JENSEN BEACH, FLA. — REAM – Dr. Charles R., Jensen Beach, Fla., formerly of Washington, Pa., passed away Saturday, April 20, 2013, with his family by his side at the Donnell House. He is survived by his wife, former Marian Cover, Jensen Beach, Fla.; a daughter, Cynthia Ream Phillips; and son, Steven Ream, both of Washington. He was the proud grandfather of Ashley, Joseph, Marian and John Phillips. Brother of James (Phyllis) Ream, Wisconsin, and David (Sibyl) Ream, Washington, Pa. Brother-in-law of Edwin P. (Margie) Cover, Ligonier. Several nephews and nieces also survive. He was born Oct. 3, 1928, in Johnstown, son of the late Robert Kimmell Ream and the late Mary Augusta Schiffhauer Ream. Dr. Ream, better known as Chuck or Coach to his former athletes, graduated from Johnstown High School. He received his bachelors in biology and physical education at the University of Pittsburgh as well as his masters and doctorate. He also was a member of Sigma Chi Fraternity. While at Pitt, he worked at the Western Pennsylvania School for the Blind and coached wrestling and track to the children. His coaching career began at Wilkinsburg High School where he coached football. Shortly thereafter he became the football, wrestling and lacrosse coach at Dickinson College, Carlisle, where he coached two All American lacrosse players. Chuck was then hired as head football and track coach at Washington and Jefferson College in 1960 where he brought the first PAC Championship to the college in 1970. He was a member of the Western Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame as well as the Washington and Jefferson Sports Hall of Fame. After a successful career as a coach, he was hired as chairman of the education department at W and J where he remained until his retirement in 1992. While Chuck was coaching, he researched interval training of equine athletes and in order to do so he obtained his trainer’s license with the United States Trotting Association while working with horses at the Beinhauer and Cameron Stables at the Meadows. He subsequently was published in Hoofbeats magazine for his work. During his tenure at W and J he served as chairman of the Washington County Red Cross. He also was host of a Sports Talk Show on Cable 3 as well as color commentator for the Washington High School football games. From 1976 until the mid ’90s, he and his wife, Dr. Marian Ream, formed Universal Learning Corporation and developed schools in Korea, Philippines and South America for Westinghouse and Bechtel Corporation. He and his wife traveled extensively around the world for several years. Dr. Ream was a charter member of Allenberry Swim Club, Boiling Springs, where he and his family spent 14 summers. While there, he and his wife earned their private pilots license. Dr. Ream and his wife retired to Jensen Beach, Fla., in 1992, where he became a Florida Supreme Court mediator, was past president of the Condo Association at Island Dunes and was a volunteer at Victory Children’s Home in Port St. Lucie. There will be no public visitation and services will be private. Arrangements have been entrusted to Warco-Falvo Funeral Home Inc., Wilson at East Katherine avenues, Washington, Pa. S. Timothy Warco, supervisor/director, Susan Falvo Warco, director, S. Timothy Warco II, director. Condolences may be sent to the family at 67 LeMoyne Ave., Washington, Pa. 15301. Memorial contributions may be made to the Donnell House, c/o Hospice Care of the Washington Hospital, 155 Wilson Ave., Washington, Pa. 15301. Online condolences may be expressed at www.WarcoFalvoFuneralHome.com.
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Beverly A. (Ling) Kocis
KOCIS – Mrs. Beverly A. (Ling), 77, died July 24, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Nathan M. Kubat
KUBAT – Nathan M., 29, Johnstown, went home to be with his Lord and Savior July 23, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Charles Wesley Moonly Jr.
MOONLY – Charles Wesley Jr., Mount Pleasant, S.C., passed away Tuesday, July 22, 2014.
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Clara Murphy Bond Bell
BELL – Clara Murphy Bond, Windsor, N.C., and Edenhouse in Bertie County, N.C., died Monday, July 21, 2014.
Fred G. Biller
BILLER – Fred G., 91, Cresson, died July 24, 2014, at Our Lady of The Alleghenies Residence, Hollidaysburg.
John R. Haywood
HAYWOOD – John R., 82, Richland Township, went to be with the Lord July 24, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
David G. Hull Jr.
HULL – David G. “Too Tall” Jr., 60, South Fork, died July 23, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
KRISKO – Stephan “Tib,” 89, passed away July 22, 2014, at home.
Elizabeth Anne Muncert
MUNCERT – Elizabeth Anne, 86, Johnstown, passed away July 23, 2014, at The Lutheran Home at Johnstown.
SCHULLER – Sadie, 85, Moxham, lost her battle with cancer July 23, 2014, at home.
Mary Grace Spodinak
SPODINAK – Mary Grace, 87, Johnstown, died July 24, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home.
Nancy L. (Adeline) Yoder
YODER – Nancy L. (Adeline), 75, formerly of Tire Hill, died July 21, 2014, at her home at Richland Towers.
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Thomas Barton Jr.
BARTON – Thomas Jr., 87, Central City, died July 21, 2014, at home.
Dorothy B. Bermosk
BERMOSK – Dorothy B., 87, Johnstown, passed away July 20, 2014, at Golden Living Center.
Leland Doyle Carney Jr.
CARNEY – Leland Doyle Jr. “Junior” or “Lee,” 77, Pomaria, S.C., formerly of Seward, went to be with the Lord Monday, July 21, 2014.
Ernest R. Contrillo
CONTRILLO – Ernest R., 61, Pittsburgh, formerly of Central City, died July 20, 2014.
Cecelia C. Duncan
DUNCAN – Cecelia C. “Sue,” 78, Johnstown, died July 22, 2014, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
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