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.
BLOCK – Deborah, 62, Johnstown, died July 21, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Edward James Clark
CLARK – Edward James, 89, Johnstown, formerly of Minersville, died Saturday, July 12, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Nicole Lyn Eskridge
ESKRIDGE – Nicole Lynn, 24, Linden, Va., passed away Saturday, July 19, 2014.
Jeffery Lynn Flick
FLICK – Jeffery Lynn, 58, Seattle, Wash., formerly of Hollsopple, passed on July 3, 2014, in Seattle.
Elizabeth J. Knapik
KNAPIK – Elizabeth J. “Bethann,” 75, Northern Cambria, passed away July 21, 2014, at UPMC Altoona.
Christopher Shawn Reed
REED – Christopher Shawn, 22, Windber, died July 20, 2014.
Violet Marie (Snyder) Shaffer-Eastlake
SHAFFER-EASTLAKE – Violet Marie (Snyder), 90, Hidden Valley Road, Conemaugh Township, Somerset County, died July 22, 2014.
Teresa L. Smith
SMITH – Teresa L., 50, Johnstown, died July 19, 2014, at her residence.
TURNER – Rosemary, 91, formerly of Johnstown and Woodville, Ohio, died Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Genoa Care Center, Genoa, Ohio.
Mary Ann (Guzic) Walter
WALTER – Mary Ann (Guzic), 77, Lilly, went to her eternal rest July 21, 2014, surrounded by her family at her residence.
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H. Ross Blackburn
BLACKBURN – H. Ross, 87, Richland Township, died peacefully surrounded by family and friends July 20, 2014.
Lois Ann (Malonek) Holgash
HOLGASH – Lois Ann (Malonek), entered into eternal rest July 16, 2014.
Anna (Cicmansky) Leftow
LEFTOW – Mrs. Anna (Cicmansky), 94, Kissimmee, Fla., formerly of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Windber, died peacefully July 17, 2014.
LUBERT – Helen, 88, New York City, N.Y., and Northern Cambria, passed away July 19, 2014, peacefully at home after a long battle with cancer.
Stanley J. Pinkas
PINKAS – Stanley J., 86, St. Michael, died July 20, 2014, at Forest Hills Personal Care.
Norbert J. Teklinsky
TEKLINSKY – Norbert J. “Tick,” 82, Windber, passed away July 19, 2014, following a courageous 17-year battle with cancer.
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RUSNAK – Margaret, 85, Richland, died July 20, 2014, at her residence.
Jennie B. Slaventa
SLAVENTA – Jennie B., 89, Johnstown, formerly of Richland Township, passed away July 18, 2014, at Atrium Manor.
Lawrence G. Fretzel Jr.
FRETZEL – Lawrence “Larry” G. Jr., 82, Sidman, passed away July 19, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
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