WYOMISSING, PA. — SCHRIFT – Isabel M., 97, Wyomissing, Pa., went home to be with the Lord Sunday evening, Dec. 29, 2013, peacefully at Green Hills Manor, Reading, Pa., with family by her side. Preceded in death by her husband, Germane F. Schrift; and baby boy, Schrift. Born Nov. 5, 1916, in Summerhill, daughter of the late Walter and Jessie (Myers) McGough. She loved being with family and friends and enjoyed doing crocheting, quilting and painting, and over the years has gifted her family and friends with many of the beautiful items that she created. She was employed for a number of years as a cook, including several years at the University of Pittsburgh in Johnstown. She leaves behind to cherish her memory, her daughter, M. Yvonne Braswell (Keith), Fuquay-Varina, N.C.; sons, Darryl G. Schrift (Carol), Mohrsville, Pa.; Walter A. Schrift (Marie), Cedar Grove, N.C.; and Claude F. Schrift (Jeanne), Pittsburgh; 12 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson. A celebration of Isabel’s life will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, at Kissinger’s Lutheran Church, 715 Berkshire Blvd., Wyomissing, Pa. 19610, with Pastor Dave Reinwald and Pastor Rich Green, officiating. Visitation will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. at the church prior to the service. Graveside service will take place at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 20, at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, 1530 Frankstown Road, Johnstown, Pa. 15902. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Heartland Home Health Care and Hospice, Four Park Place, Wyomissing, Pa. 19610. Stanton Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc. Honey Brook, Pa., has been entrusted with the arrangements.
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Patricia L. Bakale
BAKALE – Patricia L, 81, Johnstown, went to be with our Lord July 28, 2014.
Stephen A. Christy
CHRISTY – Stephen A., 65, Johnstown, died July 28, 2014, at home surrounded by family and friends.
CUSTER – Margaret “Peggy,” 69, Johnstown, passed away July 29, 2014, at Laurelwood Care Center.
Kathleen L. Geiser
GEISER – Kathleen L., 84, Oakland, died July 29, 2014, at Arbutus Park Manor.
Elaine Jean (Hamilton) Klayko
KLAYKO – Elaine Jean (Hamilton), 65, Lilly, died at peace Tuesday morning, July 29, 2014, at her home.
MATIJEVICH – Nicholas, 88, Johnstown, formerly of Pittsburgh, died July 28, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Daisy "Doodles" Miller
MILLER – Daisy “Doodles,” aged 16 years, was released from this life into the next on Sunday, July 27, 2014, surrounded by her loving family, Dorene and Ian Miller, Andrea Brooks, and Jayme Brooks.
Ethel M. Miller
MILLER – Ethel M., 95, Ebensburg, formerly of Barnesboro, died July 29, 2014, at her home with her daughter, Patty, by her side.
Andrea Lynn (Lonas) Peters
PETERS – Andrea Lynn (Lonas), 46, Bolivar, passed into the arms of our Lord on July 28, 2014, in the palliative care unit of Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital.
Mirrel Oliver Plummer Sr.
PLUMMER – Mirrel Oliver Sr., 75, Portage, passed away July 27, 2014, at home.
Mary Ann (Sedor) Shedlock
SHEDLOCK – Mary Ann (Sedor), 87, a resident of St. Benedict Manor, formerly of Revloc and Ebensburg, passed away July 28, 2014, at the manor.
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Michele L. Bernat
BERNAT – Michele L., 45, Mundys Corner, passed away July 27, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Benjamin Martin Hadix
HADIX – Benjamin Martin, 33, Johnstown, went to his eternal peace in the arms of Jesus July 24, 2014.
Ethel L. Phenicie
PHENICIE – Mrs. Ethel L., 96, Windber, passed away July 27, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Nicholas D. Steinkirchner
STEINKIRCHNER – Nicholas D., 32, Jennerstown, died Sunday, July 20, 2014, in Brevard County, Fla.
Linda A. Sral
SRAL – Linda A., 68, Portage, died July 27, 2014, at her residence.
Ruth F. Huff
HUFF – Ruth F., 80, Sidman, died July 27, 2014, at her residence.
Margaret A. Miske
MISKE – Margaret A., 80, Johnstown, passed away July 27, 2014, at the Allegheny Lutheran Home.
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