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.
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Dora Marie Bufagna
BUFAGNA – Dora Marie, 87, Armagh, passed away peacefully April 16, 2014, at home surrounded by her family.
Doris Marjorie Cooper
COOPER – Doris Marjorie, 87, Westmont, went to heaven, April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center Palliative Care Unit.
Rose Mary (Delegram) Tripodi
TRIPODI – Rose Mary (Delegram), 66, Culpeper, Va., formerly of Cresson, died April 17, 2014, at home.
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Zachary Gordon Alan Andrews
ANDREWS – Zachary Gordon Alan, 21, Johnstown, was called home April 13, 2014.
Ray H. Clites
CLITES – Ray H., 93 , Westmont, died April 12, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Beverly J. Hoover
HOOVER – Beverly J., 75, Johnstown, was received into heaven April 16, 2014.
Joseph Samuel Kuhar Jr.
KUHAR – Joseph Samuel Jr. “Joey,” 64, passed away April 11, 2014, at home, in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Charles M. Lambert
LAMBERT – Charles M., 87, Central City, passed away April 14, 2014, at home.
Betty L. Lydic
LYDIC – Betty L., 88, Johnstown, died April 15, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
Stella A. Ponchek
PONCHEK – Stella A., 92, East Conemaugh, died April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Pauline L. Turchetta
TURCHETTA – Pauline L., 84, Cresson, died April 15, 2014, at Garvey Manor, Hollidaysburg.
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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 14, 2014.
Alice M. Goller
GOLLER – Alice M., 94, Presbyterian Home, died April 13, 2014, at Presbyterian Home.
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