SOMERSET — METZ – Helen J. (Crissey), 88, The Patriot, Somerset, formerly of Cairnbrook and North Canton, Ohio, died June 16,2014, at The Patriot. Born Jan. 31,1926, in Cairnbrook, daughter of Samuel and Olive (Berkebile) Crissey. Preceded in death by parents; brothers, Virgil, Lester, Alfred, Raymond and Eugene Crissey; and sister, Della Yossick. Survived by daughters, Loretta, married to John Perko, North Canton, Ohio; and Arlinda Metz, and fiance, Richard Bieler, Cairnbrook; and grandchildren, Jody, married to Shawn Overdorf, Canton, Ohio; John Perko III, and wife, Jennifer, Canton, Ohio; and Patrick Metz, Cairnbrook; also great-grandchildren, Haley, Allie and Lexi Overdorf; and Sebastian and Madeline Perko. A graduate of Shade High School. Retired employee of Portage Electric Manufacturing Co., North Canton, Ohio, after 20 years of service. Friends will be received from 10 a.m. until time of memorial service at 11 a.m. Friday at Central City United Methodist Church, the Rev. Rebecca W. Patterson, presiding. Inurnment, McGregor Cemetery, Cairnbrook. Arrangements by Hoffman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Davidsville. Donations in Helen’s memory may be sent to Central City United Methodist Church, 704 Lohr St., Central City, Pa. 15926. Flower deliveries should be sent to the church Friday morning. To express condolences, make a donation, light a candle or order flowers, visit HoffmanFuneralHomes.com.
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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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