BORING - Rosella
BORING - Rosella, 86, Arbutus Park Manor, died Feb. 3, 2006. Complete obituary in at a later date. Picking-Treece-Bennett Mortuary Inc., Downtown, is in charge of arrangements.
CUSTER - Ida M.
CUSTER - Ida M., 89, Laurel View Village, died Feb. 2, 2006. Family will receive friends from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday and 10 until time of service at 11 a.m. Monday at George E. Mason Funeral Home Inc., Davidsville, the Rev. Brian Simmons officiating. Interment, Custer Cemetery.
DODD - Lillian May (Ream)
DODD - Lillian May (Ream), 98, Titusville, Fla., formerly of Westmont, died Feb. 2, 2006, in Florida. Friends will be received from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Picking-Treece-Bennett Mortuary Inc., West Hills, 921 Menoher Blvd., where service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, the Rev. Thomas Verner officiating. Interment, Armagh Cemetery.
FLICK - Charles T. Flick Sr.
FLICK - Charles T. Flick Sr., 91, of Duncansville, formerly of Cambria County, died Feb. 4, 2006, at his residence. Born Dec. 15, 1914, in Altoona, son of the late Nichlas and Viola Nale Flick. He married O. Grace Evans on May 18, 1938, in Cumberland, Md. She died Nov. 11, 2003, after 65 years of marriage. He retired from the Juniata Car Shop of Conrail. He is survived by two daughters, Catherine V. McDonald of Lakemont, and Shirley J. Wallace of Hollidaysburg; son, Charles T. Jr., and wife, Camille, of Richmond, Va.; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; sister, Othelia Gates of Johnstown; and brother, George of Duncansville. Friends will be received from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Sorge Funeral Home, Hollidaysburg, where funeral service will be held at 5 p.m. by Pastor Robert Beam. Interment at Carson Valley Cemetery.
FREDERICK - Grace J.
FREDERICK - Grace J., 91, Duquesne, formerly of Belmont, died Feb. 1, 2006, at Sycamore Estate, Duquesne. Born Feb. 18, 1914, in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada, daughter of the late John and Louise (Cudlip) Dobson. Preceded in death by first husband, William John Stump, and second husband, William M. Frederick, in 1994. Survived by son, Robert Stump, married to the former Catherine Zimmerman, of Duquesne. Also survived by seven grandchildren: William David Stump, Catherine Louise (Stump) Balaban, Jacklyn Marie (Stump) Troff, Robert Michael Stump, Margaret Ann Stump, John Frederick Stump and Daniel Raymond Stump, as well as seven great-grandchildren: Skyler Stump, Shane Stump, Samuel Stump, Catherine Balaban, William Balaban, Emma Balaban and Gianna Stump. Sister of Bernice Miller and Ralph Dobson, both of Michigan. She was a member of Belmont United Methodist Church, where funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Pastor Dave Evans. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Henderson Funeral Home, East Hills. Interment, Richland Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to Belmont United Methodist Church Youth Fellowship.
HERSHBERGER - Pearl
HERSHBERGER - Pearl, 84, Johnstown, went to be with the Lord Feb. 2, 2006, in Venice, Fla. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at John Henderson Co. Funeral Home, 215 Central Ave. Funeral service at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Park Avenue United Methodist Church.
HOLLEN - Anna Mary "Ann"
HOLLEN - Anna Mary "Ann," 56, St. Boniface, died Feb. 4, 2006, at Miners Medical Center. Born Feb. 23, 1949, in Spangler, the daughter of James and Rita (Weakland) Panaro. Preceded in death by father. Survived by mother of St. Benedict; companion, James Buck, St. Boniface; daughters, Michele, wife of Ken Warner, St. Benedict, and Melissa Hoffman, Hastings; grandchildren, Amber and Seth Warner and Jamie and Savanna Hoffman. Sister of Kathy (Michael) Kish, Arkansas; Christine Panaro; Janet (Ab) Blake; Peggy (Michael) Cavallo; and Karen (Ralph) Keith, all of St. Benedict; Rita (Paul) Kramer, Greensburg; and James (Lisa) Panaro, Ebensburg. Member of St. Benedict Presbyterian Church and VFW Post 7783 Ladies Auxiliary, St. Benedict. Owner of Ann's Outpost Fish and Tackle Shop. Together with Jim, operated Buck's Inn, St. Boniface. Previously owned the Ann Hollen Beauty Shop for 25 years. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at Moriconi Funeral Home Inc., Northern Cambria. Funeral service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Benedict Presbyterian Church, Pastor Marty Cartmel officiating. Interment, St. Joseph Cemetery.
