PORTAGE — WHOLAVER – Sharon Mae, 51, Portage, went to be with her Lord and Saviour Oct. 18, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center. Born April 15, 1962, in Johnstown, daughter of Violet (Markel) Krampen. Preceded in death by infant brother, Charles; and grandparents, Walter and Viola Markel. Survived by loving mother, Violet; daughter, Charlene; and son, Joshua Wholaver, both of Northern Cambria; sister, Brenda, married to Terry Roberts Sr., Portage; sister, Violet “Ferg,” married to Mark Yuzwa, Hooversville; brother, Vincent, married to Christina Claysburg; brother, Roy, Beaverdale; and special aunt, Esther Adams, Portage. Also survived by many special nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, uncles and friends; and loving and caring in-law family of William “Bud” and Janet Wholaver, Hastings. Sharon was like one of their own children and were there for her always. She lost her battle with Leukemia after many years of remission. She was a graduate of Prunto’s Beauty School, Altoona. Growing up, she was Pap’s little dumpling. Sharon devoted her life to her special needs children’s care. They will forever miss their mom. She leaves a legacy of love and friendship to all whose lives she touched. Member of Christian & Missionary Alliance Church, Beaverdale. It is with sincere thanks and appreciation to everyone who offered her prayers and many acts of kindness and assistance. Special thanks to the Palliative Care Unit at Memorial Medical Center. The Lord is close to those who are of a broken heart and saves such as are crushed with sorrow ... Psalm 34:18. Family will receive friends from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Jean H. Kinley Funeral Home, Beaverdale. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Christian & Missionary Alliance Church, Beaverdale, the Rev. Dan Hammond and Pastor Laura Wholaver McCombie, officiating. Interment, Dunlo United Methodist Church Cemetery. Online condolences may be expressed at kinleyfuneralhome.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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