JOHNSTOWN — LEES – James R., 63, Johnstown, went to be with the Lord Dec. 29, 2013, at his residence after a courageous battle with ALS. Born Oct. 16, 1950, in Johnstown, son of James and Virginia (DeRubis) Lees. Preceded in death by father. Survived by mother, Johnstown; wife, the former Patricia Peters, whom he married May 10, 1975. Also survived by daughters, Brieana (Josh Day), Johnstown; and Shauna (William Campbell), Windber; and grandchildren, Summer and Benjamin Campbell. Brother of Richard (Marie Mikula) and Jeff (Traca Howsare), both of Johnstown. Also survived by nieces, Jennifer (Brian Deutsch) and Sarah Lees, both of State College. Member of St. Benedict Catholic Church, and was a retired foreman from Bethlehem Steel Corp. in Burns Harbor, Ind. He also worked at DRS Technologies. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. Jim was a kind and loving man, who will be greatly missed by all of those who were blessed to have had him in their lives. Friends received from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Henderson Funeral Home, East Hills, 2503 Bedford St., where vigil for the deceased will be held. Funeral Mass will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday at St. Benedict Church, Father David Peles, celebrant. Committal, St. Anthony Cemetery. “Lord, now lettest thy servant depart in peace according to thy word.” (Luke 2:29)
SPISAK – Dorothy, 88, Brownstown, died July 11, 2014, at Presbyterian Home of Greater Johnstown.
Alfred E. Kelley
KELLEY – Alfred E. “Skip,” 77, Elton, went to be with the Lord July 12, 2014, at his residence.
Ira J. Gilkey
GILKEY – Ira J., 65, Richland Township, went to be with the Lord July 11, 2014, at Select Specialty Hospital.
Nick U. Bardo Sr.
BARDO – Nick U. Sr. “Pottsy,” 92, Windber, went to be with the Lord July 10, 2014, at UPMC Washington Hospital.
Dr. William H. Seals Jr.
SEALS – Dr. William H. Jr., Johnstown, passed away from this life July 8, 2014.
Reginald H. Yeager
YEAGER – Reginald H. “Pappy,” 87, Patton, passed away Friday, July 11, 2014, at Miners Hospital, Hastings.
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Philip D. Cole
COLE – Philip D., 59, Cresson, died July 10, 2014, at Van Zandt VAMC, Altoona.
Robert L. Marsh
MARSH – Robert L., 74, Bolivar, died Thursday, July 10, 2014, at Hillsdale Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Hillsdale, Pa.
Robert L. Morrison
MORRISON – Robert L., 82, Patton, passed away July 9, 2014, in Patton.
Owen F. Ott
OTT – Owen F., 74, Johnstown, died July 8, 2014, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
Dean Alan Shumaker
SHUMAKER – Dean Alan, 62, Central City, departed our lives July 7, 2014.
Twila M. Stupi
STUPI – Twila M., 93, Geistown Borough, died July 9, 2014.
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Benjamin P. Arellano Sr.
ARELLANO – Benjamin “Benny” P. Sr., 86, Johnstown, went to be with the Lord July 3, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Homer J. George
GEORGE – Homer “Jim” J., 73, Salix, went to be with the Lord July 1, 2014, home surrounded by his family.
Samuel C. Johnson Sr.
JOHNSON – Samuel C. Sr., 58, Johnstown, passed away July 6, 2014, unexpectedly at home.
Rev. Father Joseph Kapusnak
KAPUSNAK – Rev. Father Joseph, 79, died Monday, July 7, 2014, at Mount St. Macrina Manor, Uniontown.
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