DERRY — JESCHONEK – Robert H. “Bob,” 89, Derry, formerly of Wesley Chapel, Johnstown, went to be with his Lord Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014. Born June 6, 1924, in Johnstown, son of the late Gustav and Sadie Boswick Jeschonek. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Charlotte M. Colberg Jeschonek; brothers, Joseph, Gustav and James; sister, Lucetta Allen; and sons-in-law, Barry Shaffer and Michael J. Goncher. Bob is survived by his special friend, Madeline Manorelli; daughters, Roberta Shaffer, Derry; Patricia Henslee (Michael), Canton, Ga.; Deborah Pfeil (Richard), Richland; Jacqueline Goncher, Johnstown; and Kimberly Schilling (Gerald), Derry; 25 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren; also two great-great-grandchildren. (Almost 60 offspring). Robert was a World War II veteran and was employed at Bethlehem Steel Corp. for more than 40 years. He was an active member at Blairsville Free Methodist Church for more than 20 years, and actively served the Lord at Park Hill Chapel, Conemaugh, for more than 40 years before relocating to Derry. Bob will be remembered for his strong faith in Christ, his love for and commitment to his family, how much he enjoyed camping and golfing, his ability to fix anything and to create the most beautiful paintings and wood crafts, as well as the giant impact that he left on those who knew him, because of his Christian walk and love for the Lord. Memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Blairsville Free Methodist Church, 340 Stewart St., Pastor Kirk Rowland and Pastor Rusty McClurg, co-officiating. McCabe Funeral Home, 300 W. Third Ave., Derry, is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.mccabefuneralhomes.com.
CUSTER – Iona, 69, Seward, went to be with the Lord April 19, 2014, at home surrounded by her family.
Phillip E. Fetterman Sr.
FETTERMAN – Phillip E. Sr., 68, Jerome, died Friday, April 18, 2014, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
Bernice (Prelich) Moore
MOORE – Bernice (Prelich), Johnstown, formerly of Pittsburgh, died Saturday, April 19, 2014.
Anna (Risko) Kotelnicki
KOTELNICKI – Anna (Risko), 91, Nanty Glo, died April 19, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
David E. Price
PRICE – David E., 72, Hampton Drive, Alum Bank, died Friday, April 18, 2014, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
Janet L. (Rippin) Roberts
ROBERTS – Janet L. (Rippin), 81, Johnstown, died April 19, 2014, at home.
Jay Wesley Keith
KEITH – Jay Wesley Sr., 73, Johnstown, passed away April 19, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Marie A Munaretto
MUNARETTO – Marie A., 86, Emeigh, passed away, April 19, 2014, at Miners Medical Center.
Robert A. Pytash
PYTASH – Robert A. “Rob,” 70, Vintondale, passed away April 18, 2014, James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center, Hospice Care Unit.
Margaret Teresa Bodziak Baldacchino
BALDACCHINO – Margaret Teresa Bodziak, 81, Carrolltown, died April 19, 2014, just five days after her beloved husband, Philip.
Clyde Earl Horner
HORNER– Clyde Earl, 94, Tionesta, passed away Friday, April 18, 2014, at Clarview Nursing and Rehab, Sligo.
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Stanley John Wozny Jr.
WOZNY – Stanley John Jr., 62, Windber, passed away April 16, 2014, at the Presbyterian Home, Johnstown.
Anna E. Katawczik
KATAWCZIK – Anna E., 93, Conemaugh Township, went to be with the Lord April 18, 2014, at Laurel View Village.
Ruth J. (Griffith) Cherkola
CHERKOLA – Ruth J. (Griffith), 87, Upper Yoder Township, died April 16, 2014, at Good Samaritan Hospital.
REGAN – Donna, 55, Park Hill, died April 17, 2014, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
Mary Catherine (Regan) Beidle
BEIDLE – Mary Catherine (Regan) “Sis” “Kate,” 87, Johnstown, died April 16, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center and went to spend Easter in Heaven.
STALLER – Helen, 93, Johnstown, died April 18, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home.
Barbara Joan Berkebile
BERKEBILE – Barbara Joan, 75, Stoystown, died April 19, 2014, at Somerset In Touch Hospice House.
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