BRUSH VALLEY — STEWART – Ralph C., 66, Brush Valley, passed away Monday, May 13, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center, surrounded by family and friends. Born Jan. 2, 1947, in Brush Valley, the youngest son of late Edgar and Frances Matilda (Wallace) Stewart. He was a 1964 graduate of United High School. He loved children of all ages and would have done anything for them. He worked in the gas industry for 30 years, served in the Army Reserves and helped with the Indiana County Fair Beef Project. Survived by wife, Addy (Cubeta); daughters, Melanie Stewart and Kim Ray; and the “light of his life,” his twin grandchildren, Ralph Joseph and Amber Rose. Also survived by sister, Dorothy Byers, Indiana; brothers, Harry Stewart, Indiana; and Collins “Bill” Stewart, Blairsville; and a very special man, he considers a brother and best friend, Gordon Phillips, Indiana and Mechanicsburg; also many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Wilber and Mack Stewart; and sisters, Lillian Tartal and D. Pearl Orr. Friends received from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Richard C. Stuart Funeral Home, 392 E. Philadelphia St., Armagh, and from 9 a.m. until time of funeral service at 10 a.m. Friday at Armagh United Methodist Church, 570 W. Philadelphia St., Armagh, Pastor Jim Miller, officiating. Interment, Oakland Cemetery. A meal will be served at 1 p.m. at Brush Valley fire hall. Online condolences may be left at www.thestuartfuneralhomes.com.
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STAGER – Lillian R., 84, Johnstown, died March 10, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Thomas G. Hunter
HUNTER – Thomas G., 82, Beaverdale, entered into new life March 10, 2014, at home.
James M. Krumbine
KRUMBINE – James M., 64, Johnstown, died March 7, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Arthur Lee Brown
BROWN – Arthur Lee, 84, Somerset, died March 10, 2014, at his residence.
Shirley Mae Weldon
WELDON – Shirley Mae, 79, Kimberly, Idaho, passed away March 3, 2014.
Richard A. Sotack
SOTACK – Richard A., 49, Blacklick Township, passed away March 10, 2014, at home.
GULA – Daniel, 84, Franklin Borough, went to be with the Lord March 10, 2014, at home.
Francis W. Gavlak
GAVLAK – Francis W., 89, Portage, passed away March 11, 2014, at Maple Winds Care Center.
JANCUK – Julia, 79, Portage, passed away March 10, 2014, at Select Specialty Hospital.
Chester R. Querry
QUERRY – Chester R., 92, Johnstown, passed away March 10, 2014, at his home.
Carrie Elizabeth Massey
MASSEY – Carrie Elizabeth, 75, Virginia Beach, Va., went home to be with the Lord March 5, 2014.
Johns C. Schmid Jr.
SCHMID – Johns C. Jr. “Jack,” 89, Davidsville, formerly of Geistown Borough, went to be with the Lord March 10, 2014, at Laurel View Village.
Dr. Stephen P. Kukucka
KUKUCKA – Dr. Stephen P., 64, died unexpectedly in his Crafton home on Sunday, March 9, 2014.
Sophie (Krempasky) Krisko
KRISKO – Sophie (Krempasky), 87, Portage, passed away Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, in Virginia Beach, Va., after a brief illness.
Ronald F. Corona
CORONA – Ronald F., 70, Cresson, died March 9, 2014, at home.
Christine A. Matos
MATOS – Christine A., 53, Windber, died March 10, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
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Norman J. Makin Jr.
MAKIN – Norman J. Jr., 65, Geistown Borough, went to be with the Lord March 10, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
REAY – Raymond, 73, died March 4, 2014, in Venice, Fla.
John E. Schuster
SCHUSTER – John E., 87, passed away March 8, 2014, in St. Augustine, Fla.
Ruth M. Cuppett
CUPPETT – Ruth M., 93 years, 11 months and 16 days, Stonycreek Township, went to be with the Lord March 9, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
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