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.
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Jerry Sheldon Berkebile
BERKEBILE – Jerry Sheldon, 83, Johnstown, passed away April 17, 2014, at Presbyterian Home, Johnstown.
Phyllis J. Burkhard
BURKHARD – Phyllis J., 71, Johnstown, passed away April 16, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
FABRIZIO – John, 88, Geistown, died April 18, 2014, at the Lutheran Home.
Homer E. Hillegas
HILLEGAS – Homer E., 94, Tionesta, Pa., formerly of Central City and Parma, Ohio, died April 14, 2014, at Golden Living Center, Shippenville, Pa.
Florence R. Homer
HOMER – Florence R., 88, Clearfield, died Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Christ the King Manor, DuBois.
Ronald Glenn Lester
LESTER – Ronald Glenn, 81, Lebanon, formerly of Sidman, died April 18, 2014, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Lebanon.
LISINA – Edward, 81, Johnstown, died April 18, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
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Dora Marie Bufagna
BUFAGNA – Dora Marie, 87, Armagh, passed away peacefully April 16, 2014, at home surrounded by her family.
Doris Marjorie Cooper
COOPER – Doris Marjorie, 87, Westmont, went to heaven, April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center Palliative Care Unit.
Rose Mary (Delegram) Tripodi
TRIPODI – Rose Mary (Delegram), 66, Culpeper, Va., formerly of Cresson, died April 17, 2014, at home.
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Zachary Gordon Alan Andrews
ANDREWS – Zachary Gordon Alan, 21, Johnstown, was called home April 13, 2014.
Ray H. Clites
CLITES – Ray H., 93 , Westmont, died April 12, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Beverly J. Hoover
HOOVER – Beverly J., 75, Johnstown, was received into heaven April 16, 2014.
Joseph Samuel Kuhar Jr.
KUHAR – Joseph Samuel Jr. “Joey,” 64, passed away April 11, 2014, at home, in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Charles M. Lambert
LAMBERT – Charles M., 87, Central City, passed away April 14, 2014, at home.
Betty L. Lydic
LYDIC – Betty L., 88, Johnstown, died April 15, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
Stella A. Ponchek
PONCHEK – Stella A., 92, East Conemaugh, died April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
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