CRESSON — DelGRANDE – Samuel L. Jr., 66, Cresson, died May 9, 2013, at Allegheny General Hospital. Born Nov. 6, 1946, in Johnson City, Tenn., son of the late Samuel L. Sr. and Minnie (Hardin) DelGrande. Preceded in death by son, Franco J.; stepfather, Sybert Gallagher; and in-laws, Leroy and Ida Mae Moses. Survived by wife, Joyce (Moses), whom he married Feb. 13, 1965; children, Denise Montgomery (Bobby), Kingsport, Tenn.; Samuel III (Loni), King George, Va.; Anthony (Carrie Tickerhoof); Andrew (Sandy Cochran); and Dominic, all of Cresson; Angela Noel (Glenn), Lilly; and Giovanni (Jessica), Johnson City, Tenn.; and grandchildren, Josh and Zachery Bender, Emily, Tre, Lynnsey, Sam IV, Braedon, Easton, Mercedeze, Taila, Romi, Drew, Nicholas, Elijha, Noah, Luke, Xavier, Jacob, Gianni and Gabriella. Brother of Nancy Szypala (Ronald), Cresson; James (Jeannie), Lilly; Diane Vaughn (James Sr.), Munster; Vivian Fitzsimmons, Cresson; and Debby Glunt, Altoona; also numerous nieces and nephews. Retired welder and burner with Bethlehem Steel and Johnstown America car shops. He loved Jesus, his family, his motorcycles, gambling, hunting and fishing. Friends received from 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Charles M. Kennedy Funeral Home, Cresson. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Cresson Alliance Church, Pastor Stephen Hall. Interment, St. Francis Xavier Cemetery.
- District Deaths Dec. 7, 2013
Marian F. (Hall) Abele
ABELE – Marian F. (Hall), 88, Edgewood, Ky., formerly of Johnstown, died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, at Emeritus at Edgewood.
BUSHWACK – Donna, 92, Loganville, Ga., passed away Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013.
Eugene Strohl Cassler
CASSLER – Eugene Strohl, 80, Everett, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Bedford Memorial Hospital.
Delores Jane Debias
DEBIAS – Delores Jane, 82, Beaufort, S.C., died Dec. 3, 2013, at her residence.
Katheleen Joyce (Diviney) Gongloff
GONGLOFF – Katheleen Joye (Diviney), 81, formerly of Twin Rocks, passed away peacefully Dec. 6, 2013, at home.
Jaclyn A. Gregorich
GREGORICH – Jaclyn A., 51, Greensburg, formerly of Robinson, died Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, at Westmoreland Manor.
Andrew James Koss
KOSS – Capt. Andrew James, 33, Detroit, Mich., formerly of Woolrich, Pa., passed away Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, at his home.
LETZO – Shary G., 67, New Germany, passed away peacefully in her sleep Dec. 5, 2013, at her mother’s home in Portage.
Antoinette J. (DeSalle) Luker
LUKER – Antoinette J. “Toni” (DeSalle), 77, Bolivar, passed away Dec. 6, 2013, at St. Andrew’s Village, Indiana.
Roy G. McClure
McCLURE – Roy G., 63, Travelers Rest, S.C., died Dec. 2, 2013, at home.
Joseph C. Rubis
RUBIS – Joseph C., 75, Johnstown, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Charles L. Sheets
SHEETS – Charles L., 79, Stoystown, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Somerset In Touch Hospice House.
John E. Single
SINGLE – John E. “Pap,” 85, Johnstown, passed away Dec. 5, 2013.
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Lisa Jean (Anico) Bender
BENDER – Lisa Jean (Anico), 48, Hastings, died Dec. 4, 2013, at UPMC Hospital, Altoona.
Carole J. Berkebile
BERKEBILE – Carole J., 67, Stoystown, died Dec. 4, 2013, at home.
William G. Good
GOOD – William G., 75, Johnstown, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Samuel E. Gossard
GOSSARD – Samuel E., 90, Johnstown, died Dec. 4, 2013, at LaurelWood Care Center.
James J. Karlheim
KARLHEIM – James J. “J.J.,” 79, Patton, passed away Dec. 5, 2013, at UPMC Altoona surrounded by his family.
Judith Ellen (Gosnell) Magallanes
MAGALLANES – Judith Ellen (Gosnell), 45, Windber, went to be with the Lord Dec. 4, 2013.
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