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 April 23, 2014
Georgia R. Brown
BROWN – Georgia R., 90, Lincoln Highway, Bedford, died Sunday, April 20, 2014, at her home.
John R. Franko Jr.
FRANKO – John R. Jr. “Bunko,” 72, Conemaugh, died April 20, 2014, at home.
Dorothy Mae Gillman
GILLMAN – Dorothy Mae, 93, Mount Hope, went to be with her Lord April 22, 2014.
Hulda Elmira Heslop
HESLOP – Hulda Elmira, 95, formerly of Ferndale and New Paris, died April 21, 2014, at Waccamaw Community Hospital, Murrells Inlet, S.C.
Jean M. Holtz
HOLTZ – Jean M., 82, Hastings, went to be with the Lord Monday, April 21, 2014, at Golden Living-HAIDA.
Margaret Gloria Marsh
MARSH – Margaret Gloria, born Dec. 28, 1927, was called to her heavenly home April 19, 2014.
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Wayne R. Bailey
BAILEY – Wayne R., 53, South Fork, passed away unexpectedly on Good Friday, April 18, 2014, at his home.
Sarah G. Balzano
BALZANO – Sarah G., 87, Dysart, died April 20, 2014, at UPMC Altoona.
Michael Coleman Barabas
BARABAS – Michael Coleman, 75, Johnstown, was called home to be with his Lord and Savior surrounded by his loving family April 21, 2014, at home.
Richard N. Handel
HANDEL – Richard N., 72, Portage, passed away April 17, 2014, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh.
KLINE – Roseann, 84, Ebensburg, passed away suddenly April 19, 2014, at home.
Bobby Gene Lambert
LAMBERT – Bobby Gene, 72, Shanksville, died April 20, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown.
Ann M. Lashinsky
LASHINSKY – Mrs. Ann M., 94, Windber, went to be with the Lord April 21, 2014, at St. Jude’s Haven, Elton, Pa.
Ruth V. Parkinson
PARKINSON – Ruth V., 86, Johnstown, passed away April 20, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home.
RISHELL – Joseph “Bud,” 76, Eighth Ward, formerly of East Conemaugh Borough, passed away April 20, 2014.
Amanda N. Sherry-Griffon
SHERRY-GRIFFON – Amanda N., 30, Northern Cambria, passed away April 19, 2014.
George William Smith
SMITH – George William “Smitty Bill” “Pap,” 81, Sidman, died suddenly Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014.
Carol A. Vladic
VLADIC – Carol A., 74, Hollidaysburg, formerly of Johnstown, went to be with the Lord Saturday, April 19, 2014.
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