INDIANA — MOFFITT – Rosemary T. (Fox) Koons, 91, Indiana, formerly of Loretto, passed away Wednesday, July 3, 2013, at Rose Haven Personal Care Home. The family would like to thank Rose Haven for all the wonderful care they have provided to Rosemary. Born in 1922, in Altoona, to Oscar and Mary Ellen Evans Fox. Mrs. Moffitt was a former member of St. Michael the Archangel Basilica, Loretto, and a member of St. Bernard of Clairvaux Roman Catholic Church, Indiana. Also a member of American Legion Post 748, Loretto. Rosemary was employed as a secretary for the Franciscan Missions for many years before her retirement in 1985. Survived by daughters and sons, Sharon Van Lenten, and husband, Paul, Pace, Fla.; Deborah Carnley, and husband, Roger, Killeen, Texas; Paul Koons, and wife, Katherine, Indiana; Katie Zeppuhar, and husband, Bob, Allison Park; Mary Elizabeth Sentesi, and husband, Jerry, Glenshaw; Brian Moffitt, and wife, Jane, Pittsburgh; Eileen Cottington, and husband, Eric, New Cannan, Conn.; and Tom Moffitt, and wife, Sandy, Pittsburgh; 20 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and sister, Nancy Milewski, Buffalo, N.Y. Preceded in death by her parents; first husband, Lewis Koons; second husband, Joseph P. Moffitt; great-grandchild, Lydia Grace Persio; and siblings, Ray, Paul Jack, Arch Fox and Jane Webb. Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Bowser-Minich Funeral Home, Indiana. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday at Basilica of St. Michael the Archangel, Loretto, Monsignor Timothy Swope, celebrant. Interment, St. Michael Cemetery, Loretto. Memorial contributions may be made to Indiana Fire Association, 1555 Indian Springs Road, Indiana, Pa. 15701, or Pittsburgh Fire Fighters Local 1, 120 Flowers Ave., Pittsburgh, Pa. 15217. (www.bowserminich.com)
Lois L. Rager
RAGER – Lois L., 83, Johnstown, died Dec. 11, 2013, at St. Jude’s Haven surrounded by her friends and caregivers who loved her very much
CHAPMAN – Darlene, 58, Hayes, Va., formerly of Beaverdale, passed away Dec. 9, 2013
H. Matthew Gearhart
GEARHART - H. Matthew IV, 36, Mineral Point, passed away Dec. 9, 2013, as a result of an asthma attack.
Doris (Hysong) Anderson
ANDERSON – Doris (Hysong), 91, New Florence, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, at Sunrise of Abington, Abington.
Ralph E. Botteicher
BOTTEICHER – Ralph E., 94, Derry, formerly of Johnstown, passed away Dec. 10, 2013, at the home of his granddaughter.
Jean Grace (Emerson) Fair
FAIR – Jean Grace (Emerson), 97, Petoskey, Mich., formerly of Nanty Glo, passed away Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, at Bay Bluffs, in Harbor Springs, Mich.
ROMAGNA – Margaret “Margee,” 89, Hollidaysburg, formerly of Ebensburg, passed away Dec. 10, 2013, at Nason Hospital, Roaring Spring.
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Jean V. (Cleimer) DiValentone
DiVALENTONE – Jean V. (Cleimer), 75, Boswell, died Dec. 10, 2013, at her home.
Anthony G. Bongiovanni
BONGIOVANNI – Anthony G. “Nino,” 84, Johnstown, died Dec. 9, 2013, at the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home.
BOXLER – Sylvester “Dwayne,” 73, Fayetteville, formerly of Mineral Point, went to his heavenly home Monday, Dec. 9, 2013.
William E. Barron
BARRON – William E., 79, Bethlehem, passed away Dec. 9, 2013.
Treena Burkett Roddy
RODDY – Treena Burkett, 43, Somerset, went to be with the Lord Dec. 10, 2013, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown.
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Jean Kennedy Budlong
BUDLONG – Jean Kennedy, 85, Windber and Indian Lake, died Dec. 9, 2013, at Windber Hospice, Windber.
Phyllis V. Reese Fuller
REESE FULLER – Phyllis V., 94, Lower Alsace Township, formerly of Shillington and Davidsville, passed away Dec. 8, 2013, at 9:07 a.m. in her home.
Michele Ann (Burns) Claycomb
CLAYCOMB – Michele Ann (Burns), 66, Lorain Borough, passed away Dec. 9, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center after a brief battle with cancer.
Richard E. Pearson
PEARSON – Richard E., 84, Chambersburg, and formerly of Fairfax, Va., passed away Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, at his home with his wife of 32 years at his side.
Margaret M. Bunda
BUNDA – Margaret M., 83, Johnstown, went into the loving arms of our Lord Dec. 9, 2013, at home with her family and friends by her side.
Ellen (Schwarting) Merker
MERKER – Ellen (Schwarting), 89, passed away Dec. 7, 2013, in Davidsville.
Russell W. Moehler
MOEHLER – Russell W., “Ducky,” 98, Woodvale, died Dec. 10, 2013, at the Atrium Manor.
Ronald E. Moskey Sr.
MOSKEY – Ronald E. Sr., 75, Jennerstown, died Dec. 9, 2013, at home.
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