JOHNSTOWN — WAGNER – Carol Ann (Cover), born April 22, 1936, in Johnstown, and passed away April 18, 2013. She was a longtime resident of Sun City Palm Desert, Calif. Beloved wife of Carl E. Wagner for 54 years. Beloved mother of Cathy Wagner Bond, and husband, Roger; David Wagner, and wife, Kim Wagner; and Don Wagner, and wife, Debbie Wagner. Beloved grandmother of Ryan Wagner, and wife, Carri Wagner; Heather Thompson (Wagner), and husband, Brett Thompson; Kristen Wagner; Michael Wagner; Kyle Bond; and Andrea Bond. Great-grandmother to Brady Wagner, Kayleigh Wagner, Lilly Wagner and Connor Wagner. Surviving family members include sisters, Elaine Cruz, Menifee, Calif.; Barbara Smith, Richmond, Va.; and Joseph Cover, Colorado Springs, Colo.; brother-in-law, David Smith; and sister-in-law, Judi Cover. Surviving relatives also include many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. Carol attended Presbyterian Hospital School of Nursing at the University of Pittsburgh from 1955-1958 and continued to work there after receiving her registered nursing license. She married Carl Wagner on June 14, 1958, and the family moved to Southern California in August 1965. She was employed by Anaheim Memorial Hospital in Anaheim, Calif. In her role as ER supervisor, she was responsible for developing the first Nurse-Paramedic program. She later earned her bachelor’s degree in nursing from California State University Fullerton. She ended her nursing career teaching at Chapman University, Orange, Calif. She dedicated her life to taking care of others; she was a registered nurse for almost 50 years. She will be greatly missed by her many friends and family. Service will be held at Chaparral Country Club Palm Desert, Calif. Contributions may be made in Carol’s memory to AA Central Office in Cathedral City, Calif.
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.
Treena Burkett Roddy
RODDY – Treena Burkett, 43, Somerset, went to be with the Lord Dec. 10, 2013, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown.
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Jean Kennedy Budlong
BUDLONG – Jean Kennedy, 85, Windber and Indian Lake, died Dec. 9, 2013, at Windber Hospice, Windber.
Phyllis V. Reese Fuller
REESE FULLER – Phyllis V., 94, Lower Alsace Township, formerly of Shillington and Davidsville, passed away Dec. 8, 2013, at 9:07 a.m. in her home.
Michele Ann (Burns) Claycomb
CLAYCOMB – Michele Ann (Burns), 66, Lorain Borough, passed away Dec. 9, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center after a brief battle with cancer.
Richard E. Pearson
PEARSON – Richard E., 84, Chambersburg, and formerly of Fairfax, Va., passed away Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, at his home with his wife of 32 years at his side.
Margaret M. Bunda
BUNDA – Margaret M., 83, Johnstown, went into the loving arms of our Lord Dec. 9, 2013, at home with her family and friends by her side.
Ellen (Schwarting) Merker
MERKER – Ellen (Schwarting), 89, passed away Dec. 7, 2013, in Davidsville.
Russell W. Moehler
MOEHLER – Russell W., “Ducky,” 98, Woodvale, died Dec. 10, 2013, at the Atrium Manor.
Ronald E. Moskey Sr.
MOSKEY – Ronald E. Sr., 75, Jennerstown, died Dec. 9, 2013, at home.
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