The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


July 10, 2006

Obituaries 07/11/2006

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.

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