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6/29/2016
STANLEY URGOLITES, 64
RAIRIGH-BENCE FUNERAL HOME OF CLYMER
  STANLEYSTEVEN URGOLITES, AGE 64 OF CLYMER, DIED JUNE 27TH AT ALLEGHENY GENERAL HOSPITAL IN PITTSBURGH. Friends of Stanley Urgolites will be received Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Rairigh-Bence Funeral Home in Clymer, where a funeral service will begin at 7 p.m. Interment will be at a later date in the Smicksburg Cemetery.  
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6/28/2016
REV. HAROLD PITTENGER, 89
BOWSER-MINICH FUNERAL HOME IN INDIANA
  REV. HAROLD C. PITTENGER, AGE 89 OF INDIANA, FORMERLY OF ALTON, MO., DIED JUNE 27TH ATINDIANAREGIONALMEDICALCENTER. Friends of Rev. Harold Pittenger will be received Wednesday from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the Bowser-Minich Funeral Home inIndiana. A funeral service will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the Graystone Evangelical Presbyterian Church inIndiana, followed by a luncheon at the church.  
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6/28/2016
THELMA HENRY, 81
ROBINSON-LYTLE'S OF INDIANA
  Thelma M. Byers Henry, 81, of Indiana, passed away Saturday, June 25, 2016, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh,   A daughter of the late James Telford and Laura Mildred McGeary Byers, she was born Nov. 6, 1934, inIndiana.   Mrs. Henry was a graduate ofMarionCenterHigh School.  She was the owner and operator of Misko’s Beauty Shop for many years.  Mrs. Henry was a member ofZionLutheranChurchand the Indiana Eagles auxiliary.  She volunteered at theSeniorCenter.   She is survived by her husband of 28 years, Howard W. Henry, of Indiana; two children: George R. Misko and wife Tere, of Maysville, NC; and Karen S. Iman and husband Shawn, ofDayton; four grandchildren: Patrick Misko, Mark Misko, Chad Peace and wife Grace and Stacy Peace; two great grandchildren: Tucker James Peace and Adelyn Sage Peace; two brothers and three sisters.   In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 10 brothers and two sisters.   Friends will be received from 12 p.m. until the time of the funeral service at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Robinson-Lytle, Inc.  Interment will be inOaklandCemetery.   The family kindly suggests memorial contributions be made Children’s Hospitalof Pittsburgh, 45th Street andPenn Avenue,Pittsburgh,PA15201. www.robinsonlytleinc.com
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6/27/2016
THOMAS KENNEY, JR., 65
BOWSER-MINICH FUNERAL HOME IN INDIANA
Thomas B. Kenney, Jr., age 65, passed away Friday, June 24, 2016, in Black Lick Twp. as a result of injuries from an automobile accident.   He was born in 1951, in Altoona, to Thomas B. Sr., and Gertrude N. Kauffman Kenney.   Tom was a member of the Church of the Good Shepherd, Kent.   He was a member of the Boy Scouts of America, having earned the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout. He was also a veteran of the Vietnam War, having served in the US Army as a Military Policeman.   Tom was employed as a manager and market director for Ponderosa Steakhouse for most of his career. Following his work with Ponderosa, he was self employed as a contractor.   He enjoyed hunting, fishing, building, and spending time with his family and granddoggie Emmy.   Thomas is survived by his wife Mona E. (Karam) Kenney, Homer City; his daughter Kristen A. Rebholz and husband Kevin A., Carmel, IN; the following siblings: Lorrie Kenney, David Kenney, Stephen Kenney, Richard Kenney and wife Sandy, all of Altoona; and several nieces and nephews.   He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Kathy J. Kuhner Kenney in 2003, and his sister Michele Kenney.   Friends will be ...
