FAYETTEVILLE, GA. — WEAVER – Dr. Karen Edith (Mott), 66, Fayetteville, Ga., died at home on Easter Sunday, following a 15-month battle with ovarian cancer. Karen was born Sept. 23, 1946, in Johnstown, daughter of William and Helen (Hakanen) Mott. Preceded in death by her father. Survived by her loving husband of 43 years, Ross L. Weaver; daughters, Lisa Diane Weaver and Nicol Erin Weaver-Landis, wife of Patrick Landis; and her adoring grandchildren, Zachary Brown and Hannah and Cole Landis. She is loved by her sisters, Diana, wife of Paul Nagy; Mary Ann, wife of Steven Miller; and Nancy, wife of Julio Casanas; and brother, David Mott, married to Pam Trexel. Dr. Weaver received her masters of science degree in nursing from Emory University and her Ph.D. in nursing education from Georgia State University. She worked as an associate professor of nursing at Clayton State University near Atlanta. Karen will be remembered for being a caring and loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, mentor and friend. The hearts that Karen touched are innumerable. The number of people who touched Karen’s heart will always be appreciated and never forgotten. Memorial service will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. April 21 in the atrium at Harry Downs Continuing Education Building at Clayton State University. Karen has donated her body to the university system of Georgia for educational and research purposes. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations are made in her honor. Please send donations to The Karen Weaver Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 1255, Fayetteville, Ga. 30214.
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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.
Robert J. Miller
MILLER – Robert J., 77, Marsteller, died Dec. 5, 2013, at home.
Belva M. (Henderson) Starkey
STARKEY – Belva M. (Henderson), RN, 60, died at 1 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, at EMH Regional Medical Center, in Avon, Ohio.
Isabel Cecelia Ferris Wolfe
WOLFE – Isabel Cecelia Ferris, 95, died Dec. 1, 2013.
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Genevieve B. (Decewicz) Bonitz
BONITZ – Genevieve B. (Decewicz), 89, Windber, passed away peacefully in her sleep Dec. 4, 2013, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
Betty A. Hasse
HASSE – Betty A., 68, Johnstown, passed away Dec. 4, 2013, at home.
George S. Hoberney
HOBERNEY – George S., 76, Willoughby Hills, Ohio, since 1972, formerly of Cleveland Heights, Ohio, died Dec. 3, 2013.
Robert John Holbink
HOLBINK – Robert John, 70, Nanty Glo, passed away Dec. 3, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
William Jacob Huss Jr.
HUSS – William Jacob Jr., 73, Ideal Park, passed away peacefully at home Dec. 3, 2013, surrounded by his family.
Mary Louise Leventry
LEVENTRY – Mary Louise, 90, Indiana, died peacefully on Thanksgiving, Nov. 28, 2013, at St. Andrew’s Village.
Betty Louise Lopez
LOPEZ – Betty Louise, 83, Johnstown, passed away Dec. 3, 2013, at Allegheny Lutheran Home.
Mark R. Semelsberger
SEMELSBERGER – Mark R., 32, Hastings, passed away Dec. 1, 2013.
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