ALUM BANK — YARNELL – Burt L. Jr., 88, Lovely Road, Alum Bank, died Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, at his home. Mr. Yarnell was born in Lincoln Township Thursday, Oct. 22, 1925, son of the late Burt C. and Irene (McMasters) Yarnell. On Sept. 9, 1950, he married Mary Ann (Gerula) Yarnell. In addition to his wife, he is survived by daughter, Sandra E., wife of Vaughn Engle, Cincinnati, Ohio; son, Jerry A., husband of Helen (Grogan) Yarnell, Pinetops, N.C.; son, Perry O., husband of Deborah (Schade) Yarnell, Fishertown; son, Roger B., husband of Mindy (McCreary) Yarnell, New Paris; brother, Paul Yarnell, Alum Bank; brother, Thomas Yarnell, Alum Bank. He also is survived by 11 grandchildren and 21 great- grandchildren. He was preceded in death by three brothers, J. Frank Yarnell, George Yarnell and Charles Yarnell. Burt was a member of Mount Union United Methodist Church in Lovely. He first worked at the Berwind-White Coal Company in Windber and then retired from Whitaker Paving in Windber. Burt was a family man and a loving and caring husband, father and grandfather. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Friends are invited to call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Jack H. Geisel Funeral Home Inc., Pleasantville. Funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, at Mount Union United Methodist Church, the Rev. Les Hutchinson officiating. Interment, Bedford County Memorial Park. Online condolences may be expressed at www.geiselfuneral.com.
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Boyd Merle Akers Jr.
AKERS – Boyd Merle Jr., 90, Lower Yoder, died April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Philip Joseph Baldacchino
BALDACCHINO – Philip Joseph, 87, Carrolltown, died April 14, 2014.
Grace (Deitke) Davis
DAVIS – Grace (Deitke), 90, Phoenix, Ariz., passed away peacefully April 10, 2014.
Cynthia Jayne Eisler
EISLER – Cynthia Jayne, 59, Somerset, formerly of Wilbur, went home April 13, 2014, at Somerset Hospice House.
James E. Foster
FOSTER – James E., 86, Johnstown, died April 13, 2014.
Alice M. Goller
GOLLER – Alice M., 94, Presbyterian Home, died April 13, 2014, at Presbyterian Home.
M. Elayne Gooderham
GOODERHAM – M. Elayne, 78, Altoona, died April 14, 2014.
Edward Carl Harbart
HARBART – Edward Carl “Duger,” 90, Richland Township, died April 15, 2014, at Arbutus Park Manor.
Edward J. Harris
HARRIS – Edward J. “Ed,” 83, Fairfax, Va., passed away April 7, 2014, at home.
MASON – Dorothy, 66, Portage, formerly of Northern Cambria, died April 15, 2014, at Maple Winds Care Center, Portage.
Clifford Eugene Sharp Jr.
SHARP – Clifford Eugene Jr., 71, passed away peacefully April 5, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nev.
Erma I. Shaw
SHAW – Erma I., 97, passed away Sunday, April 13, 2014, at her home In Ickesburg, Pa.
Robert S. Walters
WALTERS – Robert S., 75, Johnstown, passed away April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Timothy Alan Wess
WESS – Timothy Alan, 46, New Germany, died April 15, 2014, at home, surrounded by loved ones.
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- District Deaths April 15, 2014
Delores E. Benito
BENITO – Delores E. “Honey,” 72, Johnstown, died April 11, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Phillip E. Cadwallader
CADWALLADER – Phillip E., 88, Portage, entered into new life April 11, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Joan Mary (DeBiase) DeLisa
DeLISA – Joan Mary (DeBiase), 72, Richland, passed away peacefully April 14, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Daniel D. Emeigh
EMEIGH – Daniel D., 73, Northern Cambria, died April 12, 2014, at home.
LEEPER – Robert, 78, Johnstown, passed away April 13, 2014, at home.
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