JOHNSTOWN — WENTZ – Robert F. Jr., 83, Johnstown, passed away April 26, 2013, at home. Born Dec. 27, 1929, in Johnstown, son of Robert F. Sr. and Margaret (Tantlinger) Wentz. Preceded in death by parents; infant son, Robert; daughter, Brenda King; brothers, Walter and Arthur Wentz; and sisters, Esther Griffiths and Jane Smith. Survived by loving wife of 29 years, the former Bonnie Reesey; loving children, Mark, Johnstown; Robert, and wife, Joni, Great Falls, Mont.; Jeffrey, and wife, Holly, Reinhold, Pa.; Kevin, and wife, Hayley, Great Falls, Mont.; Kimberly Fitzpatrick, Johnstown; and Wendy Mackoff, Johnstown; 21 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; brother, Gary Wentz, Vinco; and sister, Roberta McDannell, Ohio. Member of First United Methodist Church. Korean War veteran, having served in the 2nd Infantry. Member of Korean War Veterans, Post 1, Color Guard. He was employed by U.S. Steel and Overland Express. Friends 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 in the Geisel-Devlin Memorial Chapel, the Rev. Larry Rowe, officiating. Entombment, Richland Cemetery Mausoleum. Military service conducted by Conemaugh Valley Detachment 287 Marine Corps League. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Windber Hospice. For online condolences, please visit www.geiselfh.com.
- District Deaths Dec. 5, 2013
Genevieve B. (Decewicz) Bonitz
BONITZ – Genevieve B. (Decewicz), 89, Windber, passed away peacefully in her sleep Dec. 4, 2013, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
Betty A. Hasse
HASSE – Betty A., 68, Johnstown, passed away Dec. 4, 2013, at home.
George S. Hoberney
HOBERNEY – George S., 76, Willoughby Hills, Ohio, since 1972, formerly of Cleveland Heights, Ohio, died Dec. 3, 2013.
Robert John Holbink
HOLBINK – Robert John, 70, Nanty Glo, passed away Dec. 3, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
William Jacob Huss Jr.
HUSS – William Jacob Jr., 73, Ideal Park, passed away peacefully at home Dec. 3, 2013, surrounded by his family.
Mary Louise Leventry
LEVENTRY – Mary Louise, 90, Indiana, died peacefully on Thanksgiving, Nov. 28, 2013, at St. Andrew’s Village.
Betty Louise Lopez
LOPEZ – Betty Louise, 83, Johnstown, passed away Dec. 3, 2013, at Allegheny Lutheran Home.
Mark R. Semelsberger
SEMELSBERGER – Mark R., 32, Hastings, passed away Dec. 1, 2013.
- Today's Funerals Dec. 5, 2013
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Peter W. Chiodo
CHIODO – Peter W., 70, Westwood, died Dec. 1, 2013.
Betty Lou (Gray) Crilly
CRILLY – Betty Lou (Gray), 55, Carmichaels, Pa., formerly of Carrolltown, passed away Nov. 28, 2013, at Rolling Meadows Nursing Home, Waynesburg, Pa.
Joseph R. Latch Jr.
LATCH – Col. Joseph R. Jr., 89, Johnstown, died Dec. 2, 2013.
Michael Joseph Mandichak
MANDICHAK – Michael Joseph “Juiceman,” 39, Portage, passed away Dec. 2, 2013, at home due to his longtime heart condition.
Mary Lou (Mills) Sam
SAM – Mary Lou (Mills), 80, former Windber resident, went to be with the Lord Oct. 26, 2013.
Judith Ann Servantez
SERVANTEZ – Judith “Judy” Ann, 69, Springfield, Mass., died Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013, at Baystate Medical Center.
SWEETSER – Shari, 53, Johnstown, was received by God Nov. 29, 2013, at Windber Hospice.
- Today's Funerals Dec. 4, 2013
- District Deaths Dec. 3, 2013
Harry L. Irwin
IRWIN – Harry L., 88, Johnstown, died Dec. 1, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Garth Lorrell Litzinger
LITZINGER – Garth Lorrell, 75, Columbia, S.C., died Nov. 29, 2013, after suffering a fatal stroke.
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