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)
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ASKEW – Sharon “Joy,” 79, Alexandra, Pa, formerly of Marsteller, died July 31, 2014, at home.
George Michael Beach
BEACH – George Michael, 59, Salix, died Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Barbara Ann (Hartman) Dino
DINO – Barbara Ann (Hartman), 74, Ebensburg, died July 28, 2014, at Cambria Care Center.
DRENNER – Annabelle 90, Hollsopple, died July 31, 2014, at home surrounded by her family.
Patricia A. (Grabish) Koposko
KOPOSKO – Patricia A. (Grabish), 67, Windber, passed away Aug. 1, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Harriet L. Mintmier
MINTMIER– Harriet L., 85, Johnstown, died Aug. 1, 2014, at the Atrium Manor.
Helen Louise Petrunak
PETRUNAK – Helen Louise “Weeze,” 87, formerly of South Fork, went home with the Lord Aug. 1, 2014.
Joylene H. (Ream) Whipkey
WHIPKEY– Joylene H. (Ream), 83, Ligonier, formerly of Jenner Township, died Aug. 1, 2014, at Bethlen Home, Ligonier.
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- District Deaths Aug. 1, 2014
E. Joan Davis
DAVIS – E. Joan, 87, Riverside, Ohio, formerly of Johnstown, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014, at Kettering Medical Center.
Billie Josephine (LaFollette) Hodges
HODGES – Billie Josephine (LaFollette), 79, Boswell, Jenner Township, formerly of Gadsden, Ala., passed away July 27, 2014, at Windber Hospice from complications of cancer.
KOONTZ – Judy A., 67, Keedysville, Md., passed away peacefully Tuesday morning, July 29, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore, Md., after a long battle with lymphoma cancer.
Sherry L. Nagy
NAGY – Sherry L., 49, Johnstown, passed away July 30, 2014, at home.
Kenneth A. Naugle
NAUGLE – Kenneth A., 94, Johnstown, died July 30, 2014, at his home.
Richard John Peterson
PETERSON – Richard John, 49, Johnstown, passed away Monday evening, July 28, 2014, at Conemaugh Hospital.
Evelyn F. Vitalie
VITALIE – Evelyn F., 75, Johnstown, passed away July 30, 2014, at her home.
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Paul Radnoti Sr.
RADNOTI – Paul Sr., 80, passed away July 13, 2014, in Hebron, Ind.
Samuel R. Saia
SAIA – Samuel R., 90, Johnstown, died July 29, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Alex J. Stavish
STAVISH – Alex J., 90, Northern Cambria, died July 29, 2014, at Miners Medical Center Hastings.
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