WINDBER — BOYER – Bonnie L., (Grove), 71, Windber, native of Beaverdale, went to be with the Lord May 10, 2013. Born Oct. 28, 1941, in Beaverdale, daughter of Milton and Emma (Haberkorn) Grove. Preceded in death by parents; husband, John L. Boyer; and brother-in- law, Charles E. Boyer. Survived by sons, Jake D. Boyer, and wife, Pam (Rico), and James M. Boyer, and fiancee, Kelly A. Keilman, both of Windber; grandchildren, Jake M. Boyer; Toni N. (Boyer), wife of Brett Yonish; and Owen J. and Morgan K. Boyer. Sister of Donna, wife of the late Norman “Bruce” Wright, Wilmore, and Loretta, wife of Bob Maticic, Sidman. Also survived by nieces and nephews, Lori, Robin and Bobby Maticic; Wayne, Donna and Randy Wright; Kathy Miller; and Charles, David, Stewart and Russell Boyer; sister-in-law, Glenda Boyer, Windber; and caregiver, Lore Haddenham. Member of Windber Slovak Club and the American Legion. Former employee of Bali Bra. Bonnie was a loving mother, grandmother and sister. She was a devout Catholic. Friends received from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at the William Kisiel Funeral Home, Windber, where vigil for the deceased will be held. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, Windber, the Very Rev. Leonard E. Voytek, VF. Interment, Dunlo Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, Bonnie requested that donations be given to help someone you know who is blind.
Gladys M. Stombaugh
STOMAUGH – Gladys M., 94, Portage, went to be with the Lord Dec. 11, 2013.
Maureen S. Plummer
PLUMMER – Maureen S., 69, Sidman, passed away Dec. 10, 2013, at Windber Hospice.
Joseph A. Pettinato
PETTINATO – Joseph A., 86, of New Brighton, N.Y., a retired letter carrier, World War II Navy veteran and devoted family man, died Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, at Eger Health Care & Rehabilitation Center, where he had resided since May of this year.
A. Martha (Eash) Thomas
THOMAS – A. Martha (Eash), 94, Saylor School Road, Hollsopple, went peacefully to be with the Lord Dec. 11, 2013, at Laurel View Village.
GRAFFIUS – Robert “Parker,” 15, Madison, W.Va., born April 8, 1998, son of Robert Russell III and Regina Orosz Graffius, went home to be with the Lord Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013.
Naomi R. Costello
COSTELLO – Naomi R., 91, Davidsville, died Dec. 11, 2013, at Conemaugh Memorial Hospital.
Rose A. Hancharik
HANCHARIK – Rose A., 75, Richland Township, died Dec. 5, 2013, at LaurelWood Care Center.
THOMAS – Amandus “Mandy,” 91, Hastings, passed away peacefully at home Dec. 12, 2013, surrounded by his loving family.
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Lois L. Rager
RAGER – Lois L., 83, Johnstown, died Dec. 11, 2013, at St. Jude’s Haven surrounded by her friends and caregivers who loved her very much
CHAPMAN – Darlene, 58, Hayes, Va., formerly of Beaverdale, passed away Dec. 9, 2013
H. Matthew Gearhart
GEARHART - H. Matthew IV, 36, Mineral Point, passed away Dec. 9, 2013, as a result of an asthma attack.
Doris (Hysong) Anderson
ANDERSON – Doris (Hysong), 91, New Florence, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, at Sunrise of Abington, Abington.
Ralph E. Botteicher
BOTTEICHER – Ralph E., 94, Derry, formerly of Johnstown, passed away Dec. 10, 2013, at the home of his granddaughter.
Jean Grace (Emerson) Fair
FAIR – Jean Grace (Emerson), 97, Petoskey, Mich., formerly of Nanty Glo, passed away Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, at Bay Bluffs, in Harbor Springs, Mich.
ROMAGNA – Margaret “Margee,” 89, Hollidaysburg, formerly of Ebensburg, passed away Dec. 10, 2013, at Nason Hospital, Roaring Spring.
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Jean V. (Cleimer) DiValentone
DiVALENTONE – Jean V. (Cleimer), 75, Boswell, died Dec. 10, 2013, at her home.
Anthony G. Bongiovanni
BONGIOVANNI – Anthony G. “Nino,” 84, Johnstown, died Dec. 9, 2013, at the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home.
BOXLER – Sylvester “Dwayne,” 73, Fayetteville, formerly of Mineral Point, went to his heavenly home Monday, Dec. 9, 2013.
William E. Barron
BARRON – William E., 79, Bethlehem, passed away Dec. 9, 2013.
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