JOHNSTOWN — BURKHART – Robert E., 69, Johnstown, died Feb. 26, 2014, at Altoona Center for Nursing Care. Born March 27, 1944, in Franklin Borough, son of LeRoy Burkhart Jr. and Stella (Hayden) Burkhart. Preceded in death by his father. Along with his mother of Franklin Borough, he is survived by his wife, Martha Burkhart, Altoona; children, Carla Povich, and husband, James, Hollidaysburg; Robert Burkhart Jr., Altoona; Amber Burkhart, and husband, Tom Morris, East Conemaugh; and Joanne Adams, and husband, Matt, Indiana; grandchildren, Leafey Mae Morris, Alex Pike, Meghan Pike, Nicholas Pike, Malek Adams and Mave Adams; and brothers, Michael Burkhart, Franklin Borough; George Burkhart, and wife, Carol, Cover Hill; and John Burkhart, Windber. He was a member of Conemaugh/Franklin American Legion Post 633, where he served as vice commander. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Henderson-Makuchan Funeral Home, 434 First St., East Conemaugh, where service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Pastor Ed Jelliff, officiating. Interment, Forest Lawn Cemetery. Military honors will be accorded at the cemetery by members of Charles Menoher Post 155 VFW Ritual Team. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Robert Burkhart family.
- District Deaths Aug. 1, 2014
E. Joan Davis
DAVIS – E. Joan, 87, Riverside, Ohio, formerly of Johnstown, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014, at Kettering Medical Center.
Billie Josephine (LaFollette) Hodges
HODGES – Billie Josephine (LaFollette), 79, Boswell, Jenner Township, formerly of Gadsden, Ala., passed away July 27, 2014, at Windber Hospice from complications of cancer.
KOONTZ – Judy A., 67, Keedysville, Md., passed away peacefully Tuesday morning, July 29, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore, Md., after a long battle with lymphoma cancer.
Sherry L. Nagy
NAGY – Sherry L., 49, Johnstown, passed away July 30, 2014, at home.
Kenneth A. Naugle
NAUGLE – Kenneth A., 94, Johnstown, died July 30, 2014, at his home.
Richard John Peterson
PETERSON – Richard John, 49, Johnstown, passed away Monday evening, July 28, 2014, at Conemaugh Hospital.
Evelyn F. Vitalie
VITALIE – Evelyn F., 75, Johnstown, passed away July 30, 2014, at her home.
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Paul Radnoti Sr.
RADNOTI – Paul Sr., 80, passed away July 13, 2014, in Hebron, Ind.
Samuel R. Saia
SAIA – Samuel R., 90, Johnstown, died July 29, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Alex J. Stavish
STAVISH – Alex J., 90, Northern Cambria, died July 29, 2014, at Miners Medical Center Hastings.
Margaret R. (Shaffer) Hemminger
HEMMINGER – Margaret R. “Margie” (Shaffer), 93, formerly of Jenner Township, died July 29, 2014, at Meadow View Nursing Center, Berlin.
Carol R. (Schloski) Groleau
GROLEAU – Carol R. (Schloski), 56, Goshen, Mass., lost her battle with cancer July 16, 2014. Born Dec. 25, 1957, in Colver, she was the daughter of John and Olive (Spotts) Schloski.
George J. Stapinsky
STAPINSKY – George J. “Doodie” or “Hey You,” 85, Fort Hill, formerly of Windber, died July 30, 2014, at In Touch Hospice, Somerset.
- District Deaths July 31, 2014
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Patricia L. Bakale
BAKALE – Patricia L, 81, Johnstown, went to be with our Lord July 28, 2014.
Stephen A. Christy
CHRISTY – Stephen A., 65, Johnstown, died July 28, 2014, at home surrounded by family and friends.
CUSTER – Margaret “Peggy,” 69, Johnstown, passed away July 29, 2014, at Laurelwood Care Center.
Kathleen L. Geiser
GEISER – Kathleen L., 84, Oakland, died July 29, 2014, at Arbutus Park Manor.
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