JOHNSTOWN — WOJCIK – Leo Joseph, died peacefully Jan. 4, 2013, surrounded by his loving family. Born Dec. 7, 1924, in Clymer, son of the late Leo Joseph Sr. and Susan (Harchick) Wojcik. Preceded in death by brother, Frank Bober; and sisters, Mildred Bober, Frances Bober, Lillian Bober, Julia Bober and Carolyn Bober. Survived by wife of 63 years, the former Julia A. Herbert, Johnstown; son, William, married to Suzanne (Weaver), Atlanta, Ga.; daughters, Sharon, married to Kenneth Kamicker, Mars, Pa.; and Connie, married to Dave Mercik, Johnstown; and grandchildren, Julie Anne Mercik and Leah Mercik. Leo was a miner for Bethlehem Mines. Member of Resurrection Parish, formerly St. Stephens Catholic Church, where he was a member for 60 years and very proud to be president of Holy Name Society and was an usher and altar server. He was very proud to be a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, having served in a number of South Pacific campaigns, including Okinawa, Japan in World War II. Member of American Legion in Central City and VFW of Cambria City. He was an avid outdoors sportsman and was a very proud, avid polka dancer with his wife. Leo was proud of the fact that he built his own house and had sent all three of his children through college. He loved life and being surrounded by his family, including his favorite dog, Kipper. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather who will be sadly missed and never forgotten. Service was held privately at the family’s convenience. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Johnstown Alzheimer’s Association. Arrangements in care of Hindman Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc., 146 Chandler Ave., exclusive provider of “Veterans and Family Memorial Care.” Condolences may be made at HindmanFuneralHomes.com.
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Boyd Merle Akers Jr.
AKERS – Boyd Merle Jr., 90, Lower Yoder, died April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Philip Joseph Baldacchino
BALDACCHINO – Philip Joseph, 87, Carrolltown, died April 14, 2014.
Grace (Deitke) Davis
DAVIS – Grace (Deitke), 90, Phoenix, Ariz., passed away peacefully April 10, 2014.
Cynthia Jayne Eisler
EISLER – Cynthia Jayne, 59, Somerset, formerly of Wilbur, went home April 13, 2014, at Somerset Hospice House.
James E. Foster
FOSTER – James E., 86, Johnstown, died April 13, 2014.
Alice M. Goller
GOLLER – Alice M., 94, Presbyterian Home, died April 13, 2014, at Presbyterian Home.
M. Elayne Gooderham
GOODERHAM – M. Elayne, 78, Altoona, died April 14, 2014.
Edward Carl Harbart
HARBART – Edward Carl “Duger,” 90, Richland Township, died April 15, 2014, at Arbutus Park Manor.
Edward J. Harris
HARRIS – Edward J. “Ed,” 83, Fairfax, Va., passed away April 7, 2014, at home.
MASON – Dorothy, 66, Portage, formerly of Northern Cambria, died April 15, 2014, at Maple Winds Care Center, Portage.
Clifford Eugene Sharp Jr.
SHARP – Clifford Eugene Jr., 71, passed away peacefully April 5, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nev.
Erma I. Shaw
SHAW – Erma I., 97, passed away Sunday, April 13, 2014, at her home In Ickesburg, Pa.
Robert S. Walters
WALTERS – Robert S., 75, Johnstown, passed away April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Timothy Alan Wess
WESS – Timothy Alan, 46, New Germany, died April 15, 2014, at home, surrounded by loved ones.
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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.
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