WESTWOOD — BEARJAR – Robert P. “Bob,” 59, a lifelong resident of Westwood, passed away suddenly Oct. 3, 2013, at his home. Born Dec. 22, 1953, in Johnstown, son of Peter and Elizabeth (Dudash) Bearjar. Preceded in death by his father; wife, Lori (Kaufman), who died in 2003; and infant brother, Edward. Survived by his mother, Betty; son, Peter; brother, Vincent (Lois) Bearjar; fiancee, Jennifer Wagner, and her daughter, Alexandria Wagner; and many nieces, nephews, family and friends. Bob was the owner and operator of El Rancho Restaurant for many years and was very grateful for the many friendships he created over the years. Since the restaurant’s closing, he has been employed at Value King Supermarket and recently at Trophy’s Bar and Grill. In the past, Bob was a proud member of Westwood Volunteer Fire Department. He had many happy memories from time spent there. Bob loved animals and enjoyed his Norwegian Elkhound dogs over the years. More recently, he was introduced to cats, which he also learned to love and appreciate. Bob was a caring and generous man who was always willing to help those in need. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him. May he rest in peace. Family and friends will be received from 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Moskal-Reid Funeral Home, West End, where vigil for the deceased will be held at 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday at St. Therese Catholic Church, the Rev. Bernard Karmonocky, celebrant. Mass will be followed by committal at Grandview Mausoleum.
- 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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