PAINT BOROUGH — WRIGHTSMAN – Robert E., 89, Paint Borough, went to be with the Lord Sept. 8, 2013, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber. Born Feb. 24, 1924, in Mount Lake, Md., son of Earl and Mabel (Mortimore) Wrightsman. Preceded in death by parents and stepfather, Luther Boor. Survived by wife of 67 years, Betty P. (Spiker) Wrightsman; son, William Wrightsman, and wife, Patricia, Windber; and granddaughters, Jennifer Clites, Johnstown; and Cindy Wrightsman, Lake Wood, Colo.; also great-grandchildren, Emily and Alana. Brother of Mary Elizabeth (Boor), wife of Gene Shoemaker, Bedford; William Boor, Florida; Paul Boor, and wife, Irma, Florida; and Sharon (Boor), wife of Joseph Gardner, New Paris. A U.S. Army veteran of World War II. Retired union carpenter and member of Carpenters Union Local 1419. Member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Windber, where funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday with visitation one hour prior to the service at the church, the Rev. Ken Diable. Interment, Richland Cemetery. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at William Kisiel Funeral Home, Windber. Please check Thursday’s obituaries for the visitation and funeral arrangements. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Windber, in Robert’s memory.
- District Deaths Dec. 7, 2013
Marian F. (Hall) Abele
ABELE – Marian F. (Hall), 88, Edgewood, Ky., formerly of Johnstown, died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, at Emeritus at Edgewood.
BUSHWACK – Donna, 92, Loganville, Ga., passed away Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013.
Eugene Strohl Cassler
CASSLER – Eugene Strohl, 80, Everett, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Bedford Memorial Hospital.
Delores Jane Debias
DEBIAS – Delores Jane, 82, Beaufort, S.C., died Dec. 3, 2013, at her residence.
Katheleen Joyce (Diviney) Gongloff
GONGLOFF – Katheleen Joye (Diviney), 81, formerly of Twin Rocks, passed away peacefully Dec. 6, 2013, at home.
Jaclyn A. Gregorich
GREGORICH – Jaclyn A., 51, Greensburg, formerly of Robinson, died Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, at Westmoreland Manor.
Andrew James Koss
KOSS – Capt. Andrew James, 33, Detroit, Mich., formerly of Woolrich, Pa., passed away Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, at his home.
LETZO – Shary G., 67, New Germany, passed away peacefully in her sleep Dec. 5, 2013, at her mother’s home in Portage.
Antoinette J. (DeSalle) Luker
LUKER – Antoinette J. “Toni” (DeSalle), 77, Bolivar, passed away Dec. 6, 2013, at St. Andrew’s Village, Indiana.
Roy G. McClure
McCLURE – Roy G., 63, Travelers Rest, S.C., died Dec. 2, 2013, at home.
Joseph C. Rubis
RUBIS – Joseph C., 75, Johnstown, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Charles L. Sheets
SHEETS – Charles L., 79, Stoystown, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Somerset In Touch Hospice House.
John E. Single
SINGLE – John E. “Pap,” 85, Johnstown, passed away Dec. 5, 2013.
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- District Deaths Dec. 6, 2013
Lisa Jean (Anico) Bender
BENDER – Lisa Jean (Anico), 48, Hastings, died Dec. 4, 2013, at UPMC Hospital, Altoona.
Carole J. Berkebile
BERKEBILE – Carole J., 67, Stoystown, died Dec. 4, 2013, at home.
William G. Good
GOOD – William G., 75, Johnstown, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Samuel E. Gossard
GOSSARD – Samuel E., 90, Johnstown, died Dec. 4, 2013, at LaurelWood Care Center.
James J. Karlheim
KARLHEIM – James J. “J.J.,” 79, Patton, passed away Dec. 5, 2013, at UPMC Altoona surrounded by his family.
Judith Ellen (Gosnell) Magallanes
MAGALLANES – Judith Ellen (Gosnell), 45, Windber, went to be with the Lord Dec. 4, 2013.
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