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Donald Blough

Donald Ray Blough Sr.

Thursday, June 11th, 1931 - Friday, February 15th, 2019
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BLOUGH – Donald Ray, Sr., 87, Davidsville, passed away February 15, 2019 at Conemaugh Memorial Hospital. Born June 11, 1931in Grazier. Son of George Lambert, Jr. and Mary (Blough) Miller. He was adopted and raised by his maternal grandparents Samuel and Lydia (Eash) Blough. Preceded in death by parents, grandparents, infant daughter Mary, son Donald Blough, Jr., 7 brothers and 4 sisters. Survived by loving wife of 66 years Mary C. (Burkhardt) Blough; children Joann married to Rick Poznanski, Dianna married to Mark Fabrizio and Michael Blough; adoring grandchildren Eric and Josh Fabrizio and Adam Poznanski and wife Allison; special great-grandson Antonio Fabrizio; sisters Mary Carolus, Jane Jeffreys, Bernice Gaunt and Caroline married to Henry Gaunt; brother Ray Miller and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. The family appreciates all the help from Don’s wonderful neighbors and friends Greg Stock, Bill Andrews and Jim Baca. Don enjoyed spending time with his family and teaching them so much about life and faith. His grandchildren loved their talks with their Pap and the lessons he taught them. He was a retired employee of Bethlehem Steel Corp., Johnstown with 33 years of service. He served in the Korean War as a Sergeant in the US Army and never boasted about the Bronze Star he received. He was a longtime member of St. Anne Catholic Church, Davidsville where he served as an usher and a member of the St. Maximilian Kolbe Council 8979 Knights of Columbus. He worked many hours at the church with his two best friends, John Senuta and John Fusina. His faith in God has been an inspiration to his family and will help them through this difficult time. He will be sadly missed by his family and friends. The family would like to extend their heartfelt appreciation to Tracy and the caring staff at Conemaugh Palliative Care and the staff at Laurel View Village. May God bless everyone who has touched his life, both in the past and most recently. Viewing from 2-6PM Sunday at Hoffman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 109 Church Road, Davidsville where a vigil for the deceased will be held 2PM Sunday. Funeral Mass 10AM Monday at St. Anne Catholic Church with Rev. Fr. Peter Crowe, Celebrant. Committal Grandview Mausoleum with military honors by Somerset County Honor Guard. In lieu of flowers donations in Don’s memory may be sent to Epilepsy Foundation, 1001 Broad St., Johnstown, PA 15906 or American Cancer Society by calling 1-888-227-5445. To express condolences, order flowers or plant a memorial tree, visit HoffmanFuneralHomes.com.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Sunday, February 17th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 6:00pm
    Sunday, February 17th, 2019 2:00pm - 6:00pm
    Hoffman Funeral Home - Davidsville
    109 Church Road
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  • Service

    Monday, February 18th, 2019 | 10:00am
    Monday, February 18th, 2019 10:00am
    St. Anne Catholic Church
    205 Woodstown Highway
    DAVIDSVILLE, PA 15928-0500
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  • Interment

    Grandview Mausoleum
    801 Millcreek Road
    JOHNSTOWN, PA 15905
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Michael J O'Hara Jr

Posted at 04:02am
As Deputy Grand Knight of council 522.We are sorry for your loss. Of are Brother Donald Ray Blough,Sr.

Julie Yuschick

Posted at 03:21pm
Joann and Dianna although we did not have the pleasure to meet your dad we send sincere sympathy on your loss...May God be with you at this very difficult time and may your family be at peace knowing he is with a truly loving God...sincere sympathy to all of your family...Tim & Jul Yuschick

John, Deb & family of Michigan

Posted at 08:22am
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
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Bill and Sherri Andrews and family

Posted at 07:44am
With heartfelt condolences. Don will be missed.
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