DAVIDSVILLE — GOOD – Virgil W. , 91, Davidsville, died Aug. 21, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center. Born Feb. 18, 1922, in Conemaugh Township, Somerset County, son of Clyde Sr. and Ada (Blough) Good. Preceded in death by parents; brothers, Robert, Paul and Clyde Jr;, brothers-in-law, Blaine Shaffer, and Frederick Kring, and his wife, Hilda (Adam) Kring; and sister-in-law, Emma (Petet) Good. Survived by wife of 64 years, Betty J. (Kring) Good; daughter, Beth Good, married to Mark Weakland, Hollsopple; son, David, married to Robin (Stern), Davidsville; and grandchildren, Morgan and Aaron Good. Brother of Lester Good, married to Delores (Yurkovich), Richland; Betty Shaffer, Richland; Marjorie, married to Donald Hoffman, Salix; and Carl Good, married to Nancy (Leader), Bedford. Also survived by sisters-in-law, Jean (Deffenbaugh) Good, Johnstown; Yvonne “Mickey” (Buzzard) Good, Jerome; and Nancy (Kring), married to James Naugle, Davidsville; and numerous nieces and nephews. A graduate of Conemaugh Township Area High School. U.S. Navy Seabee veteran of World War II, having served in the Pacific Theater in Guadalcanal, Treasury Islands, and Okinawa. Retired building superintendent for Penn Traffic Co. and had worked for many years prior to that at Sanitary Dairy Co. After retirement, he served on the boards of Conemaugh Township EMS, Laurel View Village and Conemaugh Township Historical Society. He also served as president and was an active member of the Conemaugh Township Lions Club for many years. A member of St. David’s Lutheran Church, Davidsville, where he was proud to have sung in the choir for more than 50 years. He and his wife, Betty, went on mission trips to Africa, India and South America, helping to build hospitals and schools for underprivileged people. At home, Virgil was a beekeeper and gardener and loved fishing and fixing anything mechanical. He also was a loving husband, father and grandfather. Viewing from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Hoffman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 109 Church Road, Davidsville. Viewing also from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. Monday at St. David’s Lutheran Church, with the Rev. N. Gregory VanDyke presiding. Interment, Maple Spring Cemetery, Jerome, with military rites by Somerset County Honor Guard. Donations in Virgil’s memory may be sent to Conemaugh Township EMS, P.O. Box 363, Tire Hill, Pa. 15959. To express condolences, make a donation, light a candle or order flowers, visit HoffmanFuneralHomes.com.
Gladys M. Stombaugh
STOMAUGH – Gladys M., 94, Portage, went to be with the Lord Dec. 11, 2013.
Maureen S. Plummer
PLUMMER – Maureen S., 69, Sidman, passed away Dec. 10, 2013, at Windber Hospice.
Joseph A. Pettinato
PETTINATO – Joseph A., 86, of New Brighton, N.Y., a retired letter carrier, World War II Navy veteran and devoted family man, died Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, at Eger Health Care & Rehabilitation Center, where he had resided since May of this year.
A. Martha (Eash) Thomas
THOMAS – A. Martha (Eash), 94, Saylor School Road, Hollsopple, went peacefully to be with the Lord Dec. 11, 2013, at Laurel View Village.
GRAFFIUS – Robert “Parker,” 15, Madison, W.Va., born April 8, 1998, son of Robert Russell III and Regina Orosz Graffius, went home to be with the Lord Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013.
Naomi R. Costello
COSTELLO – Naomi R., 91, Davidsville, died Dec. 11, 2013, at Conemaugh Memorial Hospital.
Rose A. Hancharik
HANCHARIK – Rose A., 75, Richland Township, died Dec. 5, 2013, at LaurelWood Care Center.
THOMAS – Amandus “Mandy,” 91, Hastings, passed away peacefully at home Dec. 12, 2013, surrounded by his loving family.
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Lois L. Rager
RAGER – Lois L., 83, Johnstown, died Dec. 11, 2013, at St. Jude’s Haven surrounded by her friends and caregivers who loved her very much
CHAPMAN – Darlene, 58, Hayes, Va., formerly of Beaverdale, passed away Dec. 9, 2013
H. Matthew Gearhart
GEARHART - H. Matthew IV, 36, Mineral Point, passed away Dec. 9, 2013, as a result of an asthma attack.
Doris (Hysong) Anderson
ANDERSON – Doris (Hysong), 91, New Florence, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, at Sunrise of Abington, Abington.
Ralph E. Botteicher
BOTTEICHER – Ralph E., 94, Derry, formerly of Johnstown, passed away Dec. 10, 2013, at the home of his granddaughter.
Jean Grace (Emerson) Fair
FAIR – Jean Grace (Emerson), 97, Petoskey, Mich., formerly of Nanty Glo, passed away Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, at Bay Bluffs, in Harbor Springs, Mich.
ROMAGNA – Margaret “Margee,” 89, Hollidaysburg, formerly of Ebensburg, passed away Dec. 10, 2013, at Nason Hospital, Roaring Spring.
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Jean V. (Cleimer) DiValentone
DiVALENTONE – Jean V. (Cleimer), 75, Boswell, died Dec. 10, 2013, at her home.
Anthony G. Bongiovanni
BONGIOVANNI – Anthony G. “Nino,” 84, Johnstown, died Dec. 9, 2013, at the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home.
BOXLER – Sylvester “Dwayne,” 73, Fayetteville, formerly of Mineral Point, went to his heavenly home Monday, Dec. 9, 2013.
William E. Barron
BARRON – William E., 79, Bethlehem, passed away Dec. 9, 2013.
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