The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

December 21, 2013

Paul J. Bearer


The Tribune-Democrat

EBENSBURG — BEARER – Paul J., 79, Ebensburg, passed away Dec. 19, 2013, at home. Born Feb. 14, 1934, in Ebensburg, son of the late Clair A. and Regina “Jean” (Buck) Bearer. He is preceded in death by his infant sister, Marian, and niece, Dr. Elizabeth Bearer. Survived by brothers, Clair A (Ethel) Bearer, Kentucky, and Eugene F. Bearer, Ebensburg, and twin, Sr. Ruth Bearer, CSJ, Baden. Also nieces and nephew, Patricia Bearer, New Hope; Connie Bearer, Ebensburg; and Eugene M. Bearer, Duncansville. Paul was a lifelong member of Holy Name Roman Catholic Church. A Korean War Army veteran, he had served in Germany.  He retired as a typesetter for the former Thompson’s Printing Co. and the Mountaineer-Herald. Paul was a kind man who enjoyed the simple pleasures of life, his family, his country and his flag. At his request, no visitation or viewing. A memorial Mass will be held at a later date at the Sisters of St. Joseph Convent Chapel, Baden. Interment, St. Benedict’s Cemetery, Carrolltown. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Paul’s memory to the Sisters of St. Joseph Retirement Fund, 1020 State St., Baden, Pa. 15005.  Arrangements are in the care of Askew-Houser Funeral Homes Inc., Ebensburg.


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