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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Lawrence E. Coy
COY – Lawrence E., 89, Connellsville, Pa., formerly of Johnstown and Somerset, died April 21, 2014, at home.
DRINOSKY – Eugene, 80, Portage, entered eternal rest April 21, 2014, peacefully at home.
George Felix Jr.
FELIX – George Jr., 87, Alum Bank, passed away peacefully Sunday, April 20, 2014, at Colonial Courtyard in Bedford.
Mary C. Keilman
KEILMAN – Mary C., 62, Ebensburg, born March 26, 1952, in Nanty Glo, died April 21, 2014, at home.
Barbara A. (Geiser) Knapp
KNAPP – Barbara A. (Geiser), 79, Johnstown, passed away April 22, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
SINCAK – Michael, of Hollsopple, loving son, brother, husband and friend to all, passed away peacefully April 10, 2014.
Richard J. McAndrews Jr.
McANDREWS – Richard J. Jr. “Jimbo,” 57, Windber, passed away after a 2-year-battle with cancer April 22, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Kathleen Mae Speicher
SPEICHER – Kathleen Mae, 48, Conemaugh Township, died April 20, 2014, at UPMC Shadyside Hospital.
Julia J. (Gresh) Voeghtly
VOEGHTLY – Julia J. (Gresh), 74, Johnstown, passed away peacefully April 21, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center, Palliative Care Unit.
Ruth M. Ziemba
ZIEMBA – Ruth M., 84, Cover Hill, formerly of Park Hill, went to be with the Lord April 4, 2014, at LaurelWood Care Center.
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Georgia R. Brown
BROWN – Georgia R., 90, Lincoln Highway, Bedford, died Sunday, April 20, 2014, at her home.
John R. Franko Jr.
FRANKO – John R. Jr. “Bunko,” 72, Conemaugh, died April 20, 2014, at home.
Dorothy Mae Gillman
GILLMAN – Dorothy Mae, 93, Mount Hope, went to be with her Lord April 22, 2014.
Hulda Elmira Heslop
HESLOP – Hulda Elmira, 95, formerly of Ferndale and New Paris, died April 21, 2014, at Waccamaw Community Hospital, Murrells Inlet, S.C.
Jean M. Holtz
HOLTZ – Jean M., 82, Hastings, went to be with the Lord Monday, April 21, 2014, at Golden Living-HAIDA.
Margaret Gloria Marsh
MARSH – Margaret Gloria, born Dec. 28, 1927, was called to her heavenly home April 19, 2014.
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Wayne R. Bailey
BAILEY – Wayne R., 53, South Fork, passed away unexpectedly on Good Friday, April 18, 2014, at his home.
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