JOHNSTOWN — SMITH – John W. Sr., 55, Johnstown, died June 5, 2011. Born March 31, 1956, in Johnstown, son of the late Henry F. Sr. Smith and Florence L. (Seeley) Rose. Preceded in death by brother, Ted; sisters, Helen and Margie; daughter, Tammy; and grandson Trent. Survived by wife, the former Carol Burkhart; son, John W. Jr.; stepson, Joshua Burkett; daughter, Tawnya, and husband, Tony; grandchildren, Tre, Taejha, Tyler, Rey and Daelon; and great-granddaughter, Janaelyeah. Also survived by sisters, Lucy, and husband, Richard; and Ruth, and friend, Bob Wurth; brother, Hank, and wife, Thelm; and numerous nieces, nephews and brothers; and sisters-in-law; also many wonderful friends. John was a corrections officer at SCI-Laurel Highlands and a US Army veteran. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Hindman Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc., 146 Chandler Ave., where funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday. Interment, Benshoff Hill Cemetery. Hindman Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc. is an exclusive provider of veterans and family memorial care. Condolences may be made at www.hindmanfuneralhomes.com.
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Jerry Sheldon Berkebile
BERKEBILE – Jerry Sheldon, 83, Johnstown, passed away April 17, 2014, at Presbyterian Home, Johnstown.
Phyllis J. Burkhard
BURKHARD – Phyllis J., 71, Johnstown, passed away April 16, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
FABRIZIO – John, 88, Geistown, died April 18, 2014, at the Lutheran Home.
Homer E. Hillegas
HILLEGAS – Homer E., 94, Tionesta, Pa., formerly of Central City and Parma, Ohio, died April 14, 2014, at Golden Living Center, Shippenville, Pa.
Florence R. Homer
HOMER – Florence R., 88, Clearfield, died Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Christ the King Manor, DuBois.
Ronald Glenn Lester
LESTER – Ronald Glenn, 81, Lebanon, formerly of Sidman, died April 18, 2014, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Lebanon.
LISINA – Edward, 81, Johnstown, died April 18, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
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Dora Marie Bufagna
BUFAGNA – Dora Marie, 87, Armagh, passed away peacefully April 16, 2014, at home surrounded by her family.
Doris Marjorie Cooper
COOPER – Doris Marjorie, 87, Westmont, went to heaven, April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center Palliative Care Unit.
Rose Mary (Delegram) Tripodi
TRIPODI – Rose Mary (Delegram), 66, Culpeper, Va., formerly of Cresson, died April 17, 2014, at home.
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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.
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