JOHNSTOWN — FOCHTMAN – Robert, 81, Johnstown, passed away Nov. 19, 2012, at LaurelWood Care Center. Born June 7, 1931, in Johnstown, son of Blaine and Gertrude (Felten) Fochtman. Preceded in death by parents; grandson, Stephen Fochtman; and sister, Roseanne McLeary. Survived by wife of 57 years, Loretta Leonardis; and children, Patti (Ron) Hankinson; Michelle (Ken) St.Clair; Kathy (Ray) Diamond; Tom Fochtman, and friend, Karyn Shaw; Jackie (Brian) Riffle; and Ken (Paula Rolt); also former daughter-in-law, Cindy Ickes. Also survived by grandchildren, Lindsay Hankinson, Shane (Dana) Hankinson, Brett Hankinson, Amanda St.Clair, Laura St.Clair, Neil (Logan) Diamond, Jaclyn (Josh) Feathers, Rob (fiance, Lydia Lehman) Fochtman, Dane (Shana) Fochtman, Kalynne Rainey, Alan (Amber) Waters, Tom (Sarah) Riffle, Sean Riffle, and Jonathan and Erin Fochtman; great-grandchildren, Chase and Brody Diamond, Lexie Feathers, Gabby and Geonna Riffle; and sisters, Mary (Mel) Schatz, Jean (Sam) Gindlesperger, Jane (Hap) Miller. Bob retired from U.S. Steel Corp. after 35 years of service and a former employee of Emglo and McIlwain School Bus Lines. Member of Knights of Columbus Council 11308. Life member of Disabled American Veterans, was Korean War veteran and Purple Heart recipient. He was an avid Pittsburgh sports fan. He loved camping, hunting, fishing and spending time with his wife and kids, and especially all the grandchildren and great-grandchildren. At his request, there will be no viewing. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Andrew’s Roman Catholic Church, Father Angelo Patti, celebrant. Interment, St. Anthony’s Cemetery, Windber. Military rites to be performed by Menoher VFW Post 155. Arrangements in care of Hindman Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc., exclusive provider of “Veterans and Family Memorial Care.” Condolences may be made at www.hindmanfuneralhomes.com.
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Patricia L. Bakale
BAKALE – Patricia L, 81, Johnstown, went to be with our Lord July 28, 2014.
Stephen A. Christy
CHRISTY – Stephen A., 65, Johnstown, died July 28, 2014, at home surrounded by family and friends.
CUSTER – Margaret “Peggy,” 69, Johnstown, passed away July 29, 2014, at Laurelwood Care Center.
Kathleen L. Geiser
GEISER – Kathleen L., 84, Oakland, died July 29, 2014, at Arbutus Park Manor.
Elaine Jean (Hamilton) Klayko
KLAYKO – Elaine Jean (Hamilton), 65, Lilly, died at peace Tuesday morning, July 29, 2014, at her home.
MATIJEVICH – Nicholas, 88, Johnstown, formerly of Pittsburgh, died July 28, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Daisy "Doodles" Miller
MILLER – Daisy “Doodles,” aged 16 years, was released from this life into the next on Sunday, July 27, 2014, surrounded by her loving family, Dorene and Ian Miller, Andrea Brooks, and Jayme Brooks.
Ethel M. Miller
MILLER – Ethel M., 95, Ebensburg, formerly of Barnesboro, died July 29, 2014, at her home with her daughter, Patty, by her side.
Andrea Lynn (Lonas) Peters
PETERS – Andrea Lynn (Lonas), 46, Bolivar, passed into the arms of our Lord on July 28, 2014, in the palliative care unit of Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital.
Mirrel Oliver Plummer Sr.
PLUMMER – Mirrel Oliver Sr., 75, Portage, passed away July 27, 2014, at home.
Mary Ann (Sedor) Shedlock
SHEDLOCK – Mary Ann (Sedor), 87, a resident of St. Benedict Manor, formerly of Revloc and Ebensburg, passed away July 28, 2014, at the manor.
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Michele L. Bernat
BERNAT – Michele L., 45, Mundys Corner, passed away July 27, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Benjamin Martin Hadix
HADIX – Benjamin Martin, 33, Johnstown, went to his eternal peace in the arms of Jesus July 24, 2014.
Ethel L. Phenicie
PHENICIE – Mrs. Ethel L., 96, Windber, passed away July 27, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Nicholas D. Steinkirchner
STEINKIRCHNER – Nicholas D., 32, Jennerstown, died Sunday, July 20, 2014, in Brevard County, Fla.
Linda A. Sral
SRAL – Linda A., 68, Portage, died July 27, 2014, at her residence.
Ruth F. Huff
HUFF – Ruth F., 80, Sidman, died July 27, 2014, at her residence.
Margaret A. Miske
MISKE – Margaret A., 80, Johnstown, passed away July 27, 2014, at the Allegheny Lutheran Home.
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