JEROME — LUCAS – Mrs. Florence J. (Chapman), 100, Jerome, formerly of Beaverdale, entered eternity Nov. 3, 2012, at the Country Manor Living Personal Care Home. Born in Heilwood on Aug. 7, 1912, daughter of William and Annie Chapman. Preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Jesse R. Lucas; her sons, Jesse Leroy and Terry Gene; her daughter-in-law, Ruth Ann; and all her brothers and sisters to include, Harry Cecil, Albert “Dutch,” James, William “Bob,” Roy St. Clair, Eva Chapman, Annie Thompson, Emma Burkett and Grace Mae Holben. Survived by her twin sons, Cecil (Cheri), Davidsville, and Clair (Kim), Quakertown. Also surviving is her daughter-in-law, Donna, Levittown. She leaves six grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Florence had been a longtime resident of Beaverdale, having moved with her family to town around 1928 when she was 16 years old. She was a devout and loving mother and she was an avid reader of the Bible and of quality fiction and non-fiction books. She was a lady of strong conviction and determination, a quite engaging and lively conversationalist. She will be sadly missed by family and friends. Friends received from 10 a.m. until time of service at noon Wednesday at Jean H. Kinley Funeral Home, Beaverdale, the Rev. Rodney E. Henderson, officiating. Interment, Forest Lawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Trinity Presbyterian Church, 268 Hostetler Road, Johnstown, Pa. 15904. Online condolences may be expressed at kinleyfuneralhome.com.
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Zachary Gordon Alan Andrews
ANDREWS – Zachary Gordon Alan, 21, Johnstown, was called home April 13, 2014.
Ray H. Clites
CLITES – Ray H., 93 , Westmont, died April 12, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Beverly J. Hoover
HOOVER – Beverly J., 75, Johnstown, was received into heaven April 16, 2014.
Joseph Samuel Kuhar Jr.
KUHAR – Joseph Samuel Jr. “Joey,” 64, passed away April 11, 2014, at home, in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Charles M. Lambert
LAMBERT – Charles M., 87, Central City, passed away April 14, 2014, at home.
Betty L. Lydic
LYDIC – Betty L., 88, Johnstown, died April 15, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
Stella A. Ponchek
PONCHEK – Stella A., 92, East Conemaugh, died April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Pauline L. Turchetta
TURCHETTA – Pauline L., 84, Cresson, died April 15, 2014, at Garvey Manor, Hollidaysburg.
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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 14, 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.
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