RICHLAND TOWNSHIP — BARKER – Barbara L., 58, Richland Township, died April 17, 2013, at Windber Hospice after a long battle with ovarian cancer. Born Nov. 30, 1954, in Johnstown, daughter of the late Donald H. and Dorothy H. (Stroud) Saylor. Survived by loving husband of 39 years, Rian C. Barker, whom she married Aug. 18, 1973; son, Brett, Pittsburgh; daughter, Caryn, Johnstown; brother, Keith (Paula) Saylor, Johnstown; and sister, Carolyn (J.D.) Rubal. Also survived by nieces and nephews. Barb was a 1972 graduate of Richland High School, where she participated as a majorette. Member of Mount Calvary Lutheran Church. Co-owner with her husband of This-N-That variety stores and wholesale. Formerly employed by Gee Bee Furniture store, Richland Middle School, Saylor Brothers Hardware and Green Earth Mechanical/Mission Critical Solutions. Barb enjoyed bowling, NASCAR races and volleyball, and was an avid fan of Pittsburgh sports teams. She was a loving wife and mother. Friends received from 1 to 4 and 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Harris Funeral Home, 500 Cherry Lane, Richland, and from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. Monday at Mount Calvary Lutheran Church, Pastors Custead, officiating. Interment, Richland Cemetery. Family suggests donations to Windber Hospice, 600 Somerset Ave., Windber, Pa. 15963, or Mount Calvary Lutheran Church, 1000 Scalp Ave., Johnstown, Pa. 15904. Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com.
Lillian R. Stager
STAGER – Lillian R., 84, Johnstown, died March 10, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Thomas G. Hunter
HUNTER – Thomas G., 82, Beaverdale, entered into new life March 10, 2014, at home.
James M. Krumbine
KRUMBINE – James M., 64, Johnstown, died March 7, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Arthur Lee Brown
BROWN – Arthur Lee, 84, Somerset, died March 10, 2014, at his residence.
Shirley Mae Weldon
WELDON – Shirley Mae, 79, Kimberly, Idaho, passed away March 3, 2014.
Richard A. Sotack
SOTACK – Richard A., 49, Blacklick Township, passed away March 10, 2014, at home.
GULA – Daniel, 84, Franklin Borough, went to be with the Lord March 10, 2014, at home.
Francis W. Gavlak
GAVLAK – Francis W., 89, Portage, passed away March 11, 2014, at Maple Winds Care Center.
JANCUK – Julia, 79, Portage, passed away March 10, 2014, at Select Specialty Hospital.
Chester R. Querry
QUERRY – Chester R., 92, Johnstown, passed away March 10, 2014, at his home.
Carrie Elizabeth Massey
MASSEY – Carrie Elizabeth, 75, Virginia Beach, Va., went home to be with the Lord March 5, 2014.
Johns C. Schmid Jr.
SCHMID – Johns C. Jr. “Jack,” 89, Davidsville, formerly of Geistown Borough, went to be with the Lord March 10, 2014, at Laurel View Village.
Dr. Stephen P. Kukucka
KUKUCKA – Dr. Stephen P., 64, died unexpectedly in his Crafton home on Sunday, March 9, 2014.
Sophie (Krempasky) Krisko
KRISKO – Sophie (Krempasky), 87, Portage, passed away Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, in Virginia Beach, Va., after a brief illness.
Ronald F. Corona
CORONA – Ronald F., 70, Cresson, died March 9, 2014, at home.
Christine A. Matos
MATOS – Christine A., 53, Windber, died March 10, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
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Norman J. Makin Jr.
MAKIN – Norman J. Jr., 65, Geistown Borough, went to be with the Lord March 10, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
REAY – Raymond, 73, died March 4, 2014, in Venice, Fla.
John E. Schuster
SCHUSTER – John E., 87, passed away March 8, 2014, in St. Augustine, Fla.
Ruth M. Cuppett
CUPPETT – Ruth M., 93 years, 11 months and 16 days, Stonycreek Township, went to be with the Lord March 9, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
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