JOHNSTOWN — CARTER – Louis C., 71, Johnstown, passed away Sunday, June 16, 2013. Born Nov. 27, 1941, in Waynesboro, Va., son of Clifton and Emily (Hamilton) Carter. Preceded in death by parents; son, Clifton “Bugga” Carter; and sister, Faye Spears. Survived by his wife, Clarissa (Bush); mother-in-law, Iris Smith; daughters, Lucy Smith and Libby Otuya-Carter; granddaughter, Angelina, Yonkers, N.Y.; daughter-in-law, Phyllis Carter; and five grandchildren, Clifton, Keith, Olivia, Tarshayla and Monecia, Hampton, Va.; sister, Mary Durrette, Waynesboro, Va.; devoted nephew, David Durrette, Johnstown; brother-in-law, Howard Spears and children, all of Waynesboro, Va.; stepchildren, Devin Triplin, John Triplin (Mona), Martin Triplin (Janice), Jacqueline Triplin, the Rev. Antoinette Allen and Darla Harris; aunts, Edith Bush, Doris Rogers, Emma Mangum, Etta Coleman and Molly Mangum a host of great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, family and friends; and devoted friends, Herman Roles, Cordy Gunby and Lee Hardrick. Louis was a Navy veteran and a retired employee of Bethlehem Steel Corp. He worked as a taxi driver and a security guard after retirement. He was a devoted New York Yankees fan, an avid poker player and fisherman who loved his family unconditionally. He will be sadly missed. Family and friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Jefferson Memorial First Born Church, where Homegoing Service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Bishop Joseph McGauley Jr., officiating. Committal, Benshoff Hill Cemetery. Moskal-Reid Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Gladys M. Stombaugh
STOMAUGH – Gladys M., 94, Portage, went to be with the Lord Dec. 11, 2013.
Maureen S. Plummer
PLUMMER – Maureen S., 69, Sidman, passed away Dec. 10, 2013, at Windber Hospice.
Joseph A. Pettinato
PETTINATO – Joseph A., 86, of New Brighton, N.Y., a retired letter carrier, World War II Navy veteran and devoted family man, died Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, at Eger Health Care & Rehabilitation Center, where he had resided since May of this year.
A. Martha (Eash) Thomas
THOMAS – A. Martha (Eash), 94, Saylor School Road, Hollsopple, went peacefully to be with the Lord Dec. 11, 2013, at Laurel View Village.
GRAFFIUS – Robert “Parker,” 15, Madison, W.Va., born April 8, 1998, son of Robert Russell III and Regina Orosz Graffius, went home to be with the Lord Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013.
Naomi R. Costello
COSTELLO – Naomi R., 91, Davidsville, died Dec. 11, 2013, at Conemaugh Memorial Hospital.
Rose A. Hancharik
HANCHARIK – Rose A., 75, Richland Township, died Dec. 5, 2013, at LaurelWood Care Center.
THOMAS – Amandus “Mandy,” 91, Hastings, passed away peacefully at home Dec. 12, 2013, surrounded by his loving family.
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Lois L. Rager
RAGER – Lois L., 83, Johnstown, died Dec. 11, 2013, at St. Jude’s Haven surrounded by her friends and caregivers who loved her very much
CHAPMAN – Darlene, 58, Hayes, Va., formerly of Beaverdale, passed away Dec. 9, 2013
H. Matthew Gearhart
GEARHART - H. Matthew IV, 36, Mineral Point, passed away Dec. 9, 2013, as a result of an asthma attack.
Doris (Hysong) Anderson
ANDERSON – Doris (Hysong), 91, New Florence, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, at Sunrise of Abington, Abington.
Ralph E. Botteicher
BOTTEICHER – Ralph E., 94, Derry, formerly of Johnstown, passed away Dec. 10, 2013, at the home of his granddaughter.
Jean Grace (Emerson) Fair
FAIR – Jean Grace (Emerson), 97, Petoskey, Mich., formerly of Nanty Glo, passed away Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, at Bay Bluffs, in Harbor Springs, Mich.
ROMAGNA – Margaret “Margee,” 89, Hollidaysburg, formerly of Ebensburg, passed away Dec. 10, 2013, at Nason Hospital, Roaring Spring.
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Jean V. (Cleimer) DiValentone
DiVALENTONE – Jean V. (Cleimer), 75, Boswell, died Dec. 10, 2013, at her home.
Anthony G. Bongiovanni
BONGIOVANNI – Anthony G. “Nino,” 84, Johnstown, died Dec. 9, 2013, at the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home.
BOXLER – Sylvester “Dwayne,” 73, Fayetteville, formerly of Mineral Point, went to his heavenly home Monday, Dec. 9, 2013.
William E. Barron
BARRON – William E., 79, Bethlehem, passed away Dec. 9, 2013.
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