HOLLSOPPLE R.D. — COUGHENOUR – Karl M., 88, Hollsopple R.D., went to join his wife of 67 years, Betty Jane (Sipe), in their heavenly home on April 8, 2014, at his home. Born Feb. 10, 1926, in Berlin, son of Jay and Viola (Miller) Coughenour. In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by sisters, Helen Coughenour and Barby Lou Webreck; and brothers-in-law, Louis C. Hersh and James Webreck. Survived by children, Harold J., married to Sue (Holsopple), and their children, Karla Coughenour and Krista, married to Lucas Shaffer; Ronald G., married to Brenda (Yoder), and their children, Ronald Coughenour Jr., married to Judy (Morgan), and Laurie, married to Thomas Grosik; Patti A., married to Frank E. Besyk, and their son, Brett E. Besyk, married to Jennifer (Bendik); and Terry L., and his children, Rachael, married to Michael Colon; and Hannah, Elisheba and Makayla; great-grandchildren, Samantha, Grant, Monica, Clay, Sage, Ryan, Jacob, Nicholas, Olivia, Julianna and Aubrey; brother, Donald J., married to Carol (Stiffler); and sister-in-law, Edna Hersh. A 1944 graduate of Conemaugh Township Area High School. He served in the Merchant Marines during World War II as chief petty officer in the South Pacific. Longtime member of the former Jerome Lutheran Church and a member of St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church, Boswell, where he served as financial secretary. He was a leader of BSA, Troop 112, Jerome, for a number of years. He enjoyed farming and retired from Island Creek Coal Co., Kelso, in 1981, after working there for 33 years. Karl loved his Lord above all else, starting every morning with a cup of coffee and his Bible. He also had a deep love for his family and country and his goal in life was to make everyone smile. A very special thank you to Windber Hospice for their very compassionate care. Viewing will be held from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Hoffman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 409 Main St., Boswell. Viewing also will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church, Boswell, the Rev. Larry C. Hoover, presiding. Interment, Maple Spring Cemetery, Jerome, with military honors by Somerset County Honor Guard. Donations in Karl’s memory may be sent to St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church, 500 Main St., Boswell, Pa. 15531. To express condolences, make a dona- tion, light a candle or order flowers, visit HoffmanFuneralHomes.com.
- District Deaths July 26, 2014
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.
- Funerals July 26, 2014
- District Deaths July 25, 2014
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.
- Funerals July 25, 2014
- District Deaths July 24, 2014
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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