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.
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Lawrence E. Coy
COY – Lawrence E., 89, Connellsville, Pa., formerly of Johnstown and Somerset, died April 21, 2014, at home.
DRINOSKY – Eugene, 80, Portage, entered eternal rest April 21, 2014, peacefully at home.
George Felix Jr.
FELIX – George Jr., 87, Alum Bank, passed away peacefully Sunday, April 20, 2014, at Colonial Courtyard in Bedford.
Mary C. Keilman
KEILMAN – Mary C., 62, Ebensburg, born March 26, 1952, in Nanty Glo, died April 21, 2014, at home.
Barbara A. (Geiser) Knapp
KNAPP – Barbara A. (Geiser), 79, Johnstown, passed away April 22, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
SINCAK – Michael, of Hollsopple, loving son, brother, husband and friend to all, passed away peacefully April 10, 2014.
Richard J. McAndrews Jr.
McANDREWS – Richard J. Jr. “Jimbo,” 57, Windber, passed away after a 2-year-battle with cancer April 22, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Kathleen Mae Speicher
SPEICHER – Kathleen Mae, 48, Conemaugh Township, died April 20, 2014, at UPMC Shadyside Hospital.
Julia J. (Gresh) Voeghtly
VOEGHTLY – Julia J. (Gresh), 74, Johnstown, passed away peacefully April 21, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center, Palliative Care Unit.
Ruth M. Ziemba
ZIEMBA – Ruth M., 84, Cover Hill, formerly of Park Hill, went to be with the Lord April 4, 2014, at LaurelWood Care Center.
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Georgia R. Brown
BROWN – Georgia R., 90, Lincoln Highway, Bedford, died Sunday, April 20, 2014, at her home.
John R. Franko Jr.
FRANKO – John R. Jr. “Bunko,” 72, Conemaugh, died April 20, 2014, at home.
Dorothy Mae Gillman
GILLMAN – Dorothy Mae, 93, Mount Hope, went to be with her Lord April 22, 2014.
Hulda Elmira Heslop
HESLOP – Hulda Elmira, 95, formerly of Ferndale and New Paris, died April 21, 2014, at Waccamaw Community Hospital, Murrells Inlet, S.C.
Jean M. Holtz
HOLTZ – Jean M., 82, Hastings, went to be with the Lord Monday, April 21, 2014, at Golden Living-HAIDA.
Margaret Gloria Marsh
MARSH – Margaret Gloria, born Dec. 28, 1927, was called to her heavenly home April 19, 2014.
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Wayne R. Bailey
BAILEY – Wayne R., 53, South Fork, passed away unexpectedly on Good Friday, April 18, 2014, at his home.
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