JOHNSTOWN — ROBERTS – LaVerne A., 89, Johnstown, passed away March 28, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center. Born Jan. 25, 1924, in Johnstown, daughter of the late Austin H. and Rhoda (Dohner) Griffith. Preceded in death by husband, Jay C. Roberts, and brother, Glenn H. Griffith. Survived by loving children, Dr. Janis A. Roberts, married to Dr. Nicholas Spagnola, Troy, Ohio; Jay Scott Roberts, married to Beckey (Helmick); and Amy L. Miller, all of Johnstown; grandchildren, Rhiannon, Hannah, Amanda, Madelyn, Graham, Luke and Gabe; and great-grandchild, Avyn. LaVerne was a life member of Homestead Avenue United Methodist Church, where she was active in Young Adults Sunday School Class. A 1940 graduate of the former Dale High School. A 1944 graduate of Slippery Rock Teacher’s College. Former teacher at South Fork and Richland School districts. Loyal voter for more than 60 years. Founding member of the Screwball Club, which met monthly for decades. She enjoyed life and loved her family dearly. Family will receive friends from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at Moskal & Kennedy Colonial Funeral Home, Moxham, where funeral service will be held at noon Tuesday, Pastor Earl Crissman officiating. Entombment, Richland Mausoleum. Memorial contributions may be directed to Conemaugh Palliative Care in memory of LaVerne. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.moskalandkennedyfuneralhome.com.
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Gerald C. Hoover
HOOVER – Gerald C., 79, Cambria Township, passed away Dec. 6, 2013, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
Clifford August Rummel
RUMMEL– Clifford August, 68, formerly of Johnstown and Somerset, passed away Nov. 4, 2013, in Springfield, Ohio.
Phillip Zdunczyk Sr.
ZDUNCZYK – Phillip Sr., 77, Portage, passed away Dec. 7, 2013, at Windber Hospice.
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Marian F. (Hall) Abele
ABELE – Marian F. (Hall), 88, Edgewood, Ky., formerly of Johnstown, died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, at Emeritus at Edgewood.
BUSHWACK – Donna, 92, Loganville, Ga., passed away Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013.
Eugene Strohl Cassler
CASSLER – Eugene Strohl, 80, Everett, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Bedford Memorial Hospital.
Delores Jane Debias
DEBIAS – Delores Jane, 82, Beaufort, S.C., died Dec. 3, 2013, at her residence.
Katheleen Joyce (Diviney) Gongloff
GONGLOFF – Katheleen Joye (Diviney), 81, formerly of Twin Rocks, passed away peacefully Dec. 6, 2013, at home.
Jaclyn A. Gregorich
GREGORICH – Jaclyn A., 51, Greensburg, formerly of Robinson, died Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, at Westmoreland Manor.
Andrew James Koss
KOSS – Capt. Andrew James, 33, Detroit, Mich., formerly of Woolrich, Pa., passed away Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, at his home.
LETZO – Shary G., 67, New Germany, passed away peacefully in her sleep Dec. 5, 2013, at her mother’s home in Portage.
Antoinette J. (DeSalle) Luker
LUKER – Antoinette J. “Toni” (DeSalle), 77, Bolivar, passed away Dec. 6, 2013, at St. Andrew’s Village, Indiana.
Roy G. McClure
McCLURE – Roy G., 63, Travelers Rest, S.C., died Dec. 2, 2013, at home.
Joseph C. Rubis
RUBIS – Joseph C., 75, Johnstown, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Charles L. Sheets
SHEETS – Charles L., 79, Stoystown, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Somerset In Touch Hospice House.
John E. Single
SINGLE – John E. “Pap,” 85, Johnstown, passed away Dec. 5, 2013.
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Lisa Jean (Anico) Bender
BENDER – Lisa Jean (Anico), 48, Hastings, died Dec. 4, 2013, at UPMC Hospital, Altoona.
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