BLACKLICK TOWNSHIP — PAUL – Ellen V. “Snook,” 73, Blacklick Township, passed away July 8, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center. Born Jan. 29, 1940, in Vintondale, daughter of the late Milford and Eva (Hicks) Hoffman. Preceded in death by husband, Thomas; infant daughter, Marcia; and infant twin great-grandsons, Gavin and Zachary. Survived by children, Deborah Gabor, Rodney (Gwen) Paul and Brenda (James) McGough; grandchildren, Nicholas (Stephanie), Shawn (Nicki) and Amber; stepgranddaughter, Carrie (John); great-grandchildren, Austin, Ryleigh, Dominik and IsaBella; and stepgreat-grandchildren, Jade, Jordan, Bre and Sydney. Also survived by brothers, Thomas, Charles and James; and sisters, Elizabeth, Margaret and Judy; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Member of Nanty Glo Church of the Brethren, where she was treasurer. A special thank you to the Rev. Linda Beachley, as well as to all of Ellen’s caring staff at the Palliative Care Unit. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Askew-Houser Funeral Homes Inc., Nanty Glo, and from 10:30 a.m. until time of funeral service at 11 a.m. Thursday at Nanty Glo Church of the Brethren, the Rev. Linda Beachley, officiating. Interment, Bethel Cemetery.
- District Deaths April 24, 2014
Lawrence E. Coy
COY – Lawrence E., 89, Connellsville, Pa., formerly of Johnstown and Somerset, died April 21, 2014, at home.
DRINOSKY – Eugene, 80, Portage, entered eternal rest April 21, 2014, peacefully at home.
George Felix Jr.
FELIX – George Jr., 87, Alum Bank, passed away peacefully Sunday, April 20, 2014, at Colonial Courtyard in Bedford.
Mary C. Keilman
KEILMAN – Mary C., 62, Ebensburg, born March 26, 1952, in Nanty Glo, died April 21, 2014, at home.
Barbara A. (Geiser) Knapp
KNAPP – Barbara A. (Geiser), 79, Johnstown, passed away April 22, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
SINCAK – Michael, of Hollsopple, loving son, brother, husband and friend to all, passed away peacefully April 10, 2014.
Richard J. McAndrews Jr.
McANDREWS – Richard J. Jr. “Jimbo,” 57, Windber, passed away after a 2-year-battle with cancer April 22, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Kathleen Mae Speicher
SPEICHER – Kathleen Mae, 48, Conemaugh Township, died April 20, 2014, at UPMC Shadyside Hospital.
Julia J. (Gresh) Voeghtly
VOEGHTLY – Julia J. (Gresh), 74, Johnstown, passed away peacefully April 21, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center, Palliative Care Unit.
Ruth M. Ziemba
ZIEMBA – Ruth M., 84, Cover Hill, formerly of Park Hill, went to be with the Lord April 4, 2014, at LaurelWood Care Center.
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- District Deaths April 23, 2014
Georgia R. Brown
BROWN – Georgia R., 90, Lincoln Highway, Bedford, died Sunday, April 20, 2014, at her home.
John R. Franko Jr.
FRANKO – John R. Jr. “Bunko,” 72, Conemaugh, died April 20, 2014, at home.
Dorothy Mae Gillman
GILLMAN – Dorothy Mae, 93, Mount Hope, went to be with her Lord April 22, 2014.
Hulda Elmira Heslop
HESLOP – Hulda Elmira, 95, formerly of Ferndale and New Paris, died April 21, 2014, at Waccamaw Community Hospital, Murrells Inlet, S.C.
Jean M. Holtz
HOLTZ – Jean M., 82, Hastings, went to be with the Lord Monday, April 21, 2014, at Golden Living-HAIDA.
Margaret Gloria Marsh
MARSH – Margaret Gloria, born Dec. 28, 1927, was called to her heavenly home April 19, 2014.
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Wayne R. Bailey
BAILEY – Wayne R., 53, South Fork, passed away unexpectedly on Good Friday, April 18, 2014, at his home.
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