was preceded in death by her parents, a sister, Kathryn Harshyne and a brother, John Harshyne.           The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 P.M. Monday at the Shoemaker Funeral Home, Inc., 49 N. Walnut St., Blairsville, PA. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday at the funeral home with Pastor Joe Ryer officiating.           Interment ...
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8/29/2015
BERTHA PRYMAK, 96
BOWSER-MINICH FUNERAL HOME, INDIANA
BERTHA PRYMAK, 96   Bertha J. Prymak, age 96, of Clarksburg, passed away Friday, Aug. 28, at St. Andrew’s Village. Friends of Bertha Prymak will be received on Monday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Bowser-Minich Funeral Home in Indiana. A funeral mass will be celebrated on Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at the Church of the Good Shepherd in Kent. Interment will be made in the St. Bernard Cemetery in Indiana.   ***   Bertha J. Prymak, age 96, of Clarksburg, passed away Friday, August 28, 2015 at St. Andrew’s Village. She was born 1919 in Waterman, to Samuel and Anna Cutler Pelchar. Mrs. Prymak was a member of the Church of the Good Shepherd R.C. Church, Kent. Bertha enjoyed spending time with her family, gardening, reading, and cooking for family gatherings. Bertha is survived by four children, Patricia M. Egry, Indiana; Michael S., Indiana; Samuel R., Clarksburg; Marcy Hileman, (Dan Smith), Indiana; six grandchildren, Tricia Egry, Matthew and Jason Hileman, Michael Prymak, Melissa Hlebechuk and husband Nate, Joshua Prymak and wife Nikki; six great grandchildren, Savannah and Summer Prymak, Jordyn Prymak, Sage, Payton, and Aspen Rose Hlebechuk; two sisters, Elizabeth O’Bradovich, Murrysville; and Frances Grevish, Greensburg. She was ...
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8/29/2015
MARGARET HULL, 89
RAIRIGH-BENCE FUNERAL HOME, CLYMER
MARGARET HULL, 89   Margaret L. (Brigham) Hull, age 89 of Marion Center, passed away on Aug. 28, at Forbes Regional Hospital in Monroeville. Family and friends of Margaret Hull will be received on Sunday, Aug. 30, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Rairigh-Bence Funeral Home Clymer.  Her funeral service will be on Monday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home.   Interment will be private in the Marion Center Cemetery.   ***   Margaret L. (Brigham) Hull, 89 of Marion Center, PA., passed away on August 28, 2015 at ForbesRegional Hospital, Monroeville, PA. She was the daughter of Curtis L. and Louise (Martell) Bringham, born April 17, 1926 in Clymer, PA. Margaret was a member of the Bible Baptist Church.  She liked to sit on her porch and swing.  Margaret loved to watch her great grandchildren and hold her dog “Penelope”.  She was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She is survived by her daughter, Kathy L. Hull Repine; grandson, Robert Repine and wife Linda; granddaughter, Angela Adams and husband James; great grandson, Andrew Adams and great granddaughter, Danielle Adams all of Marion Center; three step great grandchildren, Lewis Joe and Anna. Margaret was preceded in death ...
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8/28/2015
DOROTHY RIVEIRO, 93
BOWSER-MINICH FUNERAL HOME IN INDIANA
Dorothy Monko Riveiro, 93 of Southport, NC passed away Saturday, August 22, 2015 at Cape Fear Hospice and Life Care Center. Born in Sagamore, PA on December 15, 1921 to Nick and Anna Kostella.Dorothy had a passion for cooking, gardening, dancing, and playing musical instruments. She was especially fond of sharing her life stories with her grandchildren. Dorothy was very proficient at remembering the important dates of her family and friends.She is survived by her daughter Sylvia Egert (Gerry) of Holden Beach, NC and her son John (Denise Ann) of Athens, GA. Seven grandchildren, twelve great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive her.Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, her first husband John Paul Monko of 38 years (1978), her second husband Cilio Riveiro of 15 years (2004), a daughter Kathy Gundy (1998) and a granddaughter Wendy Egert Partsch (1989).A funeral mass will be celebrated at 10:00 AM on Monday, August 31, 2015 at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Yatesboro, PA. Burial will take place in Sacred Heart Cemetery, PA.Memorial gifts may be sent to the Lower Cape Fear Hospice and Life Care Center, 955 Mercy Lane SE, Bolivia, NC 28422.    
