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.
Lillian R. Stager
STAGER – Lillian R., 84, Johnstown, died March 10, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Thomas G. Hunter
HUNTER – Thomas G., 82, Beaverdale, entered into new life March 10, 2014, at home.
James M. Krumbine
KRUMBINE – James M., 64, Johnstown, died March 7, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Arthur Lee Brown
BROWN – Arthur Lee, 84, Somerset, died March 10, 2014, at his residence.
Shirley Mae Weldon
WELDON – Shirley Mae, 79, Kimberly, Idaho, passed away March 3, 2014.
Richard A. Sotack
SOTACK – Richard A., 49, Blacklick Township, passed away March 10, 2014, at home.
GULA – Daniel, 84, Franklin Borough, went to be with the Lord March 10, 2014, at home.
Francis W. Gavlak
GAVLAK – Francis W., 89, Portage, passed away March 11, 2014, at Maple Winds Care Center.
JANCUK – Julia, 79, Portage, passed away March 10, 2014, at Select Specialty Hospital.
Chester R. Querry
QUERRY – Chester R., 92, Johnstown, passed away March 10, 2014, at his home.
Carrie Elizabeth Massey
MASSEY – Carrie Elizabeth, 75, Virginia Beach, Va., went home to be with the Lord March 5, 2014.
Johns C. Schmid Jr.
SCHMID – Johns C. Jr. “Jack,” 89, Davidsville, formerly of Geistown Borough, went to be with the Lord March 10, 2014, at Laurel View Village.
Dr. Stephen P. Kukucka
KUKUCKA – Dr. Stephen P., 64, died unexpectedly in his Crafton home on Sunday, March 9, 2014.
Sophie (Krempasky) Krisko
KRISKO – Sophie (Krempasky), 87, Portage, passed away Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, in Virginia Beach, Va., after a brief illness.
Ronald F. Corona
CORONA – Ronald F., 70, Cresson, died March 9, 2014, at home.
Christine A. Matos
MATOS – Christine A., 53, Windber, died March 10, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
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Norman J. Makin Jr.
MAKIN – Norman J. Jr., 65, Geistown Borough, went to be with the Lord March 10, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
REAY – Raymond, 73, died March 4, 2014, in Venice, Fla.
John E. Schuster
SCHUSTER – John E., 87, passed away March 8, 2014, in St. Augustine, Fla.
Ruth M. Cuppett
CUPPETT – Ruth M., 93 years, 11 months and 16 days, Stonycreek Township, went to be with the Lord March 9, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
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