MOUNT HOPE — WILKINSON – Paul, 55, Mount Hope, died July 3, 2014, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital awaiting a heart and kidney transplant. Born Nov. 8, 1958, in Johnstown, son of Arthur “Skinny” and Olive (Gramling) Wilkinson. Preceded in death by parents; beloved daughter, Kerri Lynn Wilkinson, who died June 28, 2012; and in-laws, William and Martha (Elersic) Everhart. Survived by loving wife of 36 years, Christine (Everhart) Wilkinson, whom he married June 23, 1978; son, Randy, married to Jennifer Zinza, Wilmore; grandson, Brady Wilkinson; sisters, Joan, wife of Stewart Miller, Mount Hope; Karen Roberts, Mount Hope; Nancy, wife of Robert Smay, Sidman; and Connie, wife of Gerald Weyandt, South Fork; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, friends; also faithful dog, Bailey. Paul was a member of Mount Hope United Methodist Church and Sandy Run Hunting & Fishing Club. He enjoyed fishing, riding his motorcycle and spending time with his family, especially his grandson. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Charles O. Dimond Funeral Home Inc., South Fork. Viewing also will be held from 10 a.m. until time of funeral service at 11 a.m. Monday at Mount Hope United Methodist Church, Mount Hope, the Rev. Joseph Stains, officiating. Interment, Mount Hope Cemetery. Although Paul himself did not receive the gift of life, he made a pledge for life by being an organ and tissue donor. In Paul’s memory, please consider registering to become an organ donor so that others may have hope. (www.dimondfuneralhome.com)
- District Deaths July 25, 2014
Clara Murphy Bond Bell
BELL – Clara Murphy Bond, Windsor, N.C., and Edenhouse in Bertie County, N.C., died Monday, July 21, 2014.
Fred G. Biller
BILLER – Fred G., 91, Cresson, died July 24, 2014, at Our Lady of The Alleghenies Residence, Hollidaysburg.
John R. Haywood
HAYWOOD – John R., 82, Richland Township, went to be with the Lord July 24, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
David G. Hull Jr.
HULL – David G. “Too Tall” Jr., 60, South Fork, died July 23, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
KRISKO – Stephan “Tib,” 89, passed away July 22, 2014, at home.
Elizabeth Anne Muncert
MUNCERT – Elizabeth Anne, 86, Johnstown, passed away July 23, 2014, at The Lutheran Home at Johnstown.
SCHULLER – Sadie, 85, Moxham, lost her battle with cancer July 23, 2014, at home.
Mary Grace Spodinak
SPODINAK – Mary Grace, 87, Johnstown, died July 24, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home.
Nancy L. (Adeline) Yoder
YODER – Nancy L. (Adeline), 75, formerly of Tire Hill, died July 21, 2014, at her home at Richland Towers.
- Funerals July 25, 2014
- District Deaths July 24, 2014
Thomas Barton Jr.
BARTON – Thomas Jr., 87, Central City, died July 21, 2014, at home.
Dorothy B. Bermosk
BERMOSK – Dorothy B., 87, Johnstown, passed away July 20, 2014, at Golden Living Center.
Leland Doyle Carney Jr.
CARNEY – Leland Doyle Jr. “Junior” or “Lee,” 77, Pomaria, S.C., formerly of Seward, went to be with the Lord Monday, July 21, 2014.
Ernest R. Contrillo
CONTRILLO – Ernest R., 61, Pittsburgh, formerly of Central City, died July 20, 2014.
Cecelia C. Duncan
DUNCAN – Cecelia C. “Sue,” 78, Johnstown, died July 22, 2014, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
Capt. Dudley C. Hunt
HUNT – Capt. Dudley C., (retired) MPD, Washington, D.C., 77, Windber, passed away July 22, 2014, at home.
Dorothy M. (Moyer) Kepler
KEPLER – Mrs. Dorothy M. (Moyer), 90, Scottsdale, Ariz., formerly of Portage, entered into new life July 19, 2014, at Hospice of the Valley, Scottsdale.
Anna Marie Krumenacker
KRUMENACKER – Anna Marie, 85, Carrolltown, passed away July 22, 2014, at St. Jude’s Haven, Johnstown.
- Funerals July 24, 2014
BLOCK – Deborah, 62, Johnstown, died July 21, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
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