KINOL - Alfred F. "Fritz"
KINOL - Alfred F. "Fritz," 90, Johnstown, died Feb. 3, 2006, at Richland Manor. Born May 31, 1915, in Johnstown, son of Louis and Magdalene (Prian) Kinol. Preceded in death by parents and all of his siblings, namely Albert, Louis, Caesar, Dan, Raymond and Alba Kinol and Elise Cadili. Survived by loving wife of 58 years, the former Mary Louise Conway. Also survived by children, Maureen, wife of Thomas Kimlin, Johnstown; Lou Ann, wife of Robert Opat, Bethel Park; Alfred Jr., Johnstown; and Vincent, married to the former Julie Renaud, North Carolina; grandchildren, Jason Kinol and Amber (Kinol) Stambaugh; Kris and Beth Opat; Ben and Allyson Kinol; and Cassidy; great-grandchildren, Noah and Peyton Stambaugh. Retired after 45 years at the former family business, Kinol Brothers Tile Co. Army veteran of World War II. A member and past commander of Post 954 CWV and Post 155 VFW, Local #4 BAC, also St. Rochus Catholic Church, where funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday, the Rev. Charles Amershek. Committal, St. Francis Cemetery. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Francis G. Ozog Funeral Home Inc., Broad Street, where vigil for the deceased will be held Monday. Post 155 VFW Ritual Team will have graveside military services. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital.
McCLOSKEY - John R. III
McCLOSKEY - John R. III, 34, Duncansville, died Feb. 3, 2006, at his residence after a courageous battle with melanoma. Born May 11, 1971, in Altoona, son of John R. Jr. and Cleo (Allen) McCloskey. He married Vicki S. Brawley on May 31, 2002. Mr. McCloskey was a member of Hicks United Methodist Church, Duncansville. He was employed as a store manager at Auto Zone in Huntingdon. A graduate of Altoona Area High School, Class of 1990. He enjoyed playing darts. Survived by wife, Vicki; parents; grandmother, Rita J. McCloskey, Gallitzin; infant daughter, Grace E.; and two sons, Christopher M. Tyszka and Michael C., both at home. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Sorge Funeral Home, Hollidaysburg, where funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, the Rev. Rich Morris. Interment, New Canoe Creek Cemetery, Hollidaysburg. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family. www.sorgefuneralhome.com.
POWELL - Dorothy H.
POWELL - Dorothy H., 85, Church of the Brethren Home, formerly of Southmont, died Feb. 2, 2006, at Church of the Brethren Home. Born Jan. 24, 1921, in Johnstown, daughter of Daniel and Sarai (Collins) Hotham. Preceded in death by parents; husband, Griffith; daughter, Susie Jerasa; and brother, Charles. Survived by daughter, Dotty, wife of Peter Clark; sister-in-law, Sara Hotham, all of Richland; nieces, Amy, wife of David Colonie, Muncy, and Susan, wife of Ronald Jerasa, Virginia Beach, Va. Also survived by five grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, five great-nephews and one great-niece. She was a member of Memorial Baptist Church, Beta Sigma Phi Sorority and the Busy Bees. She was a retired supervisor of the credit department at the former Peoples Gas Co. Friends received Monday from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Henderson Funeral Home, East Hills, where funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, the Rev. Dr. David A. Hill. Interment, Grandview Cemetery. Family suggests memorial contributions to Memorial Baptist Church or Church of the Brethren Home.
ROSENBAUM - Rose
ROSENBAUM - Rose, 82, Johnstown, passed away Feb. 3, 2006. A memorial Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Arrangements by Henderson-Makuchan Funeral Home, Conemaugh.
SAVERING - Fred J. "Foxie"
SAVERING - Fred J. "Foxie," 80, Johnstown, died Feb. 2, 2006. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday (no visitation Sunday) at Francis G. Ozog Funeral Home Inc., Broad Street, where funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, the Rev. Andrew Stanko. Committal, Benshoff Hill Cemetery. Fred was sharp as a fox until a few days before he died.
SHAFFER - Harold N.
SHAFFER - Harold N., 88, Richland Township, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus on Feb. 2, 2006. Friends received from 2 to 8 p.m. Monday at The Harris Funeral Home, 500 Cherry Lane, Richland. Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Greater Johnstown Christian Fellowship, with the Rev. Richard M. Burns officiating. Interment will be at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
SINKEVICH - Eleanor M.
SINKEVICH - Eleanor M., 84, Hastings, died Feb. 3, 2006, at HAIDA Manor. Born April 14, 1921, in Hastings, the daughter of the late Anthony and Nellie (Ganis) Miller. Preceded in death by husband, William; sisters, Margaret, Ann and Frances; brothers, Joseph and Bernard; and infants, Eddie Jack and Albert. Survived by sisters-in-law, Kathleen Miller and Catherine Miller, both of Hastings; and a number of nieces and nephews; also aunt, Marie Gregory. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the Easly Funeral Home, Hastings. Funeral Mass, 11 a.m. Monday at St. Bernard Catholic Church, Hastings. Interment at church cemetery.
SPINELLI - Joseph A.
