JOHNSTOWN — VARNISH – John Daniel, 68, Johnstown, died Oct. 7, 2012, at the James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center, Altoona. Born Dec. 21, 1943, in Johnstown, son of John D. and Alice (Rafferty) Varnish. Preceded in death by parents; brother-in-law, John Lamb; and niece, Kimberly Varnish. Survived by sister, Sondra Lamb, Johnstown; brother, James, married to Sheila (Deneen), and brother, Robert, both of Johnstown; sister, Jackie, York; stepsons, Paul Coplin and Peter Montero; nephews, Robert Jr. (Bo), Jason Varnish (Julie) and Parrish; nieces, Janine Jones (Andy), Jessica Wingard (Boyd), Alicia Varnish and Allyson Frick; numerous great-nieces, great-nephews and cousins; and close friends, Tony, Rose, Barry and Dan. John has 20 years of military service. He served in Vietnam in the U.S. Marine Corps and the National Guard. John retired from the U.S. Postal Service after 30 years. He attended St. Nicholas Orthodox Church and enjoyed walks to McDonald's, breakfast at the Corner Coffee Shop with friends and family, attending the sporting events of his great-nieces and great-nephews, watching the Steelers and vacations in the Dominican Republic. Memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, at Frank Duca Funeral Home, Westmont Chapel, 1622 Menoher Blvd. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the James E. Zandt VA Medical Center, Altoona.
Lewis P. Gregory
GREGORY – Lewis P., 85, Johnstown, died Dec. 8, 2013, in Hollidaysburg.
Anne T. Desimone
DESIMONE – Anne T., 82, Johnstown, died Dec. 7, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Andrew P. Lingafelt
LINGAFELT – Andrew P. “Andy,” 51, Cassandra, passed away Dec. 7, 2013, at home.
PASTERNAK – Paul, 86, Richland, died Dec. 8, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Louella Fern Bloom
BLOOM – Louella Fern, 91, Johnstown, passed away Dec. 7, 2013.
Beverly R. Miller
MILLER – Beverly R., 70, Summerhill, died Dec. 9, 2013, at home.
Eleanor Vivian Chaney
CHANEY – Eleanor Vivian, “Baby Ellie,” born Dec. 7, 2013, and passed Dec. 7, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Betty R. Irvin
IRVIN – Betty R., 88, Johnstown, died Dec. 8, 2013, at Cambria Care Center.
CHAPMAN – Darlene, 55, Hayes, Va., formerly of Beaverdale, passed away Dec. 9, 2013.
John J. Good
GOOD – John J., 82, formerly of Portage, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Meadow View Nursing Center.
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Evelyn J. Schultz
SCHULTZ – Evelyn J., 89, Johnstown, died Dec. 6, 2013, at Harmony House Manor.
Janet M. (Adams) Riposo
RIPOSO – Janet M. (Adams), 80, Bethlen Home, Ligonier, formerly of Somerset Pike, Johnstown, died Dec. 7, 2013, at Latrobe Area Hospital.
Peggy A. Poling
POLING – Peggy A., 64, South Fork, died after a brave battle with cancer Dec. 7, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
KANIUK – Steve, 77, Central City, died Dec. 7, 2013.
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Gerald C. Hoover
HOOVER – Gerald C., 79, Cambria Township, passed away Dec. 6, 2013, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
Clifford August Rummel
RUMMEL– Clifford August, 68, formerly of Johnstown and Somerset, passed away Nov. 4, 2013, in Springfield, Ohio.
Phillip Zdunczyk Sr.
ZDUNCZYK – Phillip Sr., 77, Portage, passed away Dec. 7, 2013, at Windber Hospice.
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