WINDBER — FRANCE – Emma Ruth, 92, Windber, formerly of Berlin, died Jan. 10, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center. Born Dec. 24, 1920, in Berlin, daughter of Harry H. and Ida M. (Walker) Donner. Preceded in death by parents; husband, William; brothers, Clyde, Benjamin and Robert; and sisters, Peggy Sarver and Betty McGregor. Survived by children, Brian, married to the former Cynthia Riddiford, Centre Hall; and Susan Joseph, and husband, Norman, Westmont; and grandchildren, Allison and Benjamin France and Isaac and Simon Joseph. She was a graduate of Berlin Brothersvalley High School and was a retired teller from the former Philson National Bank. Member of Berlin Brethren Church and OES 138, Somerset. She enjoyed needlework, quilting, gardening, canning, baking cookies and spending time with her grandchildren. She was the last surviving member of her family. Family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Deaner Funeral Home, Berlin, where service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, the Rev. Tom Sprowls Jr., officiating. Interment, Berlin IOOF Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be given to Berlin Brethren Church Youth Group, 620 Main St., Berlin, Pa. 15530, or Berlin Historical Society, 400 Vine St., Berlin, Pa. 15530. (DeanerFuneralsAndCremations.com)
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BUDLONG – Jean Kennedy, 85, Windber and Indian Lake, died Dec. 9, 2013, at Windber Hospice, Windber.
Phyllis V. Reese Fuller
REESE FULLER – Phyllis V., 94, Lower Alsace Township, formerly of Shillington and Davidsville, passed away Dec. 8, 2013, at 9:07 a.m. in her home.
Michele Ann (Burns) Claycomb
CLAYCOMB – Michele Ann (Burns), 66, Lorain Borough, passed away Dec. 9, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center after a brief battle with cancer.
Richard E. Pearson
PEARSON – Richard E., 84, Chambersburg, and formerly of Fairfax, Va., passed away Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, at his home with his wife of 32 years at his side.
Margaret M. Bunda
BUNDA – Margaret M., 83, Johnstown, went into the loving arms of our Lord Dec. 9, 2013, at home with her family and friends by her side.
Ellen (Schwarting) Merker
MERKER – Ellen (Schwarting), 89, passed away Dec. 7, 2013, in Davidsville.
Russell W. Moehler
MOEHLER – Russell W., “Ducky,” 98, Woodvale, died Dec. 10, 2013, at the Atrium Manor.
Ronald E. Moskey Sr.
MOSKEY – Ronald E. Sr., 75, Jennerstown, died Dec. 9, 2013, at home.
BYICH – Cory, 29, Nanty Glo, died Dec. 7, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
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Lewis P. Gregory
GREGORY – Lewis P., 85, Johnstown, died Dec. 8, 2013, in Hollidaysburg.
Anne T. Desimone
DESIMONE – Anne T., 82, Johnstown, died Dec. 7, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Andrew P. Lingafelt
LINGAFELT – Andrew P. “Andy,” 51, Cassandra, passed away Dec. 7, 2013, at home.
PASTERNAK – Paul, 86, Richland, died Dec. 8, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Louella Fern Bloom
BLOOM – Louella Fern, 91, Johnstown, passed away Dec. 7, 2013.
Beverly R. Miller
MILLER – Beverly R., 70, Summerhill, died Dec. 9, 2013, at home.
Eleanor Vivian Chaney
CHANEY – Eleanor Vivian, “Baby Ellie,” born Dec. 7, 2013, and passed Dec. 7, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Betty R. Irvin
IRVIN – Betty R., 88, Johnstown, died Dec. 8, 2013, at Cambria Care Center.
CHAPMAN – Darlene, 55, Hayes, Va., formerly of Beaverdale, passed away Dec. 9, 2013.
John J. Good
GOOD – John J., 82, formerly of Portage, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Meadow View Nursing Center.
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