VINCO — CUNNINGHAM – Robert Thomas Sr. “Tom,” 88, Vinco, went to be with the Lord June 18, 2014. Born May 12, 1926, in Johnstown, son of the late George A. and Lola F. (Hickman) Cunningham. Preceded in death by sister, Jane Prudence Cunningham; and grandson, Brian P. Cunningham. Survived by wife of 67 years, the former Faye Dishong; and children, Robert T. Jr. (Karen) Cunningham, Sheree (Forest) Wassum and Anita (Irvin) Meredith; grandchildren, Jeremy, Erika (Nick), Sean (Beth), Carly (Ben), Gregory, Jenna (Benaiah), Hayley and Kelsey; and great-grandchildren, Ella, Micah and Wesley. Also survived by sister, Helen L. Smith; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Longtime member of Pike Grace Brethren Church, Mundys Corner, where he served as a Sunday school teacher, elder and was a member of the school board at Cambria County Christian School. World War II Army veteran. Retired pressman for The Tribune-Democrat. Tom took courses from Hadleys School for the Blind and was recipient of the Braille Student of the Year in 1992. He enjoyed listening to books on tape and listening to sports of all kinds. “… Absent from the body… present with the Lord.” – II Corinthians 5:8. A gathering of family and friends will be held from 10 a.m. until time of memorial service at 11 a.m. Saturday at Pike Grace Brethren Church, Pastor Rudy Sheptock, officiating. Interment, Pike Brethren Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Tom’s memory may be made to Pike Grace Brethren Church Mission Fund. Arrangements by Askew-Houser Funeral Homes Inc., Nanty Glo.
- District Deaths July 30, 2014
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
BERNAT – Michele L., 45, Mundys Corner, passed away July 27, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Benjamin Martin Hadix
HADIX – Benjamin Martin, 33, Johnstown, went to his eternal peace in the arms of Jesus July 24, 2014.
Ethel L. Phenicie
PHENICIE – Mrs. Ethel L., 96, Windber, passed away July 27, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Nicholas D. Steinkirchner
STEINKIRCHNER – Nicholas D., 32, Jennerstown, died Sunday, July 20, 2014, in Brevard County, Fla.
Linda A. Sral
SRAL – Linda A., 68, Portage, died July 27, 2014, at her residence.
Ruth F. Huff
HUFF – Ruth F., 80, Sidman, died July 27, 2014, at her residence.
Margaret A. Miske
MISKE – Margaret A., 80, Johnstown, passed away July 27, 2014, at the Allegheny Lutheran Home.
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