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)
Michele L. Bernat
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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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David Arthur Gindlesperger
GINDLESPERGER – David Arthur, 31, Elton, died July 25, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Randell J. Weber
WEBER – Randell J. “Randy,” 57, Ebensburg, died July 25, 2014, at home.
Thelma Marie Weiland
WEILAND – Thelma Marie, 75, Westover R.D., died July 26, 2014, at St. Andrew’s Village, Indiana.
Dolores A. Kiddy
KIDDY – Dolores A., 74, North Miami, Fla., native of Johnstown, died July 14, 2014, in Miami.
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Dorothy Mae (Walters) Conrad
CONRAD – Dorothy Mae (Walters), 82, Lilly, went to her eternal rest July 24, 2014, surrounded by her family at her residence.
Walter A. Dedik
DEDIK – Walter A., 86, formerly of Boswell, died July 25, 2014, at Country Manor Living, Jerome.
Donald Francis Frick
FRICK – Donald Francis, 90, went to be with his Lord July 26, 2014, at Arbutus Park Manor surrounded by the love of his family.
Commander Clarence L. Lambing
LAMBING – Commander Clarence L. “Spud” U.S. Navy Retired, 92, passed away July 13, 2014, in Pacific Grove, Calif.
Margaret (Gerula) Latchney-Swincinski
LATCHNEY-SWINCINSKI – Margaret (Gerula), 93, went to be with the Lord at St. Jude’s Haven July 25, 2014.
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