BON AIR — HUTSKY – Francis J. “Hank,” 90, Bon Air, went to be with the Lord Jan. 18, 2013, at Windber Hospice. He was born July 15, 1922, in St. Michael, son of the late Charles and Edna (Boyle) Hutsky. Preceded in death by his wife, Anne I. (Ponczek) Hutsky, and siblings, Charles, Paul, Ann, Agnes and Mary Lou. He is survived by his loving children, Eugene (Eleanor) Hutsky, Bellefonte, Pa.; Diane (Edward) Michura, Beech Creek, Pa.; Michael Hutsky, Ashburn, Va.; and Joan (D. Scott) Laukhuff, Beech Creek, Pa.; grandchildren, Katie (David) Petersen, Linden, Pa.; Dana Laukhuff, State College; and Jon Laukhuff, Milesburg, Pa.; and numerous nieces and nephews. Hank was a graduate of Forest Hills High School. He was a U.S. Army veteran serving during World War II in the infantry. Hank retired from Bethlehem Steel Corp., where he worked in the Rod and Wire Division as a millwright. He was a member of St. Barnabas Catholic Church. Hank enjoyed fishing at Pine Dam and going to yard sales. He especially loved mowing his yard and Sunday meals with his entire family. At Hank’s request there will be no public viewing. Family and friends are invited to attend a memorial Mass at 10 a.m. Friday, April 5, 2013, at St. Barnabas Catholic Church, Father Robert Ruston. Inurnment will be at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, with military rites conducted by Menoher Post 155 VFW Ritual Team. The family is being served by the Baker-Harris Funeral Chapel, Conemaugh. Contributions may be directed to Windber Hospice, 600 Somerset Ave., Windber, Pa. 15963 in memory of Francis. Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com.
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Zachary Gordon Alan Andrews
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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.
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Clifford Eugene Sharp Jr.
SHARP – Clifford Eugene Jr., 71, passed away peacefully April 5, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nev.
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