SOMERSET — HALVERSON – Robert H., 94, Somerset, died Jan. 7, 2014, at The Patriot. Born Sept. 7, 1919, in Indiana County, son of the late Halver T. and Claire (Davis) Halverson. Also preceded in death by brothers, Kenneth, Clarence and Jay Halverson; and sisters, Dorothy Barclay and Isabel Flower. Survived by his wife, Martha (Mohney) Halverson and was a beloved uncle to four generations of nieces and nephews. Member of Christ Casebeer Evangelical Lutheran Church, Somerset Masonic Lodge 358 F&AM, IOOF Lodge 438, VFW Post 554 and Western Pennsylvania Fireman’s Association. Lifetime member of Somerset Volunteer Fire Department. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, a 1937 graduate of Somerset High School and a graduate of Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science. He was owner and director of Robert H. Halverson Funeral Home, from 1958 to 1998, and served as one of the first funeral directors as Somerset County Coroner, having serving from 1954 to 1974. Also a member of National Funeral Directors Association, Pennsylvania Funeral Directors Association and Somerset County Funeral Directors Association. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Robert H. Halverson Funeral Home, Somerset, and from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Christ Casebeer Lutheran Church, where service will follow at 11 a.m., the Rev. Dennis Doebler, officiating. Interment, Casebeer, Cemetery. Condolences may be made at www.halversonfuneralhome.com.
- District Deaths July 24, 2014
Thomas Barton Jr.
BARTON – Thomas Jr., 87, Central City, died July 21, 2014, at home.
Dorothy B. Bermosk
BERMOSK – Dorothy B., 87, Johnstown, passed away July 20, 2014, at Golden Living Center.
Leland Doyle Carney Jr.
CARNEY – Leland Doyle Jr. “Junior” or “Lee,” 77, Pomaria, S.C., formerly of Seward, went to be with the Lord Monday, July 21, 2014.
Ernest R. Contrillo
CONTRILLO – Ernest R., 61, Pittsburgh, formerly of Central City, died July 20, 2014.
Cecelia C. Duncan
DUNCAN – Cecelia C. “Sue,” 78, Johnstown, died July 22, 2014, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
Capt. Dudley C. Hunt
HUNT – Capt. Dudley C., (retired) MPD, Washington, D.C., 77, Windber, passed away July 22, 2014, at home.
Dorothy M. (Moyer) Kepler
KEPLER – Mrs. Dorothy M. (Moyer), 90, Scottsdale, Ariz., formerly of Portage, entered into new life July 19, 2014, at Hospice of the Valley, Scottsdale.
Anna Marie Krumenacker
KRUMENACKER – Anna Marie, 85, Carrolltown, passed away July 22, 2014, at St. Jude’s Haven, Johnstown.
- Funerals July 24, 2014
BLOCK – Deborah, 62, Johnstown, died July 21, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Edward James Clark
CLARK – Edward James, 89, Johnstown, formerly of Minersville, died Saturday, July 12, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Nicole Lyn Eskridge
ESKRIDGE – Nicole Lynn, 24, Linden, Va., passed away Saturday, July 19, 2014.
Jeffery Lynn Flick
FLICK – Jeffery Lynn, 58, Seattle, Wash., formerly of Hollsopple, passed on July 3, 2014, in Seattle.
Elizabeth J. Knapik
KNAPIK – Elizabeth J. “Bethann,” 75, Northern Cambria, passed away July 21, 2014, at UPMC Altoona.
Christopher Shawn Reed
REED – Christopher Shawn, 22, Windber, died July 20, 2014.
Violet Marie (Snyder) Shaffer-Eastlake
SHAFFER-EASTLAKE – Violet Marie (Snyder), 90, Hidden Valley Road, Conemaugh Township, Somerset County, died July 22, 2014.
Teresa L. Smith
SMITH – Teresa L., 50, Johnstown, died July 19, 2014, at her residence.
TURNER – Rosemary, 91, formerly of Johnstown and Woodville, Ohio, died Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Genoa Care Center, Genoa, Ohio.
Mary Ann (Guzic) Walter
WALTER – Mary Ann (Guzic), 77, Lilly, went to her eternal rest July 21, 2014, surrounded by her family at her residence.
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