JACKSON TOWNSHIP — HILDEBRAND – Roy W., 90, Jackson Township, died Oct. 10, 2012, at Memorial Medical Center. Born April 1, 1922, in Jackson Township, son of Chester James and Olive Grace (Howard) Hildebrand. Preceded in death by parents; wife of 55 years, the former Arlene Lois Dillon; daughter, Doreen, in infancy; and brothers, Raymond, Forest Clair and Chester. Survived by children, Bruce W. (Sharon Gossard), Kay Kalinyak and Lee (Elaine Nealen), all of Jackson Township. Also survived by grandchildren, Ryan Hildebrand (Kelly), Joshua Hildebrand, Shannon (Josh Flick) and Brandi Hildebrand; and great-granddaughter, Laura Joy Hildebrand. Brother of Dora Custer and Blanche Shiley, both of Johnstown; and Donald, Jackson Township. He was a member of Park Hill American Legion. Retired from the wheel plant of Bethlehem Steel Corp. with 39 years of service. Army veteran of World War II. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Henderson-Makuchan Funeral Home, 434 First St., Conemaugh, where funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, the Rev. Dr. David Hill, officiating. Interment, Forest lawn Cemetery, where military rites will be conducted by Charles Menoher Post 155 VFW Ritual Team. In lieu of flowers, family suggests memorial contributions to Wounded Warrior Program or a veteran’s organization of one’s choice. The Hildebrand family extends a heartfelt thank you to the staff of Cambria Care Center for care given to Roy.
Lillian R. Stager
STAGER – Lillian R., 84, Johnstown, died March 10, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Thomas G. Hunter
HUNTER – Thomas G., 82, Beaverdale, entered into new life March 10, 2014, at home.
James M. Krumbine
KRUMBINE – James M., 64, Johnstown, died March 7, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Arthur Lee Brown
BROWN – Arthur Lee, 84, Somerset, died March 10, 2014, at his residence.
Shirley Mae Weldon
WELDON – Shirley Mae, 79, Kimberly, Idaho, passed away March 3, 2014.
Richard A. Sotack
SOTACK – Richard A., 49, Blacklick Township, passed away March 10, 2014, at home.
GULA – Daniel, 84, Franklin Borough, went to be with the Lord March 10, 2014, at home.
Francis W. Gavlak
GAVLAK – Francis W., 89, Portage, passed away March 11, 2014, at Maple Winds Care Center.
JANCUK – Julia, 79, Portage, passed away March 10, 2014, at Select Specialty Hospital.
Chester R. Querry
QUERRY – Chester R., 92, Johnstown, passed away March 10, 2014, at his home.
Carrie Elizabeth Massey
MASSEY – Carrie Elizabeth, 75, Virginia Beach, Va., went home to be with the Lord March 5, 2014.
Johns C. Schmid Jr.
SCHMID – Johns C. Jr. “Jack,” 89, Davidsville, formerly of Geistown Borough, went to be with the Lord March 10, 2014, at Laurel View Village.
Dr. Stephen P. Kukucka
KUKUCKA – Dr. Stephen P., 64, died unexpectedly in his Crafton home on Sunday, March 9, 2014.
Sophie (Krempasky) Krisko
KRISKO – Sophie (Krempasky), 87, Portage, passed away Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, in Virginia Beach, Va., after a brief illness.
Ronald F. Corona
CORONA – Ronald F., 70, Cresson, died March 9, 2014, at home.
Christine A. Matos
MATOS – Christine A., 53, Windber, died March 10, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
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Norman J. Makin Jr.
MAKIN – Norman J. Jr., 65, Geistown Borough, went to be with the Lord March 10, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
REAY – Raymond, 73, died March 4, 2014, in Venice, Fla.
John E. Schuster
SCHUSTER – John E., 87, passed away March 8, 2014, in St. Augustine, Fla.
Ruth M. Cuppett
CUPPETT – Ruth M., 93 years, 11 months and 16 days, Stonycreek Township, went to be with the Lord March 9, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
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