PORTAGE — CRUM – Dorothy A., 84, Portage, passed away Nov. 7, 2013, at Maple Winds Care Center. Born Aug. 29, 1929, in Portage, daughter of John and Edna (Rhodes) Causer. Preceded in death by parents; husband, John J. Crum; brothers, Calvin J. Causer and James Wilbur Causer; and sisters, Viola Mae Bunachick-Bastine and Mildred Ethel Novotny. Also preceded in death by brothers-in-law, Joseph Stokes, Steve Novotny, Ron Albright and Frenchie Bastine; sister-in-law, Dolores Causer; and niece, Thelma Lego, and husband Albert. Survived by children, David James Crum, married to the former Marilyn Marconi, Astoria, N.Y.; Kenneth John Crum, married to the former Connie Fleck, Wilmore; Jean Ann, wife of Ed Sease, Portage; Mark Allen Crum, Surprise, Ariz.; Lori, wife of Joseph Yanov, Portage; and Jill Marie, wife of Mark Gabany, Mineral Point. She will be sadly missed by her 14 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Sister of Gladys Ruth, wife of Merle Thomas; Eleanor Stokes; Edwin Charles Causer, married to the former Shirley Phillips; and Shirley Albright, all of Portage. Also survived by sister-in-law, Lucille (Elliot) Causer. She was a cashier for Stagers Store and enjoyed cooking, canning and gardening, but mostly gabbing with family and friends. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Serenko-Claar Funeral Home, PC, Portage, where funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, the Rev. Michael Long, officiating. Committal, Mount Union Cemetery, Summerhill Township.
- 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.
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- 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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