WINDBER — HORNER – Richard L. Sr., 72, Windber, passed away June 23, 2012, at home. Born July 20, 1939, in Johnstown, son of James and Ruth (Shannon) Horner. Preceded in death by parents and brother, Ralph. Survived by wife, Wilma (Shaffer); and children, Jodi, wife of Mark Georgulis, Valparaiso, Fla.; Tracy Frederick, Salix; Sandra, wife of Joseph Driggs, Davidsville; Wendy Maurizio, and fiance, Matthew Duppstadt, Windber; Richard Jr., and wife, Tina (Madey), Elton; and Jenni, wife of Ralph Manotti, Windber. Beloved Pap to his grandchildren, Anthony DeAnda, and fiancee, Natalia Arevalo; Zachery Perritt; Kelsi Nicodemus; Angelica Driggs; Katlyn, wife of Dominick Mash; Brandon Driggs; Marla Maurizio; Jonathan Maurizio, and special friend, Stephanie Szczur; Anthony Maurizio; Kayla Horner; and Alyssa and Jacob Manotti; and great-grandchildren, Karson Winkleman, Savannah Mash and Ethan Dwyer. Brother to Barbara, wife of Dennis Zahurak, Johnstown; Raymond Horner, Windber; James Horner, Johnstown; and Delano Horner, and wife, Betty, Johnstown. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Rich was a U.S. Army veteran, formerly employed by U.S. Steel and Bethlehem Steel. He was an avid hunter and fisher. He enjoyed reading books on the Civil War, going to Mike’s camp, and he could fix anything. He will be missed tremendously. The family will receive friends from 4 p.m. until time of memorial service at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Meek & Dalla Valle Funeral Home Inc., Windber, the Rev. Betsy Statler, officiating. Memorial donations may be made to Windber Hospice in Richard Horner’s name. Inurnment, Richland Mausoleum. Memorial contributions may be made to Windber Hospice, 600 Somerset Ave., Windber, Pa. 15963, in memory of Rich. (www.meekfuneralhome.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.
MASON – Dorothy, 66, Portage, formerly of Northern Cambria, died April 15, 2014, at Maple Winds Care Center, Portage.
Clifford Eugene Sharp Jr.
SHARP – Clifford Eugene Jr., 71, passed away peacefully April 5, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nev.
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