CONEMAUGH — DEFFENBAUGH – Gerald W., 63, Conemaugh, passed away March 21, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center. Born June 23, 1950, in Johnstown, son of Gerald E. and Patricia Ruth (Fyock) Deffenbaugh. Preceded in death by his mother, Patricia; and brother, David. Survived by father, Gerald E., and his wife, Dorothy; and wife, Nancy Mae (Marks) Deffenbaugh. Also survived by his children, daughters, Rebecca Ockert, Greenville, S.C.; Ruth Vaughn, Lothian, Md.; Lois Gongloff, Ebensburg; Regina Smith, Johnstown; and Kathryn Werner, Johnstown; stepchildren, Angela Wright, Maryland; Donald Wright Jr., Maryland; John E. Wright, Lancaster, Pa.; and Carla Ann, Maryland; sisters, Marie Erbe, Somerset; and Shelby McCoy, Somerset; and brother, Larry Deffenbaugh, Virginia. Gerald also is survived by his puppy, Lucy. He was loved by many and will be terribly missed. He was a man who loved the Lord, whose knowledge of the Bible surpassed most. He was a master tradesman, including masonry and carpentry. He also was a master of Billiards and whatever else he touched. He also loved to sing hymns at the top of his lungs. Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. until time of memorial service at 2 p.m. Friday, March 28, at Conemaugh Grace Brethren Church, Pastor Rick Horner, officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Gerald & Dorothy Deffenbaugh, 1242 Stoystown Road, Friedens, Pa. 15541. Arrangements in care of Hindman Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc., exclusive provider of “Veterans and Family Memorial Care.” Condolences may be sent to http://HindmanFuneralHomes.com.
- District Deaths July 30, 2014
Patricia L. Bakale
BAKALE – Patricia L, 81, Johnstown, went to be with our Lord July 28, 2014.
Stephen A. Christy
CHRISTY – Stephen A., 65, Johnstown, died July 28, 2014, at home surrounded by family and friends.
CUSTER – Margaret “Peggy,” 69, Johnstown, passed away July 29, 2014, at Laurelwood Care Center.
Kathleen L. Geiser
GEISER – Kathleen L., 84, Oakland, died July 29, 2014, at Arbutus Park Manor.
Elaine Jean (Hamilton) Klayko
KLAYKO – Elaine Jean (Hamilton), 65, Lilly, died at peace Tuesday morning, July 29, 2014, at her home.
MATIJEVICH – Nicholas, 88, Johnstown, formerly of Pittsburgh, died July 28, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Daisy "Doodles" Miller
MILLER – Daisy “Doodles,” aged 16 years, was released from this life into the next on Sunday, July 27, 2014, surrounded by her loving family, Dorene and Ian Miller, Andrea Brooks, and Jayme Brooks.
Ethel M. Miller
MILLER – Ethel M., 95, Ebensburg, formerly of Barnesboro, died July 29, 2014, at her home with her daughter, Patty, by her side.
Andrea Lynn (Lonas) Peters
PETERS – Andrea Lynn (Lonas), 46, Bolivar, passed into the arms of our Lord on July 28, 2014, in the palliative care unit of Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital.
Mirrel Oliver Plummer Sr.
PLUMMER – Mirrel Oliver Sr., 75, Portage, passed away July 27, 2014, at home.
Mary Ann (Sedor) Shedlock
SHEDLOCK – Mary Ann (Sedor), 87, a resident of St. Benedict Manor, formerly of Revloc and Ebensburg, passed away July 28, 2014, at the manor.
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Michele L. Bernat
BERNAT – Michele L., 45, Mundys Corner, passed away July 27, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Benjamin Martin Hadix
HADIX – Benjamin Martin, 33, Johnstown, went to his eternal peace in the arms of Jesus July 24, 2014.
Ethel L. Phenicie
PHENICIE – Mrs. Ethel L., 96, Windber, passed away July 27, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Nicholas D. Steinkirchner
STEINKIRCHNER – Nicholas D., 32, Jennerstown, died Sunday, July 20, 2014, in Brevard County, Fla.
Linda A. Sral
SRAL – Linda A., 68, Portage, died July 27, 2014, at her residence.
Ruth F. Huff
HUFF – Ruth F., 80, Sidman, died July 27, 2014, at her residence.
Margaret A. Miske
MISKE – Margaret A., 80, Johnstown, passed away July 27, 2014, at the Allegheny Lutheran Home.
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