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.
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Jerry Sheldon Berkebile
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Phyllis J. Burkhard
BURKHARD – Phyllis J., 71, Johnstown, passed away April 16, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
FABRIZIO – John, 88, Geistown, died April 18, 2014, at the Lutheran Home.
Homer E. Hillegas
HILLEGAS – Homer E., 94, Tionesta, Pa., formerly of Central City and Parma, Ohio, died April 14, 2014, at Golden Living Center, Shippenville, Pa.
Florence R. Homer
HOMER – Florence R., 88, Clearfield, died Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Christ the King Manor, DuBois.
Ronald Glenn Lester
LESTER – Ronald Glenn, 81, Lebanon, formerly of Sidman, died April 18, 2014, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Lebanon.
LISINA – Edward, 81, Johnstown, died April 18, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
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Dora Marie Bufagna
BUFAGNA – Dora Marie, 87, Armagh, passed away peacefully April 16, 2014, at home surrounded by her family.
Doris Marjorie Cooper
COOPER – Doris Marjorie, 87, Westmont, went to heaven, April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center Palliative Care Unit.
Rose Mary (Delegram) Tripodi
TRIPODI – Rose Mary (Delegram), 66, Culpeper, Va., formerly of Cresson, died April 17, 2014, at home.
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Zachary Gordon Alan Andrews
ANDREWS – Zachary Gordon Alan, 21, Johnstown, was called home April 13, 2014.
Ray H. Clites
CLITES – Ray H., 93 , Westmont, died April 12, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Beverly J. Hoover
HOOVER – Beverly J., 75, Johnstown, was received into heaven April 16, 2014.
Joseph Samuel Kuhar Jr.
KUHAR – Joseph Samuel Jr. “Joey,” 64, passed away April 11, 2014, at home, in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Charles M. Lambert
LAMBERT – Charles M., 87, Central City, passed away April 14, 2014, at home.
Betty L. Lydic
LYDIC – Betty L., 88, Johnstown, died April 15, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
Stella A. Ponchek
PONCHEK – Stella A., 92, East Conemaugh, died April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
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