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Obituaries

September 6, 2006

Obituaries 09/07/2006





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.

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