HOLLIDAYSBURG — GASTON – Richard M. Sr., 85, went to be with the Lord Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, at the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home. Born Feb. 1, 1927, son of the late Merle A. and Edna Mae (Gindlesperger) Gaston. Richard was the husband of the late Lois LaVerne (Brumbaugh) Gaston, whom he married Sept. 27, 1945. He is survived by his children, Richard M. Jr., husband of Roberta Gaston, Osterburg; Deborah A., wife of Jennings Smith, Osterburg; Jerry J., husband of Pamela D. Gaston, Osterburg; Suzanne M., wife of William B. Jones, Greencastle; and Bonnie L., wife of Steven W. Pittman, Hopewell; 13 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his grandson, Matthew Allen Gaston; brother, Kenneth Gaston; and sister, Violet Ott. Richard was a graduate of Richland High School. He served in the U.S. Army and was a contractor. A member of Chestnut Ridge Independent Fellowship Church. He enjoyed bowling, square dancing, fishing, hunting and going to Florida. Friends and family will be received at Chestnut Ridge Independent Fellowship Church from 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23, and Thursday, Jan. 24, from 10 a.m. until the hour of the funeral service at 11 a.m., Pastor Daniel Oldham, officiating. Military rites will be accorded by Fort Bedford Honor Guard. Interment, Richland Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in memory of Richard to Hollidaysburg Veterans Home, P.O. Box 319, Hollidaysburg, Pa. 16648. Arrangements by J. Edward Blackburn Funeral Home, Alum Bank.
Norman J. Makin Jr.
MAKIN – Norman J. Jr., 65, Geistown Borough, went to be with the Lord March 10, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
REAY – Raymond, 73, died March 4, 2014, in Venice, Fla.
John E. Schuster
SCHUSTER – John E., 87, passed away March 8, 2014, in St. Augustine, Fla.
Ruth M. Cuppett
CUPPETT – Ruth M., 93 years, 11 months and 16 days, Stonycreek Township, went to be with the Lord March 9, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
Joseph H. Frankhauser Jr.
FRANKHAUSER – Joseph H. Jr., 78, Richland Township, passed away peacefully March 9, 2014, at Conemaugh Hospital.
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LLOYD – Harold R., 93, Revloc, the last surviving member of his immediate family, went to be with Jesus March 8, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Randy S. Rager
RAGER – Randy S., 65, Johnstown, died March 7, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Thomas Russell Fulcomer
FULCOMER – Thomas Russell “Cup Cake,” 67, Bolivar, passed away March 8, 2014, at Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital.
Burnell J. McConnell
McCONNELL – Burnell J. “Bernie,” 88, Shady Grove, went home to the Lord Sunday, March 9, 2014, at his home surrounded by his family.
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HANAK – Joseph, 88, Johnstown, passed away March 6, 2014, at home.
William Henry Hilton
HILTON – William Henry, 68, Johnstown, passed away March 4, 2014.
Gerald C. Lambing
LAMBING – Gerald C., 73, New Florence, went to be with the Lord March 8, 2014, at Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital.
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MAYER – Mary Josephine “Jo” (Baker), 86, passed away peacefully Jan. 30, 2014, at her daughter’s home in Texas.
Susan Lee (Larimer) Medellin
MEDELLIN – Susan Lee (Larimer), 71, Harrisburg, died March 7, 2014.
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MYERS – Joseph R., Woodbridge, Va., passed away March 1, 2014.
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