SOUTH FORK — LESKO – Reba M., 89, South Fork, died Aug. 2, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center. Born Dec. 8, 1923, in South Fork, daughter of William A. and Grace (Pratt) Garland. Preceded in death by parents; husband, Anthony “Tony” Lesko, who died March 15, 1986; infant brother, Oliver; and brother, William F. Garland. Survived by children, Anthony Jr., married to Beverly Phillips, Waldorf, Md.; Gary, married to Roxann Poling, South Fork; and Sharon, wife of Barry Kestermont, Portage; grandchildren, Richard (Christine) Lesko, Gary (Medora) Lesko, Amy (Jerry) Kim, Brian (Renee) Lesko, Lori Stravers, Rebecca (Chris) Taylor and Mark (Amanda) Stravers; 12 great-grandchildren; and sister-in-law, Helen Mellay, New Jersey. Reba was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church, South Fork. Friends will be received from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Charles O. Dimond Funeral Home Inc., South Fork. Viewing also from 10 a.m. until time of funeral service at 11 a.m. Monday at Wesley United Methodist Church by the Rev. Arlene Bobrowicz. Interment, South Fork Cemetery. The family wishes to acknowledge with special thanks, Forest Hills Personal Care Home, for their care and support. (www.dimondfuneralhome.com)
- 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.
Elaine Jean (Hamilton) Klayko
KLAYKO – Elaine Jean (Hamilton), 65, Lilly, died at peace Tuesday morning, July 29, 2014, at her home.
MATIJEVICH – Nicholas, 88, Johnstown, formerly of Pittsburgh, died July 28, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Daisy "Doodles" Miller
MILLER – Daisy “Doodles,” aged 16 years, was released from this life into the next on Sunday, July 27, 2014, surrounded by her loving family, Dorene and Ian Miller, Andrea Brooks, and Jayme Brooks.
Ethel M. Miller
MILLER – Ethel M., 95, Ebensburg, formerly of Barnesboro, died July 29, 2014, at her home with her daughter, Patty, by her side.
Andrea Lynn (Lonas) Peters
PETERS – Andrea Lynn (Lonas), 46, Bolivar, passed into the arms of our Lord on July 28, 2014, in the palliative care unit of Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital.
Mirrel Oliver Plummer Sr.
PLUMMER – Mirrel Oliver Sr., 75, Portage, passed away July 27, 2014, at home.
Mary Ann (Sedor) Shedlock
SHEDLOCK – Mary Ann (Sedor), 87, a resident of St. Benedict Manor, formerly of Revloc and Ebensburg, passed away July 28, 2014, at the manor.
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Michele L. Bernat
BERNAT – Michele L., 45, Mundys Corner, passed away July 27, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Benjamin Martin Hadix
HADIX – Benjamin Martin, 33, Johnstown, went to his eternal peace in the arms of Jesus July 24, 2014.
Ethel L. Phenicie
PHENICIE – Mrs. Ethel L., 96, Windber, passed away July 27, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Nicholas D. Steinkirchner
STEINKIRCHNER – Nicholas D., 32, Jennerstown, died Sunday, July 20, 2014, in Brevard County, Fla.
Linda A. Sral
SRAL – Linda A., 68, Portage, died July 27, 2014, at her residence.
Ruth F. Huff
HUFF – Ruth F., 80, Sidman, died July 27, 2014, at her residence.
Margaret A. Miske
MISKE – Margaret A., 80, Johnstown, passed away July 27, 2014, at the Allegheny Lutheran Home.
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