Julia M. Prorok

Julia M. Prorok, 92, Hollidaysburg, formerly of Altoona, died Thursday morning at Garvey Manor Nursing Home, Hollidaysburg.

She was born in Gallitzin, daughter of the late Albert and Mary Ann (Gawlick) Wojtarowicz. She married Peter P. Prorok on Oct. 8, 1955, in Gallitzin, and he preceded her in death on Aug. 11, 1979.

Surviving are a daughter, Mary M. of Altoona; a son, Frank P. of Altoona; and two sisters: Agnes Wozniak of Aliquippa and Frances Kost of DuBois.

She was preceded in death by three brothers: Peter, Frank and Stanley; and five sisters: Stella Sweeny, Helen Witcore, Sister Harriet, Ann Axelson and Katherine Kunko.

Julia was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Parish and attended Sacred Heart Catholic Church with her daughter.

Friends will be received from 3:30 to 8 p.m. today at Stanley J. Krish Funeral Home Inc., 1204 17th St., Altoona. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Sixth Avenue and 21st Street, Altoona, by Monsignor Stanley Carson. Committal will be at SS. Peter & Paul Roman Catholic Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, kindly make donations to Garvey Manor Nursing Home, 1037 S. Logan Blvd., Hollidaysburg, PA 16648.