MARTINSBURG, W.VA. — CARPENTER – Anthony “Tony,” 62, formerly of Johnstown, died March 17, 2013, in Martinsburg, W.Va. Born Jan. 9, 1951, in Camp Atterbury, Ind., son of the late Peter A. and Ada C. (Wells) Carpenter. Survived by loving daughter, Carrie A. Albers, Leesburg, Va.; grandson, Daniel M. Albers; twin brother, Vaughn T. Carpenter, married to Carol, Johnstown; nephew, Joel Carpenter; birth mother, Theresa, Somerset; three brothers; and five half siblings and their families. Also survived by his uncle, Sam Carpenter, married to Delores, Johnstown; first wife, Debra Iachini-Lux, mother of Carrie. Tony was a proud U.S. Navy veteran. He spent his last several years bettering his life through the VA programs while battling diabetes. Tony found joy and purpose in showing kindness to other veterans, as well as his retirement community in West Virginia. He was most proud of his family and nothing made him laugh like his grandson. Friends will be received from 1 p.m. until time of service at 2 p.m. Sunday at Harris Funeral Home, 500 Cherry Lane, Richland, Father David S. Peles, officiating. Private committal at St. Joseph Cemetery, Geistown. The family suggests contributions be directed to American Diabetes Association, via the “Always and Forever” Tribute page at www.diabetes.org. Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com.
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Jerry Sheldon Berkebile
BERKEBILE – Jerry Sheldon, 83, Johnstown, passed away April 17, 2014, at Presbyterian Home, Johnstown.
Phyllis J. Burkhard
BURKHARD – Phyllis J., 71, Johnstown, passed away April 16, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
FABRIZIO – John, 88, Geistown, died April 18, 2014, at the Lutheran Home.
Homer E. Hillegas
HILLEGAS – Homer E., 94, Tionesta, Pa., formerly of Central City and Parma, Ohio, died April 14, 2014, at Golden Living Center, Shippenville, Pa.
Florence R. Homer
HOMER – Florence R., 88, Clearfield, died Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Christ the King Manor, DuBois.
Ronald Glenn Lester
LESTER – Ronald Glenn, 81, Lebanon, formerly of Sidman, died April 18, 2014, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Lebanon.
LISINA – Edward, 81, Johnstown, died April 18, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
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Dora Marie Bufagna
BUFAGNA – Dora Marie, 87, Armagh, passed away peacefully April 16, 2014, at home surrounded by her family.
Doris Marjorie Cooper
COOPER – Doris Marjorie, 87, Westmont, went to heaven, April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center Palliative Care Unit.
Rose Mary (Delegram) Tripodi
TRIPODI – Rose Mary (Delegram), 66, Culpeper, Va., formerly of Cresson, died April 17, 2014, at home.
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Zachary Gordon Alan Andrews
ANDREWS – Zachary Gordon Alan, 21, Johnstown, was called home April 13, 2014.
Ray H. Clites
CLITES – Ray H., 93 , Westmont, died April 12, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Beverly J. Hoover
HOOVER – Beverly J., 75, Johnstown, was received into heaven April 16, 2014.
Joseph Samuel Kuhar Jr.
KUHAR – Joseph Samuel Jr. “Joey,” 64, passed away April 11, 2014, at home, in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Charles M. Lambert
LAMBERT – Charles M., 87, Central City, passed away April 14, 2014, at home.
Betty L. Lydic
LYDIC – Betty L., 88, Johnstown, died April 15, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
Stella A. Ponchek
PONCHEK – Stella A., 92, East Conemaugh, died April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
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