UPPER YODER TOWNSHIP — BENNETT – Shirley M., 77, Upper Yoder, passed away Jan. 16, 2013, at Good Sam Palliative Care. Born April 9, 1935, in Johnstown, daughter of the late Ernest and Magdalene (Hettle) Oaks. Also preceded in death by sister, Connie L. Oaks; sister-in-law, Virginia Oaks; and brothers-in-law, Tom Woodward, James Townsend, Willard Russell Jones and Roy Bennett. Survived by loving husband, Earl S. Bennett; daughter, Cynthia M., wife of Charles Ickes Jr., Johnstown; grandchildren, Courtney M. Ickes, Masontown, Pa.; and USMC LCPL Charles R. Ickes III, Afghanistan; brothers, Ernest L. Oaks; and Eugene H., married to the former Vivette Cook, all of Johnstown; sister, Nancy L. Woodward, Pittsburgh; and sisters-in-law, Dorothy Jones, South Fork; and Anna Townsend, Portage; also several nieces and nephews. Shirley was a 1953 graduate of Johnstown High School. Member of St. Benedict Catholic Church and Oakland Volunteer Fire Company ladies auxiliary. Shirley enjoyed bowling, crossword puzzles, TV game shows, bingo and playing cards, and loved spending time with her husband, daughter, grandchildren and family. Friends received from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Harris Funeral Home, 500 Cherry Lane, Richland. Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Benedict Catholic Church, Father David Peles, pastor. Entombment, Richland Cemetery Mausoleum. Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com.
- District Deaths March 8, 2014
Albert Lynn Boring
BORING – Albert Lynn, 53, Ebensburg, passed away Thursday, March 6, 2014, at Ebensburg Center, Sunset House.
Richard C. Claycomb
CLAYCOMB – Mr. Richard C., 72, Heritage Road, Osterburg, died Thursday, March 6, 2014, at his home.
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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- District Deaths March 7, 2014
GEORGE – Robert “Bob,” 71, Portage, passed away March 4, 2014, in Johnstown.
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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