BERKEY - Ruth V.
BERKEY - Ruth V., Hollidaysburg, formerly of Windber, died July 9, 2006, in Martinsburg. Born in Windber, daughter of the late Norman S. and Ellen S. (Weaver) Berkey. Preceded in death by sister, Alice E. Berkey, and half-sisters, Myrtle Pevahouse, Florence Miller and Ethel. Member of the Hollidaysburg Church of the Brethren. Service and interment at Berkey Cemetery will be private. Arrangements by Meek -- Dalla Valle Funeral Home Inc., Windber.
BLOCK - Henry W.
BLOCK - Henry W., 70, Bentonville, Va., died June 21, 2006. Born May 13, 1936, in Johnstown, son of Olive (Allison) and Charles Block. Preceded in death by parents and brothers, Charles and Donald. Survived by wife, Linda Block; children, Henry Scott Block and Donna Marie Weaver; grandchildren, Dustin, April, Stevie, Matthew and Kitana Lynn; godson, Tyler Schulze; sisters, Betty Daily, Lil Miller, Barbara Demaggio, Joanne Marks and Linda Cairns. Services were held in Front Royal, Va.
BOYER - Christine Carol
BOYER - Christine Carol, 36, Dale, went to be with Jesus on Saturday, July 8, 2006. Family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Geisel Funeral Home, Dale. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the Geisel-Devlin Memorial Chapel, the Rev. Emily Byrd. Interment, Richland Cemetery.
CLARE - Beth
CLARE - Beth, of Tucson, Ariz., formerly of Johnstown, passed away on July 3, 2006. Beth is survived by her husband, Dr. Sheldon Clare; her sister, Joan Bernstein; by sons, Andrew (Julie) and Joseph (Susie) Clare; daughter, Ellen (Isaac) Slobodnik; also by grandchildren, Joshua, Daniel, Codi and Ty; and sister-in-law and husband, Patti and Sandy Berman. She was preceded in death by her brother, Joseph Rapoport. Beth was born on June 5, 1941, to Samuel and Eva Rapoport and received her teaching degree from the University of Pittsburgh. Beth and Sheldon, teachers by trade, set up a learning environment for everyone they touched. The life lessons left by Beth are an outstanding legacy that will be passed from generation to generation. By working with nursery school children, Beth was able to start solid foundations for countless lives. A wonderfully caring woman, she was actively involved with Congregations Beth Shalom (Johnstown) and Ner Tamid (Tucson). In each, she served with distinction as a board member. She also volunteered at the St. Vincent de Paul Food Bank and at a local elementary school. Beth will be missed by all who knew her. Services were held in Pittsburgh at Ralph Schugar Funeral Chapel on July 7, 2006, with interment in Grandview Cemetery, Johnstown. Contributions in Beth's memory may be sent to University of Arizona Cancer Center, 1501 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson, Ariz. 85724; Congregation Ner Tamid, P.O. Box 14785, Tucson, Ariz. 85732; or Congregation Beth Shalom, 700 Indiana St., Johnstown, Pa. 15905. Arrangements by Bring's Broadway Chapel, 6910 E. Broadway, Tucson, Ariz.
- District Deaths April 23, 2014
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.
Sarah G. Balzano
BALZANO – Sarah G., 87, Dysart, died April 20, 2014, at UPMC Altoona.
Michael Coleman Barabas
BARABAS – Michael Coleman, 75, Johnstown, was called home to be with his Lord and Savior surrounded by his loving family April 21, 2014, at home.
Richard N. Handel
HANDEL – Richard N., 72, Portage, passed away April 17, 2014, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh.
KLINE – Roseann, 84, Ebensburg, passed away suddenly April 19, 2014, at home.
Bobby Gene Lambert
LAMBERT – Bobby Gene, 72, Shanksville, died April 20, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown.
Ann M. Lashinsky
LASHINSKY – Mrs. Ann M., 94, Windber, went to be with the Lord April 21, 2014, at St. Jude’s Haven, Elton, Pa.
Ruth V. Parkinson
PARKINSON – Ruth V., 86, Johnstown, passed away April 20, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home.
RISHELL – Joseph “Bud,” 76, Eighth Ward, formerly of East Conemaugh Borough, passed away April 20, 2014.
Amanda N. Sherry-Griffon
SHERRY-GRIFFON – Amanda N., 30, Northern Cambria, passed away April 19, 2014.
George William Smith
SMITH – George William “Smitty Bill” “Pap,” 81, Sidman, died suddenly Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014.
Carol A. Vladic
VLADIC – Carol A., 74, Hollidaysburg, formerly of Johnstown, went to be with the Lord Saturday, April 19, 2014.
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