UPPER YODER TOWNSHIP — KEELAN – Anne Elizabeth “Liz” (Abele), 86, Upper Yoder, died peacefully March 27, 2013, at home. Born Aug. 21, 1926, in Johnstown, daughter of Francis J. and Anna E. (Oswald) Abele. Preceded in death by loving parents; husband, Bernard F. “Boom”; and sister, Berdina Brant. Survived by children, Peter D., married to Stefanie (Montag); Kevin B., married to Debra (Dubnansky), Pittsburgh; Bernard J., married to Juliette (Murillo), Atlanta, Ga.; Maureen A., married to David Dunlap, Monroeville; and Kathleen M., married to Scott Davey, Carey, N.C.; grandchildren, Conor and Melissa Keelan; and great-grandson, Landon Potthoff; Andrew, Cameron and Erin Keelan; Matthew, Kayla, Brendon and Leah Keelan; Zachary, Garret, Corey and Bridget Dunlap; and Kelly, Patrick, Ryan and Sean Davey; also sister, Jeanne (Abele), married to Mel Rudov. Liz was a devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and will be sadly missed. She was a 1944 graduate of Johnstown Catholic High School. Board member and past secretary of the former Mercy Guild. Member and past secretary of Caring Friends. Charter member of Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians. Member of Hilltop Seniors and various bowling teams. Longtime member of Pinochle Club. Also a member of Serra Club and Ding-A-Ling Bridge Club. Friends received from 3 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 30, at Frank Duca Funeral Home, Westmont Chapel, 1622 Menoher Blvd. Longtime and active member of Our Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church, funeral choir, and Eucharistic minister at the church and Conemaugh Medical Center. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday, the Very Rev. Mark S. Begly. Interment, Grandview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Interim Healthcare and Hospice, 322 Warren St., Johnstown, Pa. 15905, in her memory. Condolences may be sent through www.ducafuneralhome.com.
Jean Kennedy Budlong
BUDLONG – Jean Kennedy, 85, Windber and Indian Lake, died Dec. 9, 2013, at Windber Hospice, Windber.
Phyllis V. Reese Fuller
REESE FULLER – Phyllis V., 94, Lower Alsace Township, formerly of Shillington and Davidsville, passed away Dec. 8, 2013, at 9:07 a.m. in her home.
Michele Ann (Burns) Claycomb
CLAYCOMB – Michele Ann (Burns), 66, Lorain Borough, passed away Dec. 9, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center after a brief battle with cancer.
Richard E. Pearson
PEARSON – Richard E., 84, Chambersburg, and formerly of Fairfax, Va., passed away Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, at his home with his wife of 32 years at his side.
Margaret M. Bunda
BUNDA – Margaret M., 83, Johnstown, went into the loving arms of our Lord Dec. 9, 2013, at home with her family and friends by her side.
Ellen (Schwarting) Merker
MERKER – Ellen (Schwarting), 89, passed away Dec. 7, 2013, in Davidsville.
Russell W. Moehler
MOEHLER – Russell W., “Ducky,” 98, Woodvale, died Dec. 10, 2013, at the Atrium Manor.
Ronald E. Moskey Sr.
MOSKEY – Ronald E. Sr., 75, Jennerstown, died Dec. 9, 2013, at home.
BYICH – Cory, 29, Nanty Glo, died Dec. 7, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
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Lewis P. Gregory
GREGORY – Lewis P., 85, Johnstown, died Dec. 8, 2013, in Hollidaysburg.
Anne T. Desimone
DESIMONE – Anne T., 82, Johnstown, died Dec. 7, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Andrew P. Lingafelt
LINGAFELT – Andrew P. “Andy,” 51, Cassandra, passed away Dec. 7, 2013, at home.
PASTERNAK – Paul, 86, Richland, died Dec. 8, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Louella Fern Bloom
BLOOM – Louella Fern, 91, Johnstown, passed away Dec. 7, 2013.
Beverly R. Miller
MILLER – Beverly R., 70, Summerhill, died Dec. 9, 2013, at home.
Eleanor Vivian Chaney
CHANEY – Eleanor Vivian, “Baby Ellie,” born Dec. 7, 2013, and passed Dec. 7, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Betty R. Irvin
IRVIN – Betty R., 88, Johnstown, died Dec. 8, 2013, at Cambria Care Center.
CHAPMAN – Darlene, 55, Hayes, Va., formerly of Beaverdale, passed away Dec. 9, 2013.
John J. Good
GOOD – John J., 82, formerly of Portage, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Meadow View Nursing Center.
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