NEW GERMANY — DEITLE – Max Emerson, born May 8, 2012, son of John and Rhonda (Blackner) Deitle of New Germany, left his mother’s arms to be in the arms of the Lord Sept. 6, 2013. The fight was long and every resource was exhausted, but God Almighty holds him tightly now. He is survived by sisters, Kelsey, Samantha, Caitlyn, Morgan, Isabella, Leah and Kerrington; his good buddy and big brother, Shane; grandparents, Mary Lou Deitle, Edward and Ruth Opdenhoff and Gene Blackner; uncles and aunts, Bruce and Ellabeth, Dave and Linda and Bill and Nadine Deitle and Trinia Yasika and Ken Blackner. Max is preceded in death by his grandfather, Roy Deitle; aunt, Debbie Stokyovich; and uncle, Brandon Blackner. Max was deeply loved by his family and anyone he came into contact with. Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Charles O. Dimond Funeral Home Inc., South Fork. Viewing from 10 a.m. until time of funeral service at 11 a.m. Monday at Lakeside Community Church of the Nazarene, Ebensburg, the Rev. Rob Osborn. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made at www.gofundme.com or First Commonwealth Bank, 708 W. High St., Ebensburg, Pa. 15931 in memory of Max. (www.dimondfuneralhome.com)
- District Deaths Aug. 2, 2014
ASKEW – Sharon “Joy,” 79, Alexandra, Pa, formerly of Marsteller, died July 31, 2014, at home.
George Michael Beach
BEACH – George Michael, 59, Salix, died Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Barbara Ann (Hartman) Dino
DINO – Barbara Ann (Hartman), 74, Ebensburg, died July 28, 2014, at Cambria Care Center.
DRENNER – Annabelle 90, Hollsopple, died July 31, 2014, at home surrounded by her family.
Patricia A. (Grabish) Koposko
KOPOSKO – Patricia A. (Grabish), 67, Windber, passed away Aug. 1, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Harriet L. Mintmier
MINTMIER– Harriet L., 85, Johnstown, died Aug. 1, 2014, at the Atrium Manor.
Helen Louise Petrunak
PETRUNAK – Helen Louise “Weeze,” 87, formerly of South Fork, went home with the Lord Aug. 1, 2014.
Joylene H. (Ream) Whipkey
WHIPKEY– Joylene H. (Ream), 83, Ligonier, formerly of Jenner Township, died Aug. 1, 2014, at Bethlen Home, Ligonier.
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- District Deaths Aug. 1, 2014
E. Joan Davis
DAVIS – E. Joan, 87, Riverside, Ohio, formerly of Johnstown, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014, at Kettering Medical Center.
Billie Josephine (LaFollette) Hodges
HODGES – Billie Josephine (LaFollette), 79, Boswell, Jenner Township, formerly of Gadsden, Ala., passed away July 27, 2014, at Windber Hospice from complications of cancer.
KOONTZ – Judy A., 67, Keedysville, Md., passed away peacefully Tuesday morning, July 29, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore, Md., after a long battle with lymphoma cancer.
Sherry L. Nagy
NAGY – Sherry L., 49, Johnstown, passed away July 30, 2014, at home.
Kenneth A. Naugle
NAUGLE – Kenneth A., 94, Johnstown, died July 30, 2014, at his home.
Richard John Peterson
PETERSON – Richard John, 49, Johnstown, passed away Monday evening, July 28, 2014, at Conemaugh Hospital.
Evelyn F. Vitalie
VITALIE – Evelyn F., 75, Johnstown, passed away July 30, 2014, at her home.
- Today's Funerals Aug. 1, 2014
Paul Radnoti Sr.
RADNOTI – Paul Sr., 80, passed away July 13, 2014, in Hebron, Ind.
Samuel R. Saia
SAIA – Samuel R., 90, Johnstown, died July 29, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Alex J. Stavish
STAVISH – Alex J., 90, Northern Cambria, died July 29, 2014, at Miners Medical Center Hastings.
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