BEDFORD — BROWN – Georgia R., 90, Lincoln Highway, Bedford, died Sunday, April 20, 2014, at her home. Born Aug. 27, 1923, in Hooversville, daughter of the late Grant D. and Ona (Miller) Ringler. On Nov. 12, 1950, in Johnstown, she married D. Ned Brown, who preceded her in death on Sept. 22, 1994. Survived by sister, Phyllis, widow of Jack Colledge, Everett; daughters, Karen Grundy, wife of Thomas Grundy, Mechanicsville, Va.; and Donna Hogarty, Bedford; son, Donald Brown, married to the former Robin Craig, Everett; grandchildren, Jeremiah, and wife, Ivy; Ona; and Kellen; and great-grandchildren, Kai, Ilan, Christina and Ana; also her great-great-granddaughter, Honesty. In addition, Georgia also is survived by loving caregivers, whom the family is profoundly grateful, Alberta Arnold, Bobbi Jo Crawley, Denise Hershberger and Phyllis Johnson. Preceded in death by brothers, Sheldon Ringler, and widow, Jane, surviving of Johnstown; and Donald Ringler, widow, Lucille, surviving of Johnstown; sister, Lois Ringler; and infant brother, Zellers Ringler. Georgia was a longterm member of St. John’s United Church of Christ, Bedford. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 24, in the chapel at Timothy A. Berkebile Funeral Home, Bedford, the Rev. Joseph Puleo, officiating. Burial, Bedford Cemetery. Those wishing, may make memorial contributions in Georgia’s memory to St. John’s, 144 W. John St., Bedford, Pa. 15522. Online guestbook is available at www.berkebilefuneralhome.com.
- District Deaths Aug. 1, 2014
E. Joan Davis
DAVIS – E. Joan, 87, Riverside, Ohio, formerly of Johnstown, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014, at Kettering Medical Center.
Billie Josephine (LaFollette) Hodges
HODGES – Billie Josephine (LaFollette), 79, Boswell, Jenner Township, formerly of Gadsden, Ala., passed away July 27, 2014, at Windber Hospice from complications of cancer.
KOONTZ – Judy A., 67, Keedysville, Md., passed away peacefully Tuesday morning, July 29, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore, Md., after a long battle with lymphoma cancer.
Sherry L. Nagy
NAGY – Sherry L., 49, Johnstown, passed away July 30, 2014, at home.
Kenneth A. Naugle
NAUGLE – Kenneth A., 94, Johnstown, died July 30, 2014, at his home.
Richard John Peterson
PETERSON – Richard John, 49, Johnstown, passed away Monday evening, July 28, 2014, at Conemaugh Hospital.
Evelyn F. Vitalie
VITALIE – Evelyn F., 75, Johnstown, passed away July 30, 2014, at her home.
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Paul Radnoti Sr.
RADNOTI – Paul Sr., 80, passed away July 13, 2014, in Hebron, Ind.
Samuel R. Saia
SAIA – Samuel R., 90, Johnstown, died July 29, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Alex J. Stavish
STAVISH – Alex J., 90, Northern Cambria, died July 29, 2014, at Miners Medical Center Hastings.
Margaret R. (Shaffer) Hemminger
HEMMINGER – Margaret R. “Margie” (Shaffer), 93, formerly of Jenner Township, died July 29, 2014, at Meadow View Nursing Center, Berlin.
Carol R. (Schloski) Groleau
GROLEAU – Carol R. (Schloski), 56, Goshen, Mass., lost her battle with cancer July 16, 2014. Born Dec. 25, 1957, in Colver, she was the daughter of John and Olive (Spotts) Schloski.
George J. Stapinsky
STAPINSKY – George J. “Doodie” or “Hey You,” 85, Fort Hill, formerly of Windber, died July 30, 2014, at In Touch Hospice, Somerset.
- District Deaths July 31, 2014
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- District Deaths July 30, 2014
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.
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