CRESSON — PRATT – Brian A., 59, Cresson, died Jan. 15, 2014, at Altoona Center for Nursing Care. Born Sept. 23, 1954, in Johnstown. Preceded in death by mother and stepfather, Betty and William Stombaugh. Survived by wife, Rose (Trexler), whom he married June 4, 1977; children, Sarah Miller (Shane), Enola; Benjamin, Cresson; and Bethany Vinglas (Scott), Altoona; cherished granddaughters, Addisyn Lauren Vinglas and Olivia Rose Miller; and beloved dogs, Micah and Murphy. Brother of Wayne Pratt (Susan), Cresson; Cheryl Pratt, Altoona; Deborah DeLaCruz (Roger), Galveston, Texas; Darren Stombaugh (Lisa) and Greg Stombaugh, both of Frederick, Md.; Sherry Atwood, Texas City, Texas; and Corey Stombaugh (Janet), Cresson. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Navy veteran of the Vietnam War. Brian was a well-respected customer service representative at Veeder-Root Co., Altoona, with 18 years of service. He liked to fish. Friends received from 9 a.m. until time of service at 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Charles M. Kennedy Funeral Home, Cresson, Pastor Rick Clark, officiating. Military rites by Cresson American Legion, Sankertown VFW and other local veteran organizations. In lieu of flowers, Brian would appreciate donations to Home Nursing Agency Hospice, 118 Ebony Road, Ebensburg, Pa. 15931, to show his appreciation for their wonderful care.
- 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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