WINDBER — BARRETT– Edwin W., 97, Windber, passed away Jan. 24, 2014, at Windber Hospice. Born Nov. 7, 1916, in Seanor, son of Samuel and Iva (Lumadue) Barrett. Preceded in death by parents; sister, Regina Weaver; and brothers, Aldwin B. and Devere A. Survived by siblings, Charles L., married to the former Betty Marks, Windber; Virginia D., widow of Joseph Sottile, Hagerstown, Md.; Lydia J., widow of George Figard, Windber; Allegra, wife of Daniel Gorzelsky, Johnstown; and Ronald L., and wife, Carol, Radcliff, Ky. Also numerous nieces and nephews and their families. Devoted member of Berkey Church of the Brethren, Windber, where he shared his carpentry skills when the new church was built. Ed served in the Army during World War II, then transferred to the Army Air Force, where he served as sergeant. After he was honorably discharged from the military, he returned home and was employed as a coal miner for Berwind-White, where he retired. After mining, he worked for Atlas Medical Equipment, where he retired again. Member of UMWA and Windber American Legion Post 137. He will be sadly missed by his family and friends, who will miss all the stories he told. Special thanks to the staff of Wing 3 and Windber Hospice for their excellent care of Ed. The family will receive friends from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday and from 10 until time of service at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Meek & Dalla Valle Funeral Home Inc., Windber, Pastor Crissman officiating. Interment, Forest Lawn Cemetery, Johnstown. Military rites by Windber VFW Post 4795. In lieu of flowers, memorial contribution may be made to his church or New Day Inc. in memory of Ed.
- 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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