MINERAL POINT — TAYLOR – David M., 60, Mineral Point, went to be with the Lord Oct. 9, 2013, at Latrobe Health & Rehabilitation Center. Born Dec. 5, 1952, in Johnstown, son of John and Doris (McMullen) Taylor. Preceded in death by parents; brothers, John Daniel Taylor and Lawrence McDowell; and father-in-law, Albert E. Wachs. Survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Geraldine R. (Wachs) Taylor; siblings, Raymond (Diane), East Taylor Township; Kimberly Taylor-Wolf, Chapin, S.C.; Doris (Ed) Kalinyak, East Taylor Township; and Richard McDowell and Ronald McDowell, both of Johnstown; mother-in-law, Velma G. (Smay) Wachs, Johnstown; sisters-in-law, Diane Taylor, Johnstown; and Opal (Richard) Gary, East Taylor Township; brothers-in-law, Denny (Tammy) Wachs, Niles, Ohio; Albert (Annette) Wachs Jr., Dunlo; and Russell (Robin) Wachs, South Fork; and numerous nieces and nephews. David was a truck driver all his life and retired from Teamsters Local 110. Member of Mineral Point United Methodist Church. David enjoyed working around his house, especially working in his yard. He will be remembered as a kind and loving husband, brother and friend. At David’s request, there will be no public viewing. Inurnment will be held at a later date at Dunlo United Methodist Cemetery. The family is being served by Baker-Harris Funeral Chapel, Conemaugh. The family suggests contributions be directed to the family, c/o Geraldine, in memory of David. Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com.
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Georgia R. Brown
BROWN – Georgia R., 90, Lincoln Highway, Bedford, died Sunday, April 20, 2014, at her home.
John R. Franko Jr.
FRANKO – John R. Jr. “Bunko,” 72, Conemaugh, died April 20, 2014, at home.
Dorothy Mae Gillman
GILLMAN – Dorothy Mae, 93, Mount Hope, went to be with her Lord April 22, 2014.
Hulda Elmira Heslop
HESLOP – Hulda Elmira, 95, formerly of Ferndale and New Paris, died April 21, 2014, at Waccamaw Community Hospital, Murrells Inlet, S.C.
Jean M. Holtz
HOLTZ – Jean M., 82, Hastings, went to be with the Lord Monday, April 21, 2014, at Golden Living-HAIDA.
Margaret Gloria Marsh
MARSH – Margaret Gloria, born Dec. 28, 1927, was called to her heavenly home April 19, 2014.
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Wayne R. Bailey
BAILEY – Wayne R., 53, South Fork, passed away unexpectedly on Good Friday, April 18, 2014, at his home.
Sarah G. Balzano
BALZANO – Sarah G., 87, Dysart, died April 20, 2014, at UPMC Altoona.
Michael Coleman Barabas
BARABAS – Michael Coleman, 75, Johnstown, was called home to be with his Lord and Savior surrounded by his loving family April 21, 2014, at home.
Richard N. Handel
HANDEL – Richard N., 72, Portage, passed away April 17, 2014, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh.
KLINE – Roseann, 84, Ebensburg, passed away suddenly April 19, 2014, at home.
Bobby Gene Lambert
LAMBERT – Bobby Gene, 72, Shanksville, died April 20, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown.
Ann M. Lashinsky
LASHINSKY – Mrs. Ann M., 94, Windber, went to be with the Lord April 21, 2014, at St. Jude’s Haven, Elton, Pa.
Ruth V. Parkinson
PARKINSON – Ruth V., 86, Johnstown, passed away April 20, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home.
RISHELL – Joseph “Bud,” 76, Eighth Ward, formerly of East Conemaugh Borough, passed away April 20, 2014.
Amanda N. Sherry-Griffon
SHERRY-GRIFFON – Amanda N., 30, Northern Cambria, passed away April 19, 2014.
George William Smith
SMITH – George William “Smitty Bill” “Pap,” 81, Sidman, died suddenly Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014.
Carol A. Vladic
VLADIC – Carol A., 74, Hollidaysburg, formerly of Johnstown, went to be with the Lord Saturday, April 19, 2014.
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