DAVIDSVILLE — MASON – Leland A., 86, Davidsville, died July 26, 2013, at Conemaugh Memorial Hospital. Born May 8, 1927, in Belltown, son of Wilbur and Ruth (Eastman) Mason. Preceded in death by parents; sister, Helen Hoyt; brother, George E. Mason; and brother-in-law, Glen Hoyt. Survived by wife of 65 years, former Rozella Ogline, and son, Richard A., married to former Rebecca Riley. Also survived by these grandchildren: Christopher, and wife, Alicia Mason, and Dr. Tiffany Lee, and husband, Brandon Bonafe, and great-grandchildren, Allen James “AJ” Mason and Channing Bryson Bonafe. Also survived by sister-in-law, Margaret Elaine Mason, and many nieces and nephews. Lee was an active member of Tire Hill Church of the Brethren. He was a member of Connumach Lions Club, where he received the Melvin Jones Award. He was a former board member for Church of the Brethren Home. He retired from Nationwide Insurance with 30 years of service. He was an avid hunter and woodworker. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him. Family receiving friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at George E. Mason Funeral Home Inc., Davidsville. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Tire Hill Church of the Brethren, Pastor Frank Young, officiating. Interment, Casbeer Cemetery. Those who wish may make donations to Tire Hill Church of the Brethren.
- 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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