WINDBER — BROWN – Charles H. Jr. “Bill,” 91, 207 Ottawa St., formerly of Windber, died Aug. 28, 2013. Born Nov. 19, 1921, in Draper, Va., son of the late Charles and Irena (Riggins) Brown. Also preceded in death by brothers, John and James; sister, Carrie Stephens; and grandson, Jeffrey Berkey. Survived by wife of 71 years, the former Willie Mae Yearout; and children, Phyllis Berkey and Carmen Crowe, Destin, Fla.; Carolyn, wife of Francis Thomas, Pittsburgh; Robert, married to the former Venonna Chapman, Windber; and Ronald, married to the former Debbie Griffith, Greenville, S.C. Also survived by his grandchildren and great-grandchildren, Debbie, wife of Gary Morgan, and sons, Dan and Kevin, North Hills; Kim, wife of Todd Fetchko, and children, Josh and Becca, Windber; Jackie Brown and Bill Hanik, Johnstown; Heather, wife of Steve Purvis, Taylor, S.C.; Eric, married to the former Bridgette McCall, Fountain Inn, S.C.; and Bryan Berkey, son of Jeff Berkey. Brother of Betty, wife of David Kirby, Ringgold, Va. Brother-in-law to Nancy Brown, Marian, Va.; Eloise Brown, Radford, Va.; and Hazel Roufe, Christianburg, Va. Bill was a heavy equipment operator with Lasky Construction. Member of Davidsville Community Church and International Operating Engineers Local 66. Our sincere gratitude to the caring staff at Arbutus Manor. A special thank you for those who visited, called, sent cards and prayed for Bill and his family. Family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Meek & Dalla Valle Funeral Home Inc., Windber, where service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, the Rev. John Hollis, officiating. Interment, Berkey Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to either Arbutus Manor or Davidsville Community Church in Bill’s memory.
- District Deaths April 16, 2014
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 13, 2014.
Alice M. Goller
GOLLER – Alice M., 94, Presbyterian Home, died April 13, 2014, at Presbyterian Home.
M. Elayne Gooderham
GOODERHAM – M. Elayne, 78, Altoona, died April 14, 2014.
Edward Carl Harbart
HARBART – Edward Carl “Duger,” 90, Richland Township, died April 15, 2014, at Arbutus Park Manor.
Edward J. Harris
HARRIS – Edward J. “Ed,” 83, Fairfax, Va., passed away April 7, 2014, at home.
MASON – Dorothy, 66, Portage, formerly of Northern Cambria, died April 15, 2014, at Maple Winds Care Center, Portage.
Clifford Eugene Sharp Jr.
SHARP – Clifford Eugene Jr., 71, passed away peacefully April 5, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nev.
Erma I. Shaw
SHAW – Erma I., 97, passed away Sunday, April 13, 2014, at her home In Ickesburg, Pa.
Robert S. Walters
WALTERS – Robert S., 75, Johnstown, passed away April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Timothy Alan Wess
WESS – Timothy Alan, 46, New Germany, died April 15, 2014, at home, surrounded by loved ones.
- Today's Funerals April 16, 2014
- District Deaths April 15, 2014
Delores E. Benito
BENITO – Delores E. “Honey,” 72, Johnstown, died April 11, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Phillip E. Cadwallader
CADWALLADER – Phillip E., 88, Portage, entered into new life April 11, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Joan Mary (DeBiase) DeLisa
DeLISA – Joan Mary (DeBiase), 72, Richland, passed away peacefully April 14, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Daniel D. Emeigh
EMEIGH – Daniel D., 73, Northern Cambria, died April 12, 2014, at home.
LEEPER – Robert, 78, Johnstown, passed away April 13, 2014, at home.
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