WESTMONT — CLEMENSON – Leona (Palmer), 97, Westmont, died Feb. 11, 2013, at home. Born Dec. 25, 1915, in Vestaburg, daughter of the late Mary C. (Palmer) Goss and Ernest P. Goss. Adopted and raised by the late Ella (Given) Palmer and A. Ross Palmer of Johnstown. Preceded in death by husband, Van C. Clemenson, who died Feb. 18, 1976; two brothers and two sisters from first family; brother, Jay Palmer, Johnstown; four half brothers; and four half sisters. Survived by daughters, Carol Wilder, Albuquerque, N.M.; Gail High, Altoona; Renee Crutcher, Oxnard, Calif.; son, Gary Clemenson, Johnstown; granddaughter, Vanessa Weakland; grandsons, Christopher High, Jason High, Timothy High, Jay Beatty, Adam Beatty, Brian Beatty and Greg Clemenson; along with 10 great-grandchildren. Graduate of Johnstown High School, Class of 1933. Member of Bethany Presbyterian Church for 94 years, where she served as deacon, trustee, elder and sang in the choir. She served on the board of directors at Cambria City Mission, Presbyterian Home, Johnstown Flood Museum and Redstone Presbyterian. Leona loved music, quilting and sewing and was an avid baseball fan. Memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, at Bethany Presbyterian Church, 228 Blaine St., Johnstown. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Bethany Presbyterian Church, 228 Blaine St., Johnstown, Pa. 15906. The family would like to express their thanks to Renee, Amy and Rosemary of Windber Hospice for their kind care of our mother. A special thanks to grandson, Adam Beatty, R.N., for loving care during her last hours. Arrangements in care of Hindman Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc., “exclusive provider of Veterans and Family Memorial Care.” Condolences may be sent to HindmanFuneralHomes.com.
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STAGER – Lillian R., 84, Johnstown, died March 10, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Thomas G. Hunter
HUNTER – Thomas G., 82, Beaverdale, entered into new life March 10, 2014, at home.
James M. Krumbine
KRUMBINE – James M., 64, Johnstown, died March 7, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Arthur Lee Brown
BROWN – Arthur Lee, 84, Somerset, died March 10, 2014, at his residence.
Shirley Mae Weldon
WELDON – Shirley Mae, 79, Kimberly, Idaho, passed away March 3, 2014.
Richard A. Sotack
SOTACK – Richard A., 49, Blacklick Township, passed away March 10, 2014, at home.
GULA – Daniel, 84, Franklin Borough, went to be with the Lord March 10, 2014, at home.
Francis W. Gavlak
GAVLAK – Francis W., 89, Portage, passed away March 11, 2014, at Maple Winds Care Center.
JANCUK – Julia, 79, Portage, passed away March 10, 2014, at Select Specialty Hospital.
Chester R. Querry
QUERRY – Chester R., 92, Johnstown, passed away March 10, 2014, at his home.
Carrie Elizabeth Massey
MASSEY – Carrie Elizabeth, 75, Virginia Beach, Va., went home to be with the Lord March 5, 2014.
Johns C. Schmid Jr.
SCHMID – Johns C. Jr. “Jack,” 89, Davidsville, formerly of Geistown Borough, went to be with the Lord March 10, 2014, at Laurel View Village.
Dr. Stephen P. Kukucka
KUKUCKA – Dr. Stephen P., 64, died unexpectedly in his Crafton home on Sunday, March 9, 2014.
Sophie (Krempasky) Krisko
KRISKO – Sophie (Krempasky), 87, Portage, passed away Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, in Virginia Beach, Va., after a brief illness.
Ronald F. Corona
CORONA – Ronald F., 70, Cresson, died March 9, 2014, at home.
Christine A. Matos
MATOS – Christine A., 53, Windber, died March 10, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
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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.
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