RICHLAND — MEEK – Orrin L., 91, Richland, died Oct. 13, 2013, at Arbutus Park Manor. Born Jan. 16, 1922, in Windber, son of the late Walter and Mary (Hoffman) Meek. Preceded in death by his siblings, Barrett, Camden, Edgar, Marlin, Albert, Bill, Sarah and Mary. Survived by wife of 64 years, the former Carol (Pfahler); children, Sara, wife of Larry Yost, Colorado; Carol “Lyn” Johnstown; Dottie Parker, Latrobe; and Mark “Ted,” married to Terri (Williams), Johnstown; grandchildren, Mark Timothy, Mark Kristopher, Ashley, Garrett and Jordan; and great-grandsons, Mark and Jacob. He retired from Bethlehem Steel. Orrin attended Bethany United Methodist Church. Member of Johnstown Lodge 538 F&AM, and a 50-year member of Altoona Consistory and Jaffa Shrine. Friends received from 11 a.m. until time of funeral service at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, at Frank Duca Funeral Home, Westmont Chapel, 1622 Menoher Blvd., Pastor Patricia Cleary. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Arbutus Park Manor in memory of Orrin L. Meek. Committal, Berkey Cemetery, Windber, at the family’s convenience. Condolences may be sent through www.ducafuneralhome.com.
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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Marian F. (Hall) Abele
ABELE – Marian F. (Hall), 88, Edgewood, Ky., formerly of Johnstown, died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, at Emeritus at Edgewood.
BUSHWACK – Donna, 92, Loganville, Ga., passed away Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013.
Eugene Strohl Cassler
CASSLER – Eugene Strohl, 80, Everett, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Bedford Memorial Hospital.
Delores Jane Debias
DEBIAS – Delores Jane, 82, Beaufort, S.C., died Dec. 3, 2013, at her residence.
Katheleen Joyce (Diviney) Gongloff
GONGLOFF – Katheleen Joye (Diviney), 81, formerly of Twin Rocks, passed away peacefully Dec. 6, 2013, at home.
Jaclyn A. Gregorich
GREGORICH – Jaclyn A., 51, Greensburg, formerly of Robinson, died Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, at Westmoreland Manor.
Andrew James Koss
KOSS – Capt. Andrew James, 33, Detroit, Mich., formerly of Woolrich, Pa., passed away Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, at his home.
LETZO – Shary G., 67, New Germany, passed away peacefully in her sleep Dec. 5, 2013, at her mother’s home in Portage.
Antoinette J. (DeSalle) Luker
LUKER – Antoinette J. “Toni” (DeSalle), 77, Bolivar, passed away Dec. 6, 2013, at St. Andrew’s Village, Indiana.
Roy G. McClure
McCLURE – Roy G., 63, Travelers Rest, S.C., died Dec. 2, 2013, at home.
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