FERTIGS, PA. — KNAVEL – Phyllis Jean, 78, Davis Road, Fertigs, Pa., went to be with the Lord Monday morning, Oct. 29, 2012, at Oil City Presbyterian Home, following an extended illness. Born July 22, 1934, in Windber, daughter of the late Stanley S. Shull and Kathryn A. McQuinn. She was a 1952 graduate of Windber High School. Phyllis was a homemaker and the owner of Knavel’s Arts & Crafts, where she loved painting and making crafts. She loved planting and growing flowers. She also loved to sing and she sang with the sweet Adeline’s. Her favorite pastime was doing counting cross-stitch, stitching Santas to add to her many Santas she collected. Member of Pine City Free Methodist Church. Survived by husband, Marlen L. Knavel. They celebrated 60 years of marriage this past September. Also survived by brother, Jack Shull, Chicago, Ill.; children, Beata Miller, and husband, Gene, Venus; Cloyd Knavel, and companion, Darlene Merryman, Oil City; Roger Knavel, Venus; and Eric Knavel, and wife, Stacey, Venus; grandchildren, Lynette Miller, and husband, Mike, Oil City; Travis Miller, and wife, Shawna, Cranberry; Greg and Emma Knavel, Oil City; and Cora Knavel, Venus; and great-grandchildren, Niklos Kossman and Myah Miller. Several nieces, nephews and cousins also survive. There will be no viewing or visitation. Service will take place at the convenience of the family. Memorials may be made to Pine City Free Methodist Church, c/o Rhonda Williams, 10362 Route 208 Knox, Pa. 16232. Reinsel Funeral Home & Crematory, Oil City, Pa., is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be sent to www.reinselfuneralhome.com.
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Thomas Barton Jr.
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Dorothy B. Bermosk
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Leland Doyle Carney Jr.
CARNEY – Leland Doyle Jr. “Junior” or “Lee,” 77, Pomaria, S.C., formerly of Seward, went to be with the Lord Monday, July 21, 2014.
Ernest R. Contrillo
CONTRILLO – Ernest R., 61, Pittsburgh, formerly of Central City, died July 20, 2014.
Cecelia C. Duncan
DUNCAN – Cecelia C. “Sue,” 78, Johnstown, died July 22, 2014, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
Capt. Dudley C. Hunt
HUNT – Capt. Dudley C., (retired) MPD, Washington, D.C., 77, Windber, passed away July 22, 2014, at home.
Dorothy M. (Moyer) Kepler
KEPLER – Mrs. Dorothy M. (Moyer), 90, Scottsdale, Ariz., formerly of Portage, entered into new life July 19, 2014, at Hospice of the Valley, Scottsdale.
Anna Marie Krumenacker
KRUMENACKER – Anna Marie, 85, Carrolltown, passed away July 22, 2014, at St. Jude’s Haven, Johnstown.
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BLOCK – Deborah, 62, Johnstown, died July 21, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Edward James Clark
CLARK – Edward James, 89, Johnstown, formerly of Minersville, died Saturday, July 12, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Nicole Lyn Eskridge
ESKRIDGE – Nicole Lynn, 24, Linden, Va., passed away Saturday, July 19, 2014.
Jeffery Lynn Flick
FLICK – Jeffery Lynn, 58, Seattle, Wash., formerly of Hollsopple, passed on July 3, 2014, in Seattle.
Elizabeth J. Knapik
KNAPIK – Elizabeth J. “Bethann,” 75, Northern Cambria, passed away July 21, 2014, at UPMC Altoona.
Christopher Shawn Reed
REED – Christopher Shawn, 22, Windber, died July 20, 2014.
Violet Marie (Snyder) Shaffer-Eastlake
SHAFFER-EASTLAKE – Violet Marie (Snyder), 90, Hidden Valley Road, Conemaugh Township, Somerset County, died July 22, 2014.
Teresa L. Smith
SMITH – Teresa L., 50, Johnstown, died July 19, 2014, at her residence.
TURNER – Rosemary, 91, formerly of Johnstown and Woodville, Ohio, died Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Genoa Care Center, Genoa, Ohio.
Mary Ann (Guzic) Walter
WALTER – Mary Ann (Guzic), 77, Lilly, went to her eternal rest July 21, 2014, surrounded by her family at her residence.
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