SOMERSET — HEMMINGER – Mary Jane (Barna), 83, Somerset, formerly of Johnstown, died April 24, 2013, in Sebring, Fla. Born Feb. 7, 1930, in Johnstown, daughter of the late John and Mary Barna. Preceded in death by husband, Bill; brother, John, sisters, Sabina and Kathryn; and daughter, Lynn Fiscus; also grandson-in-law, Eric Knauss. She was the last surviving member of the John Barna family. Survived by son, David (Linda) Houston, Texas; daughter, Susan (John) Tarasenkov, Pittsburgh; son, Darren (Marcy) Waterford, Va.; son-in-law, Charles Fiscus; and stepmother, Ruth Hemminger. Also survived by grandchildren, Tanya Knauss, Sonya (Jason) Fletcher, Pat and Colin Hemminger, Eva Lenz, Grete (Matt) Gridley, Jayne Fiscus, Zachary and Jacob Tarasenkov and Keely Hemminger; many cousins; and a niece and nephew. She was a 1948 graduate of Greater Johnstown High School. Jane was a member of St. Benedict’s Catholic Church, Geistown, for 40 years. She was employed by Sears Roebuck Co. for more than 30 years, first in the credit office and then as a decorator until her retirement in 1995. She was a very active woman her entire life and made new friends wherever she went. While raising four children, she managed a part time job, enjoyed competitive tennis, swimming, gardening, oil painting, sculpting and arts and crafts. She enjoyed traveling, watching the Steelers, being a member of the Red Hat Society and loved playing cards. Jane thoroughly enjoyed her family and friends and wintering in Florida. A snowbird to the end! Family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 2, at Harris Funeral Home, 500 Cherry Lane, Richland, where vigil for the deceased will be held. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, May 3, at St. Benedict’s Catholic Church, 2310 Bedford St., Johnstown, Father David S. Peles, pastor. Committal, Richland Cemetery Mausoleum. Those who wish may contribute to Somerset Senior Center, 1338 S. Edgewood Ave., Somerset, Pa. 15501, (1-800-452-0825), in memory of Jane Hemminger. Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com.
- District Deaths July 30, 2014
Patricia L. Bakale
BAKALE – Patricia L, 81, Johnstown, went to be with our Lord July 28, 2014.
Stephen A. Christy
CHRISTY – Stephen A., 65, Johnstown, died July 28, 2014, at home surrounded by family and friends.
CUSTER – Margaret “Peggy,” 69, Johnstown, passed away July 29, 2014, at Laurelwood Care Center.
Kathleen L. Geiser
GEISER – Kathleen L., 84, Oakland, died July 29, 2014, at Arbutus Park Manor.
Elaine Jean (Hamilton) Klayko
KLAYKO – Elaine Jean (Hamilton), 65, Lilly, died at peace Tuesday morning, July 29, 2014, at her home.
MATIJEVICH – Nicholas, 88, Johnstown, formerly of Pittsburgh, died July 28, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Daisy "Doodles" Miller
MILLER – Daisy “Doodles,” aged 16 years, was released from this life into the next on Sunday, July 27, 2014, surrounded by her loving family, Dorene and Ian Miller, Andrea Brooks, and Jayme Brooks.
Ethel M. Miller
MILLER – Ethel M., 95, Ebensburg, formerly of Barnesboro, died July 29, 2014, at her home with her daughter, Patty, by her side.
Andrea Lynn (Lonas) Peters
PETERS – Andrea Lynn (Lonas), 46, Bolivar, passed into the arms of our Lord on July 28, 2014, in the palliative care unit of Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital.
Mirrel Oliver Plummer Sr.
PLUMMER – Mirrel Oliver Sr., 75, Portage, passed away July 27, 2014, at home.
Mary Ann (Sedor) Shedlock
SHEDLOCK – Mary Ann (Sedor), 87, a resident of St. Benedict Manor, formerly of Revloc and Ebensburg, passed away July 28, 2014, at the manor.
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Michele L. Bernat
BERNAT – Michele L., 45, Mundys Corner, passed away July 27, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Benjamin Martin Hadix
HADIX – Benjamin Martin, 33, Johnstown, went to his eternal peace in the arms of Jesus July 24, 2014.
Ethel L. Phenicie
PHENICIE – Mrs. Ethel L., 96, Windber, passed away July 27, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Nicholas D. Steinkirchner
STEINKIRCHNER – Nicholas D., 32, Jennerstown, died Sunday, July 20, 2014, in Brevard County, Fla.
Linda A. Sral
SRAL – Linda A., 68, Portage, died July 27, 2014, at her residence.
Ruth F. Huff
HUFF – Ruth F., 80, Sidman, died July 27, 2014, at her residence.
Margaret A. Miske
MISKE – Margaret A., 80, Johnstown, passed away July 27, 2014, at the Allegheny Lutheran Home.
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