SOMERSET — ROBERTS – G. Thomas “Tom,” 70, Somerset and Adams County, died surrounded by his loved ones Monday afternoon, Feb. 18, 2013, at Village of Laurel Run, Fayetteville, Pa. Born June 14, 1942, in Wilkinsburg, Pa., son of Betty (Mathewson) Walters, Sarasota, Fla., and the late George A. Roberts, who died Feb. 15, 2013. He was the husband of Sandra Day Roberts of Somerset and Adams County, to whom he was married to for 37 years. Mr. Roberts was a practicing attorney, having served as a consultant for many firms until his death. He was a graduate with a bachelor’s degree in metallurgy from Carnegie Mellon and graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a degree in law. He was an active member of Pennsylvania Bar Association, Pitt Alumni Association, ACLU and USGA and was a past member of Gettysburg Country Club and Seven Springs Club. He enjoyed playing golf, taking care of his pets, traveling and spending time with his family. In addition to his wife and mother, Tom is survived by his children, Sue Roberts, Biglerville, Pa.; Sally Showers, Aspers, Pa.; Amy Ebeling, Moorepark, Calif.; Andrew Roberts, Denver, Colo.; and Sharon Phillippi, Rockwood; daughters-in-law, Becky and Colleen; sons-in-law, Alan, Jan and Brian; 11 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; brother, William Roberts, and wife, Dianne, Sarasota, Fla.; sister, Mary Elphick, London, England; stepsister, Margaret Griffes, stepbrother-in-law, Rob See; and a number of nieces and nephews. Family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until the time of memorial service at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, at Monahan Funeral Home, 125 Carlisle St., Gettysburg, Pa. Interment will be private and at the convenience of the family. The family would like to thank the doctors, nurses and staff at Gettysburg Hospital and Village of Laurel Run, Medic 28, Biglerville/Bendersville Ambulance staff and Life Lion flight crew. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to Four Diamond’s Fund. Online condolences may be made at monahanfuneralhome.com.
- District Deaths Dec. 14, 2013
Merle C. Fitzgibbon
FITZGIBBON – Merle C., 96, Johnstown, died Dec. 12, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Rodney M. Jennings
JENNINGS – Rodney M., 91, Peaceful Valley, died Dec. 12, 2013, at home.
KUBAS – George, 91, Hooversville, died Dec. 13, 2013, at home.
Robert C. Schmucker Jr.
SCHMUCKER – Robert C. Jr., 78, Davidsville, died Dec. 12, 2013, at Conemaugh Memorial Hospital.
Catherine S. Siwy
SIWY – Catherine S. “Stella,” 89, East Taylor Township, died Dec. 13, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center, surrounded by family.
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Gladys M. Stombaugh
STOMAUGH – Gladys M., 94, Portage, went to be with the Lord Dec. 11, 2013.
Maureen S. Plummer
PLUMMER – Maureen S., 69, Sidman, passed away Dec. 10, 2013, at Windber Hospice.
Joseph A. Pettinato
PETTINATO – Joseph A., 86, of New Brighton, N.Y., a retired letter carrier, World War II Navy veteran and devoted family man, died Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, at Eger Health Care & Rehabilitation Center, where he had resided since May of this year.
A. Martha (Eash) Thomas
THOMAS – A. Martha (Eash), 94, Saylor School Road, Hollsopple, went peacefully to be with the Lord Dec. 11, 2013, at Laurel View Village.
GRAFFIUS – Robert “Parker,” 15, Madison, W.Va., born April 8, 1998, son of Robert Russell III and Regina Orosz Graffius, went home to be with the Lord Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013.
Naomi R. Costello
COSTELLO – Naomi R., 91, Davidsville, died Dec. 11, 2013, at Conemaugh Memorial Hospital.
Rose A. Hancharik
HANCHARIK – Rose A., 75, Richland Township, died Dec. 5, 2013, at LaurelWood Care Center.
THOMAS – Amandus “Mandy,” 91, Hastings, passed away peacefully at home Dec. 12, 2013, surrounded by his loving family.
- District Deaths Dec. 13, 2013
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Lois L. Rager
RAGER – Lois L., 83, Johnstown, died Dec. 11, 2013, at St. Jude’s Haven surrounded by her friends and caregivers who loved her very much
CHAPMAN – Darlene, 58, Hayes, Va., formerly of Beaverdale, passed away Dec. 9, 2013
H. Matthew Gearhart
GEARHART - H. Matthew IV, 36, Mineral Point, passed away Dec. 9, 2013, as a result of an asthma attack.
Doris (Hysong) Anderson
ANDERSON – Doris (Hysong), 91, New Florence, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, at Sunrise of Abington, Abington.
Ralph E. Botteicher
BOTTEICHER – Ralph E., 94, Derry, formerly of Johnstown, passed away Dec. 10, 2013, at the home of his granddaughter.
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