JOHNSTOWN — GEIST – Robert Allen, 57, Johnstown, died unexpectedly March 31, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center. Born June 26, 1956, in Johnstown, son of the late Allen and Rita (Kinsey) Geist. Preceded in death by sister, Linda Gallo. Survived by wife of 36 years, Darlene R. (Gay) Geist; daughters, Jennifer, married to Brad Hindman; and Meagan McFarland, all of Johnstown; grandchildren, Ava, Sawyer and Carter Hindman; and Wyatt McFarland; brother, David Geist, and wife, Rita, Johnstown; brother-in-law, Gary Gallo, Johnstown; sister and brother-in-law, Barb and Robert McWhirter, Alexandria, Va.; and faithful furry companions, Gordon and Tucker. Rob was an education supervisor at the Hiram G. Andrews Center. Member of First Presbyterian Church, Johnstown Reed Band and Johnstown Community Chorus, and past member of the church session. For 40 years, it was tradition that Rob enjoyed Christmas caroling and playing his trombone with friends, Paul, George, John and Louie. He was a lover of everything Disney and enjoyed spending time with his family and grandkids along with family vacations to the Outer Banks and Pittsburgh Pirates games. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Hindman Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc., 1521 Frankstown Road, where funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, the Rev. Alice Tondora, officiating. Committal, Grandview Cemetery. Those who wish may make memorial donations to Cambria County Humane Society or American Heart Association. Arrangements in care of Hindman Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc., exclusive provider of “Veterans and Family Memorial Care.” Condolences may be sent to HindmanFuneralHomes.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.
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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.
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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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