JOHNSTOWN — WISE – George Allen, 52, Johnstown, passed away Jan. 5, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center. Born Feb. 3, 1961, in Johnstown, son of Raymond L. Leach and Sara Jean Hudson-Wise. Preceded in death by grandparents; father, Raymond Leach; sister, Evelyn Grace Wise; and two infant sisters. Survived by loving wife of 26 years, the former Roxanne Meyer; mother, Sara Jean Wise, Summerhill; mother- and father-in-law, Laura and Wayne Meyer; brothers and sisters, Paul Wise, married to Laura (Duckworth), Pittsburgh; Philip Wise, Johnstown; Linda, married to Michael Geiser, Johnstown; Suzanne, married to Bradley Bosshart, Pittsburgh; Jon, married to Tiffany (Sinclair), Summerhill; and Bruce, married to Erin (Haberl), Summerhill; eight nieces; and three nephews. Formerly employed by Burton Furniture for 14 years and was manager of automotive accessories at Johnstown WalMart for 15 years. George loved bowling and golfing, and also selling hockey cards on EBay. He also loved spending time with his family and friends. His favorite place to go was the beach. He will be sadly missed by everyone that knew and loved him. Friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Geisel Funeral Home, Johnstown, where funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, the Rev. Michael VanDyke, pastor at Zion Lutheran Church, officiating. Interment, Grandview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make donations directly to the family. For online condolences, please visit www.geiselfh.com.
- 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.
Margaret R. (Shaffer) Hemminger
HEMMINGER – Margaret R. “Margie” (Shaffer), 93, formerly of Jenner Township, died July 29, 2014, at Meadow View Nursing Center, Berlin.
Carol R. (Schloski) Groleau
GROLEAU – Carol R. (Schloski), 56, Goshen, Mass., lost her battle with cancer July 16, 2014. Born Dec. 25, 1957, in Colver, she was the daughter of John and Olive (Spotts) Schloski.
George J. Stapinsky
STAPINSKY – George J. “Doodie” or “Hey You,” 85, Fort Hill, formerly of Windber, died July 30, 2014, at In Touch Hospice, Somerset.
- District Deaths July 31, 2014
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- District Deaths July 30, 2014
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.
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