CRAMER — BARELICH – Samuel, 88, Cramer, went to be with the Lord Jan. 22, 2014, at The Atrium. Born Oct. 19, 1925, in Johnstown, son of late John and Mary (Budash) Barelich. Also preceded in death by grandson, Bryan West; sister, Anne Kohlar; and brothers, John, Michael, Harry and Joseph Barelich. Survived by son, Larry Barelich, and wife, Jean; daughter, Marlene, and husband, Art Bucceri; daughter, Darlene, and husband, Tom Mulligan; son, Gary Barelich; daughter, Christine, and husband, Kirk Fisher; 10 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren; also numerous nieces and nephews. Sam enjoyed sports in his youth, bowling in his midlife and enjoyed his children always. He enlisted in the Navy in his senior year of high school in 1944 to take the place of his brother who remained to work on the farm, serving on the USS Stribling (DD 867), returning in 1946 to graduate high school after receiving the following medals for his service, American Theater Medal, Asiatic Pacific Medal, Philippine Liberation Ribbon with five stars and World War II Victory Medal. He was a barber for more than 55 years. The family would like to give a special thank you to The Atrium staff for all their smiles and tender loving care. His children were blessed to have such a great dad who will be greatly missed by all. Friends received from 2 to 7 p.m. Friday at Richard C. Stuart Funeral Home, 392 E. Philadelphia St., Armagh, where service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Pastor Joseph Walls, officiating. Interment, Armagh Cemetery. Military rites by local veterans organization. Online condolences may be left at www.thestuartfuneralhomes.com.
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Phyllis J. Burkhard
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Homer E. Hillegas
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Florence R. Homer
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Ronald Glenn Lester
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Dora Marie Bufagna
BUFAGNA – Dora Marie, 87, Armagh, passed away peacefully April 16, 2014, at home surrounded by her family.
Doris Marjorie Cooper
COOPER – Doris Marjorie, 87, Westmont, went to heaven, April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center Palliative Care Unit.
Rose Mary (Delegram) Tripodi
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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.
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