BASILE - Dominic A.
BASILE - Dominic A. "Brazz," 88, Northern Cambria, died July 16, 2007, at Select Specialty Hospital, Johnstown. Born Sept. 25, 1918, in Barnesboro, son of Anthony and Anna (Certo) Basile. Preceded in death by parents; wife, Vivian (Taranto) Basile, who died Oct. 28, 1996; brothers, Frank and Tony Basile; and sisters, Ann, Nina and Mary Basile and Grace Pandolf. World War II Army veteran, 127th Infantry anti-tank company. Member of American Legion Post 508, Barnesboro. Retired concrete contractor with R.H. Flathman Inc., Laurel, Md. Former member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church. Member of Prince of Peace Catholic Church, Northern Cambria. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Moriconi Funeral Home Inc., Northern Cambria, where rosary service will be held at 3 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday at Prince of Peace Chapel. Committal, St. Patrick Cemetery, Northern Cambria. Military honors by local veterans' organizations.
BERKEBILE - Irene Z.
BERKEBILE - Irene Z., 95, Windber, beloved mother, sister, sister-in-law, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt and friend, passed away at the Tremont House, Houston, Texas, on June 14, 2007, with her daughter, Colleen, at her side. Irene was preceded in death by husband, Emory V. Berkebile; daughter, Zoe Ann Koehler; and six brothers. Irene will be missed by daughter, Colleen, and husband, Don DeTata, Houston, Texas; son-in-law, George Koehler, Windber; sister, Betty Zembower, Anaheim, Calif.; sisters-in-law, Virginia Geiser and Laverne Berkebile, both of Windber, and Lucille Geiser, Catonsville, Md.; grandchildren, Kim, and husband, Larry Dugan, Yorktown, Va.; Todd Koehler, and wife, Dr. Tamara Hoffman, Windber; Beth Koehler, Pittsburgh; and Lt. Col. David DeTata, and wife, Jaew, U.S. Army in South Korea; great-grandchildren, Kaitlin and Cassidy, Windber; and nieces, nephews and friends. A memorial service will be held July 21, 2007, at 10 a.m. at the Koehler farm, followed by a grave site service at Berkey Church Cemetery. There will be a fellowship and food for family and friends on the Koehler farm starting at 1 p.m. The family of Irene thank you in advance for your condolences.
BERRY - Eleanor A.
BERRY - Eleanor A., 80, of Gallitzin, died July 17, 2007, at Laurel Crest Manor, Ebensburg. Born Nov. 22, 1926, in Gallitzin, the daughter of the late John and Pauline (Pastew- ski) Jerosky. Preceded in death by her husband, Emilio, on Sept. 4, 2004; sisters, Helen Wash, Josephine Tosi and Catherine Stankwich; and brothers, Pete, Julius, Michael, Walter, Albert and Theophil. