ELIZABETHTOWN — JONES – Donald T. “Spike,” 82, Elizabethtown, formerly of Ebensburg, passed away Thursday, March 20, 2014, at Life Care Hospital, Mechanicsburg. Born in Johnstown, he was the son of the late George and Aretta (Noel) Jones. He was the husband of Evelyn L. (McGaughey) Jones. They were married for 58 years. Spike was retired from Bethlehem Steel in Johnstown. He was a Purple Heart recipient for wounds received while serving in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was a member of the VFW and American Legion in Ebensburg and was an avid Steelers fan. In addition to his wife, Evelyn, he is survived by three daughters, Leslie A. (Lee) Clark, Levittown; Kimberly D. (Timothy R.) Darnell, Indian Mound, Tenn.; and Karen L. Mislanovich, Midland, Texas; eight grandchildren, Angela Dannelley, Paul Cochran Jr., Travis Cochran, Daniel Darnell, Timothy Darnell Jr., Kaitlyn Darnell, Alison Mislanovich and Kelsey Mislanovich; and three great-grandchildren, Molly, Sebastian and Loreal. Spike was preceded in death by three brothers and his beloved dog, Rocky. Viewing from 1 p.m. until time of funeral service at 2 p.m. Monday, March 24, 2014, at Miller-Sekely Funeral Home & Crematory, 130 N. Market St., Elizabethtown. Interment will be held at the convenience of the family at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery. (www.millerfuneralhome.com)
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.
- Funerals July 23, 2014
- District Deaths July 22, 2014
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.
- More Obituaries Headlines
- Deborah Block