HASTINGS — KIBLER – Adrian E. Sr., 92, Hastings, died Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012, at Golden Living HAIDA. Born March 22, 1920, in St. Boniface, son of the late Thaddeus and Barbara (Schrift). Also preceded in death by wife, Ethel R. (Angert) Kibler; brothers, Robert, Hilary, Wilfred and Richard Kibler; and sisters, Agatha Kibler, Margaret Drass, Leona Yahner and Pauline Wess. Survived by children, Adrian Jr. (Barbara) Kibler, Chesapeake, Va.; Donna (Rusty) Murphy, Youngsville; William Kibler, Hastings; Mary Anne (Jim) Rickabaugh, Winchester, Va.; and Thaddeus (Mary Kay) Kibler, Inwood, W.Va.; grandchildren, Christine, Jennifer, Mark, Billy, Alex, Nicole, Travis Allen, Eugene, Theresa, Travis Paul, Dwaine, Evan and Amber; and 12 great-grandchildren. Mr. Kibler served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He served two years in the European Theater as an artillery air and ground Forward Observer in the 991st Field Artillery Battalion. Adrian’s war photos, several from the air, and other 991st records can be viewed on the 3rd Armored Division website at www.3ad.com/history/wwll/feature.pages/991st. Member of St. Bernard Catholic Church, Hastings VFW Post 1586, Carrolltown American Legion Post 506, Knights of Columbus, Holy Name Society, Fire Club and Moose Lodge. In 1956, Adrian was appointed Postmaster in Hastings by President Dwight D. Eisenhower, where he served until retirement in 1985. Prior to that, he had worked as a heavy equipment operator at various surface mining operations. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Easly-Hindman Funeral Home & Crematory Inc., Hastings. Funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Bernard Catholic Church, Hastings. Interment, St. Boniface Cemetery. Military rites by Hastings VFW. Arrangements are in the care of Easly-Hindman Funeral Home & Crematory Inc., exclusive provider of “Veterans and Family Memorial Care.” Condolences may be sent to www.hindmanfuneralhomes.com.
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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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