JOHNSTOWN — HARE – Benjamin E., 92, Johnstown, died Nov. 11, 2012, at Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown. Born Feb. 23, 1920, in Akron, Ohio, son of Benjamin H. and Mary Ellen (Bowers) Hare. Preceded in death by parents; wife, Ruth I., who died in 2007; brothers, Jack and Jim Hare; and sisters, Gertrude Mostoller, Phyllis Gelet and June Lambert. Survived by loving children, Shelba Jean, married to Raymond Bywater, Johnstown; Benjamin Robert, married to the former Mary Ann Frischkorn, Johnstown; Cheryl E., married to Richard Smyder, Florida; William James, married to the former JoAnn Blasic, Parkhill; and Richard E., Johnstown; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and sisters, Grace Duppstadt, Florida; and Geraldine Peterson, Johnstown. Member of Moxham Colonial Church of the Brethren. Retired from U.S. Steel and King’s Department Store. Army veteran of World War II, having received the Purple Heart for wounds during the Normany Invasion. Friends will be received from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. Thursday at Geisel Funeral Home, Geisel-Devlin Memorial Chapel, Pastor William Wenger, officiating. Interment, Richland Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Humane Society. For online condolences, please visit www.geiselfh.com.
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Lawrence E. Coy
COY – Lawrence E., 89, Connellsville, Pa., formerly of Johnstown and Somerset, died April 21, 2014, at home.
DRINOSKY – Eugene, 80, Portage, entered eternal rest April 21, 2014, peacefully at home.
George Felix Jr.
FELIX – George Jr., 87, Alum Bank, passed away peacefully Sunday, April 20, 2014, at Colonial Courtyard in Bedford.
Mary C. Keilman
KEILMAN – Mary C., 62, Ebensburg, born March 26, 1952, in Nanty Glo, died April 21, 2014, at home.
Barbara A. (Geiser) Knapp
KNAPP – Barbara A. (Geiser), 79, Johnstown, passed away April 22, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
SINCAK – Michael, of Hollsopple, loving son, brother, husband and friend to all, passed away peacefully April 10, 2014.
Richard J. McAndrews Jr.
McANDREWS – Richard J. Jr. “Jimbo,” 57, Windber, passed away after a 2-year-battle with cancer April 22, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Kathleen Mae Speicher
SPEICHER – Kathleen Mae, 48, Conemaugh Township, died April 20, 2014, at UPMC Shadyside Hospital.
Julia J. (Gresh) Voeghtly
VOEGHTLY – Julia J. (Gresh), 74, Johnstown, passed away peacefully April 21, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center, Palliative Care Unit.
Ruth M. Ziemba
ZIEMBA – Ruth M., 84, Cover Hill, formerly of Park Hill, went to be with the Lord April 4, 2014, at LaurelWood Care Center.
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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.
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Wayne R. Bailey
BAILEY – Wayne R., 53, South Fork, passed away unexpectedly on Good Friday, April 18, 2014, at his home.
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