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6/27/2016
RAYMOND STUMPF, 46
JAMES F. FERGUSON FUNERAL HOME IN BLAIRSVILLE
STUMPF, RAYMOND JAY, 46 OF AULTMAN, PA passed away, doing what he loved, on Friday, June 24, 2016 at Kent, PA, as a result of a motorcycle accident.  He was born December 28, 1969 in Indiana, PA.  He was a 1989 graduate of Indiana High School and had attended the former Vale Technical Institute of Blairsville, PA.  Raymond was employed by Northeastern Energy as a truck driver.  He loved his fish aquariums and his two Mastiff dogs.  He enjoyed riding his motorcycle and working in his garage.  Raymond is survived by his parents, Raymond M. Stumpf & Barbara (Jerto) Stumpf of Belle Vernon, PA; son, Justin Lee Stumpf & Katlyn Bailey of Cramer, PA; son, Kyle Allen Stumpf of Aultman, PA; step-daughter, Katelyn Castro & Jason Strouse of Josephine, PA; step-son, Jay Davidson of Aultman, PA; step-daughter, Amber Davidson of Aultman, PA; grandchildren, Blake, Eric, Mia & Jesse Strouse, sister, Wendy Dawson & husband, Rick of Indiana, PA; nieces:  Alexa, Hailey & Riley Dawson and also many Aunts, Uncles, Cousins & Friends.  He was preceded in death by his wife,  Shannon (Gray) Stumpf.  There will be no visitation.  A memorial service will be held at the Summit Church, 2707 W. Pike Road, Indiana, PA on Friday, July 01, 2016 at 11:00 ...
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6/27/2016
SHANNON STUMPF, 44
JAMES F. FERGUSON FUNERAL HOME IN BLAIRSVILLE
STUMPF, SHANNON (GRAY), 44 OF AULTMAN, PA passed away, doing what she loved, on Friday, June 24, 2016 at Kent, PA, as a result of a motorcycle accident.  She was born June 02, 1972 in Indiana, PA.  She was a 1990 graduate of Indiana High School and a  graduate of IUP School of Nursing.  She had worked at the Indiana Regional Medical Center as an LPN.  She loved her fish aquariums, all kinds of pets and taking care of many stray animals.  She loved spending time with her Family and especially being a grandmother.  Shannon also loved collection pig figurines, and visiting her family in Texas.  Shannon is survived by her father, Dr. James Louis Gray of  New England; daughter, Katelyn Castro & Jason Strouse of Josephine, PA; son, Jay Davidson of Aultman, PA; daughter, Amber Davidson of Aultman, PA; step-son, Justin Lee Stumpf & Katlyn Bailey of Cramer, PA; step-son, Kyle Allen Stumpf of Aultman, PA; grandchildren, Blake, Eric, Mia & Jesse Strouse; brother, Jeff Gray & wife, Jennifer of Denver, CO; Lynette Bailey, Indiana, PA, who was like a sister to Shannon; nieces & nephews: Madison, Justice, Journey & Jagger Gray and also many Aunts, Uncles, Cousins & Friends.  She was preceded in death by her mother, Anita ...
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6/27/2016
JOHN POLLOCK, SR., 95
JAMES F. FERGUSON FUNERAL HOME IN BLAIRSVILLE
POLLOCK SR., JOHN, 95 OF BRENIZER, PA passed away on Saturday, June 25, 2016 at Bethlen Home, Ligonier, PA.  He was born February 13, 1921 in Avella, PA, the son of the late George Pollock and Julia (Biro) Pollock. He was a 1939 graduate  of Derry Twp. High School. He was drafted in 1942 into the US Army.  He served in the third army, 80th Division, 319 infantry.  He received the Purple Heart and Bronze Star for combat. John was a machinist at Blairsville Westinghouse and retired in 1986.  He enjoyed fishing and gardening.  He was a lifelong member of St. Mary's Byzantine Catholic Church, Bradenville, PA.  John is survived by his son, John Pollock Jr. & wife, Sharon of Ligonier, PA; grandchild, Rachael Dindak of Naples, FL; grandchild, Joshua Pollock of Pittsburgh, PA; great grandchildren: Alexis & Ella Dindak and Sophia Pollock and also several Nieces & Nephews.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Anna (Svitlik) Pollock in 2008; brothers: Mike, Chuck & Pete Pollock and his sister, Margaret Shubuck.  The Family will receive friends on Wednesday, June 29, 2016 from 2:00 PM   to  8:00 PM.  A parastas service will be held at 3pm.  A panachida service will be held in the Funeral Home at 10:15 am prior to ...
