RICHLAND — INSTONE – Doreen M., 67, Richland, died Feb. 7, 2013, at home. Born June 26, 1945, in Johnstown, daughter of the late Richard G. and Dorothy E. (Schlosser) Yeager. Preceded in death by the love of her life, John F. “Jack” Instone. Survived by the joy of her life, sons, John R., married to Lynn (Sorchilla), Johnstown; Scott D., married to Paulette (Klimek), Richland; and Craig M., married to Kristen (Kohan), Richland; and the light of her life, grandchildren, Kaileigh, Katie, Nicole, Morgan, Collin, Abby, Jackie and Sadie; and great-grandson, Jude. Sister of Richard C. Yeager, husband of Carol (Betts), Richland; and Donna Krill, Richland. Sister-in law of Doris and Bill Colvin and Shirley and Barry Reed. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. A 1963 graduate of Bishop McCort High School and Mercy Hospital School of Nursing, Class of 1966. She was a retired registered nurse from Arbutus Park Manor with 23 years of service. Member of St. Benedict Catholic Church, Geistown. Doreen lived for her sons’ and grandchildren’s sporting events. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who will be greatly missed. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Harris Funeral Home, 500 Cherry Lane, Richland, where vigil service will be held. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Benedict Church, Father David S. Peles, pastor, and the Very Rev. Father James F. Crookston, celebrant. Committal, St. Johns Cemetery, Geistown. Doreen greatly appreciated all her family and friends for their support for the last three years. Family suggests donations to Bishop McCort High School in the name of Doreen M. Instone to establish a trust fund to help students going through difficult times when families are dealing with cancer and other health issues. Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com.
- District Deaths April 17, 2014
Zachary Gordon Alan Andrews
ANDREWS – Zachary Gordon Alan, 21, Johnstown, was called home April 13, 2014.
Ray H. Clites
CLITES – Ray H., 93 , Westmont, died April 12, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Beverly J. Hoover
HOOVER – Beverly J., 75, Johnstown, was received into heaven 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.
Charles M. Lambert
LAMBERT – Charles M., 87, Central City, passed away April 14, 2014, at home.
Betty L. Lydic
LYDIC – Betty L., 88, Johnstown, died April 15, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
Stella A. Ponchek
PONCHEK – Stella A., 92, East Conemaugh, died April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Pauline L. Turchetta
TURCHETTA – Pauline L., 84, Cresson, died April 15, 2014, at Garvey Manor, Hollidaysburg.
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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 14, 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.
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