JOHNSTOWN — SOWERBROWER – Edward R., 81, Johnstown, died Sept. 25, 2013, at Church of the Brethren Home. Born July 26, 1932, in Johnstown, son of the late Charles W. and Mildred A. (Leaper) Sowerbrower. Preceded in death by brothers, Frederick, Charles, Raymond and Arnold “Dean” Sowerbrower; and sisters, Janet Sowerbrower, Marjorie Seminsky, Beverly Penrod and Doris Sowerbrower. Survived by his wife of 61 years, Evelyn P. (Satzinger) Sowerbrower; daughters, Cindy, married to John Caudill, Mentor, Ohio; and Debra Jean Nardecchia, Johnstown; sons, Douglas Sowerbrower, Johnstown; Mark Sowerbrower, married to Sonia (McIntire), Brush Valley; and Timothy Sowerbrower, Johnstown; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Also survived by sisters, Peggy, married to Clayton Irish, Gladwin, Mich.; and Judith, married to Daniel Ritchey, Johnstown; and brothers, Ronald, and wife, Patricia, Johnstown; and Donald, and wife, Deborah, Deltona, Fla. Edward was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. He worked as a building tradesman for Greater Johnstown School District for 28 years. At the request of the deceased, there will be no viewing or service. Arrangements in care of Hindman Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc., 146 Chandler Ave., exclusive provider of “Veterans and Family Memorial Care.” Condolences may be made at www.hindmanfuneralhomes.com.
Jean Kennedy Budlong
BUDLONG – Jean Kennedy, 85, Windber and Indian Lake, died Dec. 9, 2013, at Windber Hospice, Windber.
Phyllis V. Reese Fuller
REESE FULLER – Phyllis V., 94, Lower Alsace Township, formerly of Shillington and Davidsville, passed away Dec. 8, 2013, at 9:07 a.m. in her home.
Michele Ann (Burns) Claycomb
CLAYCOMB – Michele Ann (Burns), 66, Lorain Borough, passed away Dec. 9, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center after a brief battle with cancer.
Richard E. Pearson
PEARSON – Richard E., 84, Chambersburg, and formerly of Fairfax, Va., passed away Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, at his home with his wife of 32 years at his side.
Margaret M. Bunda
BUNDA – Margaret M., 83, Johnstown, went into the loving arms of our Lord Dec. 9, 2013, at home with her family and friends by her side.
Ellen (Schwarting) Merker
MERKER – Ellen (Schwarting), 89, passed away Dec. 7, 2013, in Davidsville.
Russell W. Moehler
MOEHLER – Russell W., “Ducky,” 98, Woodvale, died Dec. 10, 2013, at the Atrium Manor.
Ronald E. Moskey Sr.
MOSKEY – Ronald E. Sr., 75, Jennerstown, died Dec. 9, 2013, at home.
BYICH – Cory, 29, Nanty Glo, died Dec. 7, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
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Lewis P. Gregory
GREGORY – Lewis P., 85, Johnstown, died Dec. 8, 2013, in Hollidaysburg.
Anne T. Desimone
DESIMONE – Anne T., 82, Johnstown, died Dec. 7, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Andrew P. Lingafelt
LINGAFELT – Andrew P. “Andy,” 51, Cassandra, passed away Dec. 7, 2013, at home.
PASTERNAK – Paul, 86, Richland, died Dec. 8, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Louella Fern Bloom
BLOOM – Louella Fern, 91, Johnstown, passed away Dec. 7, 2013.
Beverly R. Miller
MILLER – Beverly R., 70, Summerhill, died Dec. 9, 2013, at home.
Eleanor Vivian Chaney
CHANEY – Eleanor Vivian, “Baby Ellie,” born Dec. 7, 2013, and passed Dec. 7, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Betty R. Irvin
IRVIN – Betty R., 88, Johnstown, died Dec. 8, 2013, at Cambria Care Center.
CHAPMAN – Darlene, 55, Hayes, Va., formerly of Beaverdale, passed away Dec. 9, 2013.
John J. Good
GOOD – John J., 82, formerly of Portage, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Meadow View Nursing Center.
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