RIVERSIDE — BARRON – Patricia L. 88, Riverside, passed to be with the Lord March 3, 2013, at Laurel View Village. Born March 11, 1924, in Johnstown, daughter of Lewis H. and Mary (Mintmier) Mitchell. Pat married Robert G. Barron on Aug. 4, 1944. Their marriage union of 68 years ended earlier this year with the passing of her husband. Also preceded in death by son, Robert Glen; great-grandson, Waylan Barron; brothers, William, Richard and James Mitchell; and sisters, Betty Potthoff, Martha Gibson, Jane Gibson, Jean Hildebrand and Alice Ann Mitchell. Also a sister, Sandra “Toni” Carlson. She is survived by daughter, Debbie, married to Dr. Paul Petrunak, and son, John, married to the former Laura Burkett; grandchildren, Jill Nagy, Robert, Jonathan, James, Daniel, Jeffrey, Sarah and Tricia Patrunak, Katie Kozielec and Patrick, Rebecca and Colin Barron; and great-grandchildren, Carter and Mara Kozielec, Charlotte, Kaden, Grace and Jacob Petrunak and Brewer Kate Barron. Graduate of Ferndale High School, Class of 1942. Along with her husband, “Corp,” she operated Bob Barron’s Greenhouse and Farm Market in south Riverside. They were known for their Easter flowers, poinsettias and the best sweet corn around. Like many war wives, Pat managed their farm while her husband served in the Pacific during World War II. Earlier in their marriage, Pat worked for Pennsylvania Electric Co. and Penn Traffic. Later in life, she and “Corp” loved making and selling candy. Lifelong member of Riverside Grace Brethren Davidsville Community Church, where she taught Sunday school and was an AWANA-SPARKS leader. She enjoyed her grandchildren tremendously and her time at Deep Creek Lake and Lake Stoneycreek, where she helped organize and run the annual water ski show. A highlight of their retirement years was a trip out West by RV with a small circle of friends. Friends will be received from 1 until time of funeral service at 4 p.m. Tuesday at John Henderson Co. Funeral Home, 215 Central Ave., the Rev Brad Gries- heimer. Interment, Richland Cemetery.
- District Deaths July 30, 2014
Patricia L. Bakale
BAKALE – Patricia L, 81, Johnstown, went to be with our Lord July 28, 2014.
Stephen A. Christy
CHRISTY – Stephen A., 65, Johnstown, died July 28, 2014, at home surrounded by family and friends.
CUSTER – Margaret “Peggy,” 69, Johnstown, passed away July 29, 2014, at Laurelwood Care Center.
Kathleen L. Geiser
GEISER – Kathleen L., 84, Oakland, died July 29, 2014, at Arbutus Park Manor.
Elaine Jean (Hamilton) Klayko
KLAYKO – Elaine Jean (Hamilton), 65, Lilly, died at peace Tuesday morning, July 29, 2014, at her home.
MATIJEVICH – Nicholas, 88, Johnstown, formerly of Pittsburgh, died July 28, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Daisy "Doodles" Miller
MILLER – Daisy “Doodles,” aged 16 years, was released from this life into the next on Sunday, July 27, 2014, surrounded by her loving family, Dorene and Ian Miller, Andrea Brooks, and Jayme Brooks.
Ethel M. Miller
MILLER – Ethel M., 95, Ebensburg, formerly of Barnesboro, died July 29, 2014, at her home with her daughter, Patty, by her side.
Andrea Lynn (Lonas) Peters
PETERS – Andrea Lynn (Lonas), 46, Bolivar, passed into the arms of our Lord on July 28, 2014, in the palliative care unit of Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital.
Mirrel Oliver Plummer Sr.
PLUMMER – Mirrel Oliver Sr., 75, Portage, passed away July 27, 2014, at home.
Mary Ann (Sedor) Shedlock
SHEDLOCK – Mary Ann (Sedor), 87, a resident of St. Benedict Manor, formerly of Revloc and Ebensburg, passed away July 28, 2014, at the manor.
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Michele L. Bernat
BERNAT – Michele L., 45, Mundys Corner, passed away July 27, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Benjamin Martin Hadix
HADIX – Benjamin Martin, 33, Johnstown, went to his eternal peace in the arms of Jesus July 24, 2014.
Ethel L. Phenicie
PHENICIE – Mrs. Ethel L., 96, Windber, passed away July 27, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Nicholas D. Steinkirchner
STEINKIRCHNER – Nicholas D., 32, Jennerstown, died Sunday, July 20, 2014, in Brevard County, Fla.
Linda A. Sral
SRAL – Linda A., 68, Portage, died July 27, 2014, at her residence.
Ruth F. Huff
HUFF – Ruth F., 80, Sidman, died July 27, 2014, at her residence.
Margaret A. Miske
MISKE – Margaret A., 80, Johnstown, passed away July 27, 2014, at the Allegheny Lutheran Home.
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