ALUM BANK — FOLK – James H., 81, Quaker Valley Road, Alum Bank, died Saturday, April 26, 2014, at home surrounded by his family. He was born Oct. 1, 1932, in Berlin, son of the late Ullyses G. and Minnie (Shaffer) Folk. On March 31, 1962, in Alum Bank, he married Jeanne Mock, who survives along with the following family: daughter, Mary, wife of Donald Rowzer; son, Jim Folk, married to former Nancy George, both of Alum Bank; grandchildren, Mindy, wife of Graham Shadle; Sara Rowzer Pincin, formerly married to Dan Pincin; Jessie, wife of Kyle Hess; and Emily Folk; three great-grandchildren, Landyn, Jaelyn and Madison; a great-grandchild due to arrive in October; sister, Evelyn Espey, Melbourne, Fla.; and numerous nieces and nephews, all of whom he loved dearly. He was preceded in death by three brothers, Ken, Don and Bob Folk, and a sister, Loretta Esken. Jim was a member of Liberty Bible Church. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. He worked as a mail carrier for the U.S. Postal Service, and then retired with Standard Register after 27 years. He was dearly loved by his wife, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and by all who knew him. The family would like to extend its sincere thanks to Windber Hospice for the wonderful care given to him and support for our family. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 30, 2014, in the chapel at Timothy A. Berkebile Funeral Home, Bedford, the Rev. Stewart McClelland, officiating. Burial at Mount Union Cemetery with full military rites conducted by Fort Bedford Honor Guard. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, and one hour prior to the service Wednesday. Those wishing can make memorial contributions in Jim’s name to Windber Hospice, 600 Somerset Ave., Windber, Pa. 15963. Our online guestbook is available at www.berkebilefuneralhome.com.
- 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.
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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