The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


July 16, 2014

Alma J. Shank

SOMERSET — SHANK – Alma J., 89, Somerset, formerly of Richland, passed on July 15, 2014. Born June 1, 1925, in Johnstown, daughter of the late Frank and Bertha (Goldener) Moss. Also preceded in death by daughter, Bonnie Lea Shank; and brothers, William and Thomas Moss. Survived by husband, Robert Shank; son, Robert Shank, and wife, Debbie; granddaughter, Andrea Reed, and husband, Jason; and two great-grandchildren. A 1943 graduate of Richland High School. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Miller Funeral Home & Crematory, Somerset, where service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday. Memorial contributions may be made to Somerset Humane Society. (

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