HOLLIDAYSBURG — SHAFFER – Nina M., 64, Hollidaysburg, passed away Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, at Presbyterian Home of Hollidaysburg after a long and courageous battle with lung cancer. She is originally from Hooversville, daughter of the late Robert and Elizabeth (Veres) Gindlesperger. She married Fred Shaffer April 28, 1967. She is survived by her husband, Fred; daughter, Apryle Edelbute (Jerry), Manassas, Va.; two sons, Fred Jr. and Bob, both of Hollidaysburg; seven grandchildren, Matthew, Christopher, Delanie, Hailey, Gracie, Hunter and Dylan; and four sisters, Shirley Berkey, Gloria Deneen, Joyce Ankeny and Lois Landis. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Joleen Denise, in 1971; her parents; and five siblings, Judy, Clark Jr., Ryan, JoAnne and Barbara. Nina was a 1966 graduate of North Star High School. She was a longtime employee and member of the Allegheny Club in Hollidaysburg. She enjoyed cooking and spending time with her family and friends. She loved spending time with her grandchildren. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, at Sorge Funeral Home, Hollidaysburg, followed by a funeral service at 4 p.m., Pastor Richard Harter officiating. Interment, St. Thomas Lutheran Church Cemetery, Hooversville. What Cancer Cannot Do – It cannot cripple love. It cannot shatter hope. It cannot corrode faith. It cannot eat away peace. It cannot destroy confidence. It cannot kill friendship. It cannot shut out memories. It cannot quench the spirit. It cannot silence courage. It cannot reduce eternal life.
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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.
Sarah G. Balzano
BALZANO – Sarah G., 87, Dysart, died April 20, 2014, at UPMC Altoona.
Michael Coleman Barabas
BARABAS – Michael Coleman, 75, Johnstown, was called home to be with his Lord and Savior surrounded by his loving family April 21, 2014, at home.
Richard N. Handel
HANDEL – Richard N., 72, Portage, passed away April 17, 2014, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh.
KLINE – Roseann, 84, Ebensburg, passed away suddenly April 19, 2014, at home.
Bobby Gene Lambert
LAMBERT – Bobby Gene, 72, Shanksville, died April 20, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown.
Ann M. Lashinsky
LASHINSKY – Mrs. Ann M., 94, Windber, went to be with the Lord April 21, 2014, at St. Jude’s Haven, Elton, Pa.
Ruth V. Parkinson
PARKINSON – Ruth V., 86, Johnstown, passed away April 20, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home.
RISHELL – Joseph “Bud,” 76, Eighth Ward, formerly of East Conemaugh Borough, passed away April 20, 2014.
Amanda N. Sherry-Griffon
SHERRY-GRIFFON – Amanda N., 30, Northern Cambria, passed away April 19, 2014.
George William Smith
SMITH – George William “Smitty Bill” “Pap,” 81, Sidman, died suddenly Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014.
Carol A. Vladic
VLADIC – Carol A., 74, Hollidaysburg, formerly of Johnstown, went to be with the Lord Saturday, April 19, 2014.
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