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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Jerry Sheldon Berkebile
BERKEBILE – Jerry Sheldon, 83, Johnstown, passed away April 17, 2014, at Presbyterian Home, Johnstown.
Phyllis J. Burkhard
BURKHARD – Phyllis J., 71, Johnstown, passed away April 16, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
FABRIZIO – John, 88, Geistown, died April 18, 2014, at the Lutheran Home.
Homer E. Hillegas
HILLEGAS – Homer E., 94, Tionesta, Pa., formerly of Central City and Parma, Ohio, died April 14, 2014, at Golden Living Center, Shippenville, Pa.
Florence R. Homer
HOMER – Florence R., 88, Clearfield, died Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Christ the King Manor, DuBois.
Ronald Glenn Lester
LESTER – Ronald Glenn, 81, Lebanon, formerly of Sidman, died April 18, 2014, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Lebanon.
LISINA – Edward, 81, Johnstown, died April 18, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
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Dora Marie Bufagna
BUFAGNA – Dora Marie, 87, Armagh, passed away peacefully April 16, 2014, at home surrounded by her family.
Doris Marjorie Cooper
COOPER – Doris Marjorie, 87, Westmont, went to heaven, April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center Palliative Care Unit.
Rose Mary (Delegram) Tripodi
TRIPODI – Rose Mary (Delegram), 66, Culpeper, Va., formerly of Cresson, died April 17, 2014, at home.
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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.
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