CRESSON — LEE – Norman J. Sr., 76, Cresson, passed away May 22, 2013, at home. Born June 30, 1936, near Lilly, son of the late Samuel and Anna (Ott) Lee. Preceded in death by sisters, Thelma Brown, Betty Belles, Florence Ondesko, Dorothy Roush and Catherine Mullen; and brother, James Lee. Survived by wife of 54 years, Dolores A. (Hufford) Lee; children, Virginia (Wilt) Lee, Debra (Brian) McDaniels, Norman Lee Jr. and Mike (Jean) Lee; and grandchildren, Nicole and Marty Schmidt; Patty and Eric Snyder; Christopher and Alicia McDaniels; Kate McDaniels; Neil and Lindsey (Cameron) Lee; and Megan Lee; also great-grandchildren, Timmy and Angel Schmidt; Jaden, Brooke and Eli Snyder; Sophia and Olivia McDaniels; Trevor Lee; Jessie and Jossie Lee. Also survived by brothers and sisters, Adam (Margaret) Lee, Shirley (George) Noel, Melvin (Frances) Lee, Regis (Dorothy) Lee, Ruth (Bob) Behe, Nany (Paul) Wood and Marian (John) Dorsh. Norman was a member of St. Aloysius Roman Catholic Church, where he had served as an usher for 33 years. Retired carpenter with Local 1419, Johnstown, and former owner of Lee’s Hardware in Cresson. Norman was a former vice president of Cresson Moose, as well as a social member of Cresson American Legion and Sankertown VFW. Also a former Little League coach in Sankertown, where he used his talents as a carpenter to improve the field. A loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather, he will be missed for his wise counsel and talented carpentry. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Charles M. Kennedy Funeral Home, Cresson, where vigil prayer service will be held. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Aloysius Church, the Very Rev. Father John D. Byrnes, celebrant. Interment, church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Norman’s family.
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Lawrence E. Coy
COY – Lawrence E., 89, Connellsville, Pa., formerly of Johnstown and Somerset, died April 21, 2014, at home.
DRINOSKY – Eugene, 80, Portage, entered eternal rest April 21, 2014, peacefully at home.
George Felix Jr.
FELIX – George Jr., 87, Alum Bank, passed away peacefully Sunday, April 20, 2014, at Colonial Courtyard in Bedford.
Mary C. Keilman
KEILMAN – Mary C., 62, Ebensburg, born March 26, 1952, in Nanty Glo, died April 21, 2014, at home.
Barbara A. (Geiser) Knapp
KNAPP – Barbara A. (Geiser), 79, Johnstown, passed away April 22, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
SINCAK – Michael, of Hollsopple, loving son, brother, husband and friend to all, passed away peacefully April 10, 2014.
Richard J. McAndrews Jr.
McANDREWS – Richard J. Jr. “Jimbo,” 57, Windber, passed away after a 2-year-battle with cancer April 22, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Kathleen Mae Speicher
SPEICHER – Kathleen Mae, 48, Conemaugh Township, died April 20, 2014, at UPMC Shadyside Hospital.
Julia J. (Gresh) Voeghtly
VOEGHTLY – Julia J. (Gresh), 74, Johnstown, passed away peacefully April 21, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center, Palliative Care Unit.
Ruth M. Ziemba
ZIEMBA – Ruth M., 84, Cover Hill, formerly of Park Hill, went to be with the Lord April 4, 2014, at LaurelWood Care Center.
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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.
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