HOMER CITY — DAVIS – Darrell E. “Deed,” 65, Homer City (Brush Valley), passed away June 15, 2014, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown. Born in 1949, in Johnstown, to Raymond Eugene and Anna Mae Stewart Davis. Deed was a member of VFW Post 1989, Indiana. He was the owner-operator of Indiana Generator Service in Indiana for 18 years. Most recently, he was employed by Communities of Indian Haven as a physical therapy assistant for the past seven years, having returned to college at age 55 to obtain his degree. Darrell was a loving husband, father, grandfather, son, brother and uncle. Although a man of few words, he was valued within his family as a role model for his guidance and direction. Of all of Deed’s accomplishments and relationships, his grandchildren, Ian and Emma, were the highlight and greatest joy of his life. Time spent at soccer and baseball games, walks in the woods, and building Lego projects were special pappy times. Survived by his wife of 45 years, Sandra L. Carney Davis, Homer City; daughter, Erica Savering, and husband, Andrew, Monroe- ville; grandchildren, Ian Eugene and Emma Michelle Savering; mother of Indiana; siblings, Wanda Davis, Murrysville; Denise Ponczak, and husband, Edward, Monroeville; Barry Davis, and wife, Cheryl, Bellefonte; and Robin Davis, and fiance, Jerry Hammack, Homer City; numerous nieces and nephews; and his loyal companion, Tanner. Preceded in death by his father; daughter, Michelle Dawn Davis, in 2001; maternal grandparents, J.H. and Blanche Stewart; paternal grandparents, Raymond and Naomi Davis; and brother-in-law, David DeHart; also father- and mother-in-law, Roy and Flora Carney. Family and friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Bowser-Minich Funeral Home, Indiana, where funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Thomas McNutt, officiating. Interment will be private and made at Armagh Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to local animal charities or to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. (www.bowserminich.com)
- District Deaths Aug. 1, 2014
E. Joan Davis
DAVIS – E. Joan, 87, Riverside, Ohio, formerly of Johnstown, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014, at Kettering Medical Center.
Billie Josephine (LaFollette) Hodges
HODGES – Billie Josephine (LaFollette), 79, Boswell, Jenner Township, formerly of Gadsden, Ala., passed away July 27, 2014, at Windber Hospice from complications of cancer.
KOONTZ – Judy A., 67, Keedysville, Md., passed away peacefully Tuesday morning, July 29, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore, Md., after a long battle with lymphoma cancer.
Sherry L. Nagy
NAGY – Sherry L., 49, Johnstown, passed away July 30, 2014, at home.
Kenneth A. Naugle
NAUGLE – Kenneth A., 94, Johnstown, died July 30, 2014, at his home.
Richard John Peterson
PETERSON – Richard John, 49, Johnstown, passed away Monday evening, July 28, 2014, at Conemaugh Hospital.
Evelyn F. Vitalie
VITALIE – Evelyn F., 75, Johnstown, passed away July 30, 2014, at her home.
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Paul Radnoti Sr.
RADNOTI – Paul Sr., 80, passed away July 13, 2014, in Hebron, Ind.
Samuel R. Saia
SAIA – Samuel R., 90, Johnstown, died July 29, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Alex J. Stavish
STAVISH – Alex J., 90, Northern Cambria, died July 29, 2014, at Miners Medical Center Hastings.
Margaret R. (Shaffer) Hemminger
HEMMINGER – Margaret R. “Margie” (Shaffer), 93, formerly of Jenner Township, died July 29, 2014, at Meadow View Nursing Center, Berlin.
Carol R. (Schloski) Groleau
GROLEAU – Carol R. (Schloski), 56, Goshen, Mass., lost her battle with cancer July 16, 2014. Born Dec. 25, 1957, in Colver, she was the daughter of John and Olive (Spotts) Schloski.
George J. Stapinsky
STAPINSKY – George J. “Doodie” or “Hey You,” 85, Fort Hill, formerly of Windber, died July 30, 2014, at In Touch Hospice, Somerset.
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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.
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