CARROLLTOWN — BENDER – William J. “Chappy,” 71, Carrolltown, passed away Feb. 26, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center. Born March 2, 1942, in Patton, son of William F. and Mildred B. (Yahner) Bender. Preceded in death by his parents. Survived by his wife, Pauline (McCoy) Bender, whom he married June 11, 1966; children, Paula Bender, Pittsburgh; William (Sherry Boisvert) Bender, Morrisdale; Thomas (Melanie Radomsky) Bender, Myrtle Beach, S.C.; Colleen (Chris) D’Addario, Pittsburgh; grandchildren, Nicholas Bender, Lauren Bender and Emerick Bender; brothers and sisters, Carol (Larry) Field, Altoona; Janet (Leroy) McNulty, Carrolltown; Richard Bender, Carrolltown; Maureen Mazzotta, Pittsburgh; and Mary Jo (Bob) Sibert, Carrolltown; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was a 1964 graduate of St. Francis College and worked at American St. Gobain Glass Factory, Jeannette, Pa., and retired from First National Bank in the human resources and security department after 30 years of service. Member of St. Benedict Catholic Church, Carrolltown, and TCA (Train Collectors Association). Bill enjoyed farming and was an avid farm toy and train collector and frequented county fairs. Friends will be received 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday, March 2, 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 the time of funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Benedict Catholic Church, Carrolltown, the Rev. Jude W. Brady, OSB. Committal, church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Benedict School, Carrolltown. (http://(www.stevensfamilyfuneralhomes.com)
- District Deaths July 30, 2014
Patricia L. Bakale
BAKALE – Patricia L, 81, Johnstown, went to be with our Lord July 28, 2014.
Stephen A. Christy
CHRISTY – Stephen A., 65, Johnstown, died July 28, 2014, at home surrounded by family and friends.
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.
MATIJEVICH – Nicholas, 88, Johnstown, formerly of Pittsburgh, died July 28, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Daisy "Doodles" Miller
MILLER – Daisy “Doodles,” aged 16 years, was released from this life into the next on Sunday, July 27, 2014, surrounded by her loving family, Dorene and Ian Miller, Andrea Brooks, and Jayme Brooks.
Ethel M. Miller
MILLER – Ethel M., 95, Ebensburg, formerly of Barnesboro, died July 29, 2014, at her home with her daughter, Patty, by her side.
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
BERNAT – Michele L., 45, Mundys Corner, passed away July 27, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Benjamin Martin Hadix
HADIX – Benjamin Martin, 33, Johnstown, went to his eternal peace in the arms of Jesus July 24, 2014.
Ethel L. Phenicie
PHENICIE – Mrs. Ethel L., 96, Windber, passed away July 27, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Nicholas D. Steinkirchner
STEINKIRCHNER – Nicholas D., 32, Jennerstown, died Sunday, July 20, 2014, in Brevard County, Fla.
Linda A. Sral
SRAL – Linda A., 68, Portage, died July 27, 2014, at her residence.
Ruth F. Huff
HUFF – Ruth F., 80, Sidman, died July 27, 2014, at her residence.
Margaret A. Miske
MISKE – Margaret A., 80, Johnstown, passed away July 27, 2014, at the Allegheny Lutheran Home.
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