ARMAGH — DRAKSLER – Lois Margaret, 81, Armagh, passed away June 25, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center. Born June 14, 1932, in Indianapolis, Ind., daughter of the late Rev. G.S. and Mattie Kahl Sutton. Also preceded in death by infant son, Troy Jacob; sisters, Martha St. John and Mildred Woolery; and brother, Jack Sutton. Survived by husband of 51 years, George; sister, Mary Lee Wesner, Indianapolis; daughters, Theresa Grove, and husband, John, Homer City; Christine Abramo, and husband, Peter, Wooster, Ohio; Deborah Black, Homer City; and Julie Draksler, Reno, Nev.; son, Pete, and wife, Toni, Seward; grandchildren, Isaac Grove; Torrie, Kaylie, Annie and Jacob Abramo; Brett, Brad and Allyssa Black; and Laken and Jaden Draksler. She was a lifelong member of the United Methodist Church, and she had attended several local churches throughout her life in keeping with her Christian faith. She was formerly employed as a claims payor for New York Life Insurance Co. and as a medical secretary for Dr. Heller, who made the first heart transplant in the United States. By request of the family, there will be no visitation. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Aug. 3, at Strongstown United Methodist Church, Pastor John Hickman, officiating. Arrangements in care of Hindman Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc., exclusive provider of “Veterans and Family Memorial Care.” Condolences may be sent to HindmanFuneralHomes.com.
Lewis P. Gregory
GREGORY – Lewis P., 85, Johnstown, died Dec. 8, 2013, in Hollidaysburg.
Anne T. Desimone
DESIMONE – Anne T., 82, Johnstown, died Dec. 7, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Andrew P. Lingafelt
LINGAFELT – Andrew P. “Andy,” 51, Cassandra, passed away Dec. 7, 2013, at home.
PASTERNAK – Paul, 86, Richland, died Dec. 8, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Louella Fern Bloom
BLOOM – Louella Fern, 91, Johnstown, passed away Dec. 7, 2013.
Beverly R. Miller
MILLER – Beverly R., 70, Summerhill, died Dec. 9, 2013, at home.
Eleanor Vivian Chaney
CHANEY – Eleanor Vivian, “Baby Ellie,” born Dec. 7, 2013, and passed Dec. 7, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Betty R. Irvin
IRVIN – Betty R., 88, Johnstown, died Dec. 8, 2013, at Cambria Care Center.
CHAPMAN – Darlene, 55, Hayes, Va., formerly of Beaverdale, passed away Dec. 9, 2013.
John J. Good
GOOD – John J., 82, formerly of Portage, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Meadow View Nursing Center.
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Evelyn J. Schultz
SCHULTZ – Evelyn J., 89, Johnstown, died Dec. 6, 2013, at Harmony House Manor.
Janet M. (Adams) Riposo
RIPOSO – Janet M. (Adams), 80, Bethlen Home, Ligonier, formerly of Somerset Pike, Johnstown, died Dec. 7, 2013, at Latrobe Area Hospital.
Peggy A. Poling
POLING – Peggy A., 64, South Fork, died after a brave battle with cancer Dec. 7, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
KANIUK – Steve, 77, Central City, died Dec. 7, 2013.
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Gerald C. Hoover
HOOVER – Gerald C., 79, Cambria Township, passed away Dec. 6, 2013, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
Clifford August Rummel
RUMMEL– Clifford August, 68, formerly of Johnstown and Somerset, passed away Nov. 4, 2013, in Springfield, Ohio.
Phillip Zdunczyk Sr.
ZDUNCZYK – Phillip Sr., 77, Portage, passed away Dec. 7, 2013, at Windber Hospice.
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