CENTRAL CITY — FERGUSON – Robert E., 69, Central City, passed away Jan. 12, 2014, after a long illness. Born Nov. 27, 1944, in Cleveland, Ohio, son of Robert M. and Edna E. (Griffith) Ferguson. Preceded in death by parents and adoptive parents, Harold and Martha (Eastwood) Frazier. Survived by wife, Carol-Jo (Terry) Ferguson, who was the love of his life; children, Robert G. Ferguson, North Carolina; James E. Ferguson, Pittsburgh; Kathleen Parks, Virginia; Robert J. Ferguson, Virginia; Sean Chapman, Virginia; and Joseph, Kevin and Timothy Calverley, all of Central City; and grandchildren, Zachary, Nicholas and Emily Ferguson; Jessee, Hannah and Cara Ferguson; Briana and Gabriele Chapman; and Tyler Calverley. Brother of John T. Mello, Virginia. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. A U.S. Navy veteran of the Vietnam War, having served as a Navy SEAL with 27 years of service, having been known as “Mad Dog.” While in the Navy, he also worked with NASA and the U.S. Air Force as a trainer. He was highly decorated. He served as a skipper in the Admirals CINC Fleet as a chief boatswain mate. He was stationed at the U.S. Naval Station, Norfolk, Va. After retiring from the service, he worked 15 years in building maintenance. He was very active in Scouting, having served as a Scout leader in T-P 303-351-370. His hobbies were Scouting, camping, hunting and fishing. He found peace in nature. He lived his life for God, family, duty and honor of his country. Fourth Degree member of and present Grand Knight for Light of Christ Council Knights of Columbus, Central City and Johnstown. Member of Central City American Legion. Friends received from 9:30 a.m. until time of funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Our Lady Queen of Angels Catholic Church, Sunshine Avenue, Central City, Father Joseph Maurizio, where military honors will be held following the funeral Mass. Bob was a true friend to anyone he came in contact with.
- District Deaths July 25, 2014
Clara Murphy Bond Bell
BELL – Clara Murphy Bond, Windsor, N.C., and Edenhouse in Bertie County, N.C., died Monday, July 21, 2014.
Fred G. Biller
BILLER – Fred G., 91, Cresson, died July 24, 2014, at Our Lady of The Alleghenies Residence, Hollidaysburg.
John R. Haywood
HAYWOOD – John R., 82, Richland Township, went to be with the Lord July 24, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
David G. Hull Jr.
HULL – David G. “Too Tall” Jr., 60, South Fork, died July 23, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
KRISKO – Stephan “Tib,” 89, passed away July 22, 2014, at home.
Elizabeth Anne Muncert
MUNCERT – Elizabeth Anne, 86, Johnstown, passed away July 23, 2014, at The Lutheran Home at Johnstown.
SCHULLER – Sadie, 85, Moxham, lost her battle with cancer July 23, 2014, at home.
Mary Grace Spodinak
SPODINAK – Mary Grace, 87, Johnstown, died July 24, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home.
Nancy L. (Adeline) Yoder
YODER – Nancy L. (Adeline), 75, formerly of Tire Hill, died July 21, 2014, at her home at Richland Towers.
- Funerals July 25, 2014
- 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.
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