YORK, PA. — ZIESMAN – Gustave J. Jr., 85, York, Pa., died Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, at Rest Haven Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. He was the husband of the late Callista “Kissy” (Heidenthal) Ziesman, who died Dec. 24, 2006. The couple had been married for 51 years. Born Aug. 30, 1927, in Johnstown, son of the late Gustave J. and Elizabeth (Cable) Ziesman. Gustave worked for Berkebile & Gabriel Monument Co. and Grandview Cemetery while residing in Johnstown. He later moved to York and worked as a master mechanic for D.E. Stetler and U-Haul, where he retired from in 1990. Mr. Ziesman served our country in the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II. Member of Shiloh American Legion Post 791, as well as the 12th Ward Democratic Club. Most importantly, he enjoyed spending time with his granddaughter, Jordyn. Survived by son, Gus J. Ziesman, and wife, Julie, York, Pa.; daughter, Callista “Joe” Burke, and husband, Brad, York, Pa.; granddaughter, Jordyn Elisabeth Ziesman; brother, Glen Ziesman, Pittsburgh; and sisters, Naomi Crouch, Dixon, Calif.; Margaret Hearn, Johnstown; Marilyn Bercaw, Palm Beach, Fla.; and Shirley Pellizzari, and husband, Tony, Mount Wolfe, Pa. Preceded in death by twin sons; and brothers, James and Lawrence Ziesman, both formerly of Johnstown, and Eben Ziesman, formerly of York, Pa. A celebration of life tribute service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, at Heffner Funeral Chapel & Crematory Inc., 1551 Kenneth Road, York, Pa. 17408, with certified celebrant Betty Frey, officiating. Visitation will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. Full military honors will be provided by York County Veterans Honor Guard prior to the service. Memorial contributions may be made to SPCA, 3159 Susquehanna Trail North, York, Pa. 17406. Send condolences at BestLifeTributes.com.
- District Deaths July 11, 2014
Philip D. Cole
COLE – Philip D., 59, Cresson, died July 10, 2014, at Van Zandt VAMC, Altoona.
Robert L. Marsh
MARSH – Robert L., 74, Bolivar, died Thursday, July 10, 2014, at Hillsdale Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Hillsdale, Pa.
Robert L. Morrison
MORRISON – Robert L., 82, Patton, passed away July 9, 2014, in Patton.
Owen F. Ott
OTT – Owen F., 74, Johnstown, died July 8, 2014, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
Dean Alan Shumaker
SHUMAKER – Dean Alan, 62, Central City, departed our lives July 7, 2014.
Twila M. Stupi
STUPI – Twila M., 93, Geistown Borough, died July 9, 2014.
- District Deaths July 10, 2014
Benjamin P. Arellano Sr.
ARELLANO – Benjamin “Benny” P. Sr., 86, Johnstown, went to be with the Lord July 3, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Homer J. George
GEORGE – Homer “Jim” J., 73, Salix, went to be with the Lord July 1, 2014, home surrounded by his family.
Samuel C. Johnson Sr.
JOHNSON – Samuel C. Sr., 58, Johnstown, passed away July 6, 2014, unexpectedly at home.
Rev. Father Joseph Kapusnak
KAPUSNAK – Rev. Father Joseph, 79, died Monday, July 7, 2014, at Mount St. Macrina Manor, Uniontown.
Catherine A. Klisiewicz
KLISIEWICZ – Mrs. Catherine A., 90, Altoona, passed away peaceful Wednesday morning, July 9, 2014.
Mary M. McGough
McGOUGH – Mary M., 89, St. Augustine Road, Dysart, died July 8, 2014, at the home of Gary and Mary Louise Wills.
MITCHELL – Mary, 88, Ebensburg, died July 8, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Thomas Charles Quirk Jr.
QUIRK – Thomas Charles Jr., 91, died Wednesday, July 9, 2014.
Theresa M. Salem
SALEM – Theresa M., 102, Westmont, died July 7, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Daniel G. Strushensky
STRUSHENSKY – Daniel G., 81, Mineral Point, died July 8, 2014, in Greensburg.
Robert Arthur Winstanley
WINSTANLEY – Dr. Robert Arthur, 95, Elizabethtown, died June 26, 2014.
- District Deaths July 9, 2014
Dolores M. Buck
BUCK – Dolores M., 87, Littleton, Colo., formerly of Patton and Carrolltown, passed away July 4, 2014, at Lifecare Center of Littleton.
Eleanor (Schellhammer) Chromy
CHROMY – Eleanor (Schellhammer) “Studda,” 76, went to sing in the heavenly choir July 8, 2014.
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