WESTMONT — WESNER – Raymond L., 30, Westmont, went to be with the Lord Feb. 7, 2013. Born Oct. 2, 1982, in Johnstown, survived by his parents, Philip “Ben” and Victoria (McAlister) Wesner. Brother of Daniel; Stephen; Joan, married to Matthew Dill, Johnstown; and Nicholas, married to Kristen, New Jersey; nieces, Julia, Anne and Lauren; nephew, Lewis; and loving aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Raymond was a 2000 graduate of Westmont Hilltop High School and a 2009 graduate of IUP. He enlisted in the U.S. Army Reserves and served as sergeant, two tours of duty in Operation Iraq Freedom. He received many honors and medals including the Good Conduct Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal W Star and Joint Meritorious Unit Award. He was a loving son, brother and friend to many and will be sadly missed. Friends received from 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, at Frank Duca Funeral Home, Westmont Chapel, 1622 Menoher Blvd., Johnstown. Family and friends will meet for a funeral Mass at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Our Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church, the Very Rev. Mark S. Begly. Private interment at Grandview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please contribute to the Wounded Warrior Project at www.support.woundedwarriorproject.org or call (877) 958-2233 in memory of Raymond L. Wesner. Condolences may be sent through www.ducafuneralhome.com.
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Lisa Jean (Anico) Bender
BENDER – Lisa Jean (Anico), 48, Hastings, died Dec. 4, 2013, at UPMC Hospital, Altoona.
Carole J. Berkebile
BERKEBILE – Carole J., 67, Stoystown, died Dec. 4, 2013, at home.
William G. Good
GOOD – William G., 75, Johnstown, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Samuel E. Gossard
GOSSARD – Samuel E., 90, Johnstown, died Dec. 4, 2013, at LaurelWood Care Center.
James J. Karlheim
KARLHEIM – James J. “J.J.,” 79, Patton, passed away Dec. 5, 2013, at UPMC Altoona surrounded by his family.
Judith Ellen (Gosnell) Magallanes
MAGALLANES – Judith Ellen (Gosnell), 45, Windber, went to be with the Lord Dec. 4, 2013.
Robert J. Miller
MILLER – Robert J., 77, Marsteller, died Dec. 5, 2013, at home.
Belva M. (Henderson) Starkey
STARKEY – Belva M. (Henderson), RN, 60, died at 1 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, at EMH Regional Medical Center, in Avon, Ohio.
Isabel Cecelia Ferris Wolfe
WOLFE – Isabel Cecelia Ferris, 95, died Dec. 1, 2013.
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Genevieve B. (Decewicz) Bonitz
BONITZ – Genevieve B. (Decewicz), 89, Windber, passed away peacefully in her sleep Dec. 4, 2013, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
Betty A. Hasse
HASSE – Betty A., 68, Johnstown, passed away Dec. 4, 2013, at home.
George S. Hoberney
HOBERNEY – George S., 76, Willoughby Hills, Ohio, since 1972, formerly of Cleveland Heights, Ohio, died Dec. 3, 2013.
Robert John Holbink
HOLBINK – Robert John, 70, Nanty Glo, passed away Dec. 3, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
William Jacob Huss Jr.
HUSS – William Jacob Jr., 73, Ideal Park, passed away peacefully at home Dec. 3, 2013, surrounded by his family.
Mary Louise Leventry
LEVENTRY – Mary Louise, 90, Indiana, died peacefully on Thanksgiving, Nov. 28, 2013, at St. Andrew’s Village.
Betty Louise Lopez
LOPEZ – Betty Louise, 83, Johnstown, passed away Dec. 3, 2013, at Allegheny Lutheran Home.
Mark R. Semelsberger
SEMELSBERGER – Mark R., 32, Hastings, passed away Dec. 1, 2013.
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