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 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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- District Deaths Dec. 6, 2013
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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