JOHNSTOWN — MILLER – James A. Sr., 74, Johnstown, died Feb. 28, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center. Born Dec. 31, 1938, in Johns- town, son of the late Walter Sr. and Margaret (Malloy) Miller. Preceded in death by wife, Phyllis L., who died Feb. 1, 2003; daughter, Cynthia L. Miller, who died Dec. 9, 2012; sisters, Lavon, June and Mary; and brother, Walter Jr. Survived by sons, James Jr., and wife, Brenda, and Gary, and girlfriend, Hope, all of Johnstown; Mark, and wife, Gina, Charlestown, W.Va.; and Jeff, and wife, Terri, Johnstown; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Also survived by sisters, Betty Hans, Phoenix, Ariz., and Margaret Melandez, Johnstown; and brother-in-law, Don Noon. James was employed as a truck driver for Sani-Dairy and served in the National Guard. Friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at Picking- Treece-Bennett Mortuary Inc., 921 Menoher Blvd., where funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, the Very Rev. James Crookston officiating. Entombment, Grandview Mausoleum. (Ptbmortuary.com)
- District Deaths Dec. 21, 2013
Catherine M. Alwine
ALWINE – Catherine M., 88, Johnstown, died Dec. 20, 2013, at Allegheny Lutheran Home.
Carol Ann (Shaulis) Barnick
BARNICK – Carol Ann (Shaulis), 66, Boswell, passed away peacefully Dec. 19, 2013, at In-Touch Hospice House, Somerset.
Diane L. Brant
BRANT – Diane L., 63, Johnstown, formerly of Friedens, died Dec. 19, 2013, at Allegheny Lutheran Home.
Gloria J. Bruce
BRUCE – Gloria J., Sebring, Fla., passed away Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013.
MONTGOMERY – Jurettia, 82, Johnstown, died Dec. 19, 2013, at Cambria Care Center.
Bette Lou Zepka
ZEPKA – Bette Lou, 70, Johnstown, died peacefully Dec. 19, 2013, at home with her family at her side.
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- District Deaths Dec. 20, 2013
Dorothy E. Blank
BLANK – Dorothy E., 84, Arbutus Park Retirement Community, went to be with her Lord Dec. 18, 2013.
William Richard Drobnich
DROBNICH – William “Bill” Richard, 90, a native of Cambria County and longtime resident of New Enterprise, died peacefully Dec. 18, 2013.
GERIDEAU – Benjamen, 68, Somerset County, passed away peacefully at his home Dec. 15, 2013.
GRASSA – Thomas, 92, Johnstown, passed away Dec. 19, 2013.
Father Oliver Hebert TOR
HEBERT – Father Oliver, TOR of the Third Order Regular Franciscans of the Province of the Most Sacred of Jesus, died unexpectedly Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013.
Robert W. Horn
HORN – Robert W., 62, Boswell, died Dec. 15, 2013, at Somerset Hospital.
Dorothy V. Johnson
JOHNSON – Dorothy V., 98, Johnstown, died Dec. 19, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Merle D. Kelly
KELLY – Merle D., 88, Johnstown, formerly of Vinco, died Dec. 18, 2013, at Golden Living Center.
Irene E. Lambing
LAMBING – Irene E., 99, Indiana, formerly of Strongstown, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013, at Scenery Hill Manor in Indiana.
Robert M. Livingston
LIVINGSTON – Robert M., 72, Cambria Care, died Dec. 19, 2013, at his residence.
Rose Rita (Simsic) Otterson
OTTERSON – Rose Rita (Simsic), 76, rejoined the Lord Dec. 16, 2013, after a prolonged hospitalization.
Edith M. Ronald
RONALD – Mrs. Edith M., 87, Windber, passed away Dec. 18, 2013, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
Albert John Schwing Jr.
SCHWING – Albert John Jr., 85, Richmond, Va., passed away Nov. 22, 2013.
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