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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GEORGE – Robert “Bob,” 71, Portage, passed away March 4, 2014, in Johnstown.
Marcella S. (Ciccotelli) Gillin
GILLIN – Marcella S. (Ciccotelli), 85, Ebensburg, passed away peacefully March 5, 2014, at Cambria Care Center.
Peter Holubz Jr.
HOLUBZ – Peter Jr., 89, Johnstown, died March 5, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Lillian Marlene (Anderson) Howard
HOWARD – Lillian Marlene (Anderson), 71, Ebensburg, died March 5, 2014, at home.
KAUFMAN – Morton, 84, Westmont, lost his battle with cancer March 5, 2014.
James Guido Mastrine
MASTRINE – James Guido, 63, Ebensburg, died March 5, 2014, at home surrounded by his family.
Anna T. Pipon
PIPON – Mrs. Anna T., 99, Windber, passed away March 6, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Thomas F. Reynolds
REYNOLDS – Thomas F., 62, Tire Hill, died March 5, 2014.
Rita M. Senko
SENKO – Rita M., 74, Patton, passed away March 5, 2014, at Miners Medical Center.
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Royston C. Dickert Sr.
DICKERT – Royston C. Sr., 78, Seward, passed away Monday, March 3, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
DOLGAS – Robert, 68, Hollidaysburg, formerly of Conemaugh, died March 3, 2014, at Autumn Estate.
MITCHELL – Joanne, formerly of Johnstown, died Feb. 23, 2014.
Joseph Michael Quinn Jr.
QUINN – Joseph Michael Jr., 77, Johnstown, went to be with the Lord Jesus March 3, 2014.
Shirley L. Schwind
SCHWIND – Shirley L., 82, Cambria Care Center, gained her eternal rest March 4, 2014.
Bertha (Hebden) Seese
SEESE – Mrs. Bertha (Hebden), 87, Mineral Point, formerly of Portage, entered into new life March 5, 2014.
Janet (Felter) Smith
SMITH – Janet (Felter), passed away March 3, 2014, in State College.
Rande E. Straw
STRAW – Rande E., 60, Ebensburg, passed away peacefully March 4, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center’s Palliative Care Unit.
John Henry Zimmerman
ZIMMERMAN – John Henry, 90, Hooversville, died March 5, 2014, at home.
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