RICHMOND, VA. — SCHWING – Albert John Jr., 85, Richmond, Va., passed away Nov. 22, 2013. Born Feb. 10, 1928, in Johnstown. Survived by his wife of 55 years, Edith Schwing; daughter and son-in-law, Karla Schwing McCollum and Ronald T. McCollum, Richmond, Va.; son, Eric Schwing, Richmond, Va.; daughters, Helene Ashby, Atwater, Calif.; Evelyne Schwing, Palmdale, Calif.; 10 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; devoted nieces, Kathryn Jones and Susan Kang; and numerous other nieces, nephews and grandnieces and -nephews. Predeceased by daughter, Victoria Ziegler, Johnstown; parents, Mary Noonan and Albert J. Schwing Sr., Johnstown; and siblings, William Schwing, Helene Jones and Alberta Crossen. Member of Kiwanis International and German Mountain Division Friendship Club. He was drafted into World War II and served with Army Air Corps, Washington, D.C.; served with the Counter Intelligence Corps/66th Military Brigade in Korea and Germany; SGM Armed Forces Recreation Centers, Garmisch, Germany; ROTC instructor; West Virginia University, Army Advisor to the Ohio National Guard; and served in Vietnam, where he earned the Bronze Star Medal of Honor. He earned his B.A. from the University of Maryland and M.B.A. from Boston University, graduated summa. Post-retirement, he became an adjunct professor for Boston University overseas. We will forever be thankful for all you did for us, your family and family of friends, and for your country. You mentored us and always led by example. Through you, we learned the meaning of love, loyalty, integrity and honor. My hope is that you are looking down and witnessing us all carrying that torch. You are our guardian angel now.
- District Deaths July 24, 2014
Thomas Barton Jr.
BARTON – Thomas Jr., 87, Central City, died July 21, 2014, at home.
Dorothy B. Bermosk
BERMOSK – Dorothy B., 87, Johnstown, passed away July 20, 2014, at Golden Living Center.
Leland Doyle Carney Jr.
CARNEY – Leland Doyle Jr. “Junior” or “Lee,” 77, Pomaria, S.C., formerly of Seward, went to be with the Lord Monday, July 21, 2014.
Ernest R. Contrillo
CONTRILLO – Ernest R., 61, Pittsburgh, formerly of Central City, died July 20, 2014.
Cecelia C. Duncan
DUNCAN – Cecelia C. “Sue,” 78, Johnstown, died July 22, 2014, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
Capt. Dudley C. Hunt
HUNT – Capt. Dudley C., (retired) MPD, Washington, D.C., 77, Windber, passed away July 22, 2014, at home.
Dorothy M. (Moyer) Kepler
KEPLER – Mrs. Dorothy M. (Moyer), 90, Scottsdale, Ariz., formerly of Portage, entered into new life July 19, 2014, at Hospice of the Valley, Scottsdale.
Anna Marie Krumenacker
KRUMENACKER – Anna Marie, 85, Carrolltown, passed away July 22, 2014, at St. Jude’s Haven, Johnstown.
- Funerals July 24, 2014
BLOCK – Deborah, 62, Johnstown, died July 21, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Edward James Clark
CLARK – Edward James, 89, Johnstown, formerly of Minersville, died Saturday, July 12, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Nicole Lyn Eskridge
ESKRIDGE – Nicole Lynn, 24, Linden, Va., passed away Saturday, July 19, 2014.
Jeffery Lynn Flick
FLICK – Jeffery Lynn, 58, Seattle, Wash., formerly of Hollsopple, passed on July 3, 2014, in Seattle.
Elizabeth J. Knapik
KNAPIK – Elizabeth J. “Bethann,” 75, Northern Cambria, passed away July 21, 2014, at UPMC Altoona.
Christopher Shawn Reed
REED – Christopher Shawn, 22, Windber, died July 20, 2014.
Violet Marie (Snyder) Shaffer-Eastlake
SHAFFER-EASTLAKE – Violet Marie (Snyder), 90, Hidden Valley Road, Conemaugh Township, Somerset County, died July 22, 2014.
Teresa L. Smith
SMITH – Teresa L., 50, Johnstown, died July 19, 2014, at her residence.
TURNER – Rosemary, 91, formerly of Johnstown and Woodville, Ohio, died Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Genoa Care Center, Genoa, Ohio.
Mary Ann (Guzic) Walter
WALTER – Mary Ann (Guzic), 77, Lilly, went to her eternal rest July 21, 2014, surrounded by her family at her residence.
- Funerals July 23, 2014
- District Deaths July 22, 2014
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