JOHNSTOWN — BERKEBILE – Mrs. LaVerne E., 91, LaurelWood Nursing Care Center, Johnstown, formerly of Windber, died Oct. 12, 2010, at Memorial Medical Center. Born July 19, 1919, in Paint Township, daughter of the late Clark S. and Mabel (Ott) Faust. Also preceded in death by husband, Robert L.; granddaughter, Sarah Beth Berkebile; brothers, J. Edwin and Merritt Faust; sister, Wilma Faust; and son-in-law, Lynol Jack. Survived by children, Lerley C. Jack, Richland; and Lionel R., married to the former Mary Lou Snyder; and Lowell D., married to the former Marcia Lensie, both of Windber. Grandmother to Michael L. and Justin L. Berkebile, and great-grandmother to Brittany and Jocelyn Berkebile. Sister to Robert E. Faust, married to the former Louise Rosenberger, Chambersburg. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. LaVerne was a homemaker. Lifelong member of Berkey Church of the Brethren, where she was past president of the Women’s Fellowship. She also was a deacon and member of the auxiliary to the Scalp Level Church of the Brethren Home. Family will receive friends from 2 to 7 p.m. Friday at Meek & Dalla Valle Funeral Home Inc., Windber, and from 10:30 to time of service at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, the Rev. Chuck Statler, officiating. Interment, Berkey Cemetery.
- District Deaths Aug. 2, 2014
ASKEW – Sharon “Joy,” 79, Alexandra, Pa, formerly of Marsteller, died July 31, 2014, at home.
George Michael Beach
BEACH – George Michael, 59, Salix, died Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Barbara Ann (Hartman) Dino
DINO – Barbara Ann (Hartman), 74, Ebensburg, died July 28, 2014, at Cambria Care Center.
DRENNER – Annabelle 90, Hollsopple, died July 31, 2014, at home surrounded by her family.
Patricia A. (Grabish) Koposko
KOPOSKO – Patricia A. (Grabish), 67, Windber, passed away Aug. 1, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Harriet L. Mintmier
MINTMIER– Harriet L., 85, Johnstown, died Aug. 1, 2014, at the Atrium Manor.
Helen Louise Petrunak
PETRUNAK – Helen Louise “Weeze,” 87, formerly of South Fork, went home with the Lord Aug. 1, 2014.
Joylene H. (Ream) Whipkey
WHIPKEY– Joylene H. (Ream), 83, Ligonier, formerly of Jenner Township, died Aug. 1, 2014, at Bethlen Home, Ligonier.
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- District Deaths Aug. 1, 2014
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.
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