BERKEBILE - Esther J.
BERKEBILE - Esther J., 75, of Upper Yoder Township, passed away May 12, 2006, at Memorial Medical Center. Born June 1, 1930, in Upper Yoder Township, daughter of the late Burchell and Bertha (Allison) Horner. Preceded in death by sister, Beulah (Horner) Miller, and brother, Telford Horner. Survived by husband of 55 years, Richard "Dick" Berkebile; children, Glenda, married to Greg Powell, Hollsopple; Jeff, married to the former Janet Malec, Johnstown; and Terry, married to the former Barbara Dill, Johnstown; grandchildren, Tracey (Powell), and husband, Jason Lichon, West Seneca, N.Y.; Matt, married to the former Amanda Krause, Jeannette, Pa.; Tessa Berkebile, Florida; and Nicole Berkebile, Johnstown; great-grandchildren, Shannon Renee, West Seneca, N.Y., and Hannah Marie, Jeannette, Pa. Sister of Ruth (Horner) Beamer, Johnstown. She was a lifelong member of Moxham Church of the Brethren. She worked in the executive office of Swank Hardware Co., also W.T. Grant Co., and was last employed by Cover Studio. Member of Westmont Hilltop Seniors and their chorus. Member of Upper Yoder Volunteer Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary for many years. Friends will be received Monday from 2 to 9 p.m. at John Henderson Co. Funeral Home, 215 Central Ave. Funeral service will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Moxham Church of the Brethren, Grove Avenue. Interment, Richland Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the church organ fund.
BIRD - Martha Grace
BIRD - Martha Grace, 95, Paint Township, passed away May 12, 2006, at home. Born July 4, 1910, in Johnstown, daughter of Noah and Amanda Hershberger. Preceded in death by parents; husband, Robert V. Bird; grandson, Edward Bird; one brother; and five sisters. Survived by daughter, Sally, wife of Ron Sturm, and with whom she resided; and son, James Bird, and wife, Elaine, Tulsa, Okla.; two grandsons; and five great-grandchildren. At the deceased's request, there will be no viewing or visitation. Private family committal, Grandview Cemetery. Arrangements by William Kisiel Funeral Home, Windber.
BERKEBILE - Esther J.
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Lawrence E. Coy
COY – Lawrence E., 89, Connellsville, Pa., formerly of Johnstown and Somerset, died April 21, 2014, at home.
DRINOSKY – Eugene, 80, Portage, entered eternal rest April 21, 2014, peacefully at home.
George Felix Jr.
FELIX – George Jr., 87, Alum Bank, passed away peacefully Sunday, April 20, 2014, at Colonial Courtyard in Bedford.
Mary C. Keilman
KEILMAN – Mary C., 62, Ebensburg, born March 26, 1952, in Nanty Glo, died April 21, 2014, at home.
Barbara A. (Geiser) Knapp
KNAPP – Barbara A. (Geiser), 79, Johnstown, passed away April 22, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
SINCAK – Michael, of Hollsopple, loving son, brother, husband and friend to all, passed away peacefully April 10, 2014.
Richard J. McAndrews Jr.
McANDREWS – Richard J. Jr. “Jimbo,” 57, Windber, passed away after a 2-year-battle with cancer April 22, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Kathleen Mae Speicher
SPEICHER – Kathleen Mae, 48, Conemaugh Township, died April 20, 2014, at UPMC Shadyside Hospital.
Julia J. (Gresh) Voeghtly
VOEGHTLY – Julia J. (Gresh), 74, Johnstown, passed away peacefully April 21, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center, Palliative Care Unit.
Ruth M. Ziemba
ZIEMBA – Ruth M., 84, Cover Hill, formerly of Park Hill, went to be with the Lord April 4, 2014, at LaurelWood Care Center.
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Georgia R. Brown
BROWN – Georgia R., 90, Lincoln Highway, Bedford, died Sunday, April 20, 2014, at her home.
John R. Franko Jr.
FRANKO – John R. Jr. “Bunko,” 72, Conemaugh, died April 20, 2014, at home.
Dorothy Mae Gillman
GILLMAN – Dorothy Mae, 93, Mount Hope, went to be with her Lord April 22, 2014.
Hulda Elmira Heslop
HESLOP – Hulda Elmira, 95, formerly of Ferndale and New Paris, died April 21, 2014, at Waccamaw Community Hospital, Murrells Inlet, S.C.
Jean M. Holtz
HOLTZ – Jean M., 82, Hastings, went to be with the Lord Monday, April 21, 2014, at Golden Living-HAIDA.
Margaret Gloria Marsh
MARSH – Margaret Gloria, born Dec. 28, 1927, was called to her heavenly home April 19, 2014.
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Wayne R. Bailey
BAILEY – Wayne R., 53, South Fork, passed away unexpectedly on Good Friday, April 18, 2014, at his home.
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