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.
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Edward James Clark
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Nicole Lyn Eskridge
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Jeffery Lynn Flick
FLICK – Jeffery Lynn, 58, Seattle, Wash., formerly of Hollsopple, passed on July 3, 2014, in Seattle.
Elizabeth J. Knapik
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Christopher Shawn Reed
REED – Christopher Shawn, 22, Windber, died July 20, 2014.
Violet Marie (Snyder) Shaffer-Eastlake
SHAFFER-EASTLAKE – Violet Marie (Snyder), 90, Hidden Valley Road, Conemaugh Township, Somerset County, died July 22, 2014.
Teresa L. Smith
SMITH – Teresa L., 50, Johnstown, died July 19, 2014, at her residence.
TURNER – Rosemary, 91, formerly of Johnstown and Woodville, Ohio, died Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Genoa Care Center, Genoa, Ohio.
Mary Ann (Guzic) Walter
WALTER – Mary Ann (Guzic), 77, Lilly, went to her eternal rest July 21, 2014, surrounded by her family at her residence.
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H. Ross Blackburn
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Lois Ann (Malonek) Holgash
HOLGASH – Lois Ann (Malonek), entered into eternal rest July 16, 2014.
Anna (Cicmansky) Leftow
LEFTOW – Mrs. Anna (Cicmansky), 94, Kissimmee, Fla., formerly of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Windber, died peacefully July 17, 2014.
LUBERT – Helen, 88, New York City, N.Y., and Northern Cambria, passed away July 19, 2014, peacefully at home after a long battle with cancer.
Stanley J. Pinkas
PINKAS – Stanley J., 86, St. Michael, died July 20, 2014, at Forest Hills Personal Care.
Norbert J. Teklinsky
TEKLINSKY – Norbert J. “Tick,” 82, Windber, passed away July 19, 2014, following a courageous 17-year battle with cancer.
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RUSNAK – Margaret, 85, Richland, died July 20, 2014, at her residence.
Jennie B. Slaventa
SLAVENTA – Jennie B., 89, Johnstown, formerly of Richland Township, passed away July 18, 2014, at Atrium Manor.
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FRETZEL – Lawrence “Larry” G. Jr., 82, Sidman, passed away July 19, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
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