BROWNSVILLE — TUNNEY – Edward, 86, Brownsville, passed away Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, at the Southwestern Veterans Center, Pittsburgh. He was born July 15, 1926, in Clarksville, son of Clifford and Mabel (McCleary) Tunney. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Margaret (Peggy) Tunney; second wife, Susan Tunney; two sisters, Muriel (Tunney) Nickalo and Ruth (Tunney) Jones; five brothers, Earl, Clifford Gene, Melvin, Glenn and Norman Lee Tunney; and daughter-in-law, Barbara Tunney. Ed was a member of the U.S. Navy. After that he worked for Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel Corp. in Allenport as a pipefitter and then eventually worked his way into management. He enjoyed hunting, campfires and just being outdoors. Ed also belonged to the Elks, Brownsville; the Nixon Gun Club; Charleroi Archery Club; and First United Methodist Church, Brownsville. He is survived by his son, John Tunney, Stockdale; daughter, Linda Rawlins, and husband, Harvey, Johnstown; four grandchildren, Jane Tunney; Jennifer Ferrence, and husband, Matthew; Kathy Rentz, and husband, Daniel; and Jill Benson, and husband, Steven; one great-grandson, Jozef Ferrence; sister, Kathleen (Beck) Holzapfel; two brothers, Walter Tunney and Ray Tunney; and numerous nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at Novak Funeral Home, 515 Front St., Brownsville, on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. and Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, until 11 a.m., the hour of service with the Rev. David Chin, officiating. Interment will follow in LaFayette Memorial Park, Brier Hill. To sign the online guestbook, log onto www.novakfuneralhome.net.
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Delores E. Benito
BENITO – Delores E. “Honey,” 72, Johnstown, died April 11, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Phillip E. Cadwallader
CADWALLADER – Phillip E., 88, Portage, entered into new life April 11, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Joan Mary (DeBiase) DeLisa
DeLISA – Joan Mary (DeBiase), 72, Richland, passed away peacefully April 14, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Daniel D. Emeigh
EMEIGH – Daniel D., 73, Northern Cambria, died April 12, 2014, at home.
LEEPER – Robert, 78, Johnstown, passed away April 13, 2014, at home.
Robert W. Stephens
STEPHENS – Robert W., 70, Johnstown, died April 13, 2014, at UPMC Shadyside Hospital.
Anna J. Treimer
TREIMER – Anna J., 80, Moxham, passed away April 13, 2014.
Richard T. Weimer Jr.
WEIMER – Richard “Rick” T. Jr., 69, New Florence, passed away Monday, April 14, 2014, at home.
YAROSH – Anna, 89, Portage, passed away April 14, 2014, at home.
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Roy Edgar Layman
LAYMAN – Roy Edgar, 98, Maple Winds/Autumn’s View, Portage, formerly of Palestine Road, Salix, passed peacefully to his reward on April 11, 2014.
Mary M. Ross
ROSS – Mrs. Mary M., 94, Church of the Brethren Home, formerly of Central City, went to be with the Lord April 12, 2014.
Ann H. Orris
ORRIS – Ann H., 72, Johnstown, died April 12, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Deovaux Holdsworth Jr.
HOLDSWORTH – Deovaux “Joe” Jr., 75, Homer City, passed away Thursday, April 10, 2014, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown, from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident.
Dean L. Fetzer
FETZER – Dean L., 91, Jackson Township, entered into a new life April 12, 2014, surrounded by his family.
Betty Louise (Stover) Westover
WESTOVER – Betty Louise (Stover), 85, Carrolltown, formerly of La Jose, died April 12, 2014, at Golden Living Center Haida, Hastings, with her children at her side.
Jeannette (Baker) Tavernini
TAVERNINI – Mrs. Jeannette (Baker), 75, Casselberry, Fla., formerly of Portage, entered into new life April 12, 2014, at home.
John J. Branas
BRANAS – John J., 67, Portage, passed away April 12, 2014, at Cambria Care Center.
Mary A. Liptak
LIPTAK – Mary A., 92, Johnstown, passed away April 13, 2014, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
Gaynelle A. Ivory
IVORY – Gaynelle A., 73, Hastings, died April 12, 2014, at Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh.
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