COLUMBUS, OHIO — KEIPER – Clyde Edwin, 92, died July 7, 2012, in Columbus, Ohio. Born Nov. 29, 1919, in Johnstown, to R.W. and Daisy Keiper. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by wives, Kay, Ethel and Melva; and brothers, Glenn (Ethel) and Blaine (Elsie). Survived by sister, June Berkebile Jackson; son, Barry; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. During World War II, Clyde was a gun loader in the 634 Tank Destroyer Battalion attached to the First Infantry Division. He fought in the Battle of the Bulge. At the conclusion of the war, he played baseball for The Big Red One Division Baseball team. They traveled all over Europe playing other Army Division teams. He was a home delivery milkman for several Johnstown dairies for 28 years. Several years before his retirement, he delivered prescription drugs to nursing homes. He was an avid Pittsburgh Pirates fan, loved spending time with his family, fishing with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and playing pool and cards with his buddies at the Johnstown Senior Center. Lifetime member of Walnut Grove Church of the Brethren, Bedford Street, where a memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13. Following a family meal, interment will be held at 1:30 p.m. at Grandview Cemetery.
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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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