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.
- District Deaths April 16, 2014
Boyd Merle Akers Jr.
AKERS – Boyd Merle Jr., 90, Lower Yoder, died April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Philip Joseph Baldacchino
BALDACCHINO – Philip Joseph, 87, Carrolltown, died April 14, 2014.
Grace (Deitke) Davis
DAVIS – Grace (Deitke), 90, Phoenix, Ariz., passed away peacefully April 10, 2014.
Cynthia Jayne Eisler
EISLER – Cynthia Jayne, 59, Somerset, formerly of Wilbur, went home April 13, 2014, at Somerset Hospice House.
James E. Foster
FOSTER – James E., 86, Johnstown, died April 13, 2014.
Alice M. Goller
GOLLER – Alice M., 94, Presbyterian Home, died April 13, 2014, at Presbyterian Home.
M. Elayne Gooderham
GOODERHAM – M. Elayne, 78, Altoona, died April 14, 2014.
Edward Carl Harbart
HARBART – Edward Carl “Duger,” 90, Richland Township, died April 15, 2014, at Arbutus Park Manor.
Edward J. Harris
HARRIS – Edward J. “Ed,” 83, Fairfax, Va., passed away April 7, 2014, at home.
MASON – Dorothy, 66, Portage, formerly of Northern Cambria, died April 15, 2014, at Maple Winds Care Center, Portage.
Clifford Eugene Sharp Jr.
SHARP – Clifford Eugene Jr., 71, passed away peacefully April 5, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nev.
Erma I. Shaw
SHAW – Erma I., 97, passed away Sunday, April 13, 2014, at her home In Ickesburg, Pa.
Robert S. Walters
WALTERS – Robert S., 75, Johnstown, passed away April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Timothy Alan Wess
WESS – Timothy Alan, 46, New Germany, died April 15, 2014, at home, surrounded by loved ones.
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- District Deaths April 15, 2014
Delores E. Benito
BENITO – Delores E. “Honey,” 72, Johnstown, died April 11, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Phillip E. Cadwallader
CADWALLADER – Phillip E., 88, Portage, entered into new life April 11, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Joan Mary (DeBiase) DeLisa
DeLISA – Joan Mary (DeBiase), 72, Richland, passed away peacefully April 14, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Daniel D. Emeigh
EMEIGH – Daniel D., 73, Northern Cambria, died April 12, 2014, at home.
LEEPER – Robert, 78, Johnstown, passed away April 13, 2014, at home.
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