JOHNSTOWN — HERSHBERGER – Donald Roy, 84, Arbutus Park Retirement Community, died Jan. 13, 2014, at home. Born April 30, 1929, in Richland Township, son of the late Alfred C. and Evelyn (Frye) Hershberger. Also preceded in death by wife, Nancy S. (Studebaker); brothers, George Edward and Glenn Oliver; and sister, Kathryn Dagney. Survived by children, Donald Wayne (Mary Bittner), Woodbridge, Va.; Douglas Brian (Veronica Lee), Essex Junction, Vt.; and Denise LaRue (Pastor Cliff Reynolds), Coal Center, Pa.; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren; also brother, Nyle Millard (Ruth Jean), Richland. A 1947 graduate of Richland High School. Retired engineering supervisor, with 38 years of service, from General Telephone Electronics (now Verizon). Member of Belmont United Methodist Church (honorary trustee), Greater Johnstown Lodge 538 F&AM, Alma Lodge 523, IOOF and Gideons International. Friends received from 9:30 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. Thursday at Belmont United Methodist Church, Pastor Keith Dunn, officiating. Entombment, Richland Cemetery Mausoleum. Family suggests contributions to Belmont United Methodist Church, 107 Coldren St., Johnstown, Pa. 15904, or Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Ave., N.Y. 10021. Family is being served by Harris Funeral Home, 500 Cherry Lane, Richland. Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com.
- District Deaths Aug. 2, 2014
ASKEW – Sharon “Joy,” 79, Alexandra, Pa, formerly of Marsteller, died July 31, 2014, at home.
George Michael Beach
BEACH – George Michael, 59, Salix, died Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Barbara Ann (Hartman) Dino
DINO – Barbara Ann (Hartman), 74, Ebensburg, died July 28, 2014, at Cambria Care Center.
DRENNER – Annabelle 90, Hollsopple, died July 31, 2014, at home surrounded by her family.
Patricia A. (Grabish) Koposko
KOPOSKO – Patricia A. (Grabish), 67, Windber, passed away Aug. 1, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Harriet L. Mintmier
MINTMIER– Harriet L., 85, Johnstown, died Aug. 1, 2014, at the Atrium Manor.
Helen Louise Petrunak
PETRUNAK – Helen Louise “Weeze,” 87, formerly of South Fork, went home with the Lord Aug. 1, 2014.
Joylene H. (Ream) Whipkey
WHIPKEY– Joylene H. (Ream), 83, Ligonier, formerly of Jenner Township, died Aug. 1, 2014, at Bethlen Home, Ligonier.
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- District Deaths Aug. 1, 2014
E. Joan Davis
DAVIS – E. Joan, 87, Riverside, Ohio, formerly of Johnstown, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014, at Kettering Medical Center.
Billie Josephine (LaFollette) Hodges
HODGES – Billie Josephine (LaFollette), 79, Boswell, Jenner Township, formerly of Gadsden, Ala., passed away July 27, 2014, at Windber Hospice from complications of cancer.
KOONTZ – Judy A., 67, Keedysville, Md., passed away peacefully Tuesday morning, July 29, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore, Md., after a long battle with lymphoma cancer.
Sherry L. Nagy
NAGY – Sherry L., 49, Johnstown, passed away July 30, 2014, at home.
Kenneth A. Naugle
NAUGLE – Kenneth A., 94, Johnstown, died July 30, 2014, at his home.
Richard John Peterson
PETERSON – Richard John, 49, Johnstown, passed away Monday evening, July 28, 2014, at Conemaugh Hospital.
Evelyn F. Vitalie
VITALIE – Evelyn F., 75, Johnstown, passed away July 30, 2014, at her home.
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Paul Radnoti Sr.
RADNOTI – Paul Sr., 80, passed away July 13, 2014, in Hebron, Ind.
Samuel R. Saia
SAIA – Samuel R., 90, Johnstown, died July 29, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Alex J. Stavish
STAVISH – Alex J., 90, Northern Cambria, died July 29, 2014, at Miners Medical Center Hastings.
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