The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

Obituaries

June 30, 2013

Mary B. Martin

UPPER YODER TOWNSHIP — MARTIN – Mary B., Upper Yoder Township, died June 30, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.  Mary was the wife of the Rev. Father Charles P. Martin, retired rector of  St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Johnstown.  They recently celebrated their 57th wedding anniversary.  They were united in Holy Matrimony at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Mount Lebanon.  They were the parents of six children, James Charles, born in 1960, and died as an infant; J. Christopher, born 1961, Falls Church, Va.; Stephen Richard (Jane), born 1963, Berlin, PA; Thomas Robert, born 1965, and died as the result of a fall in 1985; Susan Elizabeth Von Schondorf, born 1966, Wescosville; and Timothy William (Rachel), born 1969, Beaver, and four grandchildren, Jami, Heather, Matthew and Zane.  Mary was the daughter of the George A. and Elizabeth Lena (Lyons) Balch. Her father died in 1937, and her mother then married the Rev. Harold Day, both deceased. She also was preceded in death by a sister, Margaret Smith, and a brother, George W. Balch.  Mary was a graduate of Carnegie Tech, now Carnegie Mellon, with a degree in food services, and worked as a dietitian in the Pittsburgh public schools for three years. Upon moving to Johnstown, she worked for many years in food services at Westmont School District, mostly at the junior high. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Picking-Treece-Bennett Mortuary Inc., 921 Menoher Blvd., Johnstown. Service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, the Very Rev. George L.W. Werner and the Rev. Leslie G. Reimer, officiating.  Private inurnment will take place on the family farm in Somerset County.  Memorial donations may be directed to St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 335 Locust St., Johnstown, Pa. 15901, the Scleroderma Foundation, 300 Rosewood Drive, Suite 105, Rosewood, Mass. 01923, or a charity of choice. (ptbmortuary.com)

 

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  • District Deaths July 30, 2014

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  • Bakale, Patricia Patricia L. Bakale

    BAKALE – Patricia L, 81, Johnstown, went to be with our Lord July 28, 2014.

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  • Stephen A. Christy

    CHRISTY – Stephen A., 65, Johnstown, died July 28, 2014, at home surrounded by family and friends.

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  • Custer, Margaret Margaret Custer

    CUSTER – Margaret “Peggy,” 69, Johnstown, passed away July 29, 2014, at Laurelwood Care Center.

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  • Geiser, Kathleen Kathleen L. Geiser

    GEISER – Kathleen L., 84, Oakland,  died July 29, 2014, at Arbutus Park Manor.

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  • Elaine Jean (Hamilton) Klayko

    KLAYKO – Elaine Jean (Hamilton), 65, Lilly, died at peace Tuesday morning, July 29, 2014, at her home.

    July 29, 2014

  • Matijevich, Nicholas Nicholas Matijevich

    MATIJEVICH – Nicholas, 88, Johnstown, formerly of Pittsburgh, died July 28, 2014, at Windber Hospice.

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  • Miller, Daisy Daisy "Doodles" Miller

    MILLER – Daisy “Doodles,”  aged 16 years, was released from this life into the next on Sunday, July 27, 2014, surrounded by her loving family, Dorene and Ian Miller, Andrea Brooks, and Jayme Brooks.

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  • Ethel M. Miller

    MILLER – Ethel M., 95, Ebensburg, formerly of Barnesboro, died July 29, 2014, at her home with her daughter, Patty, by her side.

    July 29, 2014

  • Peters, Andrea Andrea Lynn (Lonas) Peters

    PETERS – Andrea Lynn (Lonas), 46, Bolivar, passed into the arms of our Lord on July 28, 2014, in the palliative care unit of Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital.

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  • Mirrel Oliver Plummer Sr.

    PLUMMER – Mirrel Oliver Sr., 75, Portage, passed away July 27, 2014, at home.

    July 29, 2014

  • Mary Ann (Sedor) Shedlock

    SHEDLOCK – Mary Ann (Sedor),  87,  a resident of St. Benedict Manor, formerly of Revloc and Ebensburg, passed away July 28, 2014, at the manor.

    July 29, 2014

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  • Bernat, Michele Michele L. Bernat

    BERNAT – Michele L., 45, Mundys Corner, passed away July 27, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.

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  • Benjamin Martin Hadix

    HADIX – Benjamin Martin, 33, Johnstown, went to his eternal peace in the arms of Jesus July 24, 2014.

    July 28, 2014

  • Phenicie, Ethel Ethel L. Phenicie

    PHENICIE – Mrs. Ethel L., 96, Windber, passed away July 27, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.

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  • Steinkinchner, Nick Nicholas D. Steinkirchner

    STEINKIRCHNER – Nicholas D., 32, Jennerstown, died Sunday, July 20, 2014, in Brevard County, Fla.

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  • Sral, Linda Linda A. Sral

    SRAL – Linda A., 68, Portage, died July 27, 2014, at her residence.

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  • Ruth F. Huff

    HUFF – Ruth F., 80, Sidman, died July 27, 2014, at her residence.

    July 28, 2014

  • Miske, Margaret Margaret A. Miske

    MISKE – Margaret A., 80, Johnstown, passed away July 27, 2014, at the Allegheny Lutheran Home.

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  • District Deaths July 29, 2014

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