PEACEFUL VALLEY — JENNINGS – Rodney M., 91, Peaceful Valley, died Dec. 12, 2013, at home. Born April 10, 1922, in Ragers Corner, son of the late Edgar and Emily (Rager) Jennings. Preceded in death by sisters, Dola Penrod and Una Galyda. Survived by wife of 72 years, Lena (Fisher); son, Lynn, married to Susan (Wise); grandchildren, Rodney, married to Tambor (Gilpactrick); Debra, married to Greg Schiffhauer; Rodger “Hoss,” married to Susie (Waddell) Swope; and Ryan, married to Lisa (Puchko). Also survived by 10 great-grandchildren; nine great-great-grandchildren; and sister, Shirley Dixon, Florida. Rodney was retired from U.S. Steel in Moxham. He was a U.S. Army veteran, having served during World War II when he was held as a POW for 99 days. He was a member of Bethel United Methodist Church in Salix and a member of St. Michael Post 551 American Legion. He loved hunting and fishing and his cottage at the Raystown Branch of the Juniata River. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Hindman Funeral Homes and Crematory Inc., 1521 Frankstown Road, where funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, the Rev. Don Poole, officiating. Interment, Forest Lawn Cemetery. Arrangements in care of the Hindman Funeral Homes and Crematory Inc., “exclusive provider of veterans and family memorial care.” Condolences may be made at HindmanFuneralHomes.com.
- District Deaths March 8, 2014
Albert Lynn Boring
BORING – Albert Lynn, 53, Ebensburg, passed away Thursday, March 6, 2014, at Ebensburg Center, Sunset House.
Richard C. Claycomb
CLAYCOMB – Mr. Richard C., 72, Heritage Road, Osterburg, died Thursday, March 6, 2014, at his home.
Shelvy J. Elbertson
ELBERTSON – Shelvy J., 51, Johnstown, passed away March 6, 2014.
Gloria Jean (Dunmire) Ellsworth
ELLSWORTH – Gloria Jean (Dunmire), 75, Seward, passed away March 6, 2014, at Indiana Regional Medical Center.
Phyllis M. Faight
FAIGHT – Phyllis M., 78, Jackson Township, died March 5, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Alta Jane Fox
FOX – Alta Jane, 81, Daisytown, passed away March 7, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
Thelma (Kearney) Kodosky
KODOSKY – Thelma “Jeannie” (Kearney), 78, Lilly, went to her eternal rest March 7, 2014.
Lois Jean (Dunmeyer) Lepley
LEPLEY – Lois Jean (Dunmeyer), 70, West Virginia, formerly of Somerset County, died March 5, 2014, at home.
REITZ – David, 76, passed away March 3, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nev.
James J. Saylor Sr.
SAYLOR – James J. Sr. “Pap,” Davidsville, died peacefully March 7, 2014, at home surrounded by family.
W. Jean (Mishler) Naugle Wingard
WINGARD – W. Jean Mishler Naugle, 85, formerly of Morgantown and Davidsville, died Wednesday, March 5, 2014.
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- District Deaths March 7, 2014
GEORGE – Robert “Bob,” 71, Portage, passed away March 4, 2014, in Johnstown.
Marcella S. (Ciccotelli) Gillin
GILLIN – Marcella S. (Ciccotelli), 85, Ebensburg, passed away peacefully March 5, 2014, at Cambria Care Center.
Peter Holubz Jr.
HOLUBZ – Peter Jr., 89, Johnstown, died March 5, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Lillian Marlene (Anderson) Howard
HOWARD – Lillian Marlene (Anderson), 71, Ebensburg, died March 5, 2014, at home.
KAUFMAN – Morton, 84, Westmont, lost his battle with cancer March 5, 2014.
James Guido Mastrine
MASTRINE – James Guido, 63, Ebensburg, died March 5, 2014, at home surrounded by his family.
Anna T. Pipon
PIPON – Mrs. Anna T., 99, Windber, passed away March 6, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Thomas F. Reynolds
REYNOLDS – Thomas F., 62, Tire Hill, died March 5, 2014.
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