HALIFAX, PA. — BURKETT – William David, 72, Bobbie Lane, Halifax, Pa., passed away Tuesday, July 23, 2013, at his home. He was born and raised in Johnstown, son of the late Celestine and Margaret (Boughamer) Burkett. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, and was a former custodian and former correctional officer at Lancaster County Prison. Survivors include his wife, Beverly Ann (Tomlyanovich) Burkett, at home; sons, David F. Burkett, Red Lion; and John, Aaron and Matthew Burkett, all of Wisconsin; daughters, Juanita Ann Heming, Elizabethtown; Christine Marie Stantz, Johnstown; Melinda Lou Christner, Red Lion; and Melissa Burkett, Wisconsin; brothers, Dick Burkett, Windber; Samuel Burkett, Johnstown; and Walter Burkett, Elizabethtown; sister, Isabelle Cherney; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by son, William Burkett Jr.; brothers, Ronald and Gene; and sister, Anna Hadari. Memorial will be private and at the convenience of the family. Hoover-Boyer Funeral Homes Inc., Millersburg, handled the arrangements. Sign the online register book at www.hbfuneralhomes.com.
Lewis P. Gregory
GREGORY – Lewis P., 85, Johnstown, died Dec. 8, 2013, in Hollidaysburg.
Anne T. Desimone
DESIMONE – Anne T., 82, Johnstown, died Dec. 7, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Andrew P. Lingafelt
LINGAFELT – Andrew P. “Andy,” 51, Cassandra, passed away Dec. 7, 2013, at home.
PASTERNAK – Paul, 86, Richland, died Dec. 8, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Louella Fern Bloom
BLOOM – Louella Fern, 91, Johnstown, passed away Dec. 7, 2013.
Beverly R. Miller
MILLER – Beverly R., 70, Summerhill, died Dec. 9, 2013, at home.
Eleanor Vivian Chaney
CHANEY – Eleanor Vivian, “Baby Ellie,” born Dec. 7, 2013, and passed Dec. 7, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Betty R. Irvin
IRVIN – Betty R., 88, Johnstown, died Dec. 8, 2013, at Cambria Care Center.
CHAPMAN – Darlene, 55, Hayes, Va., formerly of Beaverdale, passed away Dec. 9, 2013.
John J. Good
GOOD – John J., 82, formerly of Portage, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Meadow View Nursing Center.
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Evelyn J. Schultz
SCHULTZ – Evelyn J., 89, Johnstown, died Dec. 6, 2013, at Harmony House Manor.
Janet M. (Adams) Riposo
RIPOSO – Janet M. (Adams), 80, Bethlen Home, Ligonier, formerly of Somerset Pike, Johnstown, died Dec. 7, 2013, at Latrobe Area Hospital.
Peggy A. Poling
POLING – Peggy A., 64, South Fork, died after a brave battle with cancer Dec. 7, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
KANIUK – Steve, 77, Central City, died Dec. 7, 2013.
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Gerald C. Hoover
HOOVER – Gerald C., 79, Cambria Township, passed away Dec. 6, 2013, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
Clifford August Rummel
RUMMEL– Clifford August, 68, formerly of Johnstown and Somerset, passed away Nov. 4, 2013, in Springfield, Ohio.
Phillip Zdunczyk Sr.
ZDUNCZYK – Phillip Sr., 77, Portage, passed away Dec. 7, 2013, at Windber Hospice.
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