SOMERSET — WOY – Richard Eugene, 82, Somerset, died July 7, 2013, at VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Aspinwall, Pa. Born Nov. 20, 1930, in Friedens, son of H. Frank Woy and Hazel (Spangler). Preceded in death by parents and brother, Robert S. Woy. Survived by wife of 60 years, the former Patricia Ann Mason; children, Mark Woy, married to the former Susan Meyers, Irwin; Christopher S. Woy, married to the former Dru Coughenour, Somerset; and Kandi A. Dewitt, and husband, Rick, Somerset; grandchildren, Michele Little, and husband, Rich; Erin Baker, and husband, Timothy; Terra Knopsnyder, and husband, Jeff; Brian Woy, and wife, Mandy; Preston Dewitt; Dustin Dewitt, and wife, BreAnn; Derrik Woy; and Jordan Woy; and great-grandchildren, Brieona, Luc, Eli, Lauren, Zach, Telese, Mahaley, Olivia, twins Nathaniel and Kaitlyn, Colton, Dominik, Jacoby and Conner. Also survived by sisters-in-law, Elnora Woy, Davidsville; and Leah Teel, Bloomington, Minn.; and brother-in-law, Homer Mason, Pittsburgh. Richard was a 1949 graduate of Somerset Township High School and a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War. He worked as outside plant construction supervisor with GTE of Somerset and Johnstown, with 34 years of service, until his retirement. He later worked for Turjan Construction Co. in Johnstown, AL Smith Construction in Kentucky and was a telephone consultant for Bell Atlantic in Greensburg. Member of Trinity Lutheran Church. Life member of Lodge 358 F&AM, Shriners, Somerset Fire Department, VFW Post 554 and American Legion Post 181. He volunteered for Meals on Wheels. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 10, at Hauger-Zeigler Funeral Home, Somerset, where a Masonic service will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, followed by a firemen’s service at 7:30 p.m. Service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 11, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Somerset, the Rev. Linda J. McElroy Thomas, officiating. Interment, Somerset County Memorial Park. Military graveside rites will be accorded by Somerset County Honor Guard. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Somerset Humane Society, P.O. Box 182, Somerset, Pa. 15501. (www.haugerzeigler.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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