SALIX — JONES – JoAnn, 85, Salix, passed into eternal life surrounded by her loving husband and family Dec. 22, 2012, at Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown. Born Nov. 14, 1927, in Johnstown, daughter of John M. and Mary (Pernau) Roberts. Preceded in death by parents; sisters, Lois Jean Fetters and Marjorie Wolfhope; brothers, John P., Neal M. and Dean C.; and nephew, Harry “Butch” Wolfhope. Survived by loving husband of 66 years, James E. Jones, whom she married in Rockville, Md., on Sept. 7, 1946; sister, Nancy Lou Roberts, Lewes, Del.; nieces and nephews, David Wolfhope, Mary Jo Wolfhope, Judy Cononie, Milton Jones, Peggy Sheppard, Jeff Jones, Mary Jones and Kip Jones; and numerous great nieces and nephews. Graduate of Adams Township High School, Class of 1945. In her younger years, Joann enjoyed fishing, especially ice fishing. She also enjoyed bus trips, gambling, gardening and spending time with her numerous nieces and nephews whom she loved as her own. Friends will be received from 9 a.m. until time of memorial service at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Trinity Lutheran Church, Sidman, the Rev. William Deist. Inurnment, National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, Bridgeville. As an expression of sympathy, the family suggests memorial donations be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1893, Memphis, Tenn. 38101. Arrangements by Charles O. Dimond Funeral Home Inc., South Fork. (www.dimondfuneralhome.com)
- District Deaths March 8, 2014
Albert Lynn Boring
BORING – Albert Lynn, 53, Ebensburg, passed away Thursday, March 6, 2014, at Ebensburg Center, Sunset House.
Richard C. Claycomb
CLAYCOMB – Mr. Richard C., 72, Heritage Road, Osterburg, died Thursday, March 6, 2014, at his home.
Shelvy J. Elbertson
ELBERTSON – Shelvy J., 51, Johnstown, passed away March 6, 2014.
Gloria Jean (Dunmire) Ellsworth
ELLSWORTH – Gloria Jean (Dunmire), 75, Seward, passed away March 6, 2014, at Indiana Regional Medical Center.
Phyllis M. Faight
FAIGHT – Phyllis M., 78, Jackson Township, died March 5, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Alta Jane Fox
FOX – Alta Jane, 81, Daisytown, passed away March 7, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
Thelma (Kearney) Kodosky
KODOSKY – Thelma “Jeannie” (Kearney), 78, Lilly, went to her eternal rest March 7, 2014.
Lois Jean (Dunmeyer) Lepley
LEPLEY – Lois Jean (Dunmeyer), 70, West Virginia, formerly of Somerset County, died March 5, 2014, at home.
REITZ – David, 76, passed away March 3, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nev.
James J. Saylor Sr.
SAYLOR – James J. Sr. “Pap,” Davidsville, died peacefully March 7, 2014, at home surrounded by family.
W. Jean (Mishler) Naugle Wingard
WINGARD – W. Jean Mishler Naugle, 85, formerly of Morgantown and Davidsville, died Wednesday, March 5, 2014.
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- District Deaths March 7, 2014
GEORGE – Robert “Bob,” 71, Portage, passed away March 4, 2014, in Johnstown.
Marcella S. (Ciccotelli) Gillin
GILLIN – Marcella S. (Ciccotelli), 85, Ebensburg, passed away peacefully March 5, 2014, at Cambria Care Center.
Peter Holubz Jr.
HOLUBZ – Peter Jr., 89, Johnstown, died March 5, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Lillian Marlene (Anderson) Howard
HOWARD – Lillian Marlene (Anderson), 71, Ebensburg, died March 5, 2014, at home.
KAUFMAN – Morton, 84, Westmont, lost his battle with cancer March 5, 2014.
James Guido Mastrine
MASTRINE – James Guido, 63, Ebensburg, died March 5, 2014, at home surrounded by his family.
Anna T. Pipon
PIPON – Mrs. Anna T., 99, Windber, passed away March 6, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Thomas F. Reynolds
REYNOLDS – Thomas F., 62, Tire Hill, died March 5, 2014.
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