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8/27/2015
HELEN WINEMAN, 83
C. FREDERICK BOWSER FUNERAL HOME, HOMER CITY
HELEN WINEMAN, 83   Helen Zora Wineman, age 83, of Homer City died Wednesday, Aug. 26, at Indiana Regional Medical Center.  Friends of Helen Wineman will be received Monday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the C. Frederick Bowser Funeral Home in Homer City.  Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home.  Interment to follow in the Greenwood Cemetery in Indiana.   ***   Helen Zora Wineman, 83, Homer City died Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at Indiana Regional Medical Center.  She was the daughter of the late Ira R. and Zora (Bowers) Overdorff and was born November 29, 1931 in Indiana.    Helen was a member of the Graystone Presbyterian Church, Indiana. She was very active in the Risinger Elementary PTA when her boys were young and she was also a volunteer for the American Red Cross – Myrwalt Flower Fund.   Helen is survived by her husband, Robert C.; her sons, Michael L. Wineman and his wife Kimberly of Rock Hill, SC and James S. Wineman and his wife Cynthia of Houston, TX.  She is also survived by her grandchildren, Nicholas, Danielle, Alexis and ...
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8/27/2015
WANDA EWING, 83
SHOEMAKER FUNERAL HOME IN BLAIRSVILLE
            Wanda L. (Embick) Ewing, 83, of Clarksburg, PA (Conemaugh Twp.) passed away on Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at her home.           The daughter of Elmer W. and Alverta L. (Wolford) Embick, she was born April 5, 1932 in Loganton, Clinton Co., PA.           Surviving are one son, Roger L.       Ewing and his wife, Cindy of Clarksburg; three daughters, Doris J. Brown and her husband, Jeffrey of Clarksburg; Shelby A. Hill and her husband, Jonathan of Clarksburg and Beverly J. Weaver and her husband, Neal of Osterburg; 16 grandchildren, Bradley Ewing, Gregory Ewing, Lisa Ewing, Jonathan Hill, Rebecca Hill, Kwanita Hill, Andrew Brown, Kristy Brown, Joel Brown, Grannie (Weaver) Beutman, Katie Weaver, Jared Weaver, Derrick Weaver, Cortnie Weaver, Ashlie Weaver and Marcus Weaver; six great grandchildren, Jeremy Waltz, Mackenzie Waltz, Zoey Brown, Samuel Ewing, Brady Ewing and Joshua Ewing; and a brother, Paul R. Embick of Renova.           She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Paul N. Ewing in 1998; infant son, Thomas; a daughter Lucinda; a granddaughter, Danae Ewing; a grandson, Douglas Ewing; two brothers, Levi E. Embick and Ralph W. Embick and a sister, Hazel M. Ewing.           The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to ...
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8/25/2015
RUTHANN KOOS, 73
JAMES F. FERGUSON FUNERAL HOME IN BLAIRSVILLE
 Name: Ruthann (Boros) Koos               Age: 73 Address: Blairsville, PA  Died: Sunday, August 23, 2015 at Life Care Hospital, Monroeville, PA Born: April 03, 1942 McKeesport, PA Father: Frank BorosMother: Ida (Baros) Boros Church:  Work, Clubs & Organizations: Ruth formerly worked in a secretary pool for the US Government. She enjoyed spending time with her family. She liked to read, playing games and enjoyed her animals. She enjoyed spending time at her home and with her late husband, Jim.  SurvivorsSon - Erik G. Koos & wife Kathleen, Torrance, PADaughter - Diana K. Mandekic & husband Gary, Derry, PASon - Adam C. Koos, Blairsville, PAGrand Child - Seneca L. KoosGrand Child - Ryan J. MandekicBrother - John Boros & wife Grace, McKeesport, PASister - Janet Breckenridge & husband Bill, McKeesport, PABrother - Jim Boros & wife Kathy, McKeesport, PA  Preceded in death byFather - Frank BorosMother - Ida (Baros) BorosHusband - Louis James Koos in 2007Brother - Frank & Terry Boros Visitation:James F. Ferguson Funeral Home, Inc., Blairsville, PA on Thursday, August 27, 2015 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM and 6:00 PM ...
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