MOUNT HOPE — SIPLIVY – Charles, 85, Mount Hope, beloved father, grandfather and great-grandfather, went to be with the Lord June 27, 2013, at home. Born Sept. 25, 1927, in Johnstown, son of the late John and Anna (Drotar) Siplivy. Also preceded in death by wife of 62 years, Madeline A. “Toots” (Gartrell); and siblings, John, Mary, Jacob and Anna Simpkins. Survived by sons, Charles E., Lake Forest, Calif.; Gary, married to Michele (Reed), Mechanicsburg, Pa.; and David, married to Debra (Allen), Dunlo; grandchildren, Chad (Heather), Dana (Scott), Brooke, Josh, Davey (Nicole), Dustin, Diana (Andrew) and Katie; and great-grandchildren, Cody, Sierra, Camden, Olivia, Tyler, Colton, McKenzie and Jillian. A U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. Retired from Lower Cambria Works, Johnstown Plant, Bethlehem Steel Corp. Member of Greater Johnstown Christian Fellowship. Charlie enjoyed watching and supporting his grandchildren’s sporting events. In his younger years, he was an avid hunter, fisherman and gardener. Friends received from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday and from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. Monday at Baker-Harris Funeral Chapel, Conemaugh, Pastors Gary Tustin and Jim Gay, officiating. Interment, Forest Lawn Memorial Park, with military rites by Menoher Post 155, VFW Ritual Team. Family suggests contributions to the Regional Hospice at Windber, 600 Somerset Ave. Windber, Pa. 15963, in memory of Charlie. Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com.
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Lawrence E. Coy
COY – Lawrence E., 89, Connellsville, Pa., formerly of Johnstown and Somerset, died April 21, 2014, at home.
DRINOSKY – Eugene, 80, Portage, entered eternal rest April 21, 2014, peacefully at home.
George Felix Jr.
FELIX – George Jr., 87, Alum Bank, passed away peacefully Sunday, April 20, 2014, at Colonial Courtyard in Bedford.
Mary C. Keilman
KEILMAN – Mary C., 62, Ebensburg, born March 26, 1952, in Nanty Glo, died April 21, 2014, at home.
Barbara A. (Geiser) Knapp
KNAPP – Barbara A. (Geiser), 79, Johnstown, passed away April 22, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
SINCAK – Michael, of Hollsopple, loving son, brother, husband and friend to all, passed away peacefully April 10, 2014.
Richard J. McAndrews Jr.
McANDREWS – Richard J. Jr. “Jimbo,” 57, Windber, passed away after a 2-year-battle with cancer April 22, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Kathleen Mae Speicher
SPEICHER – Kathleen Mae, 48, Conemaugh Township, died April 20, 2014, at UPMC Shadyside Hospital.
Julia J. (Gresh) Voeghtly
VOEGHTLY – Julia J. (Gresh), 74, Johnstown, passed away peacefully April 21, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center, Palliative Care Unit.
Ruth M. Ziemba
ZIEMBA – Ruth M., 84, Cover Hill, formerly of Park Hill, went to be with the Lord April 4, 2014, at LaurelWood Care Center.
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Georgia R. Brown
BROWN – Georgia R., 90, Lincoln Highway, Bedford, died Sunday, April 20, 2014, at her home.
John R. Franko Jr.
FRANKO – John R. Jr. “Bunko,” 72, Conemaugh, died April 20, 2014, at home.
Dorothy Mae Gillman
GILLMAN – Dorothy Mae, 93, Mount Hope, went to be with her Lord April 22, 2014.
Hulda Elmira Heslop
HESLOP – Hulda Elmira, 95, formerly of Ferndale and New Paris, died April 21, 2014, at Waccamaw Community Hospital, Murrells Inlet, S.C.
Jean M. Holtz
HOLTZ – Jean M., 82, Hastings, went to be with the Lord Monday, April 21, 2014, at Golden Living-HAIDA.
Margaret Gloria Marsh
MARSH – Margaret Gloria, born Dec. 28, 1927, was called to her heavenly home April 19, 2014.
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Wayne R. Bailey
BAILEY – Wayne R., 53, South Fork, passed away unexpectedly on Good Friday, April 18, 2014, at his home.
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