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November 21, 2005

Obituaries 11/21/2005

BOWERS - Esther P.

BOWERS - Esther P., 86, of Vinco, passed away Nov. 19, 2005, at Miner's Medical Center, Hastings, after an extended illness. Born April 23, 1919, in East Conemaugh, daughter of George G. and Lillie (Wertz) Bowers. Preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Clarence and George; and sisters, Katheryn Novitsky and Jane Ray. Survived by her nieces, Beverly, wife of Robert Fetsik, Jackson Township, and Kay Novitsky, Conemaugh. Also survived by a great-niece, Wendy Fetsik Jackson, Chicago, and a great-nephew, Robert T. Fetsik, Vinco. Esther was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Conemaugh, and was a 1938 graduate of East Conemaugh High School. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Baker-Harris Funeral Chapel, Conemaugh, where funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, the Rev. Ed Wagner officiating. Interment will take place at Headricks Union Cemetery.

BRUNO - Sara "Sally" (Sperry)

BRUNO - Sara "Sally" (Sperry), 87, of Second Street, Nanty Glo, died Nov. 18, 2005, at home. Born July 26, 1918, in Greenwich, daughter of the late John Palmer and Celia Elizabeth (Roberts) Sperry. Preceded in death by husband, Joseph Francis Bruno, and nephew, Thomas Fulmer. Survived by brother, Rhuel, and wife, Audrey Sperry, Niceville, Fla.; and nieces and nephews: Debbie (Cliff) Kelley; Jeff and Kevin Sperry; Karen (Bill) Holloway; Jay Sperry; Gary (Deb) Fulmer; and Robert Fulmer. Also survived by sister-in-law, Rose (Bruno) Fulmer. Member of Nanty Glo United Methodist Church. She had been retired from the Cambria County Courthouse, where she had been a clerk for 25 years. Sally was an avid reader and loved the arts. She will be sadly missed by her family and friends. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Askew-Houser Funeral Homes Inc., Nanty Glo. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Nanty Glo United Methodist Church, the Rev. John Snyder officiating. Entombment at Holy Name Mausoleum in Ebensburg.

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