The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


March 19, 2012

Raymond H. Robertson

JOHNSTOWN — ROBERTSON – Raymond H., 99, passed away March 17, 2012, at LaurelWood Care Center. Born Jan. 23, 1913, in Johnstown, son of James and Mary (Moss) Robertson. Preceded in death by parents; wife, Dorothy “Betty” Schrum, whom he married on July 18, 1934, and was married to for 55 years; daughter, Loretta (Robertson) Williams, and husband, Pete Williams; brothers, Robert, Charles, James, Clyde and Frank; and sisters, Margaret Firm, Ada Kale, Mary Alice and Sadie Rusch. Survived by children, Richard, married to the former Sharon Smith; Janet, married to Kenneth Huspek; and Daniel, married to the former Rosie Yoder; grandchildren, Jennifer Robertson; Eric Robertson Sr., married to Melissa (Gordon); Cynthia (Huspek), married to Paul Verhagen; Kevin Huspek, married to the former Anita Altman; Tracy (Williams), married to John Schellhammer; and Raymond Williams, married to the former Danielle Elliott; also great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews, Eric and Sarah Robertson, Nicholas and Miranda Verhagen, Elizabeth Schellhammer and Hailey Williams. He was a coal miner for 31 years. He enjoyed hunting and gardening. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Friends will be received from 10 a.m. until time of funeral service at noon Wednesday at John Henderson Co. Funeral Home, 215 Central Ave., the Rev. Kathleen Schoeneck. Interment, Grandview Cemetery. Thanks to all the nurses at LaurelWood and hospice nurse, Brooke. Contributions may be made to American Cancer Society.

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