FREDERICKSBURG, VA. — KIMMEL – Richard Orin, 80, Fredericksburg, Va., passed away Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014. Mr. Kimmel was born in Downey, Pa., son of the late Glenn Orin Kimmel and Ida Catherine Felton. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Sara Jane Cable; sister, Karen Kay Militzer; granddaughter, Sara Jane Kimmel; and great-grandson, George Emerson Day. Richard graduated from Shanksville High School. He served in the U.S. Army in the Korean War and worked at U.S. Steel for more than 25 years. He was an avid fly fisherman who loved to camp, hike and be in the outdoors. Richard is survived by his wife, Barbara Judith “Judy” Baker; sons, Richard Orne Kimmel (Pam), Douglass Charles Kimmel (Terri), David Charles Kimmel (Susan), Toby Glenn Kimmel (Nicole) and Donald “Scott” Kimmel (Sandy); daughter, Marny Danielle Klump (Michael); sisters, Shirley Ann Saylor and Margo Mowry; 14 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. There will be a memorial service in the spring at his favorite fishing spot. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his name to the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy or Trout Unlimited. Online guest book is available at covenantfuneralservice.com.
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Jerry Sheldon Berkebile
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Phyllis J. Burkhard
BURKHARD – Phyllis J., 71, Johnstown, passed away April 16, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
FABRIZIO – John, 88, Geistown, died April 18, 2014, at the Lutheran Home.
Homer E. Hillegas
HILLEGAS – Homer E., 94, Tionesta, Pa., formerly of Central City and Parma, Ohio, died April 14, 2014, at Golden Living Center, Shippenville, Pa.
Florence R. Homer
HOMER – Florence R., 88, Clearfield, died Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Christ the King Manor, DuBois.
Ronald Glenn Lester
LESTER – Ronald Glenn, 81, Lebanon, formerly of Sidman, died April 18, 2014, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Lebanon.
LISINA – Edward, 81, Johnstown, died April 18, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
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Dora Marie Bufagna
BUFAGNA – Dora Marie, 87, Armagh, passed away peacefully April 16, 2014, at home surrounded by her family.
Doris Marjorie Cooper
COOPER – Doris Marjorie, 87, Westmont, went to heaven, April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center Palliative Care Unit.
Rose Mary (Delegram) Tripodi
TRIPODI – Rose Mary (Delegram), 66, Culpeper, Va., formerly of Cresson, died April 17, 2014, at home.
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Zachary Gordon Alan Andrews
ANDREWS – Zachary Gordon Alan, 21, Johnstown, was called home April 13, 2014.
Ray H. Clites
CLITES – Ray H., 93 , Westmont, died April 12, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Beverly J. Hoover
HOOVER – Beverly J., 75, Johnstown, was received into heaven April 16, 2014.
Joseph Samuel Kuhar Jr.
KUHAR – Joseph Samuel Jr. “Joey,” 64, passed away April 11, 2014, at home, in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Charles M. Lambert
LAMBERT – Charles M., 87, Central City, passed away April 14, 2014, at home.
Betty L. Lydic
LYDIC – Betty L., 88, Johnstown, died April 15, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
Stella A. Ponchek
PONCHEK – Stella A., 92, East Conemaugh, died April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
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