SOMERSET — BERKEBILE-GERWATOSKI – Constance Lou “Connie,” 81, Somerset, died Aug. 2, 2013, at Somerset Hospital. Born Jan. 2, 1932, in Stoystown, daughter of Harold George and Lucilla Bernice (Specht) Lohr. Preceded in death by parents; first husband, Irvin S. Berkebile Jr.; second husband, Lawrence J. Gerwatoski; and brother, Jerry Lohr. Survived by sons, Scott I. Berkebile, married to former Susan Kimmel, Coleman Station, and Bradley H. Berkebile, married to former Joan Crimone, Somerset; grandchildren, Jason Berkebile, Charlotte, N.C.; Amanda Shaffer, Somerset; Ashley Berkebile, and fiance, Joseph Lippert III, Pittsburgh; and Kaitlyn Berkebile, Coleman Station; great- granddaughter, Lily Shaffer; and sister, Carol Clark, and husband, Jerry, Ohio. Connie was a graduate of Quemahoning-Stoystown High School, worked for Somerset County Commissioners and later was owner-operator of Connie’s Closet until her retirement. She was a member of Friedens Lutheran Church, Order of Eastern Star Chapter 138 and Somerset Soroptomist. She enjoyed playing cards with her card club and loved reading and needlepoint. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Hauger-Zeigler Funeral Home, Somerset. Service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013, at Friedens Lutheran Church, Friedens, the Rev. Edward DeVore officiating. Interment, Somerset County Memorial Park. Contributions may be made to the Mary S. Biesecker Library, 230 S. Rosina Ave., Somerset, Pa. 15501. (www.haugerzeigler.com)
- District Deaths Aug. 2, 2014
ASKEW – Sharon “Joy,” 79, Alexandra, Pa, formerly of Marsteller, died July 31, 2014, at home.
George Michael Beach
BEACH – George Michael, 59, Salix, died Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Barbara Ann (Hartman) Dino
DINO – Barbara Ann (Hartman), 74, Ebensburg, died July 28, 2014, at Cambria Care Center.
DRENNER – Annabelle 90, Hollsopple, died July 31, 2014, at home surrounded by her family.
Patricia A. (Grabish) Koposko
KOPOSKO – Patricia A. (Grabish), 67, Windber, passed away Aug. 1, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Harriet L. Mintmier
MINTMIER– Harriet L., 85, Johnstown, died Aug. 1, 2014, at the Atrium Manor.
Helen Louise Petrunak
PETRUNAK – Helen Louise “Weeze,” 87, formerly of South Fork, went home with the Lord Aug. 1, 2014.
Joylene H. (Ream) Whipkey
WHIPKEY– Joylene H. (Ream), 83, Ligonier, formerly of Jenner Township, died Aug. 1, 2014, at Bethlen Home, Ligonier.
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- District Deaths Aug. 1, 2014
E. Joan Davis
DAVIS – E. Joan, 87, Riverside, Ohio, formerly of Johnstown, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014, at Kettering Medical Center.
Billie Josephine (LaFollette) Hodges
HODGES – Billie Josephine (LaFollette), 79, Boswell, Jenner Township, formerly of Gadsden, Ala., passed away July 27, 2014, at Windber Hospice from complications of cancer.
KOONTZ – Judy A., 67, Keedysville, Md., passed away peacefully Tuesday morning, July 29, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore, Md., after a long battle with lymphoma cancer.
Sherry L. Nagy
NAGY – Sherry L., 49, Johnstown, passed away July 30, 2014, at home.
Kenneth A. Naugle
NAUGLE – Kenneth A., 94, Johnstown, died July 30, 2014, at his home.
Richard John Peterson
PETERSON – Richard John, 49, Johnstown, passed away Monday evening, July 28, 2014, at Conemaugh Hospital.
Evelyn F. Vitalie
VITALIE – Evelyn F., 75, Johnstown, passed away July 30, 2014, at her home.
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Paul Radnoti Sr.
RADNOTI – Paul Sr., 80, passed away July 13, 2014, in Hebron, Ind.
Samuel R. Saia
SAIA – Samuel R., 90, Johnstown, died July 29, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Alex J. Stavish
STAVISH – Alex J., 90, Northern Cambria, died July 29, 2014, at Miners Medical Center Hastings.
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