JOHNSTOWN — POTTER – Jack D., 54, Johnstown, formerly of Richland, died Saturday afternoon, Jan. 5, 2013, at Windber Hospice. Born Oct. 31, 1958, in Johnstown, son of the late Blaine and Helen (Bloom) Potter. He was formerly married to Janet B. Chulick, who survives. Also survived by son, Jack Stephen Potter, Richland; stepchildren, John Michael Zaramba, Pittsburgh; and Kristy Cordek, Richland; five stepgrandchildren; and special longtime friends, Jeff Wingard and Kim Berkebile, both of Richland; and Ron Brubaker, Altoona. Jack will be deeply missed by all of his family and many friends. He was a licensed funeral director for more than 31 years, having served in the capacities of supervisor and trade embalmer for several funeral homes in the Johnstown, Cambria County and surrounding areas. He was a 1976 graduate of Richland High School; Mount Aloysius College, Cresson, with an associate of science degree in premortuary science; and a 1980 graduate of Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science. Member of Pennsylvania Funeral Directors Association and Keystone Funeral Directors Association. Life member of Richland Volunteer Fire Department. He was a very talented artist who enjoyed fishing, woodworking and had a great love for animals. Friends will be received from 1 p.m. until time of funeral service at 2 p.m. Friday at Richland Cemetery Chapel, officiated by the Rev. Father James B. Coveney. Interment will follow at Richland Cemetery. Memorials in Jack’s memory to the Humane Society of Cambria County would be most appreciated by the family. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Ronald W. Brubaker, supervisor of Gilden Barton Funeral Home, Altoona.
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ASKEW – Sharon “Joy,” 79, Alexandra, Pa, formerly of Marsteller, died July 31, 2014, at home.
George Michael Beach
BEACH – George Michael, 59, Salix, died Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Barbara Ann (Hartman) Dino
DINO – Barbara Ann (Hartman), 74, Ebensburg, died July 28, 2014, at Cambria Care Center.
DRENNER – Annabelle 90, Hollsopple, died July 31, 2014, at home surrounded by her family.
Patricia A. (Grabish) Koposko
KOPOSKO – Patricia A. (Grabish), 67, Windber, passed away Aug. 1, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Harriet L. Mintmier
MINTMIER– Harriet L., 85, Johnstown, died Aug. 1, 2014, at the Atrium Manor.
Helen Louise Petrunak
PETRUNAK – Helen Louise “Weeze,” 87, formerly of South Fork, went home with the Lord Aug. 1, 2014.
Joylene H. (Ream) Whipkey
WHIPKEY– Joylene H. (Ream), 83, Ligonier, formerly of Jenner Township, died Aug. 1, 2014, at Bethlen Home, Ligonier.
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- District Deaths Aug. 1, 2014
E. Joan Davis
DAVIS – E. Joan, 87, Riverside, Ohio, formerly of Johnstown, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014, at Kettering Medical Center.
Billie Josephine (LaFollette) Hodges
HODGES – Billie Josephine (LaFollette), 79, Boswell, Jenner Township, formerly of Gadsden, Ala., passed away July 27, 2014, at Windber Hospice from complications of cancer.
KOONTZ – Judy A., 67, Keedysville, Md., passed away peacefully Tuesday morning, July 29, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore, Md., after a long battle with lymphoma cancer.
Sherry L. Nagy
NAGY – Sherry L., 49, Johnstown, passed away July 30, 2014, at home.
Kenneth A. Naugle
NAUGLE – Kenneth A., 94, Johnstown, died July 30, 2014, at his home.
Richard John Peterson
PETERSON – Richard John, 49, Johnstown, passed away Monday evening, July 28, 2014, at Conemaugh Hospital.
Evelyn F. Vitalie
VITALIE – Evelyn F., 75, Johnstown, passed away July 30, 2014, at her home.
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Paul Radnoti Sr.
RADNOTI – Paul Sr., 80, passed away July 13, 2014, in Hebron, Ind.
Samuel R. Saia
SAIA – Samuel R., 90, Johnstown, died July 29, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Alex J. Stavish
STAVISH – Alex J., 90, Northern Cambria, died July 29, 2014, at Miners Medical Center Hastings.
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