JOHNSTOWN — BERRY– Dorothy L., fondly known as Dot, 83, Johnstown, died Feb. 14, 2013. She was born July 10, 1929, in Johns- town, daughter of the late Norman Levi and Minnie (Holmes) Jones. Also preceded in death by her stepfather, Clarence Jefferson; loving husband, Wesley H. Berry, in 2001; daughter, Florence (Berry) Herring; sisters, Irene Doleman and Louise Jones; and brothers, Clarence and Milton Jones and John Jefferson. Dot is survived by children, Michael; Denise Grayson, and husband, Carl; Yvonne Woodard; and Wesley Jr., all of Johnstown; grandchildren, David; Devlin, and wife, Sonya; Dorian; Damian; Tina, and husband, Paul; Margaret; and Elisa; 12 great-grandchildren; brothers, Norman Jones and Donald Jefferson, both of Johnstown; sisters, Thelma Jones, New Jersey; Betty Veney, whose husband, Wilbur, passed on Feb. 8; and Lorena Manning; and special friends, Edith Bush, Shirley Triplin and Francine Cashaw, who was fondly thought of as a daughter. Dot worked at CVMH in housekeeping, and after working on and receiving her GED, which both she and her children were so proud of, in central supply. She was an active member of St. James Missionary Baptist Church, being involved as a deaconess, usher, Sunday school teacher and nurse and in senior choir, the puppet ministry and bake sales and where friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, and service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, the Rev. Dr. Ralph E. Johnson officiating. Interment will follow at Grandview Cemetery. The family is being served by Picking-Treece-Bennett Mortuary Inc., 921 Menoher Blvd. (ptbmortuary.com)
Lillian R. Stager
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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