BAICH - Edward J.
BAICH - Edward J., 77, Johnstown, passed peacefully after a long struggle with Parkinson's disease. Preceded in death by father, Stephen; mother, Dora (Juran); brothers, Michael, Stephen and Joseph; and sisters, Ann and Mary. Ed was a dedicated and loving husband and father. Survived by wife, Betty Lou; son, Richard (wife, Lisa); grandson, Derek Edward; and sisters, Lucy (Zanetti) and Barbara (Padich); plus numerous nieces and nephews. Korean War veteran, serving two years in Korea in an engineering battalion. Retired postal worker, serving 32 years as a carrier and on special routes, where he received several safe driving awards. American Red Cross blood donor, achieving 11 gallons in donations during his life. Member of the Johnstown Seventh-Day Adventist Church, where he served many years as head elder, head deacon and church treasurer. Viewing will be held Saturday, July 15, at Francis G. Ozog Funeral Home Inc., Broad Street, with viewing from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. There is an open memorial service on Sunday, July 16, at 2 p.m. at the Johnstown Seventh-Day Adventist Church at 1035 Goucher St., Johnstown. In lieu of flowers, donations in Ed's memory are requested to ADRA Humanitarian Aid. www.adra.org or (301) 680-6370.
BARONIE - August L.
BARONIE - August L., 48, Jackson Township, went to be with the Lord Saturday, June 24, 2006, at Miners Hospital, Hastings. Born Jan. 6, 1958, in Johnstown, son of Clair "Jerry" and Bonnie L. (Baronie) Kratzer. Preceded in death by father; father-in-law, Paul Melendez; and grandson, Donald Jay Baronie. Survived by his mother, Johnstown; wife of 29 years, the former Kayla (Melendez); mother-in-law, Margaret (Miller); and these children, John Scott, married to Chrystal (Gray), and their children, Dezaray and John Jr.; Jayan, and fiance, Trevor Arkwright; and Joseph, all of Johnstown. Brother of Pamela, wife of Robert Ressler; Judy, wife of Dave Porter; Paul, James and Robert Kratzer; and Patty, wife of William Cornell, all of Johnstown. Also survived by his fishing buddies, Robert "Bones" McBee, Danny Keiper, Brad Kane, Paul Melendez, Donnie Moore, Paul Kratzer and John McCann. Mr. Baronie was an avid fisherman and hunter and belonged to the Nanty Glo Rod and Gun Club and the Blue Goose Sportsman Club. He was employed by Alexander Mill Services. Family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday and from 2 to 9 p.m. Monday at the Geisel Funeral Home, Dale. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the Geisel-Devlin Memorial Chapel. Interment, Oak Cemetery.
- District Deaths July 25, 2014
Clara Murphy Bond Bell
BELL – Clara Murphy Bond, Windsor, N.C., and Edenhouse in Bertie County, N.C., died Monday, July 21, 2014.
Fred G. Biller
BILLER – Fred G., 91, Cresson, died July 24, 2014, at Our Lady of The Alleghenies Residence, Hollidaysburg.
John R. Haywood
HAYWOOD – John R., 82, Richland Township, went to be with the Lord July 24, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
David G. Hull Jr.
HULL – David G. “Too Tall” Jr., 60, South Fork, died July 23, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
KRISKO – Stephan “Tib,” 89, passed away July 22, 2014, at home.
Elizabeth Anne Muncert
MUNCERT – Elizabeth Anne, 86, Johnstown, passed away July 23, 2014, at The Lutheran Home at Johnstown.
SCHULLER – Sadie, 85, Moxham, lost her battle with cancer July 23, 2014, at home.
Mary Grace Spodinak
SPODINAK – Mary Grace, 87, Johnstown, died July 24, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home.
Nancy L. (Adeline) Yoder
YODER – Nancy L. (Adeline), 75, formerly of Tire Hill, died July 21, 2014, at her home at Richland Towers.
- Funerals July 25, 2014
- District Deaths July 24, 2014
Thomas Barton Jr.
BARTON – Thomas Jr., 87, Central City, died July 21, 2014, at home.
Dorothy B. Bermosk
BERMOSK – Dorothy B., 87, Johnstown, passed away July 20, 2014, at Golden Living Center.
Leland Doyle Carney Jr.
CARNEY – Leland Doyle Jr. “Junior” or “Lee,” 77, Pomaria, S.C., formerly of Seward, went to be with the Lord Monday, July 21, 2014.
Ernest R. Contrillo
CONTRILLO – Ernest R., 61, Pittsburgh, formerly of Central City, died July 20, 2014.
Cecelia C. Duncan
DUNCAN – Cecelia C. “Sue,” 78, Johnstown, died July 22, 2014, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
Capt. Dudley C. Hunt
HUNT – Capt. Dudley C., (retired) MPD, Washington, D.C., 77, Windber, passed away July 22, 2014, at home.
Dorothy M. (Moyer) Kepler
KEPLER – Mrs. Dorothy M. (Moyer), 90, Scottsdale, Ariz., formerly of Portage, entered into new life July 19, 2014, at Hospice of the Valley, Scottsdale.
Anna Marie Krumenacker
KRUMENACKER – Anna Marie, 85, Carrolltown, passed away July 22, 2014, at St. Jude’s Haven, Johnstown.
- Funerals July 24, 2014
BLOCK – Deborah, 62, Johnstown, died July 21, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
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