WESTOVER — KRUISE – Terry Eugene, 69, Westover, died June 22, 2013, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital. Born Sept. 28, 1943, in Westover, son of the late Thomas F. and Mary E. (Sybert) Kruise. Preceded in death by son, Terry L. “Teach” Kruise. Survived by wife of 48 years, Kathleen (Bott), Westover; son, Trevor E., and wife, Gayle (Stoltz), Westover; daughter-in-law, Kathleen A. (Mazenko) Kruise, Irvona; grandchildren, Kierstyn, Makenzie, Kamden, Jordan and Kaleb; and brothers, Thomas Kruise, St. Bonafice; Barry Kruise, and wife, Carol (Cunnings), Westover; and Ronald Kruise, and wife, Judy (Johnston), Westover. Also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. Terry was a mechanic for Benjamin Coal Co., worked for IBEW and was a truck driver for Satterlee Oil Co. Member of St. Bernard Catholic Church and was a U.S. Army veteran. Terry loved spending time with his grandchildren, watching baseball and basketball games and loved to hunt and fish. Family and friends received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Easly-Hindman Funeral Home & Crematory Inc., and from 10 a.m. until time of Mass at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Bernard Catholic Church, Father Thaddous Rettger, OFM, officiating. Burial, St. Bernard Cemetery, Hastings. Arrangements in care of Easly-Hindman Funeral Home & Crematory Inc., exclusive provider of “Veterans and Family Memorial Care.” Condolences may be made at HindmanFuneralHomes.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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