BLOOM - Ethel J.
BLOOM - Ethel J., 89, Johnstown, died Jan. 12, 2006. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Picking-Treece-Bennett Mortuary Inc., West Hills, 921 Menoher Blvd., where service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, the Rev. Dennis Zimmerman officiating. Interment, Grandview Cemetery.
ESPEY - Rita J.
ESPEY - Rita J., 78, Everett, Pa., formerly of Dale Borough, died Jan. 12, 2006, at Donahoe Manor, Bedford, Pa. Born Oct. 15, 1927, in Johnstown, daughter of the late Thomas W. and Cora (Noel) Simonton. Preceded in death by husband, Thomas; stepfather; three sisters; and one brother. Survived by these children: Lucinda, wife of Joseph Ford, Bedford; Thomas R., Johnstown; and Woody, Everett; also two grandchildren; five stepgrandchildren; and three stepgreat-grandchildren; and one niece and two nephews. Member of the Franklin Street United Methodist Church, Johnstown. Mrs. Espey was a retired custodian of the Pa. State Police Barracks in Bedford. At Mrs. Espey's request, there will be no viewing or visitation. A memorial service will be held at the Everett United Methodist Church on Saturday, Jan. 28, at 10 a.m., the Rev. Richard Williams and the Rev. Karen Tumorris. The family is being served by the Geisel Funeral Home, Dale.
FAITH - Melvin D.
FAITH - Melvin D., 63, of Windber, died Jan. 14, 2006, at home. Born June 8, 1942, in Johnstown, son of Delmas B. and Ida Mae (Harris) Faith. Preceded in death by his parents; grandson, Zachary; and sister, Donna. He is survived by his wife, the former Patricia L. Blough; children, Douglas, married to the former Sherri Martin, Elizabethtown; Tammy, wife of Conrad Sikirica, Johnstown; Daryl, wife of Jeffrey Spinos, Windber; Wendy, wife of John Makin, Windber; Michele, wife of Domenico Esposito, Martinsburg, W.Va.; Brian, and special friend, Barbara, Frederick, Md.; Robert, married to the former Angie Pingree, Fort Knox, Ky.; Kevin, married to the former Debbie Talleyn, Windber; and Brad, married to the former Mindi Flowers, Elizabethtown; 27 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Brother of Janet, wife of Mark Zdelar, Richland; Ron, married to the former Nancy Gay, Geistown; Barry, and his wife, Becky, Hancock, Md.; and Susan, wife of Russ Dunn, Richland. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Melvin was affiliated with the Christian -- Missionary Alliance Church and a member of the NRA. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. Friends will be received from 3 p.m. until time of service at 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Harris Funeral Home, 500 Cherry Lane, Richland, Pastor Jim Gay officiating. Interment will be held at the Odd Fellows Cemetery, Friedens. In lieu of flowers, donations can be directed to the family.
- Today's Funerals April 16, 2014
- District Deaths April 16, 2014
Delores E. Benito
BENITO – Delores E. “Honey,” 72, Johnstown, died April 11, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Phillip E. Cadwallader
CADWALLADER – Phillip E., 88, Portage, entered into new life April 11, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Joan Mary (DeBiase) DeLisa
DeLISA – Joan Mary (DeBiase), 72, Richland, passed away peacefully April 14, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Daniel D. Emeigh
EMEIGH – Daniel D., 73, Northern Cambria, died April 12, 2014, at home.
LEEPER – Robert, 78, Johnstown, passed away April 13, 2014, at home.
Robert W. Stephens
STEPHENS – Robert W., 70, Johnstown, died April 13, 2014, at UPMC Shadyside Hospital.
Anna J. Treimer
TREIMER – Anna J., 80, Moxham, passed away April 13, 2014.
Richard T. Weimer Jr.
WEIMER – Richard “Rick” T. Jr., 69, New Florence, passed away Monday, April 14, 2014, at home.
YAROSH – Anna, 89, Portage, passed away April 14, 2014, at home.
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Roy Edgar Layman
LAYMAN – Roy Edgar, 98, Maple Winds/Autumn’s View, Portage, formerly of Palestine Road, Salix, passed peacefully to his reward on April 11, 2014.
Mary M. Ross
ROSS – Mrs. Mary M., 94, Church of the Brethren Home, formerly of Central City, went to be with the Lord April 12, 2014.
Ann H. Orris
ORRIS – Ann H., 72, Johnstown, died April 12, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Deovaux Holdsworth Jr.
HOLDSWORTH – Deovaux “Joe” Jr., 75, Homer City, passed away Thursday, April 10, 2014, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown, from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident.
Dean L. Fetzer
FETZER – Dean L., 91, Jackson Township, entered into a new life April 12, 2014, surrounded by his family.
Betty Louise (Stover) Westover
WESTOVER – Betty Louise (Stover), 85, Carrolltown, formerly of La Jose, died April 12, 2014, at Golden Living Center Haida, Hastings, with her children at her side.
Jeannette (Baker) Tavernini
TAVERNINI – Mrs. Jeannette (Baker), 75, Casselberry, Fla., formerly of Portage, entered into new life April 12, 2014, at home.
John J. Branas
BRANAS – John J., 67, Portage, passed away April 12, 2014, at Cambria Care Center.
Mary A. Liptak
LIPTAK – Mary A., 92, Johnstown, passed away April 13, 2014, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
Gaynelle A. Ivory
IVORY – Gaynelle A., 73, Hastings, died April 12, 2014, at Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh.
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