HOOVERSVILLE — LOHR – Dayton J., 90, Hooversville, died March 13, 2013, at the Presbyterian Home. Born Sept. 17, 1922, in Hooversville, son of David and Rella (Buchanian) Lohr. Preceded in death by parents; infant daughter, Patricia Gale; and brothers, Gerald, Fred, Morris and Kenneth. Survived by wife of 67 years, former Mildred Wain, and these children: Larry, and wife, Gloria, Hooversville; Robert, Hooversville; Jacqualine, and husband, John Cook, Stoystown; Wendy, and husband, Pete Barnhart, Somerset; and John, and wife, Tina, Hooversville. Also survived by grandchildren, Tanya (Dale) Holsopple; Todd Lohr; Jennifer (Jeff) Cook; Tammy (Shawn) Walker; Lori Barnhart; Jessica (Michael) Rodrigues; Breanna (Jim) Halkovich; Joseph Cook (fiancee, Megan); Tom Lohr; and Tiffany, Stefanni, Keena, Kendra and Lanyiah Lohr; stepgrandchildren, Vanessa and Tyler Thomas and Amanda Hershberger; great-grandchildren, Jacob, Josh and Jonathan Holsopple; Aubrey, Tia and Dorin Cook; Shaelyn, Shawna and Shandi Walker; Brody, Jaxson and Dylan Halkovich; and Adelina and baby Rodrigues; and stepgreat-granddaughter, Mikayla Thomas. Brother of Zella Naugle, Michigan; Geniva Brant; Janet Gindlesperger; and Jean Thomas, all of Hooversville; and Jerry Lohr, Waynesboro. Dayton was a member of the St. Thomas Lutheran Church, where he served on the Cemetery Association. He was a retired U.S. Steel worker and dairy farmer. He was a member of the Allied Milk Producers and a life member of the Holstein Association. Dayton was a World War II Army veteran. Member of Tatman Hunting Camp. Family receiving friends from 10 a.m. until time of funeral service at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Thomas Lutheran Church, Hooversville, Pastor Nila Cogan, officiating. Interment, St. Thomas Cemetery. George E. Mason Funeral Home Inc., Davidsville, is in charge of arrangements. Those who wish can make donations to the Southern Care Hospice, Altoona.
Gladys M. Stombaugh
STOMAUGH – Gladys M., 94, Portage, went to be with the Lord Dec. 11, 2013.
Maureen S. Plummer
PLUMMER – Maureen S., 69, Sidman, passed away Dec. 10, 2013, at Windber Hospice.
Joseph A. Pettinato
PETTINATO – Joseph A., 86, of New Brighton, N.Y., a retired letter carrier, World War II Navy veteran and devoted family man, died Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, at Eger Health Care & Rehabilitation Center, where he had resided since May of this year.
A. Martha (Eash) Thomas
THOMAS – A. Martha (Eash), 94, Saylor School Road, Hollsopple, went peacefully to be with the Lord Dec. 11, 2013, at Laurel View Village.
GRAFFIUS – Robert “Parker,” 15, Madison, W.Va., born April 8, 1998, son of Robert Russell III and Regina Orosz Graffius, went home to be with the Lord Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013.
Naomi R. Costello
COSTELLO – Naomi R., 91, Davidsville, died Dec. 11, 2013, at Conemaugh Memorial Hospital.
Rose A. Hancharik
HANCHARIK – Rose A., 75, Richland Township, died Dec. 5, 2013, at LaurelWood Care Center.
THOMAS – Amandus “Mandy,” 91, Hastings, passed away peacefully at home Dec. 12, 2013, surrounded by his loving family.
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Lois L. Rager
RAGER – Lois L., 83, Johnstown, died Dec. 11, 2013, at St. Jude’s Haven surrounded by her friends and caregivers who loved her very much
CHAPMAN – Darlene, 58, Hayes, Va., formerly of Beaverdale, passed away Dec. 9, 2013
H. Matthew Gearhart
GEARHART - H. Matthew IV, 36, Mineral Point, passed away Dec. 9, 2013, as a result of an asthma attack.
Doris (Hysong) Anderson
ANDERSON – Doris (Hysong), 91, New Florence, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, at Sunrise of Abington, Abington.
Ralph E. Botteicher
BOTTEICHER – Ralph E., 94, Derry, formerly of Johnstown, passed away Dec. 10, 2013, at the home of his granddaughter.
Jean Grace (Emerson) Fair
FAIR – Jean Grace (Emerson), 97, Petoskey, Mich., formerly of Nanty Glo, passed away Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, at Bay Bluffs, in Harbor Springs, Mich.
ROMAGNA – Margaret “Margee,” 89, Hollidaysburg, formerly of Ebensburg, passed away Dec. 10, 2013, at Nason Hospital, Roaring Spring.
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Jean V. (Cleimer) DiValentone
DiVALENTONE – Jean V. (Cleimer), 75, Boswell, died Dec. 10, 2013, at her home.
Anthony G. Bongiovanni
BONGIOVANNI – Anthony G. “Nino,” 84, Johnstown, died Dec. 9, 2013, at the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home.
BOXLER – Sylvester “Dwayne,” 73, Fayetteville, formerly of Mineral Point, went to his heavenly home Monday, Dec. 9, 2013.
William E. Barron
BARRON – William E., 79, Bethlehem, passed away Dec. 9, 2013.
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