SOMERSET — SHAFFER – Marie Alta, 97, Somerset, formerly of Friedens, died Jan. 30, 2014, at Siemon’s Lakeview Manor. Born July 23, 1916, in Lincoln Township, daughter of William A. and Minnie Mae (Hoffman) Emert. Preceded in death by parents; foster parents, John and Myra Hanks; husband, Harry Shaffer; brothers, Clarence, James, Charles and Richard Emert and Albert VonMoose; and foster brothers, Charles and Rev. Dr. Edgar Hanks. Survived by daughters, VerNae, married to Neil Rayman, Somerset; Gloria, married to John Wyatt, Tennessee; and Melea, married to David Pruskauer, Florida; grandchildren, Vonnie Hayes; Mark Rayman; George and James Dinsmore; and Sierra, Eric, Matthew and Dillan Pruskauer; and six great-grandchildren. She was a graduate of Somerset Township High School. She was employed by the former Walker Creamery, Hilltop Floral and 1XL Dairy Store. Member of Friedens Lutheran Church. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday and from 10 a.m. until the time of her service at 11 a.m. Monday at Friedens Lutheran Church, the Rev. Edward V. DeVore, officiating. Interment, Somerset County Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be given to Friedens Lutheran Church, 131 S. Main St., Friedens, Pa. 15541. Arrangements by Deaner Funeral Home, Stoystown. (DeanerFuneralsAndCremations.com)
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.
- District Deaths July 29, 2014
- Today's Funerals July 29, 2014
David Arthur Gindlesperger
GINDLESPERGER – David Arthur, 31, Elton, died July 25, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Randell J. Weber
WEBER – Randell J. “Randy,” 57, Ebensburg, died July 25, 2014, at home.
Thelma Marie Weiland
WEILAND – Thelma Marie, 75, Westover R.D., died July 26, 2014, at St. Andrew’s Village, Indiana.
Dolores A. Kiddy
KIDDY – Dolores A., 74, North Miami, Fla., native of Johnstown, died July 14, 2014, in Miami.
- District Deaths July 28, 2014
- Today's Funerals July 28, 2014
- District Deaths July 27, 2014
Dorothy Mae (Walters) Conrad
CONRAD – Dorothy Mae (Walters), 82, Lilly, went to her eternal rest July 24, 2014, surrounded by her family at her residence.
Walter A. Dedik
DEDIK – Walter A., 86, formerly of Boswell, died July 25, 2014, at Country Manor Living, Jerome.
Donald Francis Frick
FRICK – Donald Francis, 90, went to be with his Lord July 26, 2014, at Arbutus Park Manor surrounded by the love of his family.
Commander Clarence L. Lambing
LAMBING – Commander Clarence L. “Spud” U.S. Navy Retired, 92, passed away July 13, 2014, in Pacific Grove, Calif.
Margaret (Gerula) Latchney-Swincinski
LATCHNEY-SWINCINSKI – Margaret (Gerula), 93, went to be with the Lord at St. Jude’s Haven July 25, 2014.
MITRUS– Nicholas “Nick,” 85, Minersville, fell asleep in the Lord July 25, 2014.
- More Obituaries Headlines
- Michele L. Bernat