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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GEORGE – Robert “Bob,” 71, Portage, passed away March 4, 2014, in Johnstown.
Marcella S. (Ciccotelli) Gillin
GILLIN – Marcella S. (Ciccotelli), 85, Ebensburg, passed away peacefully March 5, 2014, at Cambria Care Center.
Peter Holubz Jr.
HOLUBZ – Peter Jr., 89, Johnstown, died March 5, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Lillian Marlene (Anderson) Howard
HOWARD – Lillian Marlene (Anderson), 71, Ebensburg, died March 5, 2014, at home.
KAUFMAN – Morton, 84, Westmont, lost his battle with cancer March 5, 2014.
James Guido Mastrine
MASTRINE – James Guido, 63, Ebensburg, died March 5, 2014, at home surrounded by his family.
Anna T. Pipon
PIPON – Mrs. Anna T., 99, Windber, passed away March 6, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Thomas F. Reynolds
REYNOLDS – Thomas F., 62, Tire Hill, died March 5, 2014.
Rita M. Senko
SENKO – Rita M., 74, Patton, passed away March 5, 2014, at Miners Medical Center.
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Royston C. Dickert Sr.
DICKERT – Royston C. Sr., 78, Seward, passed away Monday, March 3, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
DOLGAS – Robert, 68, Hollidaysburg, formerly of Conemaugh, died March 3, 2014, at Autumn Estate.
MITCHELL – Joanne, formerly of Johnstown, died Feb. 23, 2014.
Joseph Michael Quinn Jr.
QUINN – Joseph Michael Jr., 77, Johnstown, went to be with the Lord Jesus March 3, 2014.
Shirley L. Schwind
SCHWIND – Shirley L., 82, Cambria Care Center, gained her eternal rest March 4, 2014.
Bertha (Hebden) Seese
SEESE – Mrs. Bertha (Hebden), 87, Mineral Point, formerly of Portage, entered into new life March 5, 2014.
Janet (Felter) Smith
SMITH – Janet (Felter), passed away March 3, 2014, in State College.
Rande E. Straw
STRAW – Rande E., 60, Ebensburg, passed away peacefully March 4, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center’s Palliative Care Unit.
John Henry Zimmerman
ZIMMERMAN – John Henry, 90, Hooversville, died March 5, 2014, at home.
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