NEW FLORENCE — HENDERSON – Olive M. (Betts), 88, New Florence, passed away June 25, 2013, at The Bethlen Home, Ligonier. Born Oct. 28, 1924, in Bolivar, daughter of late Joseph and Viola (Roby) Betts. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband of 44 years, Blair “Jiggs” Henderson. Also preceded in death by son, Blair L.; and brothers, Donald, James and Ralph Betts. Surviving are sons, Dennis E., and wife, Beverly, New Florence; Charles D., and wife, Carol, New Florence; and Thomas J., and wife, Pamela, Ebensburg. Also surviving are sisters, Edna Henderson, Gertrude Bowers, Romayne (Eugene) Boring and Joan (Leroy) Penrose; dear sister-in- law, Jean Betts; seven grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Lifetime member of Fairfield Volunteer Fire Company ladies auxiliary. Member of Johnstown Chapter 183 Order of Eastern Star; New Florence Senior Center; Ligonier Campers and Hikers; and Trinity Presbyterian Church, New Florence. Family and friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday and from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. Saturday at Kenneth A. Stuart Funeral Home, 139 Ligonier St., New Florence, the Rev. Barry Young, officiating. Private interment will follow at West Fairfield Cemetery. Online condolences maybe left at www.thestuartfuneralhomes.com.
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Dora Marie Bufagna
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Doris Marjorie Cooper
COOPER – Doris Marjorie, 87, Westmont, went to heaven, April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center Palliative Care Unit.
Rose Mary (Delegram) Tripodi
TRIPODI – Rose Mary (Delegram), 66, Culpeper, Va., formerly of Cresson, died April 17, 2014, at home.
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Zachary Gordon Alan Andrews
ANDREWS – Zachary Gordon Alan, 21, Johnstown, was called home April 13, 2014.
Ray H. Clites
CLITES – Ray H., 93 , Westmont, died April 12, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Beverly J. Hoover
HOOVER – Beverly J., 75, Johnstown, was received into heaven April 16, 2014.
Joseph Samuel Kuhar Jr.
KUHAR – Joseph Samuel Jr. “Joey,” 64, passed away April 11, 2014, at home, in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Charles M. Lambert
LAMBERT – Charles M., 87, Central City, passed away April 14, 2014, at home.
Betty L. Lydic
LYDIC – Betty L., 88, Johnstown, died April 15, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
Stella A. Ponchek
PONCHEK – Stella A., 92, East Conemaugh, died April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Pauline L. Turchetta
TURCHETTA – Pauline L., 84, Cresson, died April 15, 2014, at Garvey Manor, Hollidaysburg.
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Boyd Merle Akers Jr.
AKERS – Boyd Merle Jr., 90, Lower Yoder, died April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Philip Joseph Baldacchino
BALDACCHINO – Philip Joseph, 87, Carrolltown, died April 14, 2014.
Grace (Deitke) Davis
DAVIS – Grace (Deitke), 90, Phoenix, Ariz., passed away peacefully April 10, 2014.
Cynthia Jayne Eisler
EISLER – Cynthia Jayne, 59, Somerset, formerly of Wilbur, went home April 13, 2014, at Somerset Hospice House.
James E. Foster
FOSTER – James E., 86, Johnstown, died April 14, 2014.
Alice M. Goller
GOLLER – Alice M., 94, Presbyterian Home, died April 13, 2014, at Presbyterian Home.
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