BEISWENGER - Lawrence W.
BEISWENGER - Lawrence W., 86, of Altoona, died Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 6, 2006, at Altoona Regional Health System, Altoona Hospital Campus. Born March 20, 1920, in Ashville R.D., son of the late Joseph and Ella (Sharp) Beiswenger. He married Irene A. Montler on Sept. 5, 1953, in Frugality, Pa. She preceded him in death on June 27, 1997. Also preceded in death by sister, Marie Madigan, and brothers, Clair, Francis, Leo, Richard and George. Survived by son, Robert (Lisa) Beiswenger, and John (Michele), all of Altoona; brother, Robert of Corning, N.Y.; and four grandchildren. Member of the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament. Worked at PRR Railroad until 1958 then at Lumax as a die maker. He retired in 1984. He was an Army veteran during World War II, serving as a Tech 5. Mr. Beiswenger loved spending time with his children and grandchildren. A member of Catholic War Veterans. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8, at Stanley J. Krish Funeral Home Inc., 1204 17th St., Altoona, where vigil for the deceased will be held Friday. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 9, at Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, One Cathedral Square, Altoona. Committal, St. Patrick's Cemetery, Gallitzin.
BOCK - Vernon L.
BOCK - Vernon L., 66, of Brenizer, Pa., died Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2006, at his home. Born Jan. 10, 1940, in Johnstown, son of Walter and Lucy (Russo) Bock. Preceded in death by parents. Survived by wife, Marlene (Williams) Bock of Blairsville; sons, Vernon L. Bock Jr., Darren Bock and Eric Bock, all of Johnstown; daughters, Lynette Miller and LeeAnn Landis, and husband, Kenneth, all of Johnstown; stepdaughter, Jody Krinock of Latrobe; two grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; and sisters, Connie Berg, and husband, Loren; Patricia Dowdell, and husband, Thomas; and Paulette Patterson, and husband, Gary, all of Johnstown. He served in the U.S. Marines and was a member of the VFW Post 5821. Retired from Torrance State Hospital. Visitation will be held on Thursday, Sept. 7, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the James F. Ferguson Funeral Home, Blairsville, where funeral service will be held on Friday, Sept. 8, at 11 a.m. VFW Post 5821 and the American Legion will conduct military services Friday morning in the funeral home. Interment, Hillside Cemetery, Hillside, Pa.
- District Deaths Aug. 1, 2014
E. Joan Davis
DAVIS – E. Joan, 87, Riverside, Ohio, formerly of Johnstown, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014, at Kettering Medical Center.
Billie Josephine (LaFollette) Hodges
HODGES – Billie Josephine (LaFollette), 79, Boswell, Jenner Township, formerly of Gadsden, Ala., passed away July 27, 2014, at Windber Hospice from complications of cancer.
KOONTZ – Judy A., 67, Keedysville, Md., passed away peacefully Tuesday morning, July 29, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore, Md., after a long battle with lymphoma cancer.
Sherry L. Nagy
NAGY – Sherry L., 49, Johnstown, passed away July 30, 2014, at home.
Kenneth A. Naugle
NAUGLE – Kenneth A., 94, Johnstown, died July 30, 2014, at his home.
Richard John Peterson
PETERSON – Richard John, 49, Johnstown, passed away Monday evening, July 28, 2014, at Conemaugh Hospital.
Evelyn F. Vitalie
VITALIE – Evelyn F., 75, Johnstown, passed away July 30, 2014, at her home.
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Paul Radnoti Sr.
RADNOTI – Paul Sr., 80, passed away July 13, 2014, in Hebron, Ind.
Samuel R. Saia
SAIA – Samuel R., 90, Johnstown, died July 29, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Alex J. Stavish
STAVISH – Alex J., 90, Northern Cambria, died July 29, 2014, at Miners Medical Center Hastings.
Margaret R. (Shaffer) Hemminger
HEMMINGER – Margaret R. “Margie” (Shaffer), 93, formerly of Jenner Township, died July 29, 2014, at Meadow View Nursing Center, Berlin.
Carol R. (Schloski) Groleau
GROLEAU – Carol R. (Schloski), 56, Goshen, Mass., lost her battle with cancer July 16, 2014. Born Dec. 25, 1957, in Colver, she was the daughter of John and Olive (Spotts) Schloski.
George J. Stapinsky
STAPINSKY – George J. “Doodie” or “Hey You,” 85, Fort Hill, formerly of Windber, died July 30, 2014, at In Touch Hospice, Somerset.
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- District Deaths July 30, 2014
Patricia L. Bakale
BAKALE – Patricia L, 81, Johnstown, went to be with our Lord July 28, 2014.
Stephen A. Christy
CHRISTY – Stephen A., 65, Johnstown, died July 28, 2014, at home surrounded by family and friends.
CUSTER – Margaret “Peggy,” 69, Johnstown, passed away July 29, 2014, at Laurelwood Care Center.
Kathleen L. Geiser
GEISER – Kathleen L., 84, Oakland, died July 29, 2014, at Arbutus Park Manor.
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