EAST PETERSBURG, PA. — RUTLEDGE – Thomas E. III, 57, East Petersburg, Pa., died Tuesday, Jan. 1, at Lancaster General Hospital. Born in Johnstown, he was the son of the late Thomas E. Jr. and Joan Mitchell Rutledge. Tom worked at ALCOA for the past 18 years. Member of St. John Neumann Catholic Church. An avid Steelers fan, he enjoyed fishing, golfing and spending time with his family and friends. Surviving family includes Tom’s son, Thomas E. Rutledge IV, husband of Andrea, and their son, Carson, Mountville, Pa.; daughter, Tiffany M. Rutledge, and her companion, Doug Bender, Lancaster; former wife, Angela Rutledge, East Petersburg, Pa.; sister, Diana Merberger, wife of Kenneth, and their children, Brett and Adam, Johnstown; uncle, Donald Rutledge, husband of Donna, Johnstown; and aunt, Doris Broom, Waldorf, Md. In addition to his parents, Tom was preceded in death by paternal grandparents, Thomas E. Sr. and Florence Rutledge; and maternal grandparents, Joseph and Eleanor Mitchell. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, at St. Leo the Great Catholic Church, 2427 Marietta Ave., Lancaster, Pa., 17601, the Rev. Michael Letteer, celebrant. Viewing will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 4, at Charles F. Snyder Jr. Funeral Home & Crematory, 3110 Lititz Pike, Lititz, Pa. 17543, and from 9:30 to 10 a.m. Saturday at the church. Interment, East Petersburg Mennonite Cemetery. Please omit flowers. Memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association, Lancaster Chapter, 610 Community Way, Lancaster, Pa. 17603. Charles F. Snyder Jr. Funeral Home & Crematory. (717) 560-5100. To send the family online condolences, please visit SnyderFuneralHome.com.
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BUDLONG – Jean Kennedy, 85, Windber and Indian Lake, died Dec. 9, 2013, at Windber Hospice, Windber.
Phyllis V. Reese Fuller
REESE FULLER – Phyllis V., 94, Lower Alsace Township, formerly of Shillington and Davidsville, passed away Dec. 8, 2013, at 9:07 a.m. in her home.
Michele Ann (Burns) Claycomb
CLAYCOMB – Michele Ann (Burns), 66, Lorain Borough, passed away Dec. 9, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center after a brief battle with cancer.
Richard E. Pearson
PEARSON – Richard E., 84, Chambersburg, and formerly of Fairfax, Va., passed away Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, at his home with his wife of 32 years at his side.
Margaret M. Bunda
BUNDA – Margaret M., 83, Johnstown, went into the loving arms of our Lord Dec. 9, 2013, at home with her family and friends by her side.
Ellen (Schwarting) Merker
MERKER – Ellen (Schwarting), 89, passed away Dec. 7, 2013, in Davidsville.
Russell W. Moehler
MOEHLER – Russell W., “Ducky,” 98, Woodvale, died Dec. 10, 2013, at the Atrium Manor.
Ronald E. Moskey Sr.
MOSKEY – Ronald E. Sr., 75, Jennerstown, died Dec. 9, 2013, at home.
BYICH – Cory, 29, Nanty Glo, died Dec. 7, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
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Lewis P. Gregory
GREGORY – Lewis P., 85, Johnstown, died Dec. 8, 2013, in Hollidaysburg.
Anne T. Desimone
DESIMONE – Anne T., 82, Johnstown, died Dec. 7, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Andrew P. Lingafelt
LINGAFELT – Andrew P. “Andy,” 51, Cassandra, passed away Dec. 7, 2013, at home.
PASTERNAK – Paul, 86, Richland, died Dec. 8, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Louella Fern Bloom
BLOOM – Louella Fern, 91, Johnstown, passed away Dec. 7, 2013.
Beverly R. Miller
MILLER – Beverly R., 70, Summerhill, died Dec. 9, 2013, at home.
Eleanor Vivian Chaney
CHANEY – Eleanor Vivian, “Baby Ellie,” born Dec. 7, 2013, and passed Dec. 7, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Betty R. Irvin
IRVIN – Betty R., 88, Johnstown, died Dec. 8, 2013, at Cambria Care Center.
CHAPMAN – Darlene, 55, Hayes, Va., formerly of Beaverdale, passed away Dec. 9, 2013.
John J. Good
GOOD – John J., 82, formerly of Portage, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Meadow View Nursing Center.
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