LANDER, WYO. — HEIDER– Charles R. “Chappy,” 99, passed in peace Wednesday, July 31, 2013, at Westward Heights Care Center, Lander, Wyo. Born Sept. 29, 1913, in Johnstown, son of Edward L. and Anna B. (Custer) Heider. He is preceded in death by parents; his wife, Florence M. (Nichols) Heider; and granddaughter, Annie Kline. Survived by daughter, Louise “Pixie,” married to Bruce Kline, Lander; grandchildren, Melissa (Missy) married to Jason Walker, Gillette, Wyo., and Cody Kline, married to Kathryn Loughan, Boulder, Colo.; and great-grandchildren, Isaiah and Malerie Walker. Chappie was a retired yardmaster for Conemaugh and BlackLick Railroad. He was a faithful member of Calvary Methodist Church. Chappy was a trustee and life member of Johnstown Elks Lodge 175. He was also a member of the Menoher Post 155, VFW. He was a U.S. Army veteran, having served with the 20th Armored Division. In 2010, Chappy moved from his hometown of Johnstown to Lander to be with his daughter. At the request of the family, there will be no viewing. Friends are invited to a graveside memorial service at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013, at Grandview Cemetery. The family would like to thank the community for a lifetime of help and happiness. Arrangements in care of the Hindman Funeral Homes and Crematory Inc., 146 Chandler Ave., “exclusive provider of veterans and family memorial care.” Condolences may be made at HindmanFuneralHomes.com.
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Lawrence E. Coy
COY – Lawrence E., 89, Connellsville, Pa., formerly of Johnstown and Somerset, died April 21, 2014, at home.
DRINOSKY – Eugene, 80, Portage, entered eternal rest April 21, 2014, peacefully at home.
George Felix Jr.
FELIX – George Jr., 87, Alum Bank, passed away peacefully Sunday, April 20, 2014, at Colonial Courtyard in Bedford.
Mary C. Keilman
KEILMAN – Mary C., 62, Ebensburg, born March 26, 1952, in Nanty Glo, died April 21, 2014, at home.
Barbara A. (Geiser) Knapp
KNAPP – Barbara A. (Geiser), 79, Johnstown, passed away April 22, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
SINCAK – Michael, of Hollsopple, loving son, brother, husband and friend to all, passed away peacefully April 10, 2014.
Richard J. McAndrews Jr.
McANDREWS – Richard J. Jr. “Jimbo,” 57, Windber, passed away after a 2-year-battle with cancer April 22, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Kathleen Mae Speicher
SPEICHER – Kathleen Mae, 48, Conemaugh Township, died April 20, 2014, at UPMC Shadyside Hospital.
Julia J. (Gresh) Voeghtly
VOEGHTLY – Julia J. (Gresh), 74, Johnstown, passed away peacefully April 21, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center, Palliative Care Unit.
Ruth M. Ziemba
ZIEMBA – Ruth M., 84, Cover Hill, formerly of Park Hill, went to be with the Lord April 4, 2014, at LaurelWood Care Center.
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Georgia R. Brown
BROWN – Georgia R., 90, Lincoln Highway, Bedford, died Sunday, April 20, 2014, at her home.
John R. Franko Jr.
FRANKO – John R. Jr. “Bunko,” 72, Conemaugh, died April 20, 2014, at home.
Dorothy Mae Gillman
GILLMAN – Dorothy Mae, 93, Mount Hope, went to be with her Lord April 22, 2014.
Hulda Elmira Heslop
HESLOP – Hulda Elmira, 95, formerly of Ferndale and New Paris, died April 21, 2014, at Waccamaw Community Hospital, Murrells Inlet, S.C.
Jean M. Holtz
HOLTZ – Jean M., 82, Hastings, went to be with the Lord Monday, April 21, 2014, at Golden Living-HAIDA.
Margaret Gloria Marsh
MARSH – Margaret Gloria, born Dec. 28, 1927, was called to her heavenly home April 19, 2014.
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Wayne R. Bailey
BAILEY – Wayne R., 53, South Fork, passed away unexpectedly on Good Friday, April 18, 2014, at his home.
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