PORTAGE — MILLER – Joseph Edward Sr., 79, Portage, passed away Jan. 8, 2014, at home. Born May 10, 1934, in Portage, son of Fredrick and Margaret (Wyncoop) Miller. Preceded in death by parents; sons, Fred and Jim Miller; and brother, Fred Miller. Survived by wife, Phyllis (Swires) Miller, Portage; and children, Joseph E. Miller, and wife, Katheryn, Altoona; Margaret, wife of Raymond Nevarre, Portage; Rose Shauf, Portage; Anita Bonneau, Ohio; and Michael Miller, Cresson. Also survived by grandchildren, Edward Plummer, Jason Miller, Julia and Adam Bonneau, Michael Miller Jr. and Hannah and Isabella Rose Miller; great-grandchildren, Shaylynn and James Miller. Brother of Albert Miller, Portage. Joe served his country in the U.S. Army and was a Korean War veteran. He enjoyed going camping and taking walks in the woods, especially at Crichton McCormick Park in Portage. Family will receive friends from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Matthew R. Decort Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc., Portage. Funeral Mass will be held at noon Saturday at St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, Portage, Father Andrew Draper, celebrant. Committal will be private to the family. Online condolences may be made at www.decortfh.com.
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Jerry Sheldon Berkebile
BERKEBILE – Jerry Sheldon, 83, Johnstown, passed away April 17, 2014, at Presbyterian Home, Johnstown.
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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