PATTON — HITE – Josephine L. “Jo,” 56, Eckenrode Mill Road, Patton, died Nov. 17, 2012, at home. Born March 19, 1956, in Spangler, daughter of the late Carl and Madeline (Holmberg) Durbin. Preceded in death by infant sister, Theresa. Survived by husband, Kevin, whom she married July 28, 1973, in Chest Springs; children, Melisa Hite, Patton; Heather Novotny (Blaise), Ebensburg; and Kevin ll (Amy Kline), Carrolltown; six grandchildren, Jocelyn Hornick, Trevor Novotny, Benjamin Hite, Tessa Novotny, Hannah Rose Hite and Eli Hite. Sister of Mary Watt, James, Richard, Jeanette Adams, Patrick, Elaine, Paul and Gregory. Also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. Jo enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and playing cards. Graduated with honors in 1991 from St. Francis College, Loretto, with a degree in business management. Owned and operated Family Business in Carrolltown. Member of St. Benedict Catholic Church, Carrolltown, where funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday, the Rev. Jude Brady OSB, celebrant. Friends will be received from 4 to 9 p.m. Monday at the Gibbons Funeral Home, Ashville, where a vigil service will be held Monday. In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to United Cerebral Palsy or St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital in Jo’s memory.
- District Deaths April 16, 2014
Boyd Merle Akers Jr.
AKERS – Boyd Merle Jr., 90, Lower Yoder, died April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Philip Joseph Baldacchino
BALDACCHINO – Philip Joseph, 87, Carrolltown, died April 14, 2014.
Grace (Deitke) Davis
DAVIS – Grace (Deitke), 90, Phoenix, Ariz., passed away peacefully April 10, 2014.
Cynthia Jayne Eisler
EISLER – Cynthia Jayne, 59, Somerset, formerly of Wilbur, went home April 13, 2014, at Somerset Hospice House.
James E. Foster
FOSTER – James E., 86, Johnstown, died April 13, 2014.
Alice M. Goller
GOLLER – Alice M., 94, Presbyterian Home, died April 13, 2014, at Presbyterian Home.
M. Elayne Gooderham
GOODERHAM – M. Elayne, 78, Altoona, died April 14, 2014.
Edward Carl Harbart
HARBART – Edward Carl “Duger,” 90, Richland Township, died April 15, 2014, at Arbutus Park Manor.
Edward J. Harris
HARRIS – Edward J. “Ed,” 83, Fairfax, Va., passed away April 7, 2014, at home.
MASON – Dorothy, 66, Portage, formerly of Northern Cambria, died April 15, 2014, at Maple Winds Care Center, Portage.
Clifford Eugene Sharp Jr.
SHARP – Clifford Eugene Jr., 71, passed away peacefully April 5, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nev.
Erma I. Shaw
SHAW – Erma I., 97, passed away Sunday, April 13, 2014, at her home In Ickesburg, Pa.
Robert S. Walters
WALTERS – Robert S., 75, Johnstown, passed away April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Timothy Alan Wess
WESS – Timothy Alan, 46, New Germany, died April 15, 2014, at home, surrounded by loved ones.
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- District Deaths April 15, 2014
Delores E. Benito
BENITO – Delores E. “Honey,” 72, Johnstown, died April 11, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Phillip E. Cadwallader
CADWALLADER – Phillip E., 88, Portage, entered into new life April 11, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Joan Mary (DeBiase) DeLisa
DeLISA – Joan Mary (DeBiase), 72, Richland, passed away peacefully April 14, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Daniel D. Emeigh
EMEIGH – Daniel D., 73, Northern Cambria, died April 12, 2014, at home.
LEEPER – Robert, 78, Johnstown, passed away April 13, 2014, at home.
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