The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


August 16, 2006

Obituaries 08/16/2006

CICOTELLO - Christopher David

CICOTELLO - Christopher David, 30, died June 23, 2006, at home of brain cancer in Covina, Calif. Born Jan. 14, 1976, in Lawrence, Kan. Preceded in death by paternal and maternal grandparents, Louis J. and Katharine A. Cicotello, Windber, and Paul W. and Ruth A. Blough, Riverside, Calif., formerly of Windber. Survived by wife, Elizabeth Whitcher, Covina; parents, David Cicotello, Omaha, Neb., and Pamela (Blough) Morton, Lincoln, Neb.; and sisters, Camille Cicotello, Omaha, and Nicole Seilhymer, Lincoln. A 1994 graduate of Kirksville Area High School, Missouri, and attended Truman State University and Pasadena City College. A 2003 graduate of Pitzer College, Claremont, Calif. Enrolled at Claremont School of Theology at time of death. Member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Pomona, Calif. Former employee of Vidfilm, Glendale, Calif. Avid filmmaker. Internment at Olivewood Cemetery, Riverside.

HAYMAKER - William F. Sr.

HAYMAKER - William F. "Bill," Sr., 71, Vinco, passed away Aug. 10, 2006. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Askew-Houser Funeral Homes Inc., Nanty Glo, where funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday.

HAZLETT - Benjamin

HAZLETT - Benjamin, 28, Lilly, formerly of Portage, died Aug. 14, 2006, at Altoona Hospital. Born April 20, 1978, in Johnstown, the son of William L. Hazlett Jr. and Joyce (Miller) Hazlett-Kenner. Preceded in death by father; maternal grandmother, Phyllis (Storey) Miller; and niece, Alexis Miller. Survived by mother, Joyce Kenner, and companion, Jack Gargon, Cresson; paternal grandparents, William L. "Bud" Hazlett Sr. and Shirley (Pauley) Hazlett, Portage; and maternal grandfather, Richard "Dick" Miller, Portage. Brother of Shannon Hazlett, and special friend, Ron Lynch, Gallitzin; Jennie Hazlett, Lilly; Carissa Kenner; Brett Kenner; and Dillion Gargon, all of Cresson. Also survived by nieces, Madison Grace Walter and Carlie Jean Hazlett; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins; and Ben's special friend, Amber Lingafelt, Cresson. Former employee for the Osmos Corp. and he really enjoyed building and erecting communications towers. His favorite pastime was playing with his nieces and he also enjoyed hunting, fishing and four-wheeling. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Mark A. Serenko Funeral Home, Portage, where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, the Rev. John J. Palko officiating. Committal in Prospect Cemetery.

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