CRESSON — McGUIRE – Timothy Ross, 60, Cresson, passed away July 7, 2013, at Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh. Born June 8, 1953, in Altoona, son of the late Francis and Hilda (Strawmyer) McGuire. Preceded in death by infant son, John; brother, Harry; brothers-in-law, Bill Guzic and Michael McClellan; niece, Christa; and great-nephew, Max. Survived by wife, Lee Ann (Moore); daughter, Mary Borlie (Steve), Lilly; and grandchildren, Samantha and Collin. Brother of Gerard (Bernadette), Jane McClellan, Patti Dabaghi, Mary Guzic, Margaret Earhart (Randy), Grace, Donna Brooks (Billy), James, Zita Gonos (Andy), Hazel Marston (Craig), Monica Herrin (Clarke) and Sandra Kee (David). Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Tim retired from Norfolk Southern Railroad and was a Navy veteran. Member of St. Aloysius Catholic Church and third degree member of St. Ann’s Council, Knights of Columbus, both of Cresson. Tim was an active member of his community, volunteering at local fundraisers, church dinners and firemen carnivals. He loved the people and they loved him. He will be greatly missed by many. Friends received from 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Charles M. Kennedy Funeral Home, Cresson, where vigil for deceased will be held. Legion of Mary will recite the rosary at 3 p.m. Memorial Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Aloysius Church, the Rev. Malachi Van Tassell. Private committal at St. Francis Xavier Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, at Tim’s request, do an act of kindness for someone in your community, in his honor.
Gladys M. Stombaugh
STOMAUGH – Gladys M., 94, Portage, went to be with the Lord Dec. 11, 2013.
Maureen S. Plummer
PLUMMER – Maureen S., 69, Sidman, passed away Dec. 10, 2013, at Windber Hospice.
Joseph A. Pettinato
PETTINATO – Joseph A., 86, of New Brighton, N.Y., a retired letter carrier, World War II Navy veteran and devoted family man, died Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, at Eger Health Care & Rehabilitation Center, where he had resided since May of this year.
A. Martha (Eash) Thomas
THOMAS – A. Martha (Eash), 94, Saylor School Road, Hollsopple, went peacefully to be with the Lord Dec. 11, 2013, at Laurel View Village.
GRAFFIUS – Robert “Parker,” 15, Madison, W.Va., born April 8, 1998, son of Robert Russell III and Regina Orosz Graffius, went home to be with the Lord Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013.
Naomi R. Costello
COSTELLO – Naomi R., 91, Davidsville, died Dec. 11, 2013, at Conemaugh Memorial Hospital.
Rose A. Hancharik
HANCHARIK – Rose A., 75, Richland Township, died Dec. 5, 2013, at LaurelWood Care Center.
THOMAS – Amandus “Mandy,” 91, Hastings, passed away peacefully at home Dec. 12, 2013, surrounded by his loving family.
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Lois L. Rager
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.
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