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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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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