JOHNSTOWN — KUPERSTOCK – Betty L., 84, Johnstown, died Jan. 7, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center. Born Aug. 18, 1929, in Pittsburgh, daughter of Max and Lillian (Edelstein) Pretter. Preceded in death by parents and sisters, Barbara Cushner, Ruth Albert and Joan Mendler. Survived by husband of 66 years, Albert D.; children, Jeff, married to the former Nancy Warner, Westminster, Md.; Carol, married to Charles Howell, Youngstown, Ohio; and Mark, married to the former Caroline Jordan, Encino, Calif.; grandchildren, Abby and Dr. Jacob Kuperstock, Nicholas and Elizabeth Howell and Evan Kuperstock; and sister, Jean Brill. Member of Beth Sholom Congregation, Rotary Anns and various other Johnstown organizations. Lifelong member of Hadassah. For many years, she brought a smile to so many in the Johnstown and Pittsburgh areas through her wonderful and caring personality and good deeds. She had many talents such as cooking, baking and decorating. She earned the nickname “Cookie Lady” because when she visited nursing homes in Johnstown and Pittsburgh for 28 years, she always brought cookies. She enjoyed sharing her talents with people. She was known to consult for weddings, Bar and Bat Mitzvahs and other occasions. Most of all, she was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. Friends will be received from noon until time of funeral service at 1 p.m. Friday at John Henderson Co. Funeral Home, 215 Central Ave., Rabbi Irvin Brandwein. Interment, Grandview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to American Heart Association or a charity of choice.
- District Deaths April 16, 2014
Boyd Merle Akers Jr.
AKERS – Boyd Merle Jr., 90, Lower Yoder, died April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Philip Joseph Baldacchino
BALDACCHINO – Philip Joseph, 87, Carrolltown, died April 14, 2014.
Grace (Deitke) Davis
DAVIS – Grace (Deitke), 90, Phoenix, Ariz., passed away peacefully April 10, 2014.
Cynthia Jayne Eisler
EISLER – Cynthia Jayne, 59, Somerset, formerly of Wilbur, went home April 13, 2014, at Somerset Hospice House.
James E. Foster
FOSTER – James E., 86, Johnstown, died April 13, 2014.
Alice M. Goller
GOLLER – Alice M., 94, Presbyterian Home, died April 13, 2014, at Presbyterian Home.
M. Elayne Gooderham
GOODERHAM – M. Elayne, 78, Altoona, died April 14, 2014.
Edward Carl Harbart
HARBART – Edward Carl “Duger,” 90, Richland Township, died April 15, 2014, at Arbutus Park Manor.
Edward J. Harris
HARRIS – Edward J. “Ed,” 83, Fairfax, Va., passed away April 7, 2014, at home.
MASON – Dorothy, 66, Portage, formerly of Northern Cambria, died April 15, 2014, at Maple Winds Care Center, Portage.
Clifford Eugene Sharp Jr.
SHARP – Clifford Eugene Jr., 71, passed away peacefully April 5, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nev.
Erma I. Shaw
SHAW – Erma I., 97, passed away Sunday, April 13, 2014, at her home In Ickesburg, Pa.
Robert S. Walters
WALTERS – Robert S., 75, Johnstown, passed away April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Timothy Alan Wess
WESS – Timothy Alan, 46, New Germany, died April 15, 2014, at home, surrounded by loved ones.
- Today's Funerals April 16, 2014
- District Deaths April 15, 2014
Delores E. Benito
BENITO – Delores E. “Honey,” 72, Johnstown, died April 11, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Phillip E. Cadwallader
CADWALLADER – Phillip E., 88, Portage, entered into new life April 11, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Joan Mary (DeBiase) DeLisa
DeLISA – Joan Mary (DeBiase), 72, Richland, passed away peacefully April 14, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Daniel D. Emeigh
EMEIGH – Daniel D., 73, Northern Cambria, died April 12, 2014, at home.
LEEPER – Robert, 78, Johnstown, passed away April 13, 2014, at home.
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