CRESSON — MERVA – Leo L., 82, Cresson, died April 8, 2013, at Van Zandt VA Medical Center, Altoona. Born Dec. 5, 1930, in Cassandra, son of the late Joseph and Mary Ann (Benjack) Merva. Preceded in death by three brothers. Survived by wife, Mary (Bowtell); children, Lee Merva (Karen), Cresson; Dawn Sallee (Larry), Fishers, Ind.; Melody Merva (Bob), Falling Waters, W.Va.; and Joseph Merva, Altoona; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and brother, Andrew, Portage. Also survived by his extended family at the VA Medical Center. He retired after 21 years of service with the U.S. Army, having served one tour of duty during the Korean War, and three tours of duty in Vietnam. He was last employed and retired from Frye’s Metal, Altoona. Member of Cresson American Legion, Post 238. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Charles M. Kennedy Funeral Home, Cresson, where service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, the Rev. David Roesch. Military graveside rites by Cresson American Legion, Sankertown VFW and other local veteran organizations. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Wounded Warrior Project or Fisher House Foundation in memory of Leo.
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.
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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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