HOLLIDAYSBURG — THOMPSON – Marilyn R., 78, Hollidaysburg, died Sunday, June 23, 2013, at Altoona Regional Hospital. Born in Johnstown on Dec. 4, 1934, daughter of the late Christian and Julia (Christ) Schaller. She married Harry B. Thompson on Nov. 26, 1955, in Johnstown. Surviving are her husband; children, David J. Thompson, and wife, Rose, Harrisburg, and the Rev. Debra D. Thompson, Pittsburgh; and two grandchildren, Julia and Jack Thompson. She was preceded in death by a sister, Wilma Seivers. Mrs. Thompson was a homemaker, but worked in the early years of her life as flight attendant for the former All American Airlines and at Bedford Springs Hotel during the summer of 1952. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Hollidaysburg, where she was a member of the Ruth Circle, chancel choir and altar guild. She also was a member of Blair Garden Club, Sylvan Hills Ladies Golf Association and Jobel Court No. 11. She was a 1952 graduate of Richland High School. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Zion Lutheran Church, Hollidaysburg, where funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, the Rev. Greg Harbaugh and the Rev. Kyle Hayes, officiating. Interment, Alto-Reste Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer memorial contributions to Zion Lutheran Church, 500 Allegheny St., Hollidaysburg, Pa. 16648 or the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Riverwalk Corporate Center, Pittsburgh, Pa. 15219. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Gilden Barton Funeral Home, 1401 Ninth Ave., Altoona.
Gladys M. Stombaugh
STOMAUGH – Gladys M., 94, Portage, went to be with the Lord Dec. 11, 2013.
Maureen S. Plummer
PLUMMER – Maureen S., 69, Sidman, passed away Dec. 10, 2013, at Windber Hospice.
Joseph A. Pettinato
PETTINATO – Joseph A., 86, of New Brighton, N.Y., a retired letter carrier, World War II Navy veteran and devoted family man, died Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, at Eger Health Care & Rehabilitation Center, where he had resided since May of this year.
A. Martha (Eash) Thomas
THOMAS – A. Martha (Eash), 94, Saylor School Road, Hollsopple, went peacefully to be with the Lord Dec. 11, 2013, at Laurel View Village.
GRAFFIUS – Robert “Parker,” 15, Madison, W.Va., born April 8, 1998, son of Robert Russell III and Regina Orosz Graffius, went home to be with the Lord Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013.
Naomi R. Costello
COSTELLO – Naomi R., 91, Davidsville, died Dec. 11, 2013, at Conemaugh Memorial Hospital.
Rose A. Hancharik
HANCHARIK – Rose A., 75, Richland Township, died Dec. 5, 2013, at LaurelWood Care Center.
THOMAS – Amandus “Mandy,” 91, Hastings, passed away peacefully at home Dec. 12, 2013, surrounded by his loving family.
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Lois L. Rager
RAGER – Lois L., 83, Johnstown, died Dec. 11, 2013, at St. Jude’s Haven surrounded by her friends and caregivers who loved her very much
CHAPMAN – Darlene, 58, Hayes, Va., formerly of Beaverdale, passed away Dec. 9, 2013
H. Matthew Gearhart
GEARHART - H. Matthew IV, 36, Mineral Point, passed away Dec. 9, 2013, as a result of an asthma attack.
Doris (Hysong) Anderson
ANDERSON – Doris (Hysong), 91, New Florence, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, at Sunrise of Abington, Abington.
Ralph E. Botteicher
BOTTEICHER – Ralph E., 94, Derry, formerly of Johnstown, passed away Dec. 10, 2013, at the home of his granddaughter.
Jean Grace (Emerson) Fair
FAIR – Jean Grace (Emerson), 97, Petoskey, Mich., formerly of Nanty Glo, passed away Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, at Bay Bluffs, in Harbor Springs, Mich.
ROMAGNA – Margaret “Margee,” 89, Hollidaysburg, formerly of Ebensburg, passed away Dec. 10, 2013, at Nason Hospital, Roaring Spring.
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Jean V. (Cleimer) DiValentone
DiVALENTONE – Jean V. (Cleimer), 75, Boswell, died Dec. 10, 2013, at her home.
Anthony G. Bongiovanni
BONGIOVANNI – Anthony G. “Nino,” 84, Johnstown, died Dec. 9, 2013, at the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home.
BOXLER – Sylvester “Dwayne,” 73, Fayetteville, formerly of Mineral Point, went to his heavenly home Monday, Dec. 9, 2013.
William E. Barron
BARRON – William E., 79, Bethlehem, passed away Dec. 9, 2013.
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