JACKSON TOWNSHIP — MILLER – Susan Joann, 51, Jackson Township, passed away peacefully July 1, 2013, at home. Born Sept. 15, 1961, in Johnstown, daughter of the late Joann T. (Becker) Miller. Beloved daughter and survived by father, Warren W. Miller; and beloved sister to siblings, Norma (Richard) Miller, Dwayne (Sharon) Miller, Amy (fiance, Thomas Beck) Zarnesky, Diane (Raymond) Taylor, Pamela Miller and Wanda (Charles) Kist. Susan especially loved her numerous nieces and nephews, and cherished all her great-nieces and -nephews. Susan was a graduate of Central Cambria high School. She was a CNA at Laurel View Village, the former Lee Hospital and Conemaugh Memorial Hospital. Susan was a woman of faith, who loved her church and extended church family, a lifelong avid member of St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Mundys Corner, where she served on church council and especially loved the children as a Sunday school teacher, Bible school volunteer and eager to assist with any calling of her church. She was very generous of her time at anyone’s asking. Active member of Conemaugh Cardiac Rehab Center. She touched so many lives with many friends along life’s journey. Susan was deeply loved and will be greatly missed by family and friends. “Let There Be Peace.” Friends will be received from 10 a.m. until time of funeral service at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Pastor Kevin McNamara, officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations in Susan’s memory may be made to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Building Fund. Arrangements by Askew-Houser Funeral Homes Inc., Nanty Glo.
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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.
Pauline L. Turchetta
TURCHETTA – Pauline L., 84, Cresson, died April 15, 2014, at Garvey Manor, Hollidaysburg.
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Boyd Merle Akers Jr.
AKERS – Boyd Merle Jr., 90, Lower Yoder, died April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Philip Joseph Baldacchino
BALDACCHINO – Philip Joseph, 87, Carrolltown, died April 14, 2014.
Grace (Deitke) Davis
DAVIS – Grace (Deitke), 90, Phoenix, Ariz., passed away peacefully April 10, 2014.
Cynthia Jayne Eisler
EISLER – Cynthia Jayne, 59, Somerset, formerly of Wilbur, went home April 13, 2014, at Somerset Hospice House.
James E. Foster
FOSTER – James E., 86, Johnstown, died April 13, 2014.
Alice M. Goller
GOLLER – Alice M., 94, Presbyterian Home, died April 13, 2014, at Presbyterian Home.
M. Elayne Gooderham
GOODERHAM – M. Elayne, 78, Altoona, died April 14, 2014.
Edward Carl Harbart
HARBART – Edward Carl “Duger,” 90, Richland Township, died April 15, 2014, at Arbutus Park Manor.
Edward J. Harris
HARRIS – Edward J. “Ed,” 83, Fairfax, Va., passed away April 7, 2014, at home.
MASON – Dorothy, 66, Portage, formerly of Northern Cambria, died April 15, 2014, at Maple Winds Care Center, Portage.
Clifford Eugene Sharp Jr.
SHARP – Clifford Eugene Jr., 71, passed away peacefully April 5, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nev.
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