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89, of Johnstown, died November 22, 2017, at Arbutus Park Manor. Born October 9, 1928, in Johnstown, the daughter of Joseph and Blanche (Picklo) Bernas. Preceded in death by her parents; husband, Daniel C. Regan; daughter, Margaret Peggy (Regan) Makdad; daughter-in-law, Ann (Wallace) Regan; and great-grandson, Michael Norris. Survived by her children: James, Johnstown; Michael, married to Bernadette (Gray), Seward; Joseph. Johnstown; Joanne, wife of Michael Piskuric, Johnstown; and John, married to Tonya (Hayes) Johnstown; son-in-law, Richard Makdad; 16 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren. Also survived by sister, Helen, wife of Chuck Dzendzel; and special cousin, Pat Kowal. Blanche was a member of St. Therese Catholic Church where she was a member of Christian Mothers. She was The Avon Lady for 40 years and was The avid Johnstown hockey fan. The family would like to thank Brian and her Arbutus Park family and Mary Jo and the Ascera Hospice family for loving and taking care of our mother. Friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday at the FRANCIS G. OZOG FUNERAL HOME, Inc., 710 Broad St. where vigil service will be held. Funeral Mass will be held 10 a.m. Monday at St. Therese Catholic Church, Fr. Bernard Karmanocky, O.F.M. Committal will be held at Grandview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family asks that you pay it forward. Online condolences may be offered to the family www.fgozogfuneralhome.com
Published on November 22, 2017
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