JOHNSTOWN — GLOSSER – Alvin M., 88, Westmont, died Feb. 14, 2012, at Memorial Medical Center. Born March 4, 1923, in Johnstown, son of the late Saul and Eva (Hurwitz) Glosser. Survived by wife of 55 years, Joan L. (Vertman); children, Diane, married to Brent Rosenthal, Sioux City, Iowa; Saul S. and Dr. Donna Barnhart, Westmont; and Mindy, married to Charles Conklin, Chalfont, Pa.; brothers, Morton, Florida; and William, Westmont; and grandchildren, Dr. Julie Rosenthal; Leslie Rosenthal; Alli Rosenthal; Michael and Jill Rosenthal; Douglas Glosser; and Zachary and Adam Conklin. Member of Beth Sholom Congregation. A graduate of Valley Forge Military Academy and attended the University of Pennsylvania. Past president of Glosser Bros. and Sunnehanna Country Club. Past board member of Johnstown Bank & Trust, St. Francis College and Westmont School District. Committee member at Memorial Hospital. Chairman of United Jewish Appeal at Rodef Sholom Synagogue. Member of Johnstown Chamber of Commerce and the Lions Club. Co-owner of Great Ideas, along with his wife. World War II veteran. Friends will be received from 10:30 a.m. until time of funeral service at 11 a.m. Friday at Beth Sholom Congregation, Rabbi Irvin Brandwein. Entombment, Grandview Mausoleum. Donations may be made to Beth Sholom Congregation or Conemaugh Health Foundation. Arrangements by John Henderson Co. Funeral Home.
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Genevieve B. (Decewicz) Bonitz
BONITZ – Genevieve B. (Decewicz), 89, Windber, passed away peacefully in her sleep Dec. 4, 2013, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
Betty A. Hasse
HASSE – Betty A., 68, Johnstown, passed away Dec. 4, 2013, at home.
George S. Hoberney
HOBERNEY – George S., 76, Willoughby Hills, Ohio, since 1972, formerly of Cleveland Heights, Ohio, died Dec. 3, 2013.
Robert John Holbink
HOLBINK – Robert John, 70, Nanty Glo, passed away Dec. 3, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
William Jacob Huss Jr.
HUSS – William Jacob Jr., 73, Ideal Park, passed away peacefully at home Dec. 3, 2013, surrounded by his family.
Mary Louise Leventry
LEVENTRY – Mary Louise, 90, Indiana, died peacefully on Thanksgiving, Nov. 28, 2013, at St. Andrew’s Village.
Betty Louise Lopez
LOPEZ – Betty Louise, 83, Johnstown, passed away Dec. 3, 2013, at Allegheny Lutheran Home.
Mark R. Semelsberger
SEMELSBERGER – Mark R., 32, Hastings, passed away Dec. 1, 2013.
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Peter W. Chiodo
CHIODO – Peter W., 70, Westwood, died Dec. 1, 2013.
Betty Lou (Gray) Crilly
CRILLY – Betty Lou (Gray), 55, Carmichaels, Pa., formerly of Carrolltown, passed away Nov. 28, 2013, at Rolling Meadows Nursing Home, Waynesburg, Pa.
Joseph R. Latch Jr.
LATCH – Col. Joseph R. Jr., 89, Johnstown, died Dec. 2, 2013.
Michael Joseph Mandichak
MANDICHAK – Michael Joseph “Juiceman,” 39, Portage, passed away Dec. 2, 2013, at home due to his longtime heart condition.
Mary Lou (Mills) Sam
SAM – Mary Lou (Mills), 80, former Windber resident, went to be with the Lord Oct. 26, 2013.
Judith Ann Servantez
SERVANTEZ – Judith “Judy” Ann, 69, Springfield, Mass., died Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013, at Baystate Medical Center.
SWEETSER – Shari, 53, Johnstown, was received by God Nov. 29, 2013, at Windber Hospice.
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Harry L. Irwin
IRWIN – Harry L., 88, Johnstown, died Dec. 1, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Garth Lorrell Litzinger
LITZINGER – Garth Lorrell, 75, Columbia, S.C., died Nov. 29, 2013, after suffering a fatal stroke.
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