The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

December 22, 2012

Earl Box

The Tribune-Democrat

JOHNSTOWN — BOX – Earl, 77, Johnstown, passed away Dec. 21, 2012, at Maple Winds Care Center. Born Nov. 16, 1935, in Johnstown, son of the late Eli Theodore and Ester (Snyder) Box. Preceded in death by wife, Donna Jean (Shaffer) Box, and granddaughter, Lindsay Marie Reighard. Survived by loving children, Kim, and partner, Mary, Jeannette; Vicki, married to Zane Shipley, Moxham; Brenda Reighard, and partner, Rick, Johnstown; Sandy Box, and partner, Bill, Johnstown; Erleen, married to Max Wilkinson, Southmont; Patricia Smith, Johnstown; Earl Box, Johnstown; Donald Box, married to Melissa, Johnstown; Lisa, married to Steven Vivis, Llanfair; and Jennifer, married to David Belinda, Dunlo; grandchildren, Erica, Shawn, Stephanie, Amanda, Ashley, Katie, Kayla, Josh, Cheyenne, Michael, Kenneth, Jonathan, Zackary, Dylan, Steven, Max, Ethan, Devin and Jeremy; great-grandchildren, Nicholas, Kylee, Ayvah and Sophia; brothers, Kenneth Box, and wife, Janet, South Fork, and Gary Box, and wife, Sandy, Enola; and numerous nieces. Earl was a U.S. Air Force veteran, a mechanic for over 50 years and an avid car enthusiast. Family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Moskal & Kennedy Colonial Funeral Home, Johnstown, where funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Pastor Gary L. Tustin, officiating, Inurnment, Dunmyer Cemetery. Condolences may be directed to the family at


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