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.
- District Deaths April 18, 2014
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.
Pauline L. Turchetta
TURCHETTA – Pauline L., 84, Cresson, died April 15, 2014, at Garvey Manor, Hollidaysburg.
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Boyd Merle Akers Jr.
AKERS – Boyd Merle Jr., 90, Lower Yoder, died April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Philip Joseph Baldacchino
BALDACCHINO – Philip Joseph, 87, Carrolltown, died April 14, 2014.
Grace (Deitke) Davis
DAVIS – Grace (Deitke), 90, Phoenix, Ariz., passed away peacefully April 10, 2014.
Cynthia Jayne Eisler
EISLER – Cynthia Jayne, 59, Somerset, formerly of Wilbur, went home April 13, 2014, at Somerset Hospice House.
James E. Foster
FOSTER – James E., 86, Johnstown, died April 14, 2014.
Alice M. Goller
GOLLER – Alice M., 94, Presbyterian Home, died April 13, 2014, at Presbyterian Home.
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