SOMERSET — MOORE – Walter G., 91, Siemons Lake View Manor, died Jan. 24, 2013, at Somerset Hospital. Born June 22, 1921, in Conemaugh Township, Somerset County, son of Lizzie Ellen Lehman. Preceded in death by mother; first wife, the former Miriam McGlinsey; second wife, the former Marion Saylor; children, Walter Maxwell, Darlene Ruth and Dalton Ross; sisters, Mary Blough and Letha Platter; niece, Rhonda Blough; nephew, Mark Schrader; and great-nephew, Steven Schrader Jr. Survived by daughters, Alvena Suzanne, widow of Mike Bowersox, Milroy, Pa.; Glenda K., married to John C. Wendling, Irwin, Pa.; Karen M., widow of Homer Renner, Central City; and Sharon M., widow of Robert Bittner, Claremore, Okla.; seven grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and five stepgrandchildren. Also survived by brother-in-law, Orvis Platter; nephews, Melvin Blough and Steven and Diane Schrader; and great-niece and -nephew, Derek and Heather Schrader. Member of Blough Mennonite Church. He graduated from Pittsburgh School for the Blind. He took business courses through the University of Pittsburgh and Penn State. Also a member of Blind Visual Services for 24 years. He worked for the Canteen for the Blind in Somerset Hospital, Fairfoot Shoe Factory in Bedford and Ebensburg Courthouse. He was a producer for food services. Member of Conemaugh, Meyersdale and Central City Lions Clubs, where he received the Fellow Award and Melvin Jones Fellow Award. He enjoyed farming and was and avid churchgoer. Family receiving friends from 2 to 8 p.m. Monday at George E. Mason Funeral Home Inc., Davidsville, and from 9:30 a.m. until time of funeral service at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Blough Mennonite Church, Pastor Eric Lasure, officiating. Interment, Stahl Mennonite Cemetery. Those who wish, please make donations to the Conemaugh Lions Club.
Lois L. Rager
RAGER – Lois L., 83, Johnstown, died Dec. 11, 2013, at St. Jude’s Haven surrounded by her friends and caregivers who loved her very much
CHAPMAN – Darlene, 58, Hayes, Va., formerly of Beaverdale, passed away Dec. 9, 2013
H. Matthew Gearhart
GEARHART - H. Matthew IV, 36, Mineral Point, passed away Dec. 9, 2013, as a result of an asthma attack.
Doris (Hysong) Anderson
ANDERSON – Doris (Hysong), 91, New Florence, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, at Sunrise of Abington, Abington.
Ralph E. Botteicher
BOTTEICHER – Ralph E., 94, Derry, formerly of Johnstown, passed away Dec. 10, 2013, at the home of his granddaughter.
Jean Grace (Emerson) Fair
FAIR – Jean Grace (Emerson), 97, Petoskey, Mich., formerly of Nanty Glo, passed away Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, at Bay Bluffs, in Harbor Springs, Mich.
ROMAGNA – Margaret “Margee,” 89, Hollidaysburg, formerly of Ebensburg, passed away Dec. 10, 2013, at Nason Hospital, Roaring Spring.
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Jean V. (Cleimer) DiValentone
DiVALENTONE – Jean V. (Cleimer), 75, Boswell, died Dec. 10, 2013, at her home.
Anthony G. Bongiovanni
BONGIOVANNI – Anthony G. “Nino,” 84, Johnstown, died Dec. 9, 2013, at the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home.
BOXLER – Sylvester “Dwayne,” 73, Fayetteville, formerly of Mineral Point, went to his heavenly home Monday, Dec. 9, 2013.
William E. Barron
BARRON – William E., 79, Bethlehem, passed away Dec. 9, 2013.
Treena Burkett Roddy
RODDY – Treena Burkett, 43, Somerset, went to be with the Lord Dec. 10, 2013, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown.
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Jean Kennedy Budlong
BUDLONG – Jean Kennedy, 85, Windber and Indian Lake, died Dec. 9, 2013, at Windber Hospice, Windber.
Phyllis V. Reese Fuller
REESE FULLER – Phyllis V., 94, Lower Alsace Township, formerly of Shillington and Davidsville, passed away Dec. 8, 2013, at 9:07 a.m. in her home.
Michele Ann (Burns) Claycomb
CLAYCOMB – Michele Ann (Burns), 66, Lorain Borough, passed away Dec. 9, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center after a brief battle with cancer.
Richard E. Pearson
PEARSON – Richard E., 84, Chambersburg, and formerly of Fairfax, Va., passed away Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, at his home with his wife of 32 years at his side.
Margaret M. Bunda
BUNDA – Margaret M., 83, Johnstown, went into the loving arms of our Lord Dec. 9, 2013, at home with her family and friends by her side.
Ellen (Schwarting) Merker
MERKER – Ellen (Schwarting), 89, passed away Dec. 7, 2013, in Davidsville.
Russell W. Moehler
MOEHLER – Russell W., “Ducky,” 98, Woodvale, died Dec. 10, 2013, at the Atrium Manor.
Ronald E. Moskey Sr.
MOSKEY – Ronald E. Sr., 75, Jennerstown, died Dec. 9, 2013, at home.
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