STRONGSTOWN R.D. — YOUNKIN – Daniel E., 42, Strongstown R.D., has gone on to be with the Lord Jan. 7, 2013, at home surrounded by his loving family. Born July 7, 1970, in Johnstown, son of late Edward and Dolly Younkin. Preceded in death by brother, William R. Younkin; sister, Rose M. Younkin; nieces, Jessica and Lindsey Oros; and great-niece Ayden Jane McKinley. Survived by brothers, Michael W. (Janice) Younkin and George J. (Debra) Younkin; sisters, Christine L. Krieger and Susan G. (Tom) Oros; sister-in-law, Sandy Bracken (of the late William R. Younkin); 12 nieces and nephews; nine great-nieces and -nephews; and special friend, Johnny Ray. A graduate of Vinco Center. Daniel had a sweet childlike innocence and showed unconditional love to everyone around him. He enjoyed church, music, dancing and wrestling. Words cannot express the abundance of love and kindness he gave to everyone. He was truly loved and a blessing to family and friends. He will be greatly missed. Special thanks to Dr. Dvorchak, Miners Medical Center and staff, Cambria Home Health and Medi Home Hospice. At the request of the family, there will be no viewing. A gathering will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of memorial service at 11 a.m. Friday at Morning Star Ministries, Lighthouse Church, 4886 Route 240 Highway, Cherry Tree, Pa. 15724, Pastors Ken and Wilda Brown, officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations in Daniel’s memory may be made to Morning Star Ministries Special Projects. Arrangements by Askew-Houser Funeral Homes Inc., Nanty Glo.
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Gerald C. Hoover
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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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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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Lisa Jean (Anico) Bender
BENDER – Lisa Jean (Anico), 48, Hastings, died Dec. 4, 2013, at UPMC Hospital, Altoona.
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