EBENSBURG — HOOVER – Francis C. “Frank,” 62, Ebensburg, has joined his family and friends at the side of our heavenly Father in eternal peace Feb. 16, 2014. Born May 17, 1951, son of Richard and Hilda (Holtz) Hoover. Preceded in death by his father, Richard; and father-in-law, George Semko. Frank is survived by his loving wife of 36 years, Janet (Semko), and daughter, Kristi Jan (his “little punkin”), whom he loved, adored and was extremely proud of. Also survived by brothers and sisters, Patricia Derr (Paul Nelen), Donald (Patricia), Henry (Renee), Paul, Eugene (Karen), Mary (Jim, deceased) Crawhorn, Brian (Alissa), Mark, Helene (Raymond) Barber, Kathleen (David) Dutile, Victor (Bo), Nancy (Robert) Erauth and Fay (Joseph) Hutsky; mother-in-law, “Genie” Semko; sisters-in-law, Karen (Fred) Mazzarella and Jo-Ann Semko; and brother-in-law, George (Denise) Semko; also many nieces and nephews. Frank spent 22 years as a coal miner. He loved the outdoors, enjoyed spending time in the woods, cutting timber, fishing, fixing a fire and took great pride in his beautiful garden. He was known for his welcoming presence and his love of life. Friends received from 2 to 8 p.m. Friday at Matevish and Matevish Funeral Home, Ebensburg. Funeral Mass will be concelebrated by Father Bernard Grega and Father Allen Zeth at 11 a.m. Saturday at Holy Family Catholic Church, Colver. Entombment, Holy Name Mausoleum, Ebensburg.
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Samuel R. Saia
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Alex J. Stavish
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Margaret R. (Shaffer) Hemminger
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Carol R. (Schloski) Groleau
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George J. Stapinsky
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Patricia L. Bakale
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Stephen A. Christy
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CUSTER – Margaret “Peggy,” 69, Johnstown, passed away July 29, 2014, at Laurelwood Care Center.
Kathleen L. Geiser
GEISER – Kathleen L., 84, Oakland, died July 29, 2014, at Arbutus Park Manor.
Elaine Jean (Hamilton) Klayko
KLAYKO – Elaine Jean (Hamilton), 65, Lilly, died at peace Tuesday morning, July 29, 2014, at her home.
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Daisy "Doodles" Miller
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Ethel M. Miller
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Andrea Lynn (Lonas) Peters
PETERS – Andrea Lynn (Lonas), 46, Bolivar, passed into the arms of our Lord on July 28, 2014, in the palliative care unit of Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital.
Mirrel Oliver Plummer Sr.
PLUMMER – Mirrel Oliver Sr., 75, Portage, passed away July 27, 2014, at home.
Mary Ann (Sedor) Shedlock
SHEDLOCK – Mary Ann (Sedor), 87, a resident of St. Benedict Manor, formerly of Revloc and Ebensburg, passed away July 28, 2014, at the manor.
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Michele L. Bernat
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