SALIX — KUHN – Lesta F., 88, Salix, went to be with the Lord April 5, 2013, at Cambria Care Center. Born Oct. 6, 1924, in Johnstown, daughter of Calvin Blair and Bertha (Brant) Repine. Preceded in death by parents; husband, Raymond W. “Kuhnie” Kuhn; and brother, Donald Repine. Survived by loving children, Dennis R. (Leta Osborne), Longmont, Colo.; Kenneth A. (Terri Bell), Parachute, Colo.; and Jeanne R., ( Edward J. Zupancic), East Taylor Township; grandchildren, Roy (Stephanie), Bill (Janelle), Nicholas, Justin Kuhn and Kristi (Fernando) Colbert; and David (Mindy), Jamie and Bryan Everhart; great-grandchildren, Nathan, Mason, Lyla and Wyatt Kuhn; Robbie and Ronnie Espendola and Tiden Colbert; and Alexis, Lance and Branum Everhart; sisters, Leora Wolfhope, Richland Township; and Dorothy Williams, Corona, Calif.; and several nieces and nephews. Lesta was a graduate of former Adams High School. She retired from Bestform after 10 years of service. Lesta and her late husband, “Kuhnie,” enjoyed camping and fishing at Juniata River. She also enjoyed knitting, crocheting, puzzles and quilting. Lesta will be remembered for the many beautiful quilts she made for her family. Lesta loved life and was always smiling. At Lesta’s request, there will be no public viewing. A private graveside service will be held at Richland Cemetery at the convenience of the family. The family is being served by Baker-Harris Funeral Chapel, Conemaugh. Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com.
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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Evelyn J. Schultz
SCHULTZ – Evelyn J., 89, Johnstown, died Dec. 6, 2013, at Harmony House Manor.
Janet M. (Adams) Riposo
RIPOSO – Janet M. (Adams), 80, Bethlen Home, Ligonier, formerly of Somerset Pike, Johnstown, died Dec. 7, 2013, at Latrobe Area Hospital.
Peggy A. Poling
POLING – Peggy A., 64, South Fork, died after a brave battle with cancer Dec. 7, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
KANIUK – Steve, 77, Central City, died Dec. 7, 2013.
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Gerald C. Hoover
HOOVER – Gerald C., 79, Cambria Township, passed away Dec. 6, 2013, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
Clifford August Rummel
RUMMEL– Clifford August, 68, formerly of Johnstown and Somerset, passed away Nov. 4, 2013, in Springfield, Ohio.
Phillip Zdunczyk Sr.
ZDUNCZYK – Phillip Sr., 77, Portage, passed away Dec. 7, 2013, at Windber Hospice.
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