HOLLIDAYSBURG — BROWN – Bessie Sevilla, 93 formerly of Somerset and Johnstown, died Jan. 11, 2014, at Hollidaysburg Veterans Home. Born Nov. 9, 1920, in Acosta, daughter of Pius W. and Lulu Blanche (Shirey) Woy. Preceded in death by parents; husband, Kenneth William Brown, who died May 27, 1998; daughter-in-law, the former Pamela Trent, who died Nov. 27, 2013; brother, Paul Woy; sister, Florence Barron, who died Jan. 7, 2014; infant brother; George; and infant sister, Dorothy. Survived by children, William L. Brown, Elyria, Ohio; and Bonnie L. Brown, Charlotte, N.C.; grandchildren, William A. Brown; Leanna Brown; and Carolyn McDowell, and husband, Kenneth; and great-grandchildren, Kenneth Brown and Madeline McDowell. Also survived by sisters, Gladys Boileau and Irma Auman; brother, Dwight Woy, and wife, Mary Ruth; and sisters-in-law, Gladys Hollsopple; Betty Brown; and Alice Woy. Bessie is a 1938 graduate of Somerset High School, she attended cosmetology school and had a license to practice for many years. She was a longtime member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Somerset. Since 1997, Bessie resided at the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home, where she received excellent and compassionate care. No viewing or visitation and a memorial service will be held at a later date. Interment, Somerset County Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 918 Tayman Ave., Somerset, Pa. 15501. Arrangements by Hauger-Zeigler Funeral Home, Somerset. (www.haugerzeigler.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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