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.
- 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.
Margaret R. (Shaffer) Hemminger
HEMMINGER – Margaret R. “Margie” (Shaffer), 93, formerly of Jenner Township, died July 29, 2014, at Meadow View Nursing Center, Berlin.
Carol R. (Schloski) Groleau
GROLEAU – Carol R. (Schloski), 56, Goshen, Mass., lost her battle with cancer July 16, 2014. Born Dec. 25, 1957, in Colver, she was the daughter of John and Olive (Spotts) Schloski.
George J. Stapinsky
STAPINSKY – George J. “Doodie” or “Hey You,” 85, Fort Hill, formerly of Windber, died July 30, 2014, at In Touch Hospice, Somerset.
- District Deaths July 31, 2014
- Today's Funerals July 31, 2014
- District Deaths July 30, 2014
Patricia L. Bakale
BAKALE – Patricia L, 81, Johnstown, went to be with our Lord July 28, 2014.
Stephen A. Christy
CHRISTY – Stephen A., 65, Johnstown, died July 28, 2014, at home surrounded by family and friends.
CUSTER – Margaret “Peggy,” 69, Johnstown, passed away July 29, 2014, at Laurelwood Care Center.
Kathleen L. Geiser
GEISER – Kathleen L., 84, Oakland, died July 29, 2014, at Arbutus Park Manor.
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