LANCASTER — LYTLE – Patricia Louise, 85, Lancaster, formerly of Lilly, passed away Feb. 21, 2013, at home from natural causes. She was born June 29, 1927, in Lilly, daughter of Albert and Lillie (Hermsdorfer) McMullen. She married Hallam Lytle on Nov. 27, 1948, in Lilly. Preceded in death by parents; husband, Hal; grandson, Jeffrey Lytle Jr.; and brother, Robert McMullen. She is survived by son, Jeff, and wife, Cathy (Smith); daughters, Cindy, and husband, Len Snowberger; and Geri, and husband, Denny Lazar, with whom she resided; and grandchildren, Lisa (Lytle), and husband, Jim Stahlman; Ryan, and wife, Tiffany (Hannakan) Lytle; Danielle (Lytle), and husband, Matt Anderson; Angela (Snowberger), and husband, Bryan Loose; Tracy Snowberger; and Aaron, and wife, Sarah (Lively) Lazar. She also is survived by sister, Doris, and husband, Ken Altmanshofer; cousin, Emma Claar; and numerous nieces and nephews. Patricia was instrumental in bringing the bookmobile to Lilly and starting the Lilly-Washington Public Library and the Lilly Senior Citizens Group. She was past president of Lilly Legion auxiliary and the Lilly Volunteer Fire Company auxiliary. She was organist at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church for many years. Pat volunteered for many organizations including Guardian Angels when she lived in Cape Coral, Fla. Friends received from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Serenko-Claar Funeral Home, PC, Portage. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, Lilly, Pastor John Palko, officiating. Committal will be private.
- District Deaths Dec. 7, 2013
Marian F. (Hall) Abele
ABELE – Marian F. (Hall), 88, Edgewood, Ky., formerly of Johnstown, died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, at Emeritus at Edgewood.
BUSHWACK – Donna, 92, Loganville, Ga., passed away Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013.
Eugene Strohl Cassler
CASSLER – Eugene Strohl, 80, Everett, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Bedford Memorial Hospital.
Delores Jane Debias
DEBIAS – Delores Jane, 82, Beaufort, S.C., died Dec. 3, 2013, at her residence.
Katheleen Joyce (Diviney) Gongloff
GONGLOFF – Katheleen Joye (Diviney), 81, formerly of Twin Rocks, passed away peacefully Dec. 6, 2013, at home.
Jaclyn A. Gregorich
GREGORICH – Jaclyn A., 51, Greensburg, formerly of Robinson, died Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, at Westmoreland Manor.
Andrew James Koss
KOSS – Capt. Andrew James, 33, Detroit, Mich., formerly of Woolrich, Pa., passed away Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, at his home.
LETZO – Shary G., 67, New Germany, passed away peacefully in her sleep Dec. 5, 2013, at her mother’s home in Portage.
Antoinette J. (DeSalle) Luker
LUKER – Antoinette J. “Toni” (DeSalle), 77, Bolivar, passed away Dec. 6, 2013, at St. Andrew’s Village, Indiana.
Roy G. McClure
McCLURE – Roy G., 63, Travelers Rest, S.C., died Dec. 2, 2013, at home.
Joseph C. Rubis
RUBIS – Joseph C., 75, Johnstown, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Charles L. Sheets
SHEETS – Charles L., 79, Stoystown, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Somerset In Touch Hospice House.
John E. Single
SINGLE – John E. “Pap,” 85, Johnstown, passed away Dec. 5, 2013.
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- District Deaths Dec. 6, 2013
Lisa Jean (Anico) Bender
BENDER – Lisa Jean (Anico), 48, Hastings, died Dec. 4, 2013, at UPMC Hospital, Altoona.
Carole J. Berkebile
BERKEBILE – Carole J., 67, Stoystown, died Dec. 4, 2013, at home.
William G. Good
GOOD – William G., 75, Johnstown, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Samuel E. Gossard
GOSSARD – Samuel E., 90, Johnstown, died Dec. 4, 2013, at LaurelWood Care Center.
James J. Karlheim
KARLHEIM – James J. “J.J.,” 79, Patton, passed away Dec. 5, 2013, at UPMC Altoona surrounded by his family.
Judith Ellen (Gosnell) Magallanes
MAGALLANES – Judith Ellen (Gosnell), 45, Windber, went to be with the Lord Dec. 4, 2013.
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