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6/26/2016
IRENE D. SMITH, 85
Irene D. "Renee" Smith, 85 of Blairsville, passed away on Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at Indiana Regional Medical Center, Indiana, PA.   She was born  January 19, 1931 in Johnstown, PA, the daughter of the late Andrew Dyda and Catherine (Daniels) Dyda.  Rene  was a member of the SS Simon & Jude Church, Blairsville, PA.   She is survived by her brother,  Andrew Dyda & wife, Dorothy of Johnstown, PA; sister, Margaret Arcurio of Johnstown, PA and several Nieces & Nephews.   She was preceded in death by her husband, William J. Smith, Jr. in 2006;  son, William J. Smith III in 2010; sister, Sophia Sadoski; sister, Anna Dyda; sister, Mary Yesh; sister, Katherine Webb and brothers, John, Charles & Joseph Dyda.   There will be no visitation or services.  Interment will be in the SS Simon & Jude Cemetery, Blairsville, PA.  The James F. Ferguson Funeral Home will handle the arrangements.
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6/22/2016
SUNTA BRINK, 85
JAMES F. FERGUSON FUNERAL HOME IN BLAIRSVILLE
Name: Sunta (Catanzarite) Brink                    Age: 85 Address: Greensburg formerly of Brenizer     Died: Monday, June 20, 2016 at Hempfield Manor, Greensburg, PA   Born: September 02, 1930 Detroit, MI   Father: Antonio Catanzarite Mother: Elizabeth (Zappia) Catanzarite   Church: She was of the Catholic faith.   Work, Clubs & Organizations: Sunta worked for many years at the Bloomfield VFW as a waitress. She enjoyed playing bingo and dancing.     Survivors Daughter - Charlotte Saltzman, Virginia Beach, VA Grand Child - Christopher Saltsman Grand Child- Elizabeth Jones & wife Jessica Great Grandchildren- Crystal, Ivory, Alexis, Phillip, Chloe, Shane, Londyn & Haven Brother - John Catanzarite & wife Patricia, Derry, PA Sister - Phyllis Pandullo, Blairsville, PA Numerous Nieces & Nephews       Preceded in death by Father - Antonio Catanzarite Mother - Elizabeth (Zappia) Catanzarite Husband - Harold Brink Brother - Frank Catanzarite Sister - Catherine Vizza Sister - Kitty Pratt Brother - Dominick Catanzarite Brother - Rocci Catanzarite Brother - Anthony Catanzarite     Visitation: James F. Ferguson Funeral Home, Inc., Blairsville, PA on Thursday, June 23, 2016 from 2-4 & 6-8 PM, A blessing service will be held at 8pm.. Fr. Stephen R. Bugay will officiate.   Interment: SS Simon & Jude Cemetery Blairsville, Pennsylvania   www.jamesfergusonfuneralhome.com
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6/22/2016
RICHARD DAVIS, 30
SHOEMAKER FUNERAL HOME IN BLAIRSVILLE
            Master Sergeant Richard “Dick” Davis, 30, of Black Lick, PA died at POW Camp 5 in Korea on April 8, 1951.           The son of William and Zina (Williams) Davis, he was born December 20, 1919 in Black Lick.           He graduated from Blairsville and joined the Army during World War II.  He returned home after the war.  The Korean War gave him a reason to re-enlist and he became an Army Master Sergeant.  Davis was a member of Company K, 3rd Battalion, 8thCavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, near Unsan, North Korea, when the Chinese People’s Volunteer Force attacked the regiment.           He is survived by a stepson, James A. Baker (Dorothy) of Cape Coral, FL; five nephews and three nieces, Adrian “Bud” Davis, Judy Davis, Patricia Lyons, Kathy Davis Lawson, Gary Davis, Dave Davis, Dan Davis and John Davis and several great nieces and nephews.           His parents, six brothers and two sisters, Leroy, Adrian, Leon, William, John, Ben, Gwendolyn and Christine and a nephew, William Davis are deceased.           The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 A.M. Friday at the Shoemaker Funeral Home, Inc., 49 N. Walnut St., Blairsville, PA where a funeral ...
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