JOHNSTOWN — BRENDLE – Devon Lew Sr. “Smokey,” Richland, passed away Feb. 11, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center. Born June 2, 1934, in Johnstown, son of the late Frank and Lorena Brendle. Survived by loving wife of 55 years, the former Shirley Zimmerman. He was a loving father to son, Devon L. Brendle Jr., married to the former Pamela Cook, Elton; and daughter, Dr. Melissa Murray, married to Terrence P. Murray IV, Jenners. Beloved grandfather to Amanda Brendle Baran, married to Chris, West Virginia; and cherished great-grandfather to Ian Baran. Also survived by brother, Dorsey “Pete,” and sister-in-law, Catherine Brendle, Richland; special niece, Donna Schroding Conard, and nephew, Dennis Schroding. Preceded in death by sister, Regina Schroding. A graduate of Richland High School. Formerly employed at Sunshine Biscuit Corp. and former owner of Florie Diebold Food Brokerage Co. Member of Mount Calvary Lutheran Church. Navy veteran and member of Korean War Veteran’s Post 1 and Richland American Legion. Devon loved his alma mater, Richland High School, and Richland Ram’s football team. He was a true American patriot who loved his country. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather who will be greatly missed. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Henderson Funeral Home, East Hills, 2503 Bedford St., and from 10 a.m. until the hour of service at 11 a.m. Friday at Mount Calvary Lutheran Church, Pastor Custead, officiating. Entombment, Richland Mausoleum. Military honors will be accorded at the cemetery by members of Korean Veterans Honor Guard and Charles Menoher Post 155 VFW.
BLOCK – Deborah, 62, Johnstown, died July 21, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Edward James Clark
CLARK – Edward James, 89, Johnstown, formerly of Minersville, died Saturday, July 12, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Nicole Lyn Eskridge
ESKRIDGE – Nicole Lynn, 24, Linden, Va., passed away Saturday, July 19, 2014.
Jeffery Lynn Flick
FLICK – Jeffery Lynn, 58, Seattle, Wash., formerly of Hollsopple, passed on July 3, 2014, in Seattle.
Elizabeth J. Knapik
KNAPIK – Elizabeth J. “Bethann,” 75, Northern Cambria, passed away July 21, 2014, at UPMC Altoona.
Christopher Shawn Reed
REED – Christopher Shawn, 22, Windber, died July 20, 2014.
Violet Marie (Snyder) Shaffer-Eastlake
SHAFFER-EASTLAKE – Violet Marie (Snyder), 90, Hidden Valley Road, Conemaugh Township, Somerset County, died July 22, 2014.
Teresa L. Smith
SMITH – Teresa L., 50, Johnstown, died July 19, 2014, at her residence.
TURNER – Rosemary, 91, formerly of Johnstown and Woodville, Ohio, died Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Genoa Care Center, Genoa, Ohio.
Mary Ann (Guzic) Walter
WALTER – Mary Ann (Guzic), 77, Lilly, went to her eternal rest July 21, 2014, surrounded by her family at her residence.
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H. Ross Blackburn
BLACKBURN – H. Ross, 87, Richland Township, died peacefully surrounded by family and friends July 20, 2014.
Lois Ann (Malonek) Holgash
HOLGASH – Lois Ann (Malonek), entered into eternal rest July 16, 2014.
Anna (Cicmansky) Leftow
LEFTOW – Mrs. Anna (Cicmansky), 94, Kissimmee, Fla., formerly of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Windber, died peacefully July 17, 2014.
LUBERT – Helen, 88, New York City, N.Y., and Northern Cambria, passed away July 19, 2014, peacefully at home after a long battle with cancer.
Stanley J. Pinkas
PINKAS – Stanley J., 86, St. Michael, died July 20, 2014, at Forest Hills Personal Care.
Norbert J. Teklinsky
TEKLINSKY – Norbert J. “Tick,” 82, Windber, passed away July 19, 2014, following a courageous 17-year battle with cancer.
- Funerals July 22, 2014
RUSNAK – Margaret, 85, Richland, died July 20, 2014, at her residence.
Jennie B. Slaventa
SLAVENTA – Jennie B., 89, Johnstown, formerly of Richland Township, passed away July 18, 2014, at Atrium Manor.
Lawrence G. Fretzel Jr.
FRETZEL – Lawrence “Larry” G. Jr., 82, Sidman, passed away July 19, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
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