UPPER YODER TOWNSHIP — HESS – Jack Morley, 96, Upper Yoder Township, died Jan. 20, 2014, at The Allegheny Lutheran Home at Johnstown. Born Aug. 12, 1917, in Johnstown, son of the late Merle O. and Evelyn (Markle) Hess. Preceded in death by sister, Nedra Hess Dick. Survived by loving wife of 72 years, the former Ruth Llewellyn; son, John L. Hess, and wife, Rev. Donna (Wagner), Johnstown; daughter, Jane Hess Meade, married to Robert, Springfield, Va.; grandchildren, J. Michael and Vicki L. Hess and Colin and Alison Meade; and great-grandchildren, Seneca, Sierra, Quincy and Cameron. Jack was a graduate of Ferndale Area High School and Penn State University, where he received a bachelor’s degree in metallurgy. He was a World War II, U.S. Navy veteran. Jack was employed for 38 years at Bethlehem Steel Corp., having retired in 1979, as the chief fuel engineer. In 1979, he moved to Whispering Pines, N.C., a golfing community, and was active in the Brownson Presbyterian Church, Southern Pines, N.C. In 2007, he returned to Johnstown, becoming a member of Second Presbyterian Church. At Jack’s request, service will be private, the Rev. Donna Hess, officiating. The family is being served by Picking-Treece-Bennett Mortuary Inc. (ptbmortuary.com)
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- District Deaths April 16, 2014
Delores E. Benito
BENITO – Delores E. “Honey,” 72, Johnstown, died April 11, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Phillip E. Cadwallader
CADWALLADER – Phillip E., 88, Portage, entered into new life April 11, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Joan Mary (DeBiase) DeLisa
DeLISA – Joan Mary (DeBiase), 72, Richland, passed away peacefully April 14, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Daniel D. Emeigh
EMEIGH – Daniel D., 73, Northern Cambria, died April 12, 2014, at home.
LEEPER – Robert, 78, Johnstown, passed away April 13, 2014, at home.
Robert W. Stephens
STEPHENS – Robert W., 70, Johnstown, died April 13, 2014, at UPMC Shadyside Hospital.
Anna J. Treimer
TREIMER – Anna J., 80, Moxham, passed away April 13, 2014.
Richard T. Weimer Jr.
WEIMER – Richard “Rick” T. Jr., 69, New Florence, passed away Monday, April 14, 2014, at home.
YAROSH – Anna, 89, Portage, passed away April 14, 2014, at home.
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Roy Edgar Layman
LAYMAN – Roy Edgar, 98, Maple Winds/Autumn’s View, Portage, formerly of Palestine Road, Salix, passed peacefully to his reward on April 11, 2014.
Mary M. Ross
ROSS – Mrs. Mary M., 94, Church of the Brethren Home, formerly of Central City, went to be with the Lord April 12, 2014.
Ann H. Orris
ORRIS – Ann H., 72, Johnstown, died April 12, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Deovaux Holdsworth Jr.
HOLDSWORTH – Deovaux “Joe” Jr., 75, Homer City, passed away Thursday, April 10, 2014, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown, from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident.
Dean L. Fetzer
FETZER – Dean L., 91, Jackson Township, entered into a new life April 12, 2014, surrounded by his family.
Betty Louise (Stover) Westover
WESTOVER – Betty Louise (Stover), 85, Carrolltown, formerly of La Jose, died April 12, 2014, at Golden Living Center Haida, Hastings, with her children at her side.
Jeannette (Baker) Tavernini
TAVERNINI – Mrs. Jeannette (Baker), 75, Casselberry, Fla., formerly of Portage, entered into new life April 12, 2014, at home.
John J. Branas
BRANAS – John J., 67, Portage, passed away April 12, 2014, at Cambria Care Center.
Mary A. Liptak
LIPTAK – Mary A., 92, Johnstown, passed away April 13, 2014, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
Gaynelle A. Ivory
IVORY – Gaynelle A., 73, Hastings, died April 12, 2014, at Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh.
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