DAVIDSVILLE — BARRON – Robert Glen, 90, Laurel View Village, died Jan. 13, 2013. Born Aug. 24, 1922, in Johnstown, son of John and Irma (Weaver) Barron. Preceded in death by parents; son, Robert; and grandson, Waylan Edward Barron. He graduated from Ferndale High School, Class of 1942, where he met and eventually married his high school sweetheart, Patricia Mitchell, on Aug. 4, 1944. In addition to his wife, he also is survived by sisters, Dorothy Fisher and Joann Hufford, both of Florida; daughter, Debbie, married to Paul Petrunak; and son, John, married to the former Laura Burkett, both of Johnstown; grandchildren, Jill Nagy; Robert, Jonathan, James, Daniel, Jeffrey, Sarah and Patricia Petrunak; Katie Kozielec; and Patrick, Rebecca and Colin Barron; and seven great-grandchildren. He served in the 9th Engineer Battalion in the Pacific Theater during World War II. Former owner of Robert Barron Greenhouse, Riverside. For years, he was the director for Lake Stonycreek Water Ski Show. He ended each show by flying the kite on water skis. Lifelong member of Riverside Grace Brethren Church. Member of Riverside Volunteer Fire Company and Ferndale Lions. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, golfing and growing plants. He will be remembered for his candy making. He took pride in all the accomplishments of his grandchildren, both in athletics and academics. Friends will be received from 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at John Henderson Co. Funeral Home, 215 Central Ave., where funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, the Rev. Wes Yoder. Interment, Richland Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Caring Fund at Laurel View Village, 2000 Cambridge Drive, Davidsville, Pa. 15928.
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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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