Frances Marie Ozanich Harper, age 78, of Waltersburg, passed away Monday, November 21, 2022 in Laurel Ridge Center. She was born August 30, 1944 in Uniontown, PA, daughter of the late Andrew Ozanich and Anna Hudock Ozanich. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her great granddaughter, Grace Ann Baker and brothers, Frank Ozanich, Patrick Ozanich, and Eugene Ozanich.
Fran was a 1962 graduate of South Union High School. She was a Supervisor at Columbia Gas with over 32 years of service. Fran was a member of St. Therese de lisieux Roman Catholic Church. She enjoyed baking, gardening and rescuing cats.
Left to cherish Fran’s memory are her husband, William W. Harper, I; son, William W. Harper, II (Patty) of Waltersburg; daughters, Lee Anne Baker (George) of Roaming Shores, OH; Lou Anne Demosky, Esq. (Lee) of Greensburg; grandchildren. Brianna Leatherman (Dan), George Baker, III (Kristi), Kaylie Harper Moore, Appolonia Smolka (Anthony), Broc Baker, Lealaina Demosky and L. William Demosky; great grandchildren, Braedon, Lorelai, Gianna, Alyse, and Sutton; brothers, Jack Ozanich, William Ozanich and Arthur Ozanich; sisters Gertrude Ream Genevieve Ozanich and Maryann Chasko, and many nieces and nephews.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the ANDREW D. FERGUSON FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORIES, INC., 80 Morgantown St., Uniontown, PA, where family and friends will be received on Wednesday, November 23rd from 3 until 7 p.m. Visitation will continue in the funeral home on Friday, November 25th from 9 until 10 a.m. followed by a Blessing Service celebrating Fran’s life at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow in Bowman-Flatwoods Cemetery.
The family suggest that donations in memory of Fran can be made to Cat Rangers Rescue Group, PO Box 132, Acme, PA 15610.
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