CRESSON — LILLY – Jack, 78, Cresson, died Jan. 22, 2013 at home. Born May 5, 1934, in Cresson, son of the late Leo G. and Helen M. (Brandt) Lilly. Survived by wife of 56 years, the former Phyllis Weiland, whom he married Aug. 11, 1956, in Loretto; daughters, Linda Long (Tim), Littlestown; Cindy Trimarco (Tom), Hollidaysburg; Jackie Dullinger (Joe), Elizabethtown; Cheryl Torretti (Greg), DuBois; and Debbie Holsberger (Joe), Cresson; 20 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren; also brother, William (Shirley Counsman), Hendersonville, N.C. He graduated from Cresson High School in 1952, earned an Eagle Scout Medal and was an Army veteran. Jack was an avid hunter and fisherman and loved gardening. A devoted husband and father, he loved his grandchildren and taught them his trades. Member of St. Aloysius Catholic Church, Cresson, where he enjoyed helping with the maintenance of the church, and where funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday, the Very Rev. John D. Byrnes, celebrant. Committal, church cemetery. Friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Gibbons Funeral Home, Ashville, where vigil service will be held Friday afternoon. Military rites in charge of local military organizations. In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to Home Nursing Agency, 118 Ebony Road, Ebensburg, Pa. 15931, in Jack’s memory.
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George Michael Beach
BEACH – George Michael, 59, Salix, died Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Barbara Ann (Hartman) Dino
DINO – Barbara Ann (Hartman), 74, Ebensburg, died July 28, 2014, at Cambria Care Center.
DRENNER – Annabelle 90, Hollsopple, died July 31, 2014, at home surrounded by her family.
Patricia A. (Grabish) Koposko
KOPOSKO – Patricia A. (Grabish), 67, Windber, passed away Aug. 1, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Harriet L. Mintmier
MINTMIER– Harriet L., 85, Johnstown, died Aug. 1, 2014, at the Atrium Manor.
Helen Louise Petrunak
PETRUNAK – Helen Louise “Weeze,” 87, formerly of South Fork, went home with the Lord Aug. 1, 2014.
Joylene H. (Ream) Whipkey
WHIPKEY– Joylene H. (Ream), 83, Ligonier, formerly of Jenner Township, died Aug. 1, 2014, at Bethlen Home, Ligonier.
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E. Joan Davis
DAVIS – E. Joan, 87, Riverside, Ohio, formerly of Johnstown, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014, at Kettering Medical Center.
Billie Josephine (LaFollette) Hodges
HODGES – Billie Josephine (LaFollette), 79, Boswell, Jenner Township, formerly of Gadsden, Ala., passed away July 27, 2014, at Windber Hospice from complications of cancer.
KOONTZ – Judy A., 67, Keedysville, Md., passed away peacefully Tuesday morning, July 29, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore, Md., after a long battle with lymphoma cancer.
Sherry L. Nagy
NAGY – Sherry L., 49, Johnstown, passed away July 30, 2014, at home.
Kenneth A. Naugle
NAUGLE – Kenneth A., 94, Johnstown, died July 30, 2014, at his home.
Richard John Peterson
PETERSON – Richard John, 49, Johnstown, passed away Monday evening, July 28, 2014, at Conemaugh Hospital.
Evelyn F. Vitalie
VITALIE – Evelyn F., 75, Johnstown, passed away July 30, 2014, at her home.
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Paul Radnoti Sr.
RADNOTI – Paul Sr., 80, passed away July 13, 2014, in Hebron, Ind.
Samuel R. Saia
SAIA – Samuel R., 90, Johnstown, died July 29, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Alex J. Stavish
STAVISH – Alex J., 90, Northern Cambria, died July 29, 2014, at Miners Medical Center Hastings.
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