JEROME — SAYLOR – Jacob A., 81, Jerome, formerly of Nanty Glo, died Oct. 15, 2013, at In Touch Hospice House, Somerset. Born Dec. 10, 1931, in Thomas Mills, son of Earl F. Sr. and Eva (Grasser) Saylor. Preceded in death by parents; wife, the former Floretta Jean Anderson, on Aug. 23, 1989; stepmother, Rita (O’Brien) Saylor; granddaughter, Daisy Saylor; sister, Grace Pyle; and brothers, John Saylor, Earl Fred Saylor Jr. and Maurice “Pete” Thomas. Survived by children, Robert, married to Leslie Miller, Boswell; Karen, married to Michael Peck, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio; and William, married to Ida Jean George, Acosta; grandchildren, Kelly, Jacob, Jennifer, Marc, Tara, Renee, Chad and Emma; and five great-grandsons. Brother of Nancy Manges, Jerome; Anna Blough, Tire Hill; James Saylor, Ferrellton; Raymond Saylor, Boswell; and Eva Mae Felix, Jenner Township. A 21-year U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean and Vietnam wars. He was employed in several area coal mines for 10 years. Member of UMWA and lifetime member of Boswell Post 461 American Legion. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until time of memorial service at noon Friday at Hoffman Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 409 Main St., Boswell, Deacon Jay Pyle, officiating. Burial will be held at O’Connor Cemetery at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorials to In Touch Hospice, P.O. Box 1173, Somerset, Pa. 15501, would be appreciated. Military rites in charge of Somerset County Honor Guard. To express condolences, make a donations or light a candle visit hoffmanfuneralhomes.com.
- District Deaths March 8, 2014
Albert Lynn Boring
BORING – Albert Lynn, 53, Ebensburg, passed away Thursday, March 6, 2014, at Ebensburg Center, Sunset House.
Richard C. Claycomb
CLAYCOMB – Mr. Richard C., 72, Heritage Road, Osterburg, died Thursday, March 6, 2014, at his home.
Shelvy J. Elbertson
ELBERTSON – Shelvy J., 51, Johnstown, passed away March 6, 2014.
Gloria Jean (Dunmire) Ellsworth
ELLSWORTH – Gloria Jean (Dunmire), 75, Seward, passed away March 6, 2014, at Indiana Regional Medical Center.
Phyllis M. Faight
FAIGHT – Phyllis M., 78, Jackson Township, died March 5, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Alta Jane Fox
FOX – Alta Jane, 81, Daisytown, passed away March 7, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
Thelma (Kearney) Kodosky
KODOSKY – Thelma “Jeannie” (Kearney), 78, Lilly, went to her eternal rest March 7, 2014.
Lois Jean (Dunmeyer) Lepley
LEPLEY – Lois Jean (Dunmeyer), 70, West Virginia, formerly of Somerset County, died March 5, 2014, at home.
REITZ – David, 76, passed away March 3, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nev.
James J. Saylor Sr.
SAYLOR – James J. Sr. “Pap,” Davidsville, died peacefully March 7, 2014, at home surrounded by family.
W. Jean (Mishler) Naugle Wingard
WINGARD – W. Jean Mishler Naugle, 85, formerly of Morgantown and Davidsville, died Wednesday, March 5, 2014.
- Today's Funerals March 8, 2014
- District Deaths March 7, 2014
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.
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