Ebensburg, age 79, died June 19, 2017 at home. Born Sept. 1, 1937, in Johnstown. Daughter of August and Anna (Kinsky) Taczanowsky. Preceded in death by parents; first husband, Joseph P Slis Sr.; sister, Anna J. (Kukola) Vargo; and brother, August Taczanowsky Jr. Survived by husband, Clair A. Springer, Ebensburg; son, Joseph P. Slis Jr., married to the former Rose A. (Ryba), Johnstown. Stepchildren, Richard, married to Diane (Gresko); Raymond; Linda, married to James Sclesky; Deborah, married to Charles Stitt II; Rosemarie, married to Joseph Hughs; and Daniel. Grandchildren, Kendra A. and Zachary J. Slis; step-grandchildren, Richard Jr. (Lauren Burke) Springer; Kayla and Richard Legros; Danielle (Matthew) Brazil; Rachel (Chris) Geddis; James (Desiree) Sclesky; Suzie (Chad) Johnson; Jessica (Andrew) LaFaver; Alexis, Aubrey, and Ashdon Stitt; Courtney, Gretchen, and Justin Hughs. Seven great-grandchildren. Friends will be received Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Matevish and Matevish Funeral Home, Ebensburg where vigil wake services will be said. Funeral mass 11 a.m. Thursday at Holy Name Catholic Church, Ebensburg, the Rev Msgr David Lockard. Committal Grandview Cemetery, Johnstown.
Published on June 20, 2017