WINDBER — SCHIFFHAUER – William T., 83, Windber, died Oct. 3, 2012, at Memorial Medical Center. Born Oct. 30, 1928 , in Johnstown, son of late William G. and Marie (Sheer) Schiffhauer. Also preceded in death by wife, the former Florence Falinski; second wife, the former Betty (Wadsworth) Cribbs; daughter, Regina Kirkwood; and sisters, Marie Long, Dorothy Blalock, and Mildred Malek. Survived by daughters, Barbara, wife of Gene Livingston, Jennerstown; Ellen, wife of Frank Carino; Nancy, wife of Edward Trovato; and Trisha, wife of Delmus Schlosser, all of Johnstown; Kathy, wife of Gene Suto, Windber; and Lisa, wife of Craig Gaudlip, Jerome. Also survived by stepdaughter, Linda, wife of Dennis Norton, New Mexico; 12 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Brother of Loretta Klug, Richard Schiffhauer and Robert Schiffhauer, all of Johnstown; and Ray Schiffhauer and Joann McKool, both of California. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. William was a retiree of Bethlehem Steel with 35 years service. He was a loving, kind and generous father who always had a smile on his face. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Meek & Dalla Valle Funeral Home Inc., Windber, where funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, the Very Rev. Leonard E. Voytek, VF, presiding. Inurnment will follow at a later date in St. Casmir’s Cemetery, Johnstown. (www.meekfuneralhome.com)
Gladys M. Stombaugh
STOMAUGH – Gladys M., 94, Portage, went to be with the Lord Dec. 11, 2013.
Maureen S. Plummer
PLUMMER – Maureen S., 69, Sidman, passed away Dec. 10, 2013, at Windber Hospice.
Joseph A. Pettinato
PETTINATO – Joseph A., 86, of New Brighton, N.Y., a retired letter carrier, World War II Navy veteran and devoted family man, died Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, at Eger Health Care & Rehabilitation Center, where he had resided since May of this year.
A. Martha (Eash) Thomas
THOMAS – A. Martha (Eash), 94, Saylor School Road, Hollsopple, went peacefully to be with the Lord Dec. 11, 2013, at Laurel View Village.
GRAFFIUS – Robert “Parker,” 15, Madison, W.Va., born April 8, 1998, son of Robert Russell III and Regina Orosz Graffius, went home to be with the Lord Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013.
Naomi R. Costello
COSTELLO – Naomi R., 91, Davidsville, died Dec. 11, 2013, at Conemaugh Memorial Hospital.
Rose A. Hancharik
HANCHARIK – Rose A., 75, Richland Township, died Dec. 5, 2013, at LaurelWood Care Center.
THOMAS – Amandus “Mandy,” 91, Hastings, passed away peacefully at home Dec. 12, 2013, surrounded by his loving family.
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Lois L. Rager
RAGER – Lois L., 83, Johnstown, died Dec. 11, 2013, at St. Jude’s Haven surrounded by her friends and caregivers who loved her very much
CHAPMAN – Darlene, 58, Hayes, Va., formerly of Beaverdale, passed away Dec. 9, 2013
H. Matthew Gearhart
GEARHART - H. Matthew IV, 36, Mineral Point, passed away Dec. 9, 2013, as a result of an asthma attack.
Doris (Hysong) Anderson
ANDERSON – Doris (Hysong), 91, New Florence, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, at Sunrise of Abington, Abington.
Ralph E. Botteicher
BOTTEICHER – Ralph E., 94, Derry, formerly of Johnstown, passed away Dec. 10, 2013, at the home of his granddaughter.
Jean Grace (Emerson) Fair
FAIR – Jean Grace (Emerson), 97, Petoskey, Mich., formerly of Nanty Glo, passed away Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, at Bay Bluffs, in Harbor Springs, Mich.
ROMAGNA – Margaret “Margee,” 89, Hollidaysburg, formerly of Ebensburg, passed away Dec. 10, 2013, at Nason Hospital, Roaring Spring.
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Jean V. (Cleimer) DiValentone
DiVALENTONE – Jean V. (Cleimer), 75, Boswell, died Dec. 10, 2013, at her home.
Anthony G. Bongiovanni
BONGIOVANNI – Anthony G. “Nino,” 84, Johnstown, died Dec. 9, 2013, at the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home.
BOXLER – Sylvester “Dwayne,” 73, Fayetteville, formerly of Mineral Point, went to his heavenly home Monday, Dec. 9, 2013.
William E. Barron
BARRON – William E., 79, Bethlehem, passed away Dec. 9, 2013.
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