SOUTHMONT — BAUM – Robert S., 98, Southmont, died July 14, 2014, at his residence. Born Dec. 14, 1915, in Freeland, son of the late Fred and Anna Baum. Preceded in death by loving wife of 68 years, Lois C., on Oct. 14, 2013; and sister Mary. Survived by daughters, Kathy Ann, married to Douglas B. Stevens, Dallas, Pa.; and Georgia M., married to Thomas Cherry, Johnstown; grandchildren, Julie Davis, and fiance, Corey Gregory; and Elizabeth Stevens, and fiance, Ryan Staab; and Robert and Maria Stevens; and great-grandchildren, Brittany Davis and Lucas Stevens. Also survived by brother, David, and wife, Mildred, Tucson, Ariz.; and nephew, Jeffry Cramer, married to Patty, and children, Cayla, Travis and Jonah. Bob was a graduate of the Mining and Mechanical Institute, Freeland; Lafayette College, Easton; and the Loop Course at Bethlehem Steel Corp.; and completed studies at the University of Pittsburgh. Bob also was a professional engineer, having retired from the electrical department at Penelec and also was an engineering instructor at the “Asphalt Campus” at Pitt-Johnstown. Bob had been an Eagle Scout and an amateur radio operator. He was a World War II veteran, having served at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.; the Office of the Chief of Ordinance, Washington, D.C.; and in the 6th Air Force, having served in Panama; Salinas Air Force Base, Ecuador; and Randolph Field, Texas. Member of American Legion, Post 6, Clearfield. Life member of VFW Post 155 and a past member of their Ritual Team. Also a life member of Conemaugh Valley Chapter 14, Reserve Officers Association; Military Officers Association of America and the Military Order of World Wars. Member of Masonic Lodge 611, Freeland; Allegheny Mountain Forest 127, Cambria Council 32, Portage Royal Arch 195, Oriental Commandery 61, Knights Templar, Laurel Ridge Council 67, Conemaugh Gap York Rite College 34, Constans Conclave, Red Cross of Constantine, National Sojourners 76, Charles E. Lukins Chapter Heroes of “76” Jaffa Shrine and Jaffa Legion of Honor. Friends will be received from 6 p.m. until time of service at 7 p.m. Friday at Picking-Treece-Bennett Mortuary Inc., 921 Menoher Blvd., the Rev. Alice Tondora, officiating. Masonic service will be held prior to the funeral service, and military rites will follow the service, courtesy of Charles T. Menoher VFW Post 155. The family would like to thank Grane Hospice and Home Instead Senior Care for their dedicated care shown to Bob during his last days. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to First Presbyterian Church, 309 Lincoln St., Johnstown, Pa. 15901. (PTBmortuary.com)
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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.
Margaret R. (Shaffer) Hemminger
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Carol R. (Schloski) Groleau
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George J. Stapinsky
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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
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