The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

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.

Text Only | Photo Reprints
Obituaries
  • District Deaths Aug. 1, 2014

    July 31, 2014

  • E. Joan Davis

    DAVIS – E. Joan, 87, Riverside, Ohio, formerly of Johnstown, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014, at Kettering Medical Center.

    July 31, 2014

  • 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.

    July 31, 2014

  • Judy Koontz

    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.

    July 31, 2014

  • Sherry L. Nagy

    NAGY – Sherry L., 49, Johnstown, passed away July 30, 2014, at home.

    July 31, 2014

  • Kenneth A. Naugle

    NAUGLE – Kenneth A., 94, Johnstown, died July 30, 2014, at his home.

    July 31, 2014

  • Richard John Peterson

    PETERSON – Richard John, 49, Johnstown, passed away Monday evening, July 28, 2014, at Conemaugh Hospital.

    July 31, 2014

  • Evelyn F. Vitalie

    VITALIE – Evelyn F., 75, Johnstown, passed away July 30, 2014, at her home.

    July 31, 2014

  • Today's Funerals Aug. 1, 2014

    July 31, 2014

  • Radnoti, Paul Paul Radnoti Sr.

    RADNOTI – Paul Sr., 80, passed away July 13, 2014, in Hebron, Ind.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Saia, Samuel Samuel R. Saia

    SAIA – Samuel R., 90, Johnstown, died July 29, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Alex J. Stavish

    STAVISH – Alex J., 90, Northern Cambria, died July 29, 2014, at Miners Medical Center Hastings.

    July 30, 2014

  • Margaret R. (Shaffer) Hemminger

    HEMMINGER – Margaret R. “Margie” (Shaffer), 93, formerly of Jenner Township, died July 29, 2014, at Meadow View Nursing Center, Berlin.

    July 30, 2014

  • 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.

    July 30, 2014

  • 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.

    July 30, 2014

  • District Deaths July 31, 2014

    July 30, 2014

  • Today's Funerals July 31, 2014

    July 30, 2014

  • District Deaths July 30, 2014

    July 29, 2014

  • Bakale, Patricia Patricia L. Bakale

    BAKALE – Patricia L, 81, Johnstown, went to be with our Lord July 28, 2014.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • Stephen A. Christy

    CHRISTY – Stephen A., 65, Johnstown, died July 28, 2014, at home surrounded by family and friends.

    July 29, 2014

  • Custer, Margaret Margaret Custer

    CUSTER – Margaret “Peggy,” 69, Johnstown, passed away July 29, 2014, at Laurelwood Care Center.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • Geiser, Kathleen Kathleen L. Geiser

    GEISER – Kathleen L., 84, Oakland,  died July 29, 2014, at Arbutus Park Manor.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

Poll

Do you think pet obituaries should be included with death notices?

Yes, my pet is considered a member of the family.
No, pet obituaries are inappropriate.
Pet obituaries should be placed on a different page in the newspaper.
     View Results