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.
- District Deaths March 8, 2014
Albert Lynn Boring
BORING – Albert Lynn, 53, Ebensburg, passed away Thursday, March 6, 2014, at Ebensburg Center, Sunset House.
Richard C. Claycomb
CLAYCOMB – Mr. Richard C., 72, Heritage Road, Osterburg, died Thursday, March 6, 2014, at his home.
Shelvy J. Elbertson
ELBERTSON – Shelvy J., 51, Johnstown, passed away March 6, 2014.
Gloria Jean (Dunmire) Ellsworth
ELLSWORTH – Gloria Jean (Dunmire), 75, Seward, passed away March 6, 2014, at Indiana Regional Medical Center.
Phyllis M. Faight
FAIGHT – Phyllis M., 78, Jackson Township, died March 5, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Alta Jane Fox
FOX – Alta Jane, 81, Daisytown, passed away March 7, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
Thelma (Kearney) Kodosky
KODOSKY – Thelma “Jeannie” (Kearney), 78, Lilly, went to her eternal rest March 7, 2014.
Lois Jean (Dunmeyer) Lepley
LEPLEY – Lois Jean (Dunmeyer), 70, West Virginia, formerly of Somerset County, died March 5, 2014, at home.
REITZ – David, 76, passed away March 3, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nev.
James J. Saylor Sr.
SAYLOR – James J. Sr. “Pap,” Davidsville, died peacefully March 7, 2014, at home surrounded by family.
W. Jean (Mishler) Naugle Wingard
WINGARD – W. Jean Mishler Naugle, 85, formerly of Morgantown and Davidsville, died Wednesday, March 5, 2014.
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- District Deaths March 7, 2014
GEORGE – Robert “Bob,” 71, Portage, passed away March 4, 2014, in Johnstown.
Marcella S. (Ciccotelli) Gillin
GILLIN – Marcella S. (Ciccotelli), 85, Ebensburg, passed away peacefully March 5, 2014, at Cambria Care Center.
Peter Holubz Jr.
HOLUBZ – Peter Jr., 89, Johnstown, died March 5, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Lillian Marlene (Anderson) Howard
HOWARD – Lillian Marlene (Anderson), 71, Ebensburg, died March 5, 2014, at home.
KAUFMAN – Morton, 84, Westmont, lost his battle with cancer March 5, 2014.
James Guido Mastrine
MASTRINE – James Guido, 63, Ebensburg, died March 5, 2014, at home surrounded by his family.
Anna T. Pipon
PIPON – Mrs. Anna T., 99, Windber, passed away March 6, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Thomas F. Reynolds
REYNOLDS – Thomas F., 62, Tire Hill, died March 5, 2014.
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