SEBRING, FLA. — BRUCE – Gloria J., Sebring, Fla., passed away Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. Born Oct. 15, 1930, in Gray, to John and Lena Kubasik. She was a homemaker and formerly an employee of the Pennsylvania State University, where she worked as an editor in the Audio-Visual Services Library and where she also attended classes, earning her associate degree at age 45. She leaves behind a loving husband of 63 years, Richard D. Bruce; daughter, Kathleen Couprie (Bernard); daughter, Betsy Henning (Tom); son, Scott (Anne); son, Tom (Anne); daughter, Joan Narkum (David); and daughter, Luann Gips (Jerry). Preceded in death by son, Rob (fiancee, Sandy). Gloria was a devoted wife and mother who welcomed each new child in her extensive, extended family with great joy. She enthusiastically received each of her many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Also surviving her, they are Nathan, Aaron, Adam, Matt, Spencer, Audrey, Leesa, David, Ben, Julie, Nick, Ali, Tommy, Chloe, Rebecca, Grant and Maxwell. Memorial service for friends and family will be held at a later date in Pennsylvania. Friends paying their respects stopped by the Bruces’ home yesterday evening. Donations can be made to Robert J. Bruce Memorial Fund. Arrangements by Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home, Sebring, Fla. (www.stephensonnelsonfh.com)
- District Deaths April 16, 2014
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 13, 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.
MASON – Dorothy, 66, Portage, formerly of Northern Cambria, died April 15, 2014, at Maple Winds Care Center, Portage.
Clifford Eugene Sharp Jr.
SHARP – Clifford Eugene Jr., 71, passed away peacefully April 5, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nev.
Erma I. Shaw
SHAW – Erma I., 97, passed away Sunday, April 13, 2014, at her home In Ickesburg, Pa.
Robert S. Walters
WALTERS – Robert S., 75, Johnstown, passed away April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Timothy Alan Wess
WESS – Timothy Alan, 46, New Germany, died April 15, 2014, at home, surrounded by loved ones.
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- District Deaths April 15, 2014
Delores E. Benito
BENITO – Delores E. “Honey,” 72, Johnstown, died April 11, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Phillip E. Cadwallader
CADWALLADER – Phillip E., 88, Portage, entered into new life April 11, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Joan Mary (DeBiase) DeLisa
DeLISA – Joan Mary (DeBiase), 72, Richland, passed away peacefully April 14, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Daniel D. Emeigh
EMEIGH – Daniel D., 73, Northern Cambria, died April 12, 2014, at home.
LEEPER – Robert, 78, Johnstown, passed away April 13, 2014, at home.
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