RAYHA – Eileen H., 85, of Johnstown, passed away April 23, 2021, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center. Born July 11, 1935, in Johnstown, the daughter of John J. and Stella (Krosnika) Smolen. Preceded in death by her parents; husband, William E. Rayha; infant daughter, Mary; and brothers, Ted, Albert and John Smolen. Survived by: daughters, Kim married to Scott Steele, Cindy married to Mark Watson, both of Johnstown; and Pammie Jo married to Roger Russell, James Creek, PA. Also survived by grandchildren, Dr. Sabrina Steele; Andrew Watson (Jen); Jacob Bickel (Julie); Joshua Russell; great-grandchildren, Sophie Davenport; Adelyn, Hayley, and Kane Watson; Briah Bickel; and brother, Edward Smolen (Ruth). Eileen was a member of Resurrection Parish. She was formerly employed at Bestform where she was a seamstress and worked BINGO at Roseland. Eileen loved sewing, baking, making candy, gambling, and vacationing in her favorite place each year, Myrtle Beach. Friends will be received from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Francis G. Ozog Funeral Home Inc., Broad Street. Funeral Mass will be held 10:00 a.m., Wednesday at Resurrection Parish, Fr. George Gulash officiating. Committal will be held at St. Stephen Cemetery. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Connie and Skip Pavik and the staff of Conemaugh Hospital for the loving support they offered during Eileen’s stay.
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