UPPER YODER TOWNSHIP — ROANE – Sean R., 47, Upper Yoder Township, died May 3, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center, surrounded by his loving family. Sean was born Dec. 8, 1965, in Red Bank, N.J., son of Robert and Dorothy (Cameron) Roane, who survive. He also is survived by his loving wife, Bonnie (Howard) Roane; his cherished son, Matthew; a sister, Susan, married to Jamie McMannes, and their son, Joshua, all of Virginia Beach, Va.; brother-in-law, Patrick Howard, and his sons, Nikolas and Casey, all of Queensbury, N.Y.; maternal grandmother, “Nana” Edith Cameron; goddaughter, Lauren Cunningham; and several aunts, uncles, cousins and numerous caring friends who loved him. Sean was a graduate of Keyport High School and Trenton State. He enjoyed the outdoors, especially skiing and time spent at the beach, and loved singing and music of all kinds. One of his other passions was fantasy football, winning the championship trophy multiple times. He was a managing editor in charge of design/production for The Tribune-Democrat, where he began working as a sports editor in 1998. He was a member of Westmont Presbyterian Church, where his funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, the Rev. Dr. William N. Jackson officiating. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Picking-Treece-Bennett Mortuary Inc., 921 Menoher Blvd. In memory of Sean, memorials may be directed to Northwest Savings Bank, 225 Franklin St., Johnstown, Pa. 15901 to establish an education fund for his son, Matthew. The family would like to thank Dr. Sbeitan and staff for everything they have done for the past three years.(ptbmortuary.com)
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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.
Sarah G. Balzano
BALZANO – Sarah G., 87, Dysart, died April 20, 2014, at UPMC Altoona.
Michael Coleman Barabas
BARABAS – Michael Coleman, 75, Johnstown, was called home to be with his Lord and Savior surrounded by his loving family April 21, 2014, at home.
Richard N. Handel
HANDEL – Richard N., 72, Portage, passed away April 17, 2014, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh.
KLINE – Roseann, 84, Ebensburg, passed away suddenly April 19, 2014, at home.
Bobby Gene Lambert
LAMBERT – Bobby Gene, 72, Shanksville, died April 20, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown.
Ann M. Lashinsky
LASHINSKY – Mrs. Ann M., 94, Windber, went to be with the Lord April 21, 2014, at St. Jude’s Haven, Elton, Pa.
Ruth V. Parkinson
PARKINSON – Ruth V., 86, Johnstown, passed away April 20, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home.
RISHELL – Joseph “Bud,” 76, Eighth Ward, formerly of East Conemaugh Borough, passed away April 20, 2014.
Amanda N. Sherry-Griffon
SHERRY-GRIFFON – Amanda N., 30, Northern Cambria, passed away April 19, 2014.
George William Smith
SMITH – George William “Smitty Bill” “Pap,” 81, Sidman, died suddenly Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014.
Carol A. Vladic
VLADIC – Carol A., 74, Hollidaysburg, formerly of Johnstown, went to be with the Lord Saturday, April 19, 2014.
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