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.
- District Deaths April 23, 2014
Georgia R. Brown
BROWN – Georgia R., 90, Lincoln Highway, Bedford, died Sunday, April 20, 2014, at her home.
John R. Franko Jr.
FRANKO – John R. Jr. “Bunko,” 72, Conemaugh, died April 20, 2014, at home.
Dorothy Mae Gillman
GILLMAN – Dorothy Mae, 93, Mount Hope, went to be with her Lord April 22, 2014.
Hulda Elmira Heslop
HESLOP – Hulda Elmira, 95, formerly of Ferndale and New Paris, died April 21, 2014, at Waccamaw Community Hospital, Murrells Inlet, S.C.
Jean M. Holtz
HOLTZ – Jean M., 82, Hastings, went to be with the Lord Monday, April 21, 2014, at Golden Living-HAIDA.
Margaret Gloria Marsh
MARSH – Margaret Gloria, born Dec. 28, 1927, was called to her heavenly home April 19, 2014.
- Today's Funerals April 23, 2014
- DDs April 22, 2014
Wayne R. Bailey
BAILEY – Wayne R., 53, South Fork, passed away unexpectedly on Good Friday, April 18, 2014, at his home.
Sarah G. Balzano
BALZANO – Sarah G., 87, Dysart, died April 20, 2014, at UPMC Altoona.
Michael Coleman Barabas
BARABAS – Michael Coleman, 75, Johnstown, was called home to be with his Lord and Savior surrounded by his loving family April 21, 2014, at home.
Richard N. Handel
HANDEL – Richard N., 72, Portage, passed away April 17, 2014, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh.
KLINE – Roseann, 84, Ebensburg, passed away suddenly April 19, 2014, at home.
Bobby Gene Lambert
LAMBERT – Bobby Gene, 72, Shanksville, died April 20, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown.
Ann M. Lashinsky
LASHINSKY – Mrs. Ann M., 94, Windber, went to be with the Lord April 21, 2014, at St. Jude’s Haven, Elton, Pa.
Ruth V. Parkinson
PARKINSON – Ruth V., 86, Johnstown, passed away April 20, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home.
RISHELL – Joseph “Bud,” 76, Eighth Ward, formerly of East Conemaugh Borough, passed away April 20, 2014.
Amanda N. Sherry-Griffon
SHERRY-GRIFFON – Amanda N., 30, Northern Cambria, passed away April 19, 2014.
George William Smith
SMITH – George William “Smitty Bill” “Pap,” 81, Sidman, died suddenly Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014.
Carol A. Vladic
VLADIC – Carol A., 74, Hollidaysburg, formerly of Johnstown, went to be with the Lord Saturday, April 19, 2014.
- Today's Funerals April 22, 2014
- More Obituaries Headlines