NEW FLORENCE — SLICK – Ronald David, 87, New Florence, went to be with the Lord Jan. 28, 2013, at Arbutus Park Manor. Born Nov. 23, 1925, in Seward, son of the late Abner and Leah (Oster) Slick. Also preceded in death by wife, Virginia L. “Ginny” (Hull) Slick; granddaughter, Erin Hostetler; brother, John Slick; and sisters, Lorena Byroade, Rebecca Lichtenfels, Twila Walden and Betty Shearer. Survived by children, James Slick, and wife, Connie, New Florence; Nancy Hostetler, and husband, Roger, Salix; David Slick, and wife, Jeanne, Seward; and Steven Slick, Robinson; grandchildren, Becky Magdelinic, Michael Slick, Leslie Mangione and Timothy Slick; and great-grandchildren, Hunter Slick, Olivia Magdelinic, Matthew Mangione and Jacaline Slick. Ron was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and friend who will be missed by all who knew him. A U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He was a retired carpenter. Member of Trinity Presbyterian Church and Hood-Vanatt American Legion Post 307, both New Florence. Former Sunday school superintendent, Sunday school teacher and lay speaker who enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with his family and friends. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Kenneth A. Stuart Funeral Home, 139 Ligonier St., New Florence, where service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, the Rev. Barry G. Young, officiating. Interment, Armagh Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be to Trinity Presbyterian Church, 117 Chestnut St., New Florence, Pa. 15944, or Arbutus Park Manor, 207 Ottawa St., Johnstown, Pa. 15904. Military rites by local veteran organization. Online condolences may be left at www.thestuartfuneralhomes.com.
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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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