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)
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E. Joan Davis
DAVIS – E. Joan, 87, Riverside, Ohio, formerly of Johnstown, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014, at Kettering Medical Center.
Billie Josephine (LaFollette) Hodges
HODGES – Billie Josephine (LaFollette), 79, Boswell, Jenner Township, formerly of Gadsden, Ala., passed away July 27, 2014, at Windber Hospice from complications of cancer.
KOONTZ – Judy A., 67, Keedysville, Md., passed away peacefully Tuesday morning, July 29, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore, Md., after a long battle with lymphoma cancer.
Sherry L. Nagy
NAGY – Sherry L., 49, Johnstown, passed away July 30, 2014, at home.
Kenneth A. Naugle
NAUGLE – Kenneth A., 94, Johnstown, died July 30, 2014, at his home.
Richard John Peterson
PETERSON – Richard John, 49, Johnstown, passed away Monday evening, July 28, 2014, at Conemaugh Hospital.
Evelyn F. Vitalie
VITALIE – Evelyn F., 75, Johnstown, passed away July 30, 2014, at her home.
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Paul Radnoti Sr.
RADNOTI – Paul Sr., 80, passed away July 13, 2014, in Hebron, Ind.
Samuel R. Saia
SAIA – Samuel R., 90, Johnstown, died July 29, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Alex J. Stavish
STAVISH – Alex J., 90, Northern Cambria, died July 29, 2014, at Miners Medical Center Hastings.
Margaret R. (Shaffer) Hemminger
HEMMINGER – Margaret R. “Margie” (Shaffer), 93, formerly of Jenner Township, died July 29, 2014, at Meadow View Nursing Center, Berlin.
Carol R. (Schloski) Groleau
GROLEAU – Carol R. (Schloski), 56, Goshen, Mass., lost her battle with cancer July 16, 2014. Born Dec. 25, 1957, in Colver, she was the daughter of John and Olive (Spotts) Schloski.
George J. Stapinsky
STAPINSKY – George J. “Doodie” or “Hey You,” 85, Fort Hill, formerly of Windber, died July 30, 2014, at In Touch Hospice, Somerset.
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Patricia L. Bakale
BAKALE – Patricia L, 81, Johnstown, went to be with our Lord July 28, 2014.
Stephen A. Christy
CHRISTY – Stephen A., 65, Johnstown, died July 28, 2014, at home surrounded by family and friends.
CUSTER – Margaret “Peggy,” 69, Johnstown, passed away July 29, 2014, at Laurelwood Care Center.
Kathleen L. Geiser
GEISER – Kathleen L., 84, Oakland, died July 29, 2014, at Arbutus Park Manor.
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