JACKSON TOWNSHIP — FETZER – Dean L., 91, Jackson Township, entered into a new life April 12, 2014, surrounded by his family. Born April 8, 1923, in Nanty Glo, son of the late Charles and Viola (Rager) Garver Fetzer. Preceded in death by wife of 66 years, former Betty Sullinger; two infant sons; stepsisters, Violet, Hazel and Beatrice; stepbrother, Robert; brother, Charles; grandchildren, Ricky Jr., Terry, Joey and Dajaun; and son-in-law, Ed Holcomb. Survived by daughters, Shirley Fetzer and Diane Holcomb; sons, Barry (Deborah), Rick (Connie), Ron (Lois), Kevin (Carol) and Randy; nephew, Scott; 22 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Also survived by sisters, Rita and Leona; brothers, Clyde and Will; and numerous nieces and nephews. Retired in 1978 after 37 years with Bethlehem Mines, a World War II Army veteran and Purple Heart recipient, having served in the Pacific Theater. He loved his family, friends and his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, whom he served throughout his life. As a member of Christian Missionary Alliance Church, Nanty Glo, he served as Alliance Men’s president for many years. He loved to travel, working with missions on six of seven continents. He always remarked he lived his life to the fullest and will be remembered as a man who was obedient to God and devoted to his family. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Askew-Houser Funeral Homes Inc., Nanty Glo, where funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Pastor Geno Bartoletti and Pastor Russ Havener, officiating. Interment to follow at Lloyd Cemetery, Ebensburg. Military rites by Nanty Glo, Twin Rocks and Vintondale area veterans organizations. In lieu of flowers, donations in Dean’s memory may be made to The Wounded Warrior Project.
- District Deaths July 25, 2014
Clara Murphy Bond Bell
BELL – Clara Murphy Bond, Windsor, N.C., and Edenhouse in Bertie County, N.C., died Monday, July 21, 2014.
Fred G. Biller
BILLER – Fred G., 91, Cresson, died July 24, 2014, at Our Lady of The Alleghenies Residence, Hollidaysburg.
John R. Haywood
HAYWOOD – John R., 82, Richland Township, went to be with the Lord July 24, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
David G. Hull Jr.
HULL – David G. “Too Tall” Jr., 60, South Fork, died July 23, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
KRISKO – Stephan “Tib,” 89, passed away July 22, 2014, at home.
Elizabeth Anne Muncert
MUNCERT – Elizabeth Anne, 86, Johnstown, passed away July 23, 2014, at The Lutheran Home at Johnstown.
SCHULLER – Sadie, 85, Moxham, lost her battle with cancer July 23, 2014, at home.
Mary Grace Spodinak
SPODINAK – Mary Grace, 87, Johnstown, died July 24, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home.
Nancy L. (Adeline) Yoder
YODER – Nancy L. (Adeline), 75, formerly of Tire Hill, died July 21, 2014, at her home at Richland Towers.
- Funerals July 25, 2014
- District Deaths July 24, 2014
Thomas Barton Jr.
BARTON – Thomas Jr., 87, Central City, died July 21, 2014, at home.
Dorothy B. Bermosk
BERMOSK – Dorothy B., 87, Johnstown, passed away July 20, 2014, at Golden Living Center.
Leland Doyle Carney Jr.
CARNEY – Leland Doyle Jr. “Junior” or “Lee,” 77, Pomaria, S.C., formerly of Seward, went to be with the Lord Monday, July 21, 2014.
Ernest R. Contrillo
CONTRILLO – Ernest R., 61, Pittsburgh, formerly of Central City, died July 20, 2014.
Cecelia C. Duncan
DUNCAN – Cecelia C. “Sue,” 78, Johnstown, died July 22, 2014, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
Capt. Dudley C. Hunt
HUNT – Capt. Dudley C., (retired) MPD, Washington, D.C., 77, Windber, passed away July 22, 2014, at home.
Dorothy M. (Moyer) Kepler
KEPLER – Mrs. Dorothy M. (Moyer), 90, Scottsdale, Ariz., formerly of Portage, entered into new life July 19, 2014, at Hospice of the Valley, Scottsdale.
Anna Marie Krumenacker
KRUMENACKER – Anna Marie, 85, Carrolltown, passed away July 22, 2014, at St. Jude’s Haven, Johnstown.
- Funerals July 24, 2014
BLOCK – Deborah, 62, Johnstown, died July 21, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
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