PATTON — WILKINSON – Ruth A., 77, Patton, passed away Jan. 8, 2013, at her residence. Born March 12, 1935, in Patton, daughter of James and Lucy (Cunningham) Diethrich. Preceded in death by parents; husband of 40 years, William “Ken” Wilkinson, whom she married May 28, 1956; brother, Frank Diethrich; sisters, Patty Williamson and Grace Davis; nephew, David Fontenot; and niece, Julie Klahr. Survived by son, Edward J. Wilkinson, Claremore, Okla., and friend, Pam Miller, Nashville, Tenn.; daughter, Karen A. Dietrick, and husband, Regis, Patton; granddaughters, Jennifer L. Wilkinson, Jacqueline S. Bowles, Stephaine L. Dietrick, Melissa S. Dietrick and Heather R. Dietrick; brothers, Bob and Janet Deithrich, Gaithersburg, Md.; Tom and Sonja Diethrich, Rockville, Md.; sisters, Alma and Barney Stanek, Cannonsburg; and Lucy and Chuck Fontenot, San Mateo, Calif.; and numerous nieces and nephews. Ruth was a seamstress at Carol Ann Fashions, Hastings, for 37 years. Member of Patton Presbyterian Church. She enjoyed spending time with her granddaughters and playing her scratch-off lottery tickets. She also enjoyed making Easter candy with the ladies at the church, where she will be greatly missed. She also enjoyed sewing, quilting and working in her flower gardens. Ruth will be remembered fondly by her family and her many, many friends. Friends received 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, at Stevens Funeral Home Inc., 1004 N. Fifth Ave., Patton, Pa. 16668. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Patton Presbyterian Church. Committal, Fairview Cemetery, Patton. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Patton Presbyterian Church. (www.stevensfh.com)
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Richard C. Claycomb
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Shelvy J. Elbertson
ELBERTSON – Shelvy J., 51, Johnstown, passed away March 6, 2014.
Gloria Jean (Dunmire) Ellsworth
ELLSWORTH – Gloria Jean (Dunmire), 75, Seward, passed away March 6, 2014, at Indiana Regional Medical Center.
Phyllis M. Faight
FAIGHT – Phyllis M., 78, Jackson Township, died March 5, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Alta Jane Fox
FOX – Alta Jane, 81, Daisytown, passed away March 7, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
Thelma (Kearney) Kodosky
KODOSKY – Thelma “Jeannie” (Kearney), 78, Lilly, went to her eternal rest March 7, 2014.
Lois Jean (Dunmeyer) Lepley
LEPLEY – Lois Jean (Dunmeyer), 70, West Virginia, formerly of Somerset County, died March 5, 2014, at home.
REITZ – David, 76, passed away March 3, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nev.
James J. Saylor Sr.
SAYLOR – James J. Sr. “Pap,” Davidsville, died peacefully March 7, 2014, at home surrounded by family.
W. Jean (Mishler) Naugle Wingard
WINGARD – W. Jean Mishler Naugle, 85, formerly of Morgantown and Davidsville, died Wednesday, March 5, 2014.
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Marcella S. (Ciccotelli) Gillin
GILLIN – Marcella S. (Ciccotelli), 85, Ebensburg, passed away peacefully March 5, 2014, at Cambria Care Center.
Peter Holubz Jr.
HOLUBZ – Peter Jr., 89, Johnstown, died March 5, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Lillian Marlene (Anderson) Howard
HOWARD – Lillian Marlene (Anderson), 71, Ebensburg, died March 5, 2014, at home.
KAUFMAN – Morton, 84, Westmont, lost his battle with cancer March 5, 2014.
James Guido Mastrine
MASTRINE – James Guido, 63, Ebensburg, died March 5, 2014, at home surrounded by his family.
Anna T. Pipon
PIPON – Mrs. Anna T., 99, Windber, passed away March 6, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Thomas F. Reynolds
REYNOLDS – Thomas F., 62, Tire Hill, died March 5, 2014.
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