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)
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ASKEW – Sharon “Joy,” 79, Alexandra, Pa, formerly of Marsteller, died July 31, 2014, at home.
George Michael Beach
BEACH – George Michael, 59, Salix, died Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Barbara Ann (Hartman) Dino
DINO – Barbara Ann (Hartman), 74, Ebensburg, died July 28, 2014, at Cambria Care Center.
DRENNER – Annabelle 90, Hollsopple, died July 31, 2014, at home surrounded by her family.
Patricia A. (Grabish) Koposko
KOPOSKO – Patricia A. (Grabish), 67, Windber, passed away Aug. 1, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Harriet L. Mintmier
MINTMIER– Harriet L., 85, Johnstown, died Aug. 1, 2014, at the Atrium Manor.
Helen Louise Petrunak
PETRUNAK – Helen Louise “Weeze,” 87, formerly of South Fork, went home with the Lord Aug. 1, 2014.
Joylene H. (Ream) Whipkey
WHIPKEY– Joylene H. (Ream), 83, Ligonier, formerly of Jenner Township, died Aug. 1, 2014, at Bethlen Home, Ligonier.
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- District Deaths Aug. 1, 2014
E. Joan Davis
DAVIS – E. Joan, 87, Riverside, Ohio, formerly of Johnstown, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014, at Kettering Medical Center.
Billie Josephine (LaFollette) Hodges
HODGES – Billie Josephine (LaFollette), 79, Boswell, Jenner Township, formerly of Gadsden, Ala., passed away July 27, 2014, at Windber Hospice from complications of cancer.
KOONTZ – Judy A., 67, Keedysville, Md., passed away peacefully Tuesday morning, July 29, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore, Md., after a long battle with lymphoma cancer.
Sherry L. Nagy
NAGY – Sherry L., 49, Johnstown, passed away July 30, 2014, at home.
Kenneth A. Naugle
NAUGLE – Kenneth A., 94, Johnstown, died July 30, 2014, at his home.
Richard John Peterson
PETERSON – Richard John, 49, Johnstown, passed away Monday evening, July 28, 2014, at Conemaugh Hospital.
Evelyn F. Vitalie
VITALIE – Evelyn F., 75, Johnstown, passed away July 30, 2014, at her home.
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Paul Radnoti Sr.
RADNOTI – Paul Sr., 80, passed away July 13, 2014, in Hebron, Ind.
Samuel R. Saia
SAIA – Samuel R., 90, Johnstown, died July 29, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Alex J. Stavish
STAVISH – Alex J., 90, Northern Cambria, died July 29, 2014, at Miners Medical Center Hastings.
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