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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Dora Marie Bufagna
BUFAGNA – Dora Marie, 87, Armagh, passed away peacefully April 16, 2014, at home surrounded by her family.
Doris Marjorie Cooper
COOPER – Doris Marjorie, 87, Westmont, went to heaven, April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center Palliative Care Unit.
Rose Mary (Delegram) Tripodi
TRIPODI – Rose Mary (Delegram), 66, Culpeper, Va., formerly of Cresson, died April 17, 2014, at home.
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Zachary Gordon Alan Andrews
ANDREWS – Zachary Gordon Alan, 21, Johnstown, was called home April 13, 2014.
Ray H. Clites
CLITES – Ray H., 93 , Westmont, died April 12, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Beverly J. Hoover
HOOVER – Beverly J., 75, Johnstown, was received into heaven April 16, 2014.
Joseph Samuel Kuhar Jr.
KUHAR – Joseph Samuel Jr. “Joey,” 64, passed away April 11, 2014, at home, in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Charles M. Lambert
LAMBERT – Charles M., 87, Central City, passed away April 14, 2014, at home.
Betty L. Lydic
LYDIC – Betty L., 88, Johnstown, died April 15, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
Stella A. Ponchek
PONCHEK – Stella A., 92, East Conemaugh, died April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Pauline L. Turchetta
TURCHETTA – Pauline L., 84, Cresson, died April 15, 2014, at Garvey Manor, Hollidaysburg.
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- District Deaths April 16, 2014
Boyd Merle Akers Jr.
AKERS – Boyd Merle Jr., 90, Lower Yoder, died April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Philip Joseph Baldacchino
BALDACCHINO – Philip Joseph, 87, Carrolltown, died April 14, 2014.
Grace (Deitke) Davis
DAVIS – Grace (Deitke), 90, Phoenix, Ariz., passed away peacefully April 10, 2014.
Cynthia Jayne Eisler
EISLER – Cynthia Jayne, 59, Somerset, formerly of Wilbur, went home April 13, 2014, at Somerset Hospice House.
James E. Foster
FOSTER – James E., 86, Johnstown, died April 14, 2014.
Alice M. Goller
GOLLER – Alice M., 94, Presbyterian Home, died April 13, 2014, at Presbyterian Home.
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