CRESSON — WEISE – Timothy R. “Tim” Sr., Cresson, was born Jan. 28, 1940, in Altoona and died unexpectedly May 21, 2013, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh. Tim is survived by his wife, Mary; children, Tim (Christine) Weise, Greensburg, Pa.; Michele (Dennis) Owens, Apex, N.C.; and Lori (Robert) France, Tokyo, Japan; stepchildren, Michele (Steve) Lacovitch and Christopher (Jody) Cuomo; grandchildren, Jacob Weise, Sarah Weise, Joshua France, Taylor France, Olivia France and Evan France; and stepgrandchildren, Scott (Megan) Ratchford, Renee (Zach) Mullen and Logan Cuomo. In 1958, Tim graduated from the former Cresson Joint High School. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, where he served as a helicopter mechanic. He owned and operated Weise Sandblasting & Painting and retired from SCI Cresson as a trades instructor. Tim was a founding member of Cresson Area Jaycees and former member of Cresson Borough Council. Tim had a strong passion for life. He loved feeding his feathered friends, walking his dog, Rylee, and tinkering in his workshop. We will miss his counsel, passion for life and the love he gave us daily. His memory will live on though the fine example that he set for his family and friends to follow. Family and friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 24, at Gibbons Funeral Home, 301 Church St., Gallitzin, Pa. 16641, where a memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 25, the Rev. Leo Arnone, officiating. Donations can be sent to Cresson Borough Parks Department, c/o Tim Weise, 631 Second St., Cresson, Pa. 16630, (814-886-2139). A park bench will be established in Tim’s memory. Military rites by Cresson American Legion and other local military organizations. (www.gibbonsfunerals.com)
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Georgia R. Brown
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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.
Sarah G. Balzano
BALZANO – Sarah G., 87, Dysart, died April 20, 2014, at UPMC Altoona.
Michael Coleman Barabas
BARABAS – Michael Coleman, 75, Johnstown, was called home to be with his Lord and Savior surrounded by his loving family April 21, 2014, at home.
Richard N. Handel
HANDEL – Richard N., 72, Portage, passed away April 17, 2014, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh.
KLINE – Roseann, 84, Ebensburg, passed away suddenly April 19, 2014, at home.
Bobby Gene Lambert
LAMBERT – Bobby Gene, 72, Shanksville, died April 20, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown.
Ann M. Lashinsky
LASHINSKY – Mrs. Ann M., 94, Windber, went to be with the Lord April 21, 2014, at St. Jude’s Haven, Elton, Pa.
Ruth V. Parkinson
PARKINSON – Ruth V., 86, Johnstown, passed away April 20, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home.
RISHELL – Joseph “Bud,” 76, Eighth Ward, formerly of East Conemaugh Borough, passed away April 20, 2014.
Amanda N. Sherry-Griffon
SHERRY-GRIFFON – Amanda N., 30, Northern Cambria, passed away April 19, 2014.
George William Smith
SMITH – George William “Smitty Bill” “Pap,” 81, Sidman, died suddenly Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014.
Carol A. Vladic
VLADIC – Carol A., 74, Hollidaysburg, formerly of Johnstown, went to be with the Lord Saturday, April 19, 2014.
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