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.
Lewis P. Gregory
GREGORY – Lewis P., 85, Johnstown, died Dec. 8, 2013, in Hollidaysburg.
Anne T. Desimone
DESIMONE – Anne T., 82, Johnstown, died Dec. 7, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Andrew P. Lingafelt
LINGAFELT – Andrew P. “Andy,” 51, Cassandra, passed away Dec. 7, 2013, at home.
PASTERNAK – Paul, 86, Richland, died Dec. 8, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Louella Fern Bloom
BLOOM – Louella Fern, 91, Johnstown, passed away Dec. 7, 2013.
Beverly R. Miller
MILLER – Beverly R., 70, Summerhill, died Dec. 9, 2013, at home.
Eleanor Vivian Chaney
CHANEY – Eleanor Vivian, “Baby Ellie,” born Dec. 7, 2013, and passed Dec. 7, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Betty R. Irvin
IRVIN – Betty R., 88, Johnstown, died Dec. 8, 2013, at Cambria Care Center.
CHAPMAN – Darlene, 55, Hayes, Va., formerly of Beaverdale, passed away Dec. 9, 2013.
John J. Good
GOOD – John J., 82, formerly of Portage, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Meadow View Nursing Center.
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Evelyn J. Schultz
SCHULTZ – Evelyn J., 89, Johnstown, died Dec. 6, 2013, at Harmony House Manor.
Janet M. (Adams) Riposo
RIPOSO – Janet M. (Adams), 80, Bethlen Home, Ligonier, formerly of Somerset Pike, Johnstown, died Dec. 7, 2013, at Latrobe Area Hospital.
Peggy A. Poling
POLING – Peggy A., 64, South Fork, died after a brave battle with cancer Dec. 7, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
KANIUK – Steve, 77, Central City, died Dec. 7, 2013.
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Gerald C. Hoover
HOOVER – Gerald C., 79, Cambria Township, passed away Dec. 6, 2013, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
Clifford August Rummel
RUMMEL– Clifford August, 68, formerly of Johnstown and Somerset, passed away Nov. 4, 2013, in Springfield, Ohio.
Phillip Zdunczyk Sr.
ZDUNCZYK – Phillip Sr., 77, Portage, passed away Dec. 7, 2013, at Windber Hospice.
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