HOOVERSVILLE — MAGGS – Elaine J. (Holsopple), 94, formerly of Ridge Road, Hooversville, died Jan. 30, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home. Born June 19, 1919, in Hooversville, daughter of Bruce and Martha (Brubaker) Holsopple. Preceded in death by parents; husband of 63 years, William, who died April 15, 2009; brothers, Maurice, Donald, Richard and Charles; and sister, Emma Dietrich. Survived by daughter, Gail M. Markferding, Davidsville; son, William David Maggs, married to Christine (Solecki), Davidsville; grandchildren, Jennifer (Markferding), married to Glen Donaldson, Doylestown, Pa.; and Damian Markferding, and fiancee, Jamie Doliveira, Duncansville; great-grandchildren, Paige Donaldson, Madyn Markferding and Grant Donaldson; sister, Verna Thomas, Thomas Mills; sisters-in-law, Hazel Holsopple, Somerset; Janet Domonkos, Johnstown; Ida Mae, married to George Ellis, El Paso, Texas; and Betty Greig, Hooversville; brother-in-law, Jack Maggs, married to Ruth Wain, Hooversville; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. A graduate of Shade High School and lifetime member of St. Thomas Evangelical Lutheran Church, where she served on the Grove committee cooking meals for various occasions. She was chairwoman for Somerset County Republican Party and served on the board of directors for Hooversville Historical Society. She enjoyed gardening, quilting, sewing, making candy and babysitting her two grandchildren. Viewing will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Hoffman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 109 Church Road, Davidsville. Viewing also will be held from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. Monday at St. Thomas Church, Pastor Nila Cogan, officiating. Interment, Custer Cemetery. Memorials to St. Thomas Church, 1493 Ridge Road, Hooversville, Pa. 15936, would be appreciated. To express condolences, make a donation, light a candle or order flowers, visit HoffmanFuneralHomes.com.
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Jerry Sheldon Berkebile
BERKEBILE – Jerry Sheldon, 83, Johnstown, passed away April 17, 2014, at Presbyterian Home, Johnstown.
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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