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.
- District Deaths April 16, 2014
Boyd Merle Akers Jr.
AKERS – Boyd Merle Jr., 90, Lower Yoder, died April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Philip Joseph Baldacchino
BALDACCHINO – Philip Joseph, 87, Carrolltown, died April 14, 2014.
Grace (Deitke) Davis
DAVIS – Grace (Deitke), 90, Phoenix, Ariz., passed away peacefully April 10, 2014.
Cynthia Jayne Eisler
EISLER – Cynthia Jayne, 59, Somerset, formerly of Wilbur, went home April 13, 2014, at Somerset Hospice House.
James E. Foster
FOSTER – James E., 86, Johnstown, died April 13, 2014.
Alice M. Goller
GOLLER – Alice M., 94, Presbyterian Home, died April 13, 2014, at Presbyterian Home.
M. Elayne Gooderham
GOODERHAM – M. Elayne, 78, Altoona, died April 14, 2014.
Edward Carl Harbart
HARBART – Edward Carl “Duger,” 90, Richland Township, died April 15, 2014, at Arbutus Park Manor.
Edward J. Harris
HARRIS – Edward J. “Ed,” 83, Fairfax, Va., passed away April 7, 2014, at home.
MASON – Dorothy, 66, Portage, formerly of Northern Cambria, died April 15, 2014, at Maple Winds Care Center, Portage.
Clifford Eugene Sharp Jr.
SHARP – Clifford Eugene Jr., 71, passed away peacefully April 5, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nev.
Erma I. Shaw
SHAW – Erma I., 97, passed away Sunday, April 13, 2014, at her home In Ickesburg, Pa.
Robert S. Walters
WALTERS – Robert S., 75, Johnstown, passed away April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Timothy Alan Wess
WESS – Timothy Alan, 46, New Germany, died April 15, 2014, at home, surrounded by loved ones.
- Today's Funerals April 16, 2014
- District Deaths April 15, 2014
Delores E. Benito
BENITO – Delores E. “Honey,” 72, Johnstown, died April 11, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Phillip E. Cadwallader
CADWALLADER – Phillip E., 88, Portage, entered into new life April 11, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Joan Mary (DeBiase) DeLisa
DeLISA – Joan Mary (DeBiase), 72, Richland, passed away peacefully April 14, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Daniel D. Emeigh
EMEIGH – Daniel D., 73, Northern Cambria, died April 12, 2014, at home.
LEEPER – Robert, 78, Johnstown, passed away April 13, 2014, at home.
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