WINDBER — GEPHART – William S., 43, Windber, died April 25, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center. Born March 9, 1970, in Johns- town, son of Dennis W. and Sally (Mainhart) Gephart. Preceded in death by paternal grandparents, William and Frances (Weaver) Gephart, and maternal grandparents, Walter and Rosemary (Reitz) Mainhart. Survived by parents, Windber; son, Bryon, Somerset; brother, Dennis, married to the former Amy Naughton, Windber; sister, Heather Gephart, Windber, and her boyfriend, Terry Mosholder, Wilmore; and fiancee, Marcie Naughton, Windber. Uncle of Ty and Lauryn Gephart. Also survived by aunts and uncles, Chuck and Peg Moyer and Richard and Rosa Mainhart, all of Johnstown. Cousin to Larry Moyer, Johnstown; Rosemary Nipps, Duncansville; and Fred Mainhart, Davidsville. Also survived by numerous other aunts, uncles and cousins. Bill was a sergeant with Paint Township Police Department. He was the first DARE officer in WASD. Member of Somerset County Drug Task Force. He was the handler of “Mac,” the first drug sniffing dog in Somerset County. He also had been a realtor in the area. Member of Piney Run Hunting Club (Shack) and ACRE, Pittsburgh. Member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, Windber, where funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday, the Very Rev. Leonard E. Voytek, VF. Committal, Berkey Cemetery, with military graveside rite by Windber VFW Post 4795. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at Meek & Dalla Valle Funeral Home Inc., where vigil for the deceased will be held. Paint Township Police will stand in solemn guard at the funeral home.
Jean Kennedy Budlong
BUDLONG – Jean Kennedy, 85, Windber and Indian Lake, died Dec. 9, 2013, at Windber Hospice, Windber.
Phyllis V. Reese Fuller
REESE FULLER – Phyllis V., 94, Lower Alsace Township, formerly of Shillington and Davidsville, passed away Dec. 8, 2013, at 9:07 a.m. in her home.
Michele Ann (Burns) Claycomb
CLAYCOMB – Michele Ann (Burns), 66, Lorain Borough, passed away Dec. 9, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center after a brief battle with cancer.
Richard E. Pearson
PEARSON – Richard E., 84, Chambersburg, and formerly of Fairfax, Va., passed away Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, at his home with his wife of 32 years at his side.
Margaret M. Bunda
BUNDA – Margaret M., 83, Johnstown, went into the loving arms of our Lord Dec. 9, 2013, at home with her family and friends by her side.
Ellen (Schwarting) Merker
MERKER – Ellen (Schwarting), 89, passed away Dec. 7, 2013, in Davidsville.
Russell W. Moehler
MOEHLER – Russell W., “Ducky,” 98, Woodvale, died Dec. 10, 2013, at the Atrium Manor.
Ronald E. Moskey Sr.
MOSKEY – Ronald E. Sr., 75, Jennerstown, died Dec. 9, 2013, at home.
BYICH – Cory, 29, Nanty Glo, died Dec. 7, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
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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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