William G. Harris, Supervisor

Daniel Kovacs, Supervisor

Laurel Highlands Crematory

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Justine Herczegh

April 9, 2018
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Herczegh – Justine, 94, of Windber, passed away peacefully into the Lord’s hands on April 9, 2018 at the Church of the Brethren Home. Born on November 12, 1923 in East Conemaugh Borough, daughter of Lewis and Anna (Madaish) Kovalchick. Preceded in death by her parents; husband, William Joseph Herczegh; son, William James; siblings, Charles W., Lewis, Mary, and Ann Kovalchick, and Eva Miller and Pearl Mastovich. She is survived by her loving children, Carol Torina, Daytona, FL, Terrance (Karen), Monroe, OH, George (Lynn), Richland Township, and Linda L. Herczegh, Bluffton, SC; grandchildren, Travis K. and Matthew Torina, Alyssa J. Herczegh, Emily A. Vinay, and Jessica J. Mangold; great grandchildren, Marlie J. Mangold, George Vinay III, and Madison A. Vinay; siblings, Julia “Gigi” (John) Novak, and Catherine, and John Kovalchik, and numerous nieces and nephews. Justine attended East Conemaugh School. She was employed at several restaurants in the area as a waitress for numerous years. Justine was a member of St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church. She enjoyed babysitting and being around children. Justine was a kind-hearted person, who was religiously minded. She always was willing to help others in their time of need, even though her own material needs were lacking most of the time. Justine raised her children on her own and they were everything to her. She instilled in them a strong moral sense and work ethic. Justine’s motto was hard work and to never hurt anyone. Her strong religious Orthodox faith sustained and gave her the strength and courage to go on during the numerous times of adversity. She will be forever loved and deeply missed by her family. At Justine’s request there will be no public viewing or service. The family is being served by the Harris Funeral Home, 500 Cherry Lane, Richland. Private inurnment will be at Richland Cemetery. The family suggests contributions be directed to St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church, 427 First St, Conemaugh, PA 15909 in memory of Justine. On line condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com. Cremation by Laurel Highlands Crematory at Harris Funeral Home.

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