RICHLAND TOWNSHIP — BEIDLE – Phyllis J., 81, Richland Township, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ July 28, 2013, at Pennknoll Village, Bedford. Born Feb. 22, 1932, in Johnstown, daughter of the late Frank and Julia (Hoffman) Matten. Preceded in death by husband, Edmund Sr., and sister-in-law, Shirley Matten. Survived by children, Christine, wife of Richard Ickes, Osterburg; Joann, wife of Darren Brant, Richland; and Edmund, Jr. “Butch,” married to the former Tricia Zimmerman, Bedford. She was a loving grandmother to her grandchildren, Danielle, Ashley, Edmund III “E.J.,” Amanda, Kayla, Lauren, Rachel, Caleb and Noah; and great-grandchildren, Gabriella and Jax. Sister of David, and wife, Fay, Johnstown; Francis, Johnstown; Ernestine, and husband, Tom Law, Ohio; Jeff, Johnstown; and Paula Matten, Johnstown. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. She was a 1950 graduate of Johnstown High School. Phyllis first retired as head cook from the cafeteria department at Richland School District and then was a Walmart greeter for five years before retiring. Member of Emmanuel Baptist Church. Phyllis was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend, who enjoyed spending time with her family, playing rummy, bingo, walking Scooter and Calena and eating ice cream. There was never a time that she didn’t make her children laugh. Friends will be received from 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 31, at Harris Funeral Home, 500 Cherry Lane, Richland, and from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 1, at Emmanuel Baptist Church, 425 Luther Road, Johnstown, Pa. 15904. Interment, Richland Cemetery. Family suggests contributions may be made to Emmanuel Baptist Church for World Missions or to Parkinson’s Foundation at www.parkinson.org/donate in Phyllis’ name. Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com.
- District Deaths Dec. 7, 2013
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.
Joseph C. Rubis
RUBIS – Joseph C., 75, Johnstown, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Charles L. Sheets
SHEETS – Charles L., 79, Stoystown, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Somerset In Touch Hospice House.
John E. Single
SINGLE – John E. “Pap,” 85, Johnstown, passed away Dec. 5, 2013.
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- District Deaths Dec. 6, 2013
Lisa Jean (Anico) Bender
BENDER – Lisa Jean (Anico), 48, Hastings, died Dec. 4, 2013, at UPMC Hospital, Altoona.
Carole J. Berkebile
BERKEBILE – Carole J., 67, Stoystown, died Dec. 4, 2013, at home.
William G. Good
GOOD – William G., 75, Johnstown, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Samuel E. Gossard
GOSSARD – Samuel E., 90, Johnstown, died Dec. 4, 2013, at LaurelWood Care Center.
James J. Karlheim
KARLHEIM – James J. “J.J.,” 79, Patton, passed away Dec. 5, 2013, at UPMC Altoona surrounded by his family.
Judith Ellen (Gosnell) Magallanes
MAGALLANES – Judith Ellen (Gosnell), 45, Windber, went to be with the Lord Dec. 4, 2013.
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