60, East Taylor Township, lost her extended battle with cancer on October 31, 2017. Born on June 13, 1957 in Johnstown, daughter of the late Bernard C. and Janet L. (Pudliner) Locher. She is survived by her loving husband of 29 years, Duane E. Simons, East Taylor Township; son, John E. (Lisa Ferenchik) Teeter, Brownstown; granddaughters, Aubrie and Alanna Ferenchik; grandsons, Landon and Brady Ferenchik; siblings, Janet (Gary) Miller, Dwight (Dee) Locher, Dwayne (Deborah Stowell) Locher, Bernice Finder, Patti (Don Buday) Hanlin and Michelle Miller, and numerous nieces and nephews. Ylona was a member of Summit Chapel United Methodist Church, where she taught Sunday School for several years. She was always thinking of others and loved her family dearly. At Ylona's request, there will be no public viewing. Family and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service at 11 a.m. on Saturday at Summit Chapel United Methodist Church with the Rev. Keith H. Lohr officiating. Private inurnment will be held at the convenience of the family. The family is being served by the Baker-Harris Funeral Chapel, Conemaugh. Contributions be directed to the American Cancer Society in memory of Ylona. Online condolences may be posted to ww.wharrisfuneralhome.com. Cremation by Laurel Highlands Crematory at Harris Funeral Home.
Published on November 1, 2017