NORTHERN CAMBRIA — HOOVER – Dorothy M., 92, Northern Cambria, passed away Aug. 2, 2013, at Miners Hospital, Hastings. Born Jan. 3, 1921, in Wheeling, W.Va., the daughter of Thomas and Rose Manette (McCloskey) McCann. Dorothy grew up in Fairmont, W.Va. and Washington, D.C. She worked at Washington General Hospital as secretary to the administrator, where she met her husband, Charles J. Hoover. They married in 1948 and moved to Spangler in 1952. She raised a family and worked as a secretary at Hoover’s Dairy for many years. She is preceded in death by parents; loving husband, Charles, who died Dec. 14, 1993; and sisters, Rose Marie Castello, Frances Neff and Mary Lou Holtzer. Survived by children, Michael Hoover, Glendale; Edwin (Debbie) Hoover, Northern Cambria; Marilou (Thomas) Sibert, Ebensburg; Lois (Russell) Weakland, Northern Cambria; Greg (Mary Ellen) Hoover, Ephrata; and Jerry (Rita) Hoover, Northern Cambria; 21 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Member of Prince of Peace Catholic Church and Catholic Daughters of the Americas. Dorothy was a devoted wife and mother and a devout Christian. She cherished her Catholic upbringing and was devout in her faith and proud of her Irish heritage. She enjoyed ceramics and tending to her many flowers. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Moriconi Funeral Home Inc., Northern Cambria. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday at Prince of Peace Chapel. Committal, Holy Cross Cemetery.
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GEORGE – Robert “Bob,” 71, Portage, passed away March 4, 2014, in Johnstown.
Marcella S. (Ciccotelli) Gillin
GILLIN – Marcella S. (Ciccotelli), 85, Ebensburg, passed away peacefully March 5, 2014, at Cambria Care Center.
Peter Holubz Jr.
HOLUBZ – Peter Jr., 89, Johnstown, died March 5, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Lillian Marlene (Anderson) Howard
HOWARD – Lillian Marlene (Anderson), 71, Ebensburg, died March 5, 2014, at home.
KAUFMAN – Morton, 84, Westmont, lost his battle with cancer March 5, 2014.
James Guido Mastrine
MASTRINE – James Guido, 63, Ebensburg, died March 5, 2014, at home surrounded by his family.
Anna T. Pipon
PIPON – Mrs. Anna T., 99, Windber, passed away March 6, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Thomas F. Reynolds
REYNOLDS – Thomas F., 62, Tire Hill, died March 5, 2014.
Rita M. Senko
SENKO – Rita M., 74, Patton, passed away March 5, 2014, at Miners Medical Center.
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Royston C. Dickert Sr.
DICKERT – Royston C. Sr., 78, Seward, passed away Monday, March 3, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
DOLGAS – Robert, 68, Hollidaysburg, formerly of Conemaugh, died March 3, 2014, at Autumn Estate.
MITCHELL – Joanne, formerly of Johnstown, died Feb. 23, 2014.
Joseph Michael Quinn Jr.
QUINN – Joseph Michael Jr., 77, Johnstown, went to be with the Lord Jesus March 3, 2014.
Shirley L. Schwind
SCHWIND – Shirley L., 82, Cambria Care Center, gained her eternal rest March 4, 2014.
Bertha (Hebden) Seese
SEESE – Mrs. Bertha (Hebden), 87, Mineral Point, formerly of Portage, entered into new life March 5, 2014.
Janet (Felter) Smith
SMITH – Janet (Felter), passed away March 3, 2014, in State College.
Rande E. Straw
STRAW – Rande E., 60, Ebensburg, passed away peacefully March 4, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center’s Palliative Care Unit.
John Henry Zimmerman
ZIMMERMAN – John Henry, 90, Hooversville, died March 5, 2014, at home.
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