GALLITZIN — CRONAUER – Elizabeth R. “Betty,” 95, Gallitzin, passed on to a new life Nov. 4, 2012, at Garvey Manor, Hollidaysburg. Born April 14, 1917, in Hastings, daughter of the late William and Emma (Kline) Link. Preceded in death by husband, Hilary, in 1979; granddaughter, Brenda Hahn, in 1961; grandson, Michael Launi, in 1996; great-grandson, Eli Dambach, in 2012; son-in-law, Thomas Sheehan, in 2011; and brothers and sisters, Michael, Dennis, Charles, Walter, Leo, Margaret Fletcher, Sister Mary Michael OSB, Agnes Born, Mary Link, Helen Holtz, Gertrude Havrilla and Pauline Dorko. Survived by children, Mary Helen (Pat) Hahn, Lynchburg, Va.; Pauline Sheehan, Martinsville, N.J.; James (Helen Kudrick), Cresson; Donald (Karen Nitchman, Lancaster; and Joan (George) Launi, Elwood City; 13 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. Betty was the last member of her immediate family. She excelled at cooking, baking and sewing craft items. She enjoyed playing cards and spending time with her family and friends. She will be sincerely missed by all who knew her. Member of St. Demetrius Catholic Church, Gallitzin (formerly St. Patrick’s), where she was active in various organizations and activities of the years. Betty was faithful in saying her daily prayers and rosaries. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Demetrius, the Rev. Albert Ledoux, celebrant. Committal, St. Patrick Cemetery. Friends will be received from 1 to 3 and 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Gibbons Funeral Home, 301 Church St., Gallitzin, where vigil service will be held Friday afternoon. (www.gibbonsfunerals.com)
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Thomas Barton Jr.
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Dorothy B. Bermosk
BERMOSK – Dorothy B., 87, Johnstown, passed away July 20, 2014, at Golden Living Center.
Leland Doyle Carney Jr.
CARNEY – Leland Doyle Jr. “Junior” or “Lee,” 77, Pomaria, S.C., formerly of Seward, went to be with the Lord Monday, July 21, 2014.
Ernest R. Contrillo
CONTRILLO – Ernest R., 61, Pittsburgh, formerly of Central City, died July 20, 2014.
Cecelia C. Duncan
DUNCAN – Cecelia C. “Sue,” 78, Johnstown, died July 22, 2014, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
Capt. Dudley C. Hunt
HUNT – Capt. Dudley C., (retired) MPD, Washington, D.C., 77, Windber, passed away July 22, 2014, at home.
Dorothy M. (Moyer) Kepler
KEPLER – Mrs. Dorothy M. (Moyer), 90, Scottsdale, Ariz., formerly of Portage, entered into new life July 19, 2014, at Hospice of the Valley, Scottsdale.
Anna Marie Krumenacker
KRUMENACKER – Anna Marie, 85, Carrolltown, passed away July 22, 2014, at St. Jude’s Haven, Johnstown.
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BLOCK – Deborah, 62, Johnstown, died July 21, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Edward James Clark
CLARK – Edward James, 89, Johnstown, formerly of Minersville, died Saturday, July 12, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Nicole Lyn Eskridge
ESKRIDGE – Nicole Lynn, 24, Linden, Va., passed away Saturday, July 19, 2014.
Jeffery Lynn Flick
FLICK – Jeffery Lynn, 58, Seattle, Wash., formerly of Hollsopple, passed on July 3, 2014, in Seattle.
Elizabeth J. Knapik
KNAPIK – Elizabeth J. “Bethann,” 75, Northern Cambria, passed away July 21, 2014, at UPMC Altoona.
Christopher Shawn Reed
REED – Christopher Shawn, 22, Windber, died July 20, 2014.
Violet Marie (Snyder) Shaffer-Eastlake
SHAFFER-EASTLAKE – Violet Marie (Snyder), 90, Hidden Valley Road, Conemaugh Township, Somerset County, died July 22, 2014.
Teresa L. Smith
SMITH – Teresa L., 50, Johnstown, died July 19, 2014, at her residence.
TURNER – Rosemary, 91, formerly of Johnstown and Woodville, Ohio, died Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Genoa Care Center, Genoa, Ohio.
Mary Ann (Guzic) Walter
WALTER – Mary Ann (Guzic), 77, Lilly, went to her eternal rest July 21, 2014, surrounded by her family at her residence.
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