JOHNSTOWN — MILLER – William H. “Bill” “Shorty,” 76, Johnstown, went to be with the Lord Feb. 10, 2014, surrounded by his family. Born Jan. 19, 1938, in Johnstown, son of Daniel W. and Mary A. (McCreary) Miller. Preceded in death by his parents; two infant daughters; brothers, James and Robert; and sister, Shirley Vavrek. Survived by his loving daughters, Patricia M. Horner, and her fiance, Jeffrey Harrison, both of Johnstown; and Christina L., wife of George Mahan, East Conemaugh; loving friend, Patricia M. Miller, Johnstown; grandchildren, Melinda M., wife of Thomas Schmidt, Hubert, N.C.; Jason A. Horner, married to the former Kara Kirby, Johnstown; Michael A. Mahan, and his fiancee, Denise Furor, both of Vinco; and William M. Horner, Johnstown; nine great-grandchildren; siblings, Daniel, married to the former Loretta Caddy; Paul; and Hazel Shaulis, all of Johnstown; and several nieces and nephews. Bill retired as a car mechanic and was employed at various dealerships. He enjoyed working on cars, collecting V.W.’s, and loved playing country music. Bill will be remembered for his country clothes, his humor and his kind generosity. He always put others before himself. Friends received from 2 p.m. until time of service at 4 p.m. Thursday at Baker-Harris Funeral Chapel, Conemaugh. Private burial will be held at Benshoff Hill Cemetery at a later date. Family suggests contributions be directed to the family in memory of Bill. Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com.
- District Deaths July 24, 2014
Thomas Barton Jr.
BARTON – Thomas Jr., 87, Central City, died July 21, 2014, at home.
Dorothy B. Bermosk
BERMOSK – Dorothy B., 87, Johnstown, passed away July 20, 2014, at Golden Living Center.
Leland Doyle Carney Jr.
CARNEY – Leland Doyle Jr. “Junior” or “Lee,” 77, Pomaria, S.C., formerly of Seward, went to be with the Lord Monday, July 21, 2014.
Ernest R. Contrillo
CONTRILLO – Ernest R., 61, Pittsburgh, formerly of Central City, died July 20, 2014.
Cecelia C. Duncan
DUNCAN – Cecelia C. “Sue,” 78, Johnstown, died July 22, 2014, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
Capt. Dudley C. Hunt
HUNT – Capt. Dudley C., (retired) MPD, Washington, D.C., 77, Windber, passed away July 22, 2014, at home.
Dorothy M. (Moyer) Kepler
KEPLER – Mrs. Dorothy M. (Moyer), 90, Scottsdale, Ariz., formerly of Portage, entered into new life July 19, 2014, at Hospice of the Valley, Scottsdale.
Anna Marie Krumenacker
KRUMENACKER – Anna Marie, 85, Carrolltown, passed away July 22, 2014, at St. Jude’s Haven, Johnstown.
- Funerals July 24, 2014
BLOCK – Deborah, 62, Johnstown, died July 21, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Edward James Clark
CLARK – Edward James, 89, Johnstown, formerly of Minersville, died Saturday, July 12, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Nicole Lyn Eskridge
ESKRIDGE – Nicole Lynn, 24, Linden, Va., passed away Saturday, July 19, 2014.
Jeffery Lynn Flick
FLICK – Jeffery Lynn, 58, Seattle, Wash., formerly of Hollsopple, passed on July 3, 2014, in Seattle.
Elizabeth J. Knapik
KNAPIK – Elizabeth J. “Bethann,” 75, Northern Cambria, passed away July 21, 2014, at UPMC Altoona.
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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