DORMONT — KIBSEY – Twila (Lehman), 92, Dormont, formerly of Johnstown, died Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014. Wife of the late Nicholas C. Kibsey; loving mother of Richard Charles Kibsey, Mount Lebanon, and Cindy (Gary) Soltys, Latrobe; grandmother of J.T. Soltys; and sister of Evelyn Williams, Billie Forsha, Dwight “Buzz” Lehman and the late Violet Sacra, Marjorie Felton and Roberta Neuhof. Also survived by nieces and nephews. An amazing mother and grandmother, Twila served others in many unheralded ways. She retired as secretary to the director of business and transportation of Keystone Oaks School District on Jan. 30, 1991, at age 70. As a lifelong member of the Church of the Brethren, she served the Pittsburgh Church of the Brethren as church secretary for many years and also sang in the church choir. Twila regularly attended Keystone Oaks School District retiree group and managed its address list and a gift account. Similarly, she served the community by giving of her time taking neighbor and friend shut-ins shopping or by shopping for them. In her later retirement, she joined Curves and exercised there regularly until age 91. She loved her family and friends and gave selflessly of herself to them. Friends may call at Laughlin Memorial Chapel, 222 Washington Road, Mount Lebanon, from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday. Additional visitation will be held from 10:30 a.m. Friday until time of service at 11 a.m. at Arbutus Church of the Brethren, 1201 Erikson Drive, Johnstown, Pa. 15904. Interment will follow in Richland Cemetery. Please, in lieu of flowers, contribute to her favorite charity, Heifer Project International, 1 World Ave., Little Rock, Ark. 72202.
- 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.
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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.
Margaret R. (Shaffer) Hemminger
HEMMINGER – Margaret R. “Margie” (Shaffer), 93, formerly of Jenner Township, died July 29, 2014, at Meadow View Nursing Center, Berlin.
Carol R. (Schloski) Groleau
GROLEAU – Carol R. (Schloski), 56, Goshen, Mass., lost her battle with cancer July 16, 2014. Born Dec. 25, 1957, in Colver, she was the daughter of John and Olive (Spotts) Schloski.
George J. Stapinsky
STAPINSKY – George J. “Doodie” or “Hey You,” 85, Fort Hill, formerly of Windber, died July 30, 2014, at In Touch Hospice, Somerset.
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Patricia L. Bakale
BAKALE – Patricia L, 81, Johnstown, went to be with our Lord July 28, 2014.
Stephen A. Christy
CHRISTY – Stephen A., 65, Johnstown, died July 28, 2014, at home surrounded by family and friends.
CUSTER – Margaret “Peggy,” 69, Johnstown, passed away July 29, 2014, at Laurelwood Care Center.
Kathleen L. Geiser
GEISER – Kathleen L., 84, Oakland, died July 29, 2014, at Arbutus Park Manor.
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