RICHLAND — WINGARD – C. Dean, 75, Richland, died Feb. 14, 2013, at Arbutus Park Manor surrounded by loving family and caring staff of Crossroads. Born July 4, 1937, in Richland Township, son of Harvey R. and Mary E. (Hostetler) Wingard. Preceded in death by parents; sister, Nancy A., wife of Alex Refi; and nephew, Larry Wissinger. Survived by wife of 52 years, Eleanor A. (Papinchak) Wingard; children, Lisa D., wife of Timothy Jones, Windber; and Carla J., wife of Randy Straw; Dean J., husband of Angela (Zlater); and Mona J., wife of David D’Ambrosia, all of Richland; and grandchildren, Danielle (Jones) Kalp; Shannon Jones; Kurtis Straw; Ethan and Brynn Wingard; and Nicholas, Adam and Matthew D’Ambrosia. Also survived by sister, Marion E., wife of Donald Wissinger, Hyndman, Pa.; and loving brother, H. Jay, husband of Janice (Rich) Wingard, Richland. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and dear friends. Dean served in the U.S. Army Reserves with the 424th Transportation Co., and with the 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky. He started his banking career at the former Dale National Bank in 1955, and later became senior vice president at Cenwest Bank. Following the 1991 merger of Cenwest and Peoples Bank and Trust of Jennerstown with First Commonwealth Financial Corp., Dean was named president of Peoples Bank, where he served until his retirement. He also served on the board of directors of Conemaugh Valley Mutual Insurance Co. as treasurer. Dean enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing softball, golfing with his buddies and following his children and grandchildren in school and in sports. He loved being with people and enjoyed life. He will be missed. Member of Scalp Level Trinity United Methodist Church, Windber, where funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, the Rev. Fred Monk, the Rev. David Evans, and Deacon Tom Papinchak, officiating. Friends received from 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Harris Funeral Home, 500 Cherry Lane, Richland. Interment, Richland Cemetery. Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com.
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.
BYICH – Cory, 29, Nanty Glo, died Dec. 7, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
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Lewis P. Gregory
GREGORY – Lewis P., 85, Johnstown, died Dec. 8, 2013, in Hollidaysburg.
Anne T. Desimone
DESIMONE – Anne T., 82, Johnstown, died Dec. 7, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Andrew P. Lingafelt
LINGAFELT – Andrew P. “Andy,” 51, Cassandra, passed away Dec. 7, 2013, at home.
PASTERNAK – Paul, 86, Richland, died Dec. 8, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Louella Fern Bloom
BLOOM – Louella Fern, 91, Johnstown, passed away Dec. 7, 2013.
Beverly R. Miller
MILLER – Beverly R., 70, Summerhill, died Dec. 9, 2013, at home.
Eleanor Vivian Chaney
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Betty R. Irvin
IRVIN – Betty R., 88, Johnstown, died Dec. 8, 2013, at Cambria Care Center.
CHAPMAN – Darlene, 55, Hayes, Va., formerly of Beaverdale, passed away Dec. 9, 2013.
John J. Good
GOOD – John J., 82, formerly of Portage, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Meadow View Nursing Center.
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