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.
- District Deaths July 25, 2014
Clara Murphy Bond Bell
BELL – Clara Murphy Bond, Windsor, N.C., and Edenhouse in Bertie County, N.C., died Monday, July 21, 2014.
Fred G. Biller
BILLER – Fred G., 91, Cresson, died July 24, 2014, at Our Lady of The Alleghenies Residence, Hollidaysburg.
John R. Haywood
HAYWOOD – John R., 82, Richland Township, went to be with the Lord July 24, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
David G. Hull Jr.
HULL – David G. “Too Tall” Jr., 60, South Fork, died July 23, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
KRISKO – Stephan “Tib,” 89, passed away July 22, 2014, at home.
Elizabeth Anne Muncert
MUNCERT – Elizabeth Anne, 86, Johnstown, passed away July 23, 2014, at The Lutheran Home at Johnstown.
SCHULLER – Sadie, 85, Moxham, lost her battle with cancer July 23, 2014, at home.
Mary Grace Spodinak
SPODINAK – Mary Grace, 87, Johnstown, died July 24, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home.
Nancy L. (Adeline) Yoder
YODER – Nancy L. (Adeline), 75, formerly of Tire Hill, died July 21, 2014, at her home at Richland Towers.
- Funerals July 25, 2014
- District Deaths July 24, 2014
Thomas Barton Jr.
BARTON – Thomas Jr., 87, Central City, died July 21, 2014, at home.
Dorothy B. Bermosk
BERMOSK – Dorothy B., 87, Johnstown, passed away July 20, 2014, at Golden Living Center.
Leland Doyle Carney Jr.
CARNEY – Leland Doyle Jr. “Junior” or “Lee,” 77, Pomaria, S.C., formerly of Seward, went to be with the Lord Monday, July 21, 2014.
Ernest R. Contrillo
CONTRILLO – Ernest R., 61, Pittsburgh, formerly of Central City, died July 20, 2014.
Cecelia C. Duncan
DUNCAN – Cecelia C. “Sue,” 78, Johnstown, died July 22, 2014, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
Capt. Dudley C. Hunt
HUNT – Capt. Dudley C., (retired) MPD, Washington, D.C., 77, Windber, passed away July 22, 2014, at home.
Dorothy M. (Moyer) Kepler
KEPLER – Mrs. Dorothy M. (Moyer), 90, Scottsdale, Ariz., formerly of Portage, entered into new life July 19, 2014, at Hospice of the Valley, Scottsdale.
Anna Marie Krumenacker
KRUMENACKER – Anna Marie, 85, Carrolltown, passed away July 22, 2014, at St. Jude’s Haven, Johnstown.
- Funerals July 24, 2014
BLOCK – Deborah, 62, Johnstown, died July 21, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
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