HASTINGS — THOMAS – Louise M., 85, Hastings, passed away Oct. 18, 2013, at Garvey Manor, Hollidaysburg. Born Feb. 13, 1928, in Elder Township, daughter of the late Vernon and Sarah (Semelsberger) Drass. Preceded in death by husband, William N. Thomas; son, Shawn Michael Henderson; and brothers and sisters, Eugene Drass, Clair Drass, Doris Kline and Rita Kline. Survived by children, David, and wife, Kathleen (Noll), and their children, Annette; Keith, and fiancee, Jena Gionotti; and Neil; Lawrence, and wife, Cynthia (Kline), and their children, Jeffrey, and wife, Leslie; Laura, and husband, John Wargo; Duane, and wife, Melissa; and Shanon, and husband, Jordan Bender; Shirley, married to Raymond Chirdon, and their daughter, Sarah, and husband, Douglas Warner; Rick, and wife, Lynne (McGough), and their children, Garret, and wife, Melanie, and Mitchell; and Cindy, married to Donald Inzana, and their son, Ross. Also 11 great-grandchildren; brothers-in-law, Ken and Gloria Thomas, Dennis Kline and Richard Kline; and sister-in-law, Evelyn Angert. Louise was a former member of the Altar Rosary Society at St. George Church and former member of the Legion of Mary. She was a member of St. Bernard Church, Hastings, and a cook for Cambria Heights School District. She loved her grandkids, baking and cooking. She also enjoyed card playing and camping with her family. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6:30 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Easly Hindman Funeral Home and Crematory Inc., 333 Beaver St., Hastings, and from 10 a.m. until time of funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Monday at St. Bernard Church, Father Thaddeus Rettger, OSB, officiating. Interment, St. Bernard Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Make-A-Wish Foundation in Louise’s memory. The family would like to send a special thank you to the caregivers at Garvey Manor. Arrangements in care of Easly-Hindman Funeral Home and Crematory Inc., 333 Beaver St., Hastings, “Exclusive Provider of Veterans and Family Memorial Care.” Condolences may be made at HindmanFuneralHomes.com.
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Lawrence E. Coy
COY – Lawrence E., 89, Connellsville, Pa., formerly of Johnstown and Somerset, died April 21, 2014, at home.
DRINOSKY – Eugene, 80, Portage, entered eternal rest April 21, 2014, peacefully at home.
George Felix Jr.
FELIX – George Jr., 87, Alum Bank, passed away peacefully Sunday, April 20, 2014, at Colonial Courtyard in Bedford.
Mary C. Keilman
KEILMAN – Mary C., 62, Ebensburg, born March 26, 1952, in Nanty Glo, died April 21, 2014, at home.
Barbara A. (Geiser) Knapp
KNAPP – Barbara A. (Geiser), 79, Johnstown, passed away April 22, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
SINCAK – Michael, of Hollsopple, loving son, brother, husband and friend to all, passed away peacefully April 10, 2014.
Richard J. McAndrews Jr.
McANDREWS – Richard J. Jr. “Jimbo,” 57, Windber, passed away after a 2-year-battle with cancer April 22, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Kathleen Mae Speicher
SPEICHER – Kathleen Mae, 48, Conemaugh Township, died April 20, 2014, at UPMC Shadyside Hospital.
Julia J. (Gresh) Voeghtly
VOEGHTLY – Julia J. (Gresh), 74, Johnstown, passed away peacefully April 21, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center, Palliative Care Unit.
Ruth M. Ziemba
ZIEMBA – Ruth M., 84, Cover Hill, formerly of Park Hill, went to be with the Lord April 4, 2014, at LaurelWood Care Center.
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Georgia R. Brown
BROWN – Georgia R., 90, Lincoln Highway, Bedford, died Sunday, April 20, 2014, at her home.
John R. Franko Jr.
FRANKO – John R. Jr. “Bunko,” 72, Conemaugh, died April 20, 2014, at home.
Dorothy Mae Gillman
GILLMAN – Dorothy Mae, 93, Mount Hope, went to be with her Lord April 22, 2014.
Hulda Elmira Heslop
HESLOP – Hulda Elmira, 95, formerly of Ferndale and New Paris, died April 21, 2014, at Waccamaw Community Hospital, Murrells Inlet, S.C.
Jean M. Holtz
HOLTZ – Jean M., 82, Hastings, went to be with the Lord Monday, April 21, 2014, at Golden Living-HAIDA.
Margaret Gloria Marsh
MARSH – Margaret Gloria, born Dec. 28, 1927, was called to her heavenly home April 19, 2014.
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Wayne R. Bailey
BAILEY – Wayne R., 53, South Fork, passed away unexpectedly on Good Friday, April 18, 2014, at his home.
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