PORTAGE — BROTHERS – Margaret E. (Chappell), 90, Portage, passed away June 10, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center. Born Nov. 14, 1922, in Pavia, daughter of William and Mary (Dumm) Chappell. Preceded in death by parents; first husband, Eugene Sheppard; second husband, Donald E. Brothers Sr.; granddaughter, Samantha Mondick; great-granddaughter, Anastasia Donoughe; son-in-law, William Frederick; stepson, Donald E. Brothers Jr.; 10 brothers; and two sisters. Survived by daughters, Sally Frederick, Michigan; Suzanne, wife of Frank Brink, Portage; Patricia, wife of John Mondick, Sidman; Wendy, wife of Dan Donoughe, Hollidaysburg; and Florence, wife of Steve Denham, Michigan; 14 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; seven stepchildren; and numerous stepgrandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was a skilled seamstress and a strong willed and independent woman. Friends received from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday at Serenko-Claar Funeral Home, PC, Portage, where funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Pastor Michael Long, officiating. Committal, Mount Union Cemetery, Summerhill Township. In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to Portage Area Ambulance Association.
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GEORGE – Robert “Bob,” 71, Portage, passed away March 4, 2014, in Johnstown.
Marcella S. (Ciccotelli) Gillin
GILLIN – Marcella S. (Ciccotelli), 85, Ebensburg, passed away peacefully March 5, 2014, at Cambria Care Center.
Peter Holubz Jr.
HOLUBZ – Peter Jr., 89, Johnstown, died March 5, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Lillian Marlene (Anderson) Howard
HOWARD – Lillian Marlene (Anderson), 71, Ebensburg, died March 5, 2014, at home.
KAUFMAN – Morton, 84, Westmont, lost his battle with cancer March 5, 2014.
James Guido Mastrine
MASTRINE – James Guido, 63, Ebensburg, died March 5, 2014, at home surrounded by his family.
Anna T. Pipon
PIPON – Mrs. Anna T., 99, Windber, passed away March 6, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Thomas F. Reynolds
REYNOLDS – Thomas F., 62, Tire Hill, died March 5, 2014.
Rita M. Senko
SENKO – Rita M., 74, Patton, passed away March 5, 2014, at Miners Medical Center.
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Royston C. Dickert Sr.
DICKERT – Royston C. Sr., 78, Seward, passed away Monday, March 3, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
DOLGAS – Robert, 68, Hollidaysburg, formerly of Conemaugh, died March 3, 2014, at Autumn Estate.
MITCHELL – Joanne, formerly of Johnstown, died Feb. 23, 2014.
Joseph Michael Quinn Jr.
QUINN – Joseph Michael Jr., 77, Johnstown, went to be with the Lord Jesus March 3, 2014.
Shirley L. Schwind
SCHWIND – Shirley L., 82, Cambria Care Center, gained her eternal rest March 4, 2014.
Bertha (Hebden) Seese
SEESE – Mrs. Bertha (Hebden), 87, Mineral Point, formerly of Portage, entered into new life March 5, 2014.
Janet (Felter) Smith
SMITH – Janet (Felter), passed away March 3, 2014, in State College.
Rande E. Straw
STRAW – Rande E., 60, Ebensburg, passed away peacefully March 4, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center’s Palliative Care Unit.
John Henry Zimmerman
ZIMMERMAN – John Henry, 90, Hooversville, died March 5, 2014, at home.
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