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.
- District Deaths April 16, 2014
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 13, 2014.
Alice M. Goller
GOLLER – Alice M., 94, Presbyterian Home, died April 13, 2014, at Presbyterian Home.
M. Elayne Gooderham
GOODERHAM – M. Elayne, 78, Altoona, died April 14, 2014.
Edward Carl Harbart
HARBART – Edward Carl “Duger,” 90, Richland Township, died April 15, 2014, at Arbutus Park Manor.
Edward J. Harris
HARRIS – Edward J. “Ed,” 83, Fairfax, Va., passed away April 7, 2014, at home.
MASON – Dorothy, 66, Portage, formerly of Northern Cambria, died April 15, 2014, at Maple Winds Care Center, Portage.
Clifford Eugene Sharp Jr.
SHARP – Clifford Eugene Jr., 71, passed away peacefully April 5, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nev.
Erma I. Shaw
SHAW – Erma I., 97, passed away Sunday, April 13, 2014, at her home In Ickesburg, Pa.
Robert S. Walters
WALTERS – Robert S., 75, Johnstown, passed away April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Timothy Alan Wess
WESS – Timothy Alan, 46, New Germany, died April 15, 2014, at home, surrounded by loved ones.
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- District Deaths April 15, 2014
Delores E. Benito
BENITO – Delores E. “Honey,” 72, Johnstown, died April 11, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Phillip E. Cadwallader
CADWALLADER – Phillip E., 88, Portage, entered into new life April 11, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Joan Mary (DeBiase) DeLisa
DeLISA – Joan Mary (DeBiase), 72, Richland, passed away peacefully April 14, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Daniel D. Emeigh
EMEIGH – Daniel D., 73, Northern Cambria, died April 12, 2014, at home.
LEEPER – Robert, 78, Johnstown, passed away April 13, 2014, at home.
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