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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Ray H. Clites
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Beverly J. Hoover
HOOVER – Beverly J., 75, Johnstown, was received into heaven April 16, 2014.
Joseph Samuel Kuhar Jr.
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Charles M. Lambert
LAMBERT – Charles M., 87, Central City, passed away April 14, 2014, at home.
Betty L. Lydic
LYDIC – Betty L., 88, Johnstown, died April 15, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
Stella A. Ponchek
PONCHEK – Stella A., 92, East Conemaugh, died April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Pauline L. Turchetta
TURCHETTA – Pauline L., 84, Cresson, died April 15, 2014, at Garvey Manor, Hollidaysburg.
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Boyd Merle Akers Jr.
AKERS – Boyd Merle Jr., 90, Lower Yoder, died April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Philip Joseph Baldacchino
BALDACCHINO – Philip Joseph, 87, Carrolltown, died April 14, 2014.
Grace (Deitke) Davis
DAVIS – Grace (Deitke), 90, Phoenix, Ariz., passed away peacefully April 10, 2014.
Cynthia Jayne Eisler
EISLER – Cynthia Jayne, 59, Somerset, formerly of Wilbur, went home April 13, 2014, at Somerset Hospice House.
James E. Foster
FOSTER – James E., 86, Johnstown, died April 14, 2014.
Alice M. Goller
GOLLER – Alice M., 94, Presbyterian Home, died April 13, 2014, at Presbyterian Home.
M. Elayne Gooderham
GOODERHAM – M. Elayne, 78, Altoona, died April 14, 2014.
Edward Carl Harbart
HARBART – Edward Carl “Duger,” 90, Richland Township, died April 15, 2014, at Arbutus Park Manor.
Edward J. Harris
HARRIS – Edward J. “Ed,” 83, Fairfax, Va., passed away April 7, 2014, at home.
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Clifford Eugene Sharp Jr.
SHARP – Clifford Eugene Jr., 71, passed away peacefully April 5, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nev.
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