RICHLAND TOWNSHIP — REED – George W., 85, Richland Township, went to be with the Lord July 23, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center. Born Jan. 11, 1928, in Dudley, Pa., son of Jonah J. and Anna R. (Black) Reed. Preceded in death by parents, three brothers and three sisters. Survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Janet R. (Roberts) Reed; son, David A., married to the former Linda Kutz, Wyomissing, Pa.; daughter, Linda L., wife of Brian Anderson, Seven Fields, Pa.; grandchildren, Amanda, wife of Michael Batts, Orlando, Fla.; Emily Reed, Wyomissing, Pa.; and Phillip and Kevin Anderson, both of Seven Fields, Pa.; brothers, Robert, married to the former Maxine Hopkins, Lewistown, Pa.; and Charles, married to the former Harriet Utz, Denton, Texas; and numerous nieces and nephews. George was a graduate of Stevens Trade School, Lancaster. He retired from Penelec after 43 years of service as a machinist. George was a member of Homestead Avenue United Methodist Church, where he was an usher, member of the counting team and volunteered for many functions. He enjoyed gardening and will be remembered for his tomatoes and red beats. George also enjoyed golfing and bowling. He loved his church and the Lord. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday and from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. Saturday at Harris Funeral Home, 500 Cherry Lane, Richland, with the Rev. Edward Wagner, officiating. Entombment, Richland Cemetery Mausoleum. The family suggests contributions be directed to Homestead Avenue United Methodist Church, 101 Homestead Ave., Johnstown, Pa. 15902, in memory of George. 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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