NEW PARIS — EVANS – Francis J., 86, Market Lane, New Paris (Fishertown), died at 12:05 p.m. Friday, March 15, 2013, at UPMC Bedford Memorial Hospital. Mr. Evans was born in South Fork on Saturday, Aug. 28, 1926, son of the late Frank and Susan Pearl (Costello) Evans. On March 13, 1951, he married Ruth Y. (Hinderliter) Evans. In addition to his wife, he is survived by son, Donald D., husband of Carolyn (Banks) Evans, El Portal, Calif., and daughter, Kathleen A., wife of Franklin Sweet, Chantilly, Va. He also is survived by five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Kimberly Evans; a brother, Dean Evans; and a sister, Faith Noon. Francis was affiliated with the Alum Bank United Methodist Church. He served in the U.S. Army during both World War II and the Korean Conflict. Francis was a 1957 graduate of Cambria-Rowe Business College in Johnstown. He received his bachelor’s degree from IUP and his master’s degree from Towson State in Maryland. Francis was a retired high school business teacher and coordinator. He was a member of the Bedford American Legion Post 113 and a past commander of the Disabled Veterans of America. Friends are invited to call from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Jack H. Geisel Funeral Home Inc., Pleasantville, where funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 19, 2013, the Rev. David Zona officiating. Interment, Mount Hope Cemetery, South Fork. Online condolences may be expressed at www.geiselfuneral.com.
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.
Joseph H. Frankhauser Jr.
FRANKHAUSER – Joseph H. Jr., 78, Richland Township, passed away peacefully March 9, 2014, at Conemaugh Hospital.
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Harold R. Lloyd
LLOYD – Harold R., 93, Revloc, the last surviving member of his immediate family, went to be with Jesus March 8, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Randy S. Rager
RAGER – Randy S., 65, Johnstown, died March 7, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Thomas Russell Fulcomer
FULCOMER – Thomas Russell “Cup Cake,” 67, Bolivar, passed away March 8, 2014, at Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital.
Burnell J. McConnell
McCONNELL – Burnell J. “Bernie,” 88, Shady Grove, went home to the Lord Sunday, March 9, 2014, at his home surrounded by his family.
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FOUST – Robert, 49, Johnstown, passed away March 7, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
HANAK – Joseph, 88, Johnstown, passed away March 6, 2014, at home.
William Henry Hilton
HILTON – William Henry, 68, Johnstown, passed away March 4, 2014.
Gerald C. Lambing
LAMBING – Gerald C., 73, New Florence, went to be with the Lord March 8, 2014, at Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital.
Mary Josephine (Baker) Mayer
MAYER – Mary Josephine “Jo” (Baker), 86, passed away peacefully Jan. 30, 2014, at her daughter’s home in Texas.
Susan Lee (Larimer) Medellin
MEDELLIN – Susan Lee (Larimer), 71, Harrisburg, died March 7, 2014.
Joseph R. Myers
MYERS – Joseph R., Woodbridge, Va., passed away March 1, 2014.
OWENS – Patricia “Patty,” 93, Carrolltown, passed away March 7, 2014, at her home.
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