CARROLLTOWN — THOMAS – Mona R., 82, Carrolltown, passed away March 7, 2013, at ARHS-Altoona Hospital Campus. Born April 30, 1930, in Carrolltown, daughter of Lambert E. and Ruth M. (Dillon) Weakland. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by husband, Donald E. Thomas; twin sons, Michael and Mark J. “Nib” Thomas; brother, James Weakland; daughter-in-law, Sue Thomas; and son-in-law, Richard Elders. Survived by children, David (Annette) Thomas, Carrolltown; Michele (Don) Baker, Carrolltown; Dan Thomas, Carrolltown; Melissa Elders, Vinco; Don Thomas, Johnstown; Marcia McClure, State College; Dennis (Cindy) Thomas, Annandale, Va.; Doug Thomas, Syracuse, N.Y.; Drew (Cheryl) Thomas, Carrolltown; Darin (Nancy) Thomas, Mishawaka, Ind.; and Mary (Ron) Macalus, State College; 23 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brothers, Pat (Betty) Weakland and Joe (Janet) Weakland; sister, Paully Evangelist; and numerous nieces and nephews. Mona retired from Cambria Heights School District after many years of service. She was a member of St. Benedict Catholic Church, Carrolltown, and enjoyed trips to Atlantic City, the beach and bingo. Her greatest joy in life were her grandchildren. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6:30 to 9 p.m. Sunday, March 10, at Stevens Funeral Home Inc., 146 N. Main St., Carrolltown, Pa. 15722, where vigil for the deceased will be held. Additional viewing will be held from 9 a.m. until time of funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Benedict Catholic Church, Carrolltown, the Rev. Jude W. Brady, OSB. Interment, church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials are requested to St. Benedict Catholic School, P.O. Box 596, Carrolltown, Pa. 15722. The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of John Paul II Manor, Cresson; Valley View Home, Altoona; and the seventh floor of Altoona Hospital for their wonderful care. (www.stevensfh.com)
- 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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- District Deaths Dec. 6, 2013
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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