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.
- District Deaths Dec. 7, 2013
Marian F. (Hall) Abele
ABELE – Marian F. (Hall), 88, Edgewood, Ky., formerly of Johnstown, died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, at Emeritus at Edgewood.
BUSHWACK – Donna, 92, Loganville, Ga., passed away Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013.
Eugene Strohl Cassler
CASSLER – Eugene Strohl, 80, Everett, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Bedford Memorial Hospital.
Delores Jane Debias
DEBIAS – Delores Jane, 82, Beaufort, S.C., died Dec. 3, 2013, at her residence.
Katheleen Joyce (Diviney) Gongloff
GONGLOFF – Katheleen Joye (Diviney), 81, formerly of Twin Rocks, passed away peacefully Dec. 6, 2013, at home.
Jaclyn A. Gregorich
GREGORICH – Jaclyn A., 51, Greensburg, formerly of Robinson, died Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, at Westmoreland Manor.
Andrew James Koss
KOSS – Capt. Andrew James, 33, Detroit, Mich., formerly of Woolrich, Pa., passed away Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, at his home.
LETZO – Shary G., 67, New Germany, passed away peacefully in her sleep Dec. 5, 2013, at her mother’s home in Portage.
Antoinette J. (DeSalle) Luker
LUKER – Antoinette J. “Toni” (DeSalle), 77, Bolivar, passed away Dec. 6, 2013, at St. Andrew’s Village, Indiana.
Roy G. McClure
McCLURE – Roy G., 63, Travelers Rest, S.C., died Dec. 2, 2013, at home.
Joseph C. Rubis
RUBIS – Joseph C., 75, Johnstown, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Charles L. Sheets
SHEETS – Charles L., 79, Stoystown, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Somerset In Touch Hospice House.
John E. Single
SINGLE – John E. “Pap,” 85, Johnstown, passed away Dec. 5, 2013.
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Lisa Jean (Anico) Bender
BENDER – Lisa Jean (Anico), 48, Hastings, died Dec. 4, 2013, at UPMC Hospital, Altoona.
Carole J. Berkebile
BERKEBILE – Carole J., 67, Stoystown, died Dec. 4, 2013, at home.
William G. Good
GOOD – William G., 75, Johnstown, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Samuel E. Gossard
GOSSARD – Samuel E., 90, Johnstown, died Dec. 4, 2013, at LaurelWood Care Center.
James J. Karlheim
KARLHEIM – James J. “J.J.,” 79, Patton, passed away Dec. 5, 2013, at UPMC Altoona surrounded by his family.
Judith Ellen (Gosnell) Magallanes
MAGALLANES – Judith Ellen (Gosnell), 45, Windber, went to be with the Lord Dec. 4, 2013.
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