JOHNSTOWN — STILES – Samuel Lewis, 25, Johnstown, passed away Oct. 28, 2012, in Sasebo, Japan. Born Aug. 18, 1987 in Fairfax, Va., son of the late Coletta (McVay) Stiles. In addition to his mother, he is preceded in death by great-grandmother, Trella Shaffer. Survived by 3-year-old son, Ledger Elliot Stiles, and his mother, Corrina, Virginia; maternal grandmother, Freda Hudsky, Johnstown; paternal grandparents, Walter A. and Phyllis Stiles, Dilltown; father, Walter A. Stiles III; stepmother, Cheryl Vivian; and former stepmother, Rebecca (Gore) Stiles, all of Johnstown; brother, Walter A. Stiles IV, married to the former Stephanie Garcia; and nieces, Miley and Taelyn Stiles, all of San Antonio, Texas. Petty Officer Second Class Samuel Stiles joined the Navy in 2006 after graduating from Richland High School. Sam served several tours out to sea and deployments aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson. Sam was reborn at a Believer’s Baptism at Emmanuel Baptist Church on May 25, 1997. He was full of love and compassion. Sam will be sadly missed by all. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12, at Harris Funeral Home, 500 Cherry Lane, Richland. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, at Emmanuel Baptist Church, the Rev. David Streets, officiating. Interment, Forest Lawn Memorial Park, with military honors. 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.
- Today's Funerals Aug. 1, 2014
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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