VINCO — BRITTON – Harold R. Sr. “Chopper,” 76, Vinco, went to be with the Lord Jan. 14, 2014, at home. Born Nov. 8, 1937, in Twin Rocks, son of the late Theodore and Mary (Shaffer) Britten. Preceded in death by brother, Theodore Jr.; and sister, Hermina Hammer. Survived by his wife of 56 years, Lieselotte “Lee” Britton; children, Patricia (Barney) Chappell, Diana (companion, Keith) Baligush and Harold R. Jr. (Theresa) Britton; and grandchildren, Leeann, Trisha, Katrina, Charlie and Isaac. Brother of Thelma (John) Butala, Wanida Hancharick, Porter (Mary) Britton, Robert (Caroline) Britten and Art (Nancy) Britten. Also survived by sister-in-law, Patricia Britten; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Member of St. John Vianney Catholic Church, Mundys Corner, where he served as Eucharistic minister. Harold served during the Korean War and spent half of his career as a drill instructor in the U.S. Army (E-6). Member of Nanty Glo American Legion and American-Polish Citizens Club. Former member of Nanty Glo VFW and Knights of Columbus. Harold enjoyed golfing, gambling and traveling. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him, especially his grandchildren. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Askew-Houser Funeral Homes Inc., Nanty Glo, where vigil prayer service will be held. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at St. John Vianney Church, the Very Rev. Andrew C. Stanko, VF, celebrant. Committal, Holy Name Mausoleum, Ebensburg. Military rites by Nanty Glo, Twin Rocks and Vintondale Ritual Team.
- 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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