The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

Obituaries

January 8, 2013

Ruth A. Wilkinson

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)

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Obituaries
  • District Deaths April 17, 2014

    April 16, 2014

  • Zachary Gordon Alan Andrews

    ANDREWS – Zachary Gordon Alan, 21, Johnstown, was called home April 13, 2014.

    April 16, 2014

  • Ray H. Clites

    CLITES – Ray H., 93 , Westmont, died April 12, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.

    April 16, 2014

  • Beverly J. Hoover

    HOOVER – Beverly J., 75, Johnstown, was received into heaven April 16, 2014.

    April 16, 2014

  • Joseph Samuel Kuhar Jr.

    KUHAR – Joseph Samuel Jr. “Joey,” 64, passed away April 11, 2014, at home, in Salt Lake City, Utah.

    April 16, 2014

  • Charles M. Lambert

    LAMBERT – Charles M., 87, Central City, passed away April 14, 2014, at home.

    April 16, 2014

  • Betty L. Lydic

    LYDIC – Betty L., 88, Johnstown, died April 15, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.

    April 16, 2014

  • Stella A. Ponchek

    PONCHEK – Stella A., 92, East Conemaugh, died April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.

    April 16, 2014

  • Pauline L. Turchetta

    TURCHETTA – Pauline L., 84, Cresson, died April 15, 2014, at Garvey Manor, Hollidaysburg.

    April 16, 2014

  • Today's Funerals April 17, 2014

    April 16, 2014

  • District Deaths April 16, 2014

    April 16, 2014

  • Akers, Boyd Boyd Merle Akers Jr.

    AKERS – Boyd Merle Jr., 90, Lower Yoder, died April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Philip Joseph Baldacchino

    BALDACCHINO – Philip Joseph, 87, Carrolltown, died April 14, 2014.

    April 16, 2014

  • Grace (Deitke) Davis

    DAVIS – Grace (Deitke), 90, Phoenix, Ariz., passed away peacefully April 10, 2014.

    April 16, 2014

  • Cynthia Jayne Eisler

    EISLER – Cynthia Jayne, 59, Somerset, formerly of Wilbur, went home April 13, 2014, at Somerset Hospice House.

    April 16, 2014

  • Foster,James James E. Foster

    FOSTER – James E., 86, Johnstown, died April 13, 2014.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Goller,Alice Alice M. Goller

    GOLLER – Alice M., 94, Presbyterian Home, died April 13, 2014, at Presbyterian Home.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • M. Elayne Gooderham

    GOODERHAM – M. Elayne, 78, Altoona, died April 14, 2014.

    April 16, 2014

  • Harbart,Edward Edward Carl Harbart

    HARBART – Edward Carl “Duger,” 90, Richland Township, died April 15, 2014, at Arbutus Park Manor.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Edward J. Harris

    HARRIS – Edward J. “Ed,” 83, Fairfax, Va., passed away April 7, 2014, at home.

    April 16, 2014

  • Dorothy Mason

    MASON – Dorothy, 66, Portage, formerly of Northern Cambria, died April 15, 2014, at Maple Winds Care Center, Portage.

    April 16, 2014

  • Clifford Eugene Sharp Jr.

    SHARP – Clifford Eugene Jr., 71, passed away peacefully April 5, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nev.

    April 16, 2014

Poll

Do you think that Jack Williams will get the 270 signatures from city residents needed in order to have a referendum placed on a municipal ballot to have the city's pressure test mandate repealed?

Yes
No
I'm not sure
     View Results