WINDBER — RONALD – Mrs. Edith M., 87, Windber, passed away Dec. 18, 2013, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber. Born May 20, 1926, in Windber, daughter of Joseph and Jennie (Istokovich) Homway. Preceded in death by parents; husband, Hugh Ronald; granddaughter, Rebecca M. Boyce; sisters, Gladys Hebebrand and Marie Rodgers; and brothers, Joseph, Steve and Frank. Survived by children, Edward Ronald, Chula Vista, Calif.; Robert, married to the former Cheryl Dinatti, Greensburg; Dennis Ronald, Windber; Judith, wife of Fred Boyce, DuBois; Darrin Ronald, Windber; grandchildren, Branden (Annie), Denene, Cherylyn (Jason), Robert (Kathryn), Shannon (Darren), Alison, Morgan, Sarah, Cassidy and Casey; great-grandchildren, Hunter, Drew, Maggie and Damian; siblings, Alice Laney and Edward Homway; and numerous nieces and nephews. Former member of the former St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church, Windber. She enjoyed arts and crafts, especially crocheting, painting and ceramics. She was an avid flower gardener, and was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. The family would like to thank the staff at Church of the Brethren Home for their special care for Edith. Family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday and from 10 until the time of service at 11 a.m. Saturday at Meek & Dalla Valle Funeral Home Inc., Windber, Father Martin Cingle, officiating. Interment, Blough Mennonite Cemetery, Jerome. In lieu of flowers, memorial contribution may be made to Church of the Brethren Home, Windber, in memory of Edith.
- District Deaths July 30, 2014
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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