EBENSBURG — GOULD – David R., 70, Ebensburg, passed away peacefully April 23, 2013, at home surrounded by his loving family. Born Oct. 26, 1942, in Johnstown, son of the late Paul and Edna (Burkett) Gould. Preceded in death by sister, Mary Alice Kitchen. Loving husband of Nancy (Wise) Gould, whom he was married to for 47 years; and loving children, Jeffrey (Betsy) Gould, Cresson; Richard (Lori) Gould, Summerhill; and Leigh Ann (Doug) Long, Portage. Also survived by grandchildren, whom he loved spending time with, Bethany and Adam Gould; Megan, Josh and Jacob Gould; and Chelsey, Coleman and Cassidy Long. Brother of James Gould, Erie; and Joanne (Paul) Frank, Ebensburg. Dave retired from BethEnergy Mine 33, Cambria Slope Cleaning Plant, where he had served as plant foreman. A U.S. Army veteran from the Vietnam War. Member of Ebensburg United Methodist Church. Dave loved music since an early age. He began playing the accordion at the age of 12 and later learned to play piano, organ, guitar and banjo. He sang for many years in the church choir and had a love for Gospel music. He enjoyed time with his family, camping, hunting, fishing, attending auctions and the companionship of his beloved pet, Fluffy, who passed not long ago. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Askew-Houser Funeral Homes Inc., Ebensburg. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, April 26, at Ebensburg United Methodist Church, Pastor Roger Johnson, officiating. Interment, Alto Rest Park, Altoona. In lieu of other memorials, the family suggests donations to Ebensburg United Methodist Church Memorial Fund or Ebensburg Food Pantry – St. Vincent de Paul Society.
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Lawrence E. Coy
COY – Lawrence E., 89, Connellsville, Pa., formerly of Johnstown and Somerset, died April 21, 2014, at home.
DRINOSKY – Eugene, 80, Portage, entered eternal rest April 21, 2014, peacefully at home.
George Felix Jr.
FELIX – George Jr., 87, Alum Bank, passed away peacefully Sunday, April 20, 2014, at Colonial Courtyard in Bedford.
Mary C. Keilman
KEILMAN – Mary C., 62, Ebensburg, born March 26, 1952, in Nanty Glo, died April 21, 2014, at home.
Barbara A. (Geiser) Knapp
KNAPP – Barbara A. (Geiser), 79, Johnstown, passed away April 22, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
SINCAK – Michael, of Hollsopple, loving son, brother, husband and friend to all, passed away peacefully April 10, 2014.
Richard J. McAndrews Jr.
McANDREWS – Richard J. Jr. “Jimbo,” 57, Windber, passed away after a 2-year-battle with cancer April 22, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Kathleen Mae Speicher
SPEICHER – Kathleen Mae, 48, Conemaugh Township, died April 20, 2014, at UPMC Shadyside Hospital.
Julia J. (Gresh) Voeghtly
VOEGHTLY – Julia J. (Gresh), 74, Johnstown, passed away peacefully April 21, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center, Palliative Care Unit.
Ruth M. Ziemba
ZIEMBA – Ruth M., 84, Cover Hill, formerly of Park Hill, went to be with the Lord April 4, 2014, at LaurelWood Care Center.
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Georgia R. Brown
BROWN – Georgia R., 90, Lincoln Highway, Bedford, died Sunday, April 20, 2014, at her home.
John R. Franko Jr.
FRANKO – John R. Jr. “Bunko,” 72, Conemaugh, died April 20, 2014, at home.
Dorothy Mae Gillman
GILLMAN – Dorothy Mae, 93, Mount Hope, went to be with her Lord April 22, 2014.
Hulda Elmira Heslop
HESLOP – Hulda Elmira, 95, formerly of Ferndale and New Paris, died April 21, 2014, at Waccamaw Community Hospital, Murrells Inlet, S.C.
Jean M. Holtz
HOLTZ – Jean M., 82, Hastings, went to be with the Lord Monday, April 21, 2014, at Golden Living-HAIDA.
Margaret Gloria Marsh
MARSH – Margaret Gloria, born Dec. 28, 1927, was called to her heavenly home April 19, 2014.
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Wayne R. Bailey
BAILEY – Wayne R., 53, South Fork, passed away unexpectedly on Good Friday, April 18, 2014, at his home.
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