UPPER YODER TOWNSHIP — TILLEY – Joan L., 83, Upper Yoder Township, died March 12, 2013, in Johnstown. Born Sept. 26, 1929, in Johnstown, daughter of Milford A. and Louise (Tulowesky) St. Clair. Preceded in death by her parents, and brother, John D. “Jack” St. Clair. She is survived by her devoted and loving husband of 65 years, Charles “Chiz”; daughter, Cheryl, married to Dr. Sigurdur R. Petursson, Pittsburgh; four wonderful grandchildren, who were the light of her life, Joanne, Celeste, Cecilia, Esra; and her little dog, Bella. Joan and Chiz were inseparable and traveled all over the world. They sailed on 26 cruises, and vacationed with her daughter, Cheryl, and family. Joan had many activities she enjoyed in her life. She was past Worthy Matron of the Johnstown Chapter 183 of the Eastern Star, and a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution. She had a cooking show on WJAC “Cooking with Tilley and Budash” that was broadcast for three years. Joan was a 50-year member of the auxiliary of Memorial Medical Center, serving as president in 1977. Joan loved to read and was a sports enthusiast her whole life. She was a member of Westmont Presbyterian Church. Joan will be sadly missed by her family and many friends, but her memory will never be forgotten. Friends received from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, March 14, 2013, at Frank Duca Funeral Home, Westmont Chapel, 1622 Menoher Blvd., where funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday. Interment, Grandview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the auxiliary of Memorial Medical Center, 1086 Franklin St., Johnstown, Pa. 15905, in memory of Joan L. Tilley. Condolences may be sent through www.ducafuneralhome.com.
Lois L. Rager
RAGER – Lois L., 83, Johnstown, died Dec. 11, 2013, at St. Jude’s Haven surrounded by her friends and caregivers who loved her very much
CHAPMAN – Darlene, 58, Hayes, Va., formerly of Beaverdale, passed away Dec. 9, 2013
H. Matthew Gearhart
GEARHART - H. Matthew IV, 36, Mineral Point, passed away Dec. 9, 2013, as a result of an asthma attack.
Doris (Hysong) Anderson
ANDERSON – Doris (Hysong), 91, New Florence, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, at Sunrise of Abington, Abington.
Ralph E. Botteicher
BOTTEICHER – Ralph E., 94, Derry, formerly of Johnstown, passed away Dec. 10, 2013, at the home of his granddaughter.
Jean Grace (Emerson) Fair
FAIR – Jean Grace (Emerson), 97, Petoskey, Mich., formerly of Nanty Glo, passed away Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, at Bay Bluffs, in Harbor Springs, Mich.
ROMAGNA – Margaret “Margee,” 89, Hollidaysburg, formerly of Ebensburg, passed away Dec. 10, 2013, at Nason Hospital, Roaring Spring.
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Jean V. (Cleimer) DiValentone
DiVALENTONE – Jean V. (Cleimer), 75, Boswell, died Dec. 10, 2013, at her home.
Anthony G. Bongiovanni
BONGIOVANNI – Anthony G. “Nino,” 84, Johnstown, died Dec. 9, 2013, at the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home.
BOXLER – Sylvester “Dwayne,” 73, Fayetteville, formerly of Mineral Point, went to his heavenly home Monday, Dec. 9, 2013.
William E. Barron
BARRON – William E., 79, Bethlehem, passed away Dec. 9, 2013.
Treena Burkett Roddy
RODDY – Treena Burkett, 43, Somerset, went to be with the Lord Dec. 10, 2013, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown.
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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.
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