HOLLIDAYSBURG — FEES – Dr. Arch William Jr., 76, Hollidaysburg, passed away Nov. 17, 2012, at John Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Md., surrounded by his family. Born July 15, 1936, in Spangler, son of Dr. Arch William and Juliana (Connolly) Fees. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by sister, Connie Wychulis. Survived by wife, Susan Olivia (Pavey) Fees, whom he married on Nov. 28, 1964; children, Kelly (Scott) Atkinson, Elaine (Rick) Gallagher, Dr. Heather Fees, Susan (James) Sanders, Diane (Matthew) Krueger, James (Megan) Fees and Bridget (Dr. John K.) Monagle; and grandchildren, Lauren and Avery Atkinson; Kaylie, Rachel, Jacob and Trent Gallagher; Olivia and Madeline French; Hayden and Reed Sanders; and Harrison, Chase and Henry Krueger. Also survived by sisters, Ann Marie Ranck, Juliana Kirsch and Gretchen Kirsch; and numerous nieces and nephews. Arch graduated in 1958 from the University of Notre Dame. He earned his medical degree in 1962 from Temple University Medical School. He served his internship in 1962 at Geisinger Medical Center, his surgical residency at Harrisburg General Hospital and completed his urology residency at St. Vincent Hospital, Erie, Pa. Arch was well-known in his community as a respected urologist. He practiced medicine at Altoona Hospital and many other hospitals in Blair and Cambria counties for nearly three decades. During the Vietnam War, he served as captain in the U.S. Air Force. He provided life-saving medical and surgical care for countless wounded soldiers. Arch took pride in cheering for the Fighting Irish. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and traveling, particularly throughout the American West, Alaska and Canada. A favorite pastime of his was studying military history, especially World War II and the Civil War. Dad’s loving spirit will forever live in our hearts. His joyous character, countless jokes and gregarious nature touched the hearts and lives of so many. Dad lived for and loved his wife, children and grandchildren. His sense of humor, kindness and determination will carry on for generations. He will be sadly missed. Friends received from 9 a.m. until time of funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 24, in the Boniface Wimmer Room at St. Benedict Catholic Church, Carrolltown, the Rev. Jude W. Brady, OSB, celebrant. Interment, church cemetery. Full military rites will be accorded by local veterans. Arrangements are under the directions of Stevens Funeral Home Inc., Carrolltown. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. (www.stevensfh.com)
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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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