VINTONDALE — SHEESLEY– Barbara Ann (Kuhar) “Barbie,” 64, Vintondale, went to be with the Lord Jan. 10, 2013, at Pittsburgh Presbyterian Hospital. Born Aug. 27, 1948, in Johnstown, daughter of the late John and Stella (Abromavich) Kuhar. Preceded in death by husband, Gary Lee Sr., and daughter, Melissa Ann Sheesley. Survived by sons, Gary Lee Jr. (Valerie); Brian Keith (Tracie); and John Leslie (Diane); grandchildren, Gary Lee III, Alexander, Joshua, Johnny, Kaylee, John-Caleb, Dakoda, Daniel, Jordan, Sadie and Destinie. Sister of John Jr. (Rosemarie); James; Thomas (Cheryl); Steve (Peggy); Kathy (Michael) Rose; and numerous nieces and nephews. Member of the former SS. Timothy & Mark Chapel, Vintondale. Barbie enjoyed cooking and bird watching. She always lived her life for her children and grandchildren and will be sadly missed by all who knew her. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Askew-Houser Funeral Homes Inc., Nanty Glo, where vigil prayer service will be held. Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church, Nanty Glo, the Rev. Martin Cingle, celebrant. Committal, St. Charles Cemetery, Twin Rocks. In lieu of flowers, donations in Barbie’s memory may be made to the American Cancer Society.
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Zachary Gordon Alan Andrews
ANDREWS – Zachary Gordon Alan, 21, Johnstown, was called home April 13, 2014.
Ray H. Clites
CLITES – Ray H., 93 , Westmont, died April 12, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Beverly J. Hoover
HOOVER – Beverly J., 75, Johnstown, was received into heaven April 16, 2014.
Joseph Samuel Kuhar Jr.
KUHAR – Joseph Samuel Jr. “Joey,” 64, passed away April 11, 2014, at home, in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Charles M. Lambert
LAMBERT – Charles M., 87, Central City, passed away April 14, 2014, at home.
Betty L. Lydic
LYDIC – Betty L., 88, Johnstown, died April 15, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
Stella A. Ponchek
PONCHEK – Stella A., 92, East Conemaugh, died April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Pauline L. Turchetta
TURCHETTA – Pauline L., 84, Cresson, died April 15, 2014, at Garvey Manor, Hollidaysburg.
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Boyd Merle Akers Jr.
AKERS – Boyd Merle Jr., 90, Lower Yoder, died April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Philip Joseph Baldacchino
BALDACCHINO – Philip Joseph, 87, Carrolltown, died April 14, 2014.
Grace (Deitke) Davis
DAVIS – Grace (Deitke), 90, Phoenix, Ariz., passed away peacefully April 10, 2014.
Cynthia Jayne Eisler
EISLER – Cynthia Jayne, 59, Somerset, formerly of Wilbur, went home April 13, 2014, at Somerset Hospice House.
James E. Foster
FOSTER – James E., 86, Johnstown, died April 13, 2014.
Alice M. Goller
GOLLER – Alice M., 94, Presbyterian Home, died April 13, 2014, at Presbyterian Home.
M. Elayne Gooderham
GOODERHAM – M. Elayne, 78, Altoona, died April 14, 2014.
Edward Carl Harbart
HARBART – Edward Carl “Duger,” 90, Richland Township, died April 15, 2014, at Arbutus Park Manor.
Edward J. Harris
HARRIS – Edward J. “Ed,” 83, Fairfax, Va., passed away April 7, 2014, at home.
MASON – Dorothy, 66, Portage, formerly of Northern Cambria, died April 15, 2014, at Maple Winds Care Center, Portage.
Clifford Eugene Sharp Jr.
SHARP – Clifford Eugene Jr., 71, passed away peacefully April 5, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nev.
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