SIPESVILLE — THIEL – Clifford E., 92, formerly of Sipesville, died May 14, 2013, at The Patriot. Born Dec. 22, 1920, in Jennerstown, son of Charles C. and Agnes S. (Allen) Thiel. Preceded in death by parents; first wife, the former Dorothy Deist, on Nov. 25, 1949; second wife, the former Grace M. Shockey, on May 31, 2007; sisters, Lillie, Sarah, Florence and Elizabeth; and brothers, John, Lewis and Irvin. Survived by daughter, Linda M., married to Terry Surgoine, Gray; son Roy I., married to Mary Funk, Rowlesburg, W.Va.; grandchildren, Donald (Kim) Messer, Mildred (Jon) Gansor, Tressa (Don) Moats, Eugene (Tammy) Thiel and Sandra Thiel. Also survived by 14 great-grandchildren. Member of Christ Casebeer Evangelical Lutheran Church, Somerset Pike, and lifetime member of the DAV. Army veteran of World War II. Artificial inseminator for Curtis Breeding Service and Select Sires for many years. He enjoyed raising sweet apples in his own orchard. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Hoffman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 409 Main St., Boswell, where service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Pastor Dennis L. Doebler, officiating. Interment, Laurel Hill Cemetery, Laughlintown. Memorials to Christ Casebeer Church, 10377 Somerset Pike, Somerset, Pa. 15501, would be appreciated. To express condolences, make a donation, light a candle or order flowers, visit hoffmanfuneralhomes.com.
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.
- Funerals July 23, 2014
- District Deaths July 22, 2014
H. Ross Blackburn
BLACKBURN – H. Ross, 87, Richland Township, died peacefully surrounded by family and friends July 20, 2014.
Lois Ann (Malonek) Holgash
HOLGASH – Lois Ann (Malonek), entered into eternal rest July 16, 2014.
Anna (Cicmansky) Leftow
LEFTOW – Mrs. Anna (Cicmansky), 94, Kissimmee, Fla., formerly of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Windber, died peacefully July 17, 2014.
LUBERT – Helen, 88, New York City, N.Y., and Northern Cambria, passed away July 19, 2014, peacefully at home after a long battle with cancer.
Stanley J. Pinkas
PINKAS – Stanley J., 86, St. Michael, died July 20, 2014, at Forest Hills Personal Care.
Norbert J. Teklinsky
TEKLINSKY – Norbert J. “Tick,” 82, Windber, passed away July 19, 2014, following a courageous 17-year battle with cancer.
- Funerals July 22, 2014
RUSNAK – Margaret, 85, Richland, died July 20, 2014, at her residence.
Jennie B. Slaventa
SLAVENTA – Jennie B., 89, Johnstown, formerly of Richland Township, passed away July 18, 2014, at Atrium Manor.
Lawrence G. Fretzel Jr.
FRETZEL – Lawrence “Larry” G. Jr., 82, Sidman, passed away July 19, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
- More Obituaries Headlines
- Deborah Block