NEW HOLLAND, PA. — ADAMS – Matthew P., 20, New Holland, Pa., died unexpectedly Thursday, May 16, 2013, at Ephrata Community Hospital. Born in Lancaster, he was the son of Philip P. Jr. (formerly of Strongstown) and Rebecca (Williamson) Adams (formerly of Nanty Glo), now both of New Holland. Matthew graduated in 2011 from Garden Spot High School. He was currently working at CB Structures Inc. in New Holland. He was a member of the New Holland Recreation Center. His interests included running and staying healthy, sports, cars, bikes and girls. “Be yourself, everybody else is already taken.” In addition to his parents, survived by sister, Angel Adams, and brother, Tyler Adams, both at home; the family dog, Ginger; paternal grandmother, Judith (Barr) Adams of Nanty Glo; maternal grandparents, Donald and Donna (Thiec) Williamson of Nanty Glo; and several aunts, uncles and cousins. Preceded in death by his grandfather, Philip P. Adams Sr. Viewing will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday and from 9 a.m. until time of funeral service at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 21, at the Beck Funeral Home, 315 E. Main St., New Holland, the Rev. Dr. Douglas C. Bozung officiating. Interment, Trinity Lutheran Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Matthew’s name to the New Holland Recreation Center Summer Youth Programs, 123 N. Shirk Road, New Holland, Pa. 17557. To send the family online condolences, visit www.groffeckenroth.com.
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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