SPINELLI - Joseph A., 58, Johnstown, native of Windber, went to be with the Lord Feb. 2, 2006, at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Born April 26, 1947, in Windber, son of Joseph A. and Mary (Milavec) Spinelli. Preceded in death by parents. Survived by former wife, Roberta Spinelli, Johnstown; and these daughters: Jodi, wife of John Pecze, Johnstown, and Amy Spinelli, Johnstown; also grandson, Jayce Pecze; and expected granddaughter. Also survived by sister, Mary Jo, wife of the late John "Dickie" Berardone, Richland; and brother, John Spinelli and Bev, Kansas; and numerous nieces and nephews. Member of the U.S. Army Reserves and a former employee of H.F. Lenz Co., Johnstown, as a draftsman. Joseph was a devout Dale Earnhardt fan and Steeler fan, who loved gardening, fishing and model train collecting. Friends received Tuesday from 6:30 p.m. until time of service at 8:30 p.m. at the William Kisiel Funeral Home, Windber, pastor Paul Adams officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations to the family would be appreciated.
YEAGER - Mildred "Mootz" Yeager
YEAGER - Mildred "Mootz" Yeager, 72, Bolivar, died Saturday, Feb. 4, 2006, in the Indiana Medical Center. She was born Saturday, May 20, 1933, in Fairfield Township, a daughter of the late Paul S. and Elsie Seigh Yeager. Mootz and her sister, Ash, owned and operated M--A Flower Shop in Bolivar from 1976 until their retirement in 1996. She was a member and former Sunday school teacher at the First Church of Christ in Bolivar. She loved to decorate her church with flowers and she did so for many years. She is survived by her loving sister, Ash Yeager of Bolivar; two nephews, Cory (Cindy) Yeager and Ralph (Barbara) Henderson; four nieces: Lana Lear, Sandra (Jim) Carter, Paula Wescott and Bonnie (Larry) Pittsinger; and five great-nieces and their families: Courtney Penrose, Jill Warfel, Jodi Schneider, Kevin Henderson and Allison Henderson. She was also survived by her very close friend, Donald Mock, and her loving dog, Tiki. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by three sisters: Ruth and Kathryn Henderson and Virginia Moore, and three brothers: Paul Sherman, William Robert and Davis Lee Yea-ger. Friends will be received Monday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the J. Paul McCracken Funeral Chapel Inc., 536 Market St., Bolivar. A celebration of her life will be held at the Bolivar First Church of Christ on Tuesday at 11 a.m., with Evangelist Jack C. Prentice officiating. Interment will follow in the Fort Palmer Cemetery, Bolivar. The family would appreciate memorial contributions in Mootz's memory to the First Church of Christ.
YINGLING - Ellie A.
YINGLING - Ellie A., age 97, of Windber, went to be with the Lord Feb. 4, 2006. Arrangements by William Kisiel Funeral Home, Windber. Complete obituary in Monday's paper.
Harold R. Lloyd
LLOYD – Harold R., 93, Revloc, the last surviving member of his immediate family, went to be with Jesus March 8, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Randy S. Rager
RAGER – Randy S., 65, Johnstown, died March 7, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Thomas Russell Fulcomer
FULCOMER – Thomas Russell “Cup Cake,” 67, Bolivar, passed away March 8, 2014, at Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital.
Burnell J. McConnell
McCONNELL – Burnell J. “Bernie,” 88, Shady Grove, went home to the Lord Sunday, March 9, 2014, at his home surrounded by his family.
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FOUST – Robert, 49, Johnstown, passed away March 7, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
HANAK – Joseph, 88, Johnstown, passed away March 6, 2014, at home.
William Henry Hilton
HILTON – William Henry, 68, Johnstown, passed away March 4, 2014.
Gerald C. Lambing
LAMBING – Gerald C., 73, New Florence, went to be with the Lord March 8, 2014, at Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital.
Mary Josephine (Baker) Mayer
MAYER – Mary Josephine “Jo” (Baker), 86, passed away peacefully Jan. 30, 2014, at her daughter’s home in Texas.
Susan Lee (Larimer) Medellin
MEDELLIN – Susan Lee (Larimer), 71, Harrisburg, died March 7, 2014.
Joseph R. Myers
MYERS – Joseph R., Woodbridge, Va., passed away March 1, 2014.
OWENS – Patricia “Patty,” 93, Carrolltown, passed away March 7, 2014, at her home.
Orvis Ray Platter
PLATTER – Orvis Ray, 96, died March 7, 2014, at Golden Living Center, Meyersdale.
SKUTCH – George, 89, Portage, passed away March 7, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Martha Lucille Stephanic
STEPHANIC – Martha Lucille “Lucy,” 82, Rochester Mills, passed away peacefully March 7, 2014, at home surrounded by her loving family.
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Albert Lynn Boring
BORING – Albert Lynn, 53, Ebensburg, passed away Thursday, March 6, 2014, at Ebensburg Center, Sunset House.
Richard C. Claycomb
CLAYCOMB – Mr. Richard C., 72, Heritage Road, Osterburg, died Thursday, March 6, 2014, at his home.
Shelvy J. Elbertson
ELBERTSON – Shelvy J., 51, Johnstown, passed away March 6, 2014.
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