LEBANON, PA. — RIDDLE – James E. III, 67, Lebanon, passed away Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013, at home. He was the husband of June S. (Sanchez) Riddle. Born Sept. 21, 1945, in Johnstown, son of the late James E. Jr. and Mary (Hartnett) Riddle. James graduated from Westmont Hilltop High School and continued on to the University of Miami, where he completed his undergraduate studies. He later received his MBA at St. Francis College. James worked for many years as a personnel manager for Bethlehem Steel, and later for General Defense in Lebanon. He was the proprietor of On Camera Video Productions in Lebanon in conjunction with his work at Lebanon County Clerk of Courts. James proudly served his country as a lieutenant in the U.S. Army’s 6th Calvary Armor Division. In addition to his wife, he is survived by sons, Bradley G. Riddle and Justin J. Riddle; granddaughter, Kandyce Riddle; great-granddaughter, Arianna Morales-Riddle; sisters, Sharon Craft and Cathy Bray; and aunt, Dolores Horner. Graveside service with full military honors will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 23, at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in memory of James to Lebanon County Christian Ministries, 250 S. Seventh St., Lebanon, Pa. 17042. Thompson Funeral Home Inc., Lebanon, is entrusted with the arrangements. Please share your thoughts and memories with the family at our online guest book at www.thompsonfuneralhomelebanon.com.
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H. Ross Blackburn
BLACKBURN – H. Ross, 87, Richland Township, died peacefully surrounded by family and friends July 20, 2014.
Lois Ann (Malonek) Holgash
HOLGASH – Lois Ann (Malonek), entered into eternal rest July 16, 2014.
Anna (Cicmansky) Leftow
LEFTOW – Mrs. Anna (Cicmansky), 94, Kissimmee, Fla., formerly of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Windber, died peacefully July 17, 2014.
LUBERT – Helen, 88, New York City, N.Y., and Northern Cambria, passed away July 19, 2014, peacefully at home after a long battle with cancer.
Stanley J. Pinkas
PINKAS – Stanley J., 86, St. Michael, died July 20, 2014, at Forest Hills Personal Care.
Norbert J. Teklinsky
TEKLINSKY – Norbert J. “Tick,” 82, Windber, passed away July 19, 2014, following a courageous 17-year battle with cancer.
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RUSNAK – Margaret, 85, Richland, died July 20, 2014, at her residence.
Jennie B. Slaventa
SLAVENTA – Jennie B., 89, Johnstown, formerly of Richland Township, passed away July 18, 2014, at Atrium Manor.
Lawrence G. Fretzel Jr.
FRETZEL – Lawrence “Larry” G. Jr., 82, Sidman, passed away July 19, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
The Very Rev. Father Christian R. Oravec, TOR
ORAVEC – The Very Rev. Father Christian R., TOR, 77, of the Third Order Regular Franciscans of the Province of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, died suddenly Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Conemaugh Hospital, Johnstown.
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Charles R. Eppley
EPPLEY – Charles R., 69, Sidman, died July 18, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
June Louise Turchak
TURCHAK – June Louise, 87, South Fork, died July 18, 2014, at home surrounded by loving family.
Barbara Ann (Tredennick) Bretz
BRETZ – Barbara Ann (Tredennick), 83, Cape Haze, Fla., went to meet her Lord Wednesday, June 11, 2014, with her husband, Earle, at her side.
Anna Marie Fisher
FISHER – Anna Marie, 90, died at her residence, Arbutus Park Manor, July 18, 2014, on her husband’s birthday.
Alice O. (Ochsenhirt) Phillips
PHILLIPS – Alice O. (Ochsenhirt), 88, Davidsville, formerly of Allison Park, died July 18, 2014, at Laurel View Village.
Samuel C. Carpenter
CARPENTER – Samuel C., 81, formerly of Nice Avenue, Upper Yoder Township, went to be with the Lord July 18, 2014, surrounded by his loving family.
OSSIP – Sydney, 97, Westmont, died July 18, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
LACO – Gus. At 91 years, God has called Gus Frank Laco home on July 18, 2014.
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