The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

February 15, 2013

Melvin Ribblett

The Tribune-Democrat

JOHNSTOWN — RIBBLETT – Melvin “Paul,” 78, Johnstown, died Feb. 14, 2013, at Select Specialty Hospital. Born Oct. 23, 1934, in Johnstown, son of the late Melvin B. and Dorothea (Eck) Ribblett. Preceded in death by wife, Ruth E. (Berkheimer) Ribblett; sister, Barbara Kilk; brother, James Ribblett and brother-in-law, George Kohler. Survived by sister, Joan Kohler, Johnstown; brother, Gene Ribblett, and wife, Patricia, Johnstown; and sister, Karen Simons, married to John, Westmont; and numerous nieces and nephews. A graduate of Franklin High School, Class of 1952. Army veteran and retired supervisor for General Telephone. Member of Daisytown Firemen’s Club and American Legion Post 551, and was an avid hunter and golfer. Friends received from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Hindman Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc., 1521 Frankstown Road, where funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, the Rev. Eleanor Abarno, officiating.  Those who wish, may make memorial contributions to First Lutheran Church, 415 Vine St., Johnstown, Pa. 15901. Arrangements in care of Hindman Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc., exclusive provider of Veterans and Family Memorial Care.” Condolences may be sent to

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