JOHNSTOWN — RODGERS – David H., 89, Johnstown, died April 18, 2013, at Arbutus Park Manor. Born Jan. 8, 1924, in Johnstown, son of the late Harry and Frances (Baldwin) Rodgers. Also preceded in death by aunt, Sarah Ruth Ramsall. Survived by loving wife, the former Barbara “Angel” Barchak; son, David F., married to the former Lesta Burk, Johnstown; and the light of his life, his granddaughter, Sarah D. Rodgers. David was an Army medic in the 80th Infantry Division during World War II and retired from Cambria Equipment Co. He was a 32nd degree Mason of Greater Johnstown Lodge 538, F&AM, and a member of the Jaffa Shrine for 66 years. David was organizer and president of Pecan Club, of which he was very proud, and a charter member of Heart Pacing Group. Friends will be received from 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Picking-Treece-Bennett Mortuary Inc., 921 Menoher Blvd., where Masonic service will be held and where funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, the Rev. Dr. Robert R. Wagner, officiating. Private interment, at Bheam Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Windber Hospice, 600 Somerset Ave., Windber, Pa. 15963; Conemaugh Regional Hospice, 1086 Franklin St., Johnstown, Pa. 15905; or Arbutus Park Manor, 207 Ottawa St., Johnstown, Pa. 15904. (ptbmortuary.com)
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Georgia R. Brown
BROWN – Georgia R., 90, Lincoln Highway, Bedford, died Sunday, April 20, 2014, at her home.
John R. Franko Jr.
FRANKO – John R. Jr. “Bunko,” 72, Conemaugh, died April 20, 2014, at home.
Dorothy Mae Gillman
GILLMAN – Dorothy Mae, 93, Mount Hope, went to be with her Lord April 22, 2014.
Hulda Elmira Heslop
HESLOP – Hulda Elmira, 95, formerly of Ferndale and New Paris, died April 21, 2014, at Waccamaw Community Hospital, Murrells Inlet, S.C.
Jean M. Holtz
HOLTZ – Jean M., 82, Hastings, went to be with the Lord Monday, April 21, 2014, at Golden Living-HAIDA.
Margaret Gloria Marsh
MARSH – Margaret Gloria, born Dec. 28, 1927, was called to her heavenly home April 19, 2014.
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Wayne R. Bailey
BAILEY – Wayne R., 53, South Fork, passed away unexpectedly on Good Friday, April 18, 2014, at his home.
Sarah G. Balzano
BALZANO – Sarah G., 87, Dysart, died April 20, 2014, at UPMC Altoona.
Michael Coleman Barabas
BARABAS – Michael Coleman, 75, Johnstown, was called home to be with his Lord and Savior surrounded by his loving family April 21, 2014, at home.
Richard N. Handel
HANDEL – Richard N., 72, Portage, passed away April 17, 2014, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh.
KLINE – Roseann, 84, Ebensburg, passed away suddenly April 19, 2014, at home.
Bobby Gene Lambert
LAMBERT – Bobby Gene, 72, Shanksville, died April 20, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown.
Ann M. Lashinsky
LASHINSKY – Mrs. Ann M., 94, Windber, went to be with the Lord April 21, 2014, at St. Jude’s Haven, Elton, Pa.
Ruth V. Parkinson
PARKINSON – Ruth V., 86, Johnstown, passed away April 20, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home.
RISHELL – Joseph “Bud,” 76, Eighth Ward, formerly of East Conemaugh Borough, passed away April 20, 2014.
Amanda N. Sherry-Griffon
SHERRY-GRIFFON – Amanda N., 30, Northern Cambria, passed away April 19, 2014.
George William Smith
SMITH – George William “Smitty Bill” “Pap,” 81, Sidman, died suddenly Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014.
Carol A. Vladic
VLADIC – Carol A., 74, Hollidaysburg, formerly of Johnstown, went to be with the Lord Saturday, April 19, 2014.
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