JOHNSTOWN — BLACKNER – Charles David, 78, Johnstown, passed away Jan. 30, 2014, at home. Born July 24, 1935, in Johnstown, son of Frank and Florence (Hanscom) Blackner. Preceded in death by parents; wife, Doris, who passed away Feb. 3, 2010; stepmother, Anna Mae Ellenberger Blackner; brother, James Blackner; and sister, Blanche Lozros. Survived by daughter, Darla, married to Joseph Clites, Johnstown; sons, David Blackner and Lawrence Blackner, both of Johnstown; grandchildren, Matthew and Rebecca Clites; and Jessica, Jennifer and Lawrence Jr. Blackner; great-granddaughter, Cassie Michaels; brothers, Robert Blackner, married to Shirley, Texas; Frank Blackner Jr., Virginia; Paul Blackner, married to Nancy, Johnstown; Gerry Blackner, Johnstown; Derry “Blackie” Blackner, Johnstown; and Gene Blackner, married to Sally, New Paris; sister, Dorothy Conzo, California; brother-in-law, James Lohr, married to Sharon (Clites), Johnstown; and numerous nieces and nephews. Chuck retired from Bethlehem Steel Corp., Rod & Wire Mill. Former owner of Partner’s Bar and was an avid golfer. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Geisel Funeral Home, Johnstown, where funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Pastor Douglas Price, officiating. Interment, Benshoff Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the American Cancer Society in Charles’ name. For online condolences, please visit www.geiselfh.com.
Lillian R. Stager
STAGER – Lillian R., 84, Johnstown, died March 10, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Thomas G. Hunter
HUNTER – Thomas G., 82, Beaverdale, entered into new life March 10, 2014, at home.
James M. Krumbine
KRUMBINE – James M., 64, Johnstown, died March 7, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Arthur Lee Brown
BROWN – Arthur Lee, 84, Somerset, died March 10, 2014, at his residence.
Shirley Mae Weldon
WELDON – Shirley Mae, 79, Kimberly, Idaho, passed away March 3, 2014.
Richard A. Sotack
SOTACK – Richard A., 49, Blacklick Township, passed away March 10, 2014, at home.
GULA – Daniel, 84, Franklin Borough, went to be with the Lord March 10, 2014, at home.
Francis W. Gavlak
GAVLAK – Francis W., 89, Portage, passed away March 11, 2014, at Maple Winds Care Center.
JANCUK – Julia, 79, Portage, passed away March 10, 2014, at Select Specialty Hospital.
Chester R. Querry
QUERRY – Chester R., 92, Johnstown, passed away March 10, 2014, at his home.
Carrie Elizabeth Massey
MASSEY – Carrie Elizabeth, 75, Virginia Beach, Va., went home to be with the Lord March 5, 2014.
Johns C. Schmid Jr.
SCHMID – Johns C. Jr. “Jack,” 89, Davidsville, formerly of Geistown Borough, went to be with the Lord March 10, 2014, at Laurel View Village.
Dr. Stephen P. Kukucka
KUKUCKA – Dr. Stephen P., 64, died unexpectedly in his Crafton home on Sunday, March 9, 2014.
Sophie (Krempasky) Krisko
KRISKO – Sophie (Krempasky), 87, Portage, passed away Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, in Virginia Beach, Va., after a brief illness.
Ronald F. Corona
CORONA – Ronald F., 70, Cresson, died March 9, 2014, at home.
Christine A. Matos
MATOS – Christine A., 53, Windber, died March 10, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
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Norman J. Makin Jr.
MAKIN – Norman J. Jr., 65, Geistown Borough, went to be with the Lord March 10, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
REAY – Raymond, 73, died March 4, 2014, in Venice, Fla.
John E. Schuster
SCHUSTER – John E., 87, passed away March 8, 2014, in St. Augustine, Fla.
Ruth M. Cuppett
CUPPETT – Ruth M., 93 years, 11 months and 16 days, Stonycreek Township, went to be with the Lord March 9, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
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