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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Jerry Sheldon Berkebile
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Phyllis J. Burkhard
BURKHARD – Phyllis J., 71, Johnstown, passed away April 16, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
FABRIZIO – John, 88, Geistown, died April 18, 2014, at the Lutheran Home.
Homer E. Hillegas
HILLEGAS – Homer E., 94, Tionesta, Pa., formerly of Central City and Parma, Ohio, died April 14, 2014, at Golden Living Center, Shippenville, Pa.
Florence R. Homer
HOMER – Florence R., 88, Clearfield, died Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Christ the King Manor, DuBois.
Ronald Glenn Lester
LESTER – Ronald Glenn, 81, Lebanon, formerly of Sidman, died April 18, 2014, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Lebanon.
LISINA – Edward, 81, Johnstown, died April 18, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
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Dora Marie Bufagna
BUFAGNA – Dora Marie, 87, Armagh, passed away peacefully April 16, 2014, at home surrounded by her family.
Doris Marjorie Cooper
COOPER – Doris Marjorie, 87, Westmont, went to heaven, April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center Palliative Care Unit.
Rose Mary (Delegram) Tripodi
TRIPODI – Rose Mary (Delegram), 66, Culpeper, Va., formerly of Cresson, died April 17, 2014, at home.
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Zachary Gordon Alan Andrews
ANDREWS – Zachary Gordon Alan, 21, Johnstown, was called home April 13, 2014.
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.
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