OAKLAND — WILSON – Dr. John D., 86, Oakland, died Sept. 11, 2011, at Memorial Medical Center. Born Jan. 13, 1925, in Dale Borough, son of Frank L. and Hilda (Schmidt) Wilson. Preceded in death by parents; sister, Sara E. Hoffman; and brother, Paul. Survived by wife of 59 years, Dixie Ann (Miller); children, Matthew L., married to the former Paula Rae Sobczak, McKean County; Dr. Kevin D., married to the former Mary Lou Kennedy, Chesapeake, Va.; Melanie D., married to Daniel Ray Lohr, Chester County; and Seth P., at home; grandchildren, Andrea, wife of Frank Rudolph; Kristopher Wilson; Laura Wilson; and Candace and Derek Lohr; and great-grandsons, Aaron, Austin, Aidan and Andrew Rudolph. Also survived by brother, the Rev. Lloyd T. Wilson. Veteran of World War II, having served in the 69th Infantry Division in the Army Air Corps. He earned his bachelor’s degree, a master’s degree in literature and a doctorate in education at the University of Pittsburgh. For nine years, he taught in Windber, Ford City and Westmont-Upper Yoder high schools. For 30 years, he was a member of the faculty of the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown. Lifelong member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Johnstown. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at John Henderson Co. Funeral Home, 215 Central Ave. Funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 600 Ash St., Johnstown, by his pastor, the Rev. Dr. Brian Armen. Memorial contributions are suggested to Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 600 Ash St., Johnstown, Pa. 15902, or the Wilson Mathematics Research Award at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown.
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E. Joan Davis
DAVIS – E. Joan, 87, Riverside, Ohio, formerly of Johnstown, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014, at Kettering Medical Center.
Billie Josephine (LaFollette) Hodges
HODGES – Billie Josephine (LaFollette), 79, Boswell, Jenner Township, formerly of Gadsden, Ala., passed away July 27, 2014, at Windber Hospice from complications of cancer.
KOONTZ – Judy A., 67, Keedysville, Md., passed away peacefully Tuesday morning, July 29, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore, Md., after a long battle with lymphoma cancer.
Sherry L. Nagy
NAGY – Sherry L., 49, Johnstown, passed away July 30, 2014, at home.
Kenneth A. Naugle
NAUGLE – Kenneth A., 94, Johnstown, died July 30, 2014, at his home.
Richard John Peterson
PETERSON – Richard John, 49, Johnstown, passed away Monday evening, July 28, 2014, at Conemaugh Hospital.
Evelyn F. Vitalie
VITALIE – Evelyn F., 75, Johnstown, passed away July 30, 2014, at her home.
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Paul Radnoti Sr.
RADNOTI – Paul Sr., 80, passed away July 13, 2014, in Hebron, Ind.
Samuel R. Saia
SAIA – Samuel R., 90, Johnstown, died July 29, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Alex J. Stavish
STAVISH – Alex J., 90, Northern Cambria, died July 29, 2014, at Miners Medical Center Hastings.
Margaret R. (Shaffer) Hemminger
HEMMINGER – Margaret R. “Margie” (Shaffer), 93, formerly of Jenner Township, died July 29, 2014, at Meadow View Nursing Center, Berlin.
Carol R. (Schloski) Groleau
GROLEAU – Carol R. (Schloski), 56, Goshen, Mass., lost her battle with cancer July 16, 2014. Born Dec. 25, 1957, in Colver, she was the daughter of John and Olive (Spotts) Schloski.
George J. Stapinsky
STAPINSKY – George J. “Doodie” or “Hey You,” 85, Fort Hill, formerly of Windber, died July 30, 2014, at In Touch Hospice, Somerset.
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Patricia L. Bakale
BAKALE – Patricia L, 81, Johnstown, went to be with our Lord July 28, 2014.
Stephen A. Christy
CHRISTY – Stephen A., 65, Johnstown, died July 28, 2014, at home surrounded by family and friends.
CUSTER – Margaret “Peggy,” 69, Johnstown, passed away July 29, 2014, at Laurelwood Care Center.
Kathleen L. Geiser
GEISER – Kathleen L., 84, Oakland, died July 29, 2014, at Arbutus Park Manor.
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