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.
Michele L. Bernat
BERNAT – Michele L., 45, Mundys Corner, passed away July 27, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Benjamin Martin Hadix
HADIX – Benjamin Martin, 33, Johnstown, went to his eternal peace in the arms of Jesus July 24, 2014.
Ethel L. Phenicie
PHENICIE – Mrs. Ethel L., 96, Windber, passed away July 27, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Nicholas D. Steinkirchner
STEINKIRCHNER – Nicholas D., 32, Jennerstown, died Sunday, July 20, 2014, in Brevard County, Fla.
Linda A. Sral
SRAL – Linda A., 68, Portage, died July 27, 2014, at her residence.
Ruth F. Huff
HUFF – Ruth F., 80, Sidman, died July 27, 2014, at her residence.
Margaret A. Miske
MISKE – Margaret A., 80, Johnstown, passed away July 27, 2014, at the Allegheny Lutheran Home.
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David Arthur Gindlesperger
GINDLESPERGER – David Arthur, 31, Elton, died July 25, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Randell J. Weber
WEBER – Randell J. “Randy,” 57, Ebensburg, died July 25, 2014, at home.
Thelma Marie Weiland
WEILAND – Thelma Marie, 75, Westover R.D., died July 26, 2014, at St. Andrew’s Village, Indiana.
Dolores A. Kiddy
KIDDY – Dolores A., 74, North Miami, Fla., native of Johnstown, died July 14, 2014, in Miami.
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Dorothy Mae (Walters) Conrad
CONRAD – Dorothy Mae (Walters), 82, Lilly, went to her eternal rest July 24, 2014, surrounded by her family at her residence.
Walter A. Dedik
DEDIK – Walter A., 86, formerly of Boswell, died July 25, 2014, at Country Manor Living, Jerome.
Donald Francis Frick
FRICK – Donald Francis, 90, went to be with his Lord July 26, 2014, at Arbutus Park Manor surrounded by the love of his family.
Commander Clarence L. Lambing
LAMBING – Commander Clarence L. “Spud” U.S. Navy Retired, 92, passed away July 13, 2014, in Pacific Grove, Calif.
Margaret (Gerula) Latchney-Swincinski
LATCHNEY-SWINCINSKI – Margaret (Gerula), 93, went to be with the Lord at St. Jude’s Haven July 25, 2014.
MITRUS– Nicholas “Nick,” 85, Minersville, fell asleep in the Lord July 25, 2014.
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