BALTIMORE, MD. — PHIZACKLEA – Dale Spencer, 74, formerly of Richland Township, died Oct. 3, 2012, at Summit Park Nursing Home, Baltimore, Md. Born May 25, 1938, son of Harrison J, and Ruth (Jones) Phizacklea. Preceded in death by parents; wife, Carole Jean (Witzer); brother, Harrison Jay; sister, LaDene Ruth; nephew, Dirk; and niece, Naomi (Harrison) Jewell. Survived by sister, Gloria (Harrison), Burlington, Ontario, Canada; and brother, Tom (Jeanne), Baltimore, Md. Also survived by nephews, Chuck, George, Harrison Jay IV, Brian, Matthew and Joshua; and nieces, Cindy, Jan, Wendy, Jennifer and Meredith; in addition to many great- and great-great-nieces and nephews. A graduate of Richland High School, he served in the U.S. Army for several years. Dale was a top salesman for the Nestle Corp. for more than 25 years. He was proud to serve his community through the years as past president of Johnstown Exchange Club, on the board of Highland Sewer & Water Authority, and a member of Cambria Lodge of F&AM. Dale and Carole were members of Oakland United Methodist Church, and were avid travelers visiting more than 30 countries. He also was a dog lover, and considered his miniature schnauzers, Fritz and Spencer, to be two of his closest companions. Dale will be remembered by his family and friends as generous, friendly and fun-loving. Friends will be received from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Henderson Funeral Home, East Hills, 2503 Bedford St. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at Oakland United Methodist Church, the Rev. Randy Bain. Interment, Richland Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, 350 Budfield St., Johnstown, Pa. 15904, or the Alzheimer's Association National Office, 225 N. Michigan Ave., floor 17, Chicago, Ill. 60601.
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.
Treena Burkett Roddy
RODDY – Treena Burkett, 43, Somerset, went to be with the Lord Dec. 10, 2013, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown.
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Jean Kennedy Budlong
BUDLONG – Jean Kennedy, 85, Windber and Indian Lake, died Dec. 9, 2013, at Windber Hospice, Windber.
Phyllis V. Reese Fuller
REESE FULLER – Phyllis V., 94, Lower Alsace Township, formerly of Shillington and Davidsville, passed away Dec. 8, 2013, at 9:07 a.m. in her home.
Michele Ann (Burns) Claycomb
CLAYCOMB – Michele Ann (Burns), 66, Lorain Borough, passed away Dec. 9, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center after a brief battle with cancer.
Richard E. Pearson
PEARSON – Richard E., 84, Chambersburg, and formerly of Fairfax, Va., passed away Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, at his home with his wife of 32 years at his side.
Margaret M. Bunda
BUNDA – Margaret M., 83, Johnstown, went into the loving arms of our Lord Dec. 9, 2013, at home with her family and friends by her side.
Ellen (Schwarting) Merker
MERKER – Ellen (Schwarting), 89, passed away Dec. 7, 2013, in Davidsville.
Russell W. Moehler
MOEHLER – Russell W., “Ducky,” 98, Woodvale, died Dec. 10, 2013, at the Atrium Manor.
Ronald E. Moskey Sr.
MOSKEY – Ronald E. Sr., 75, Jennerstown, died Dec. 9, 2013, at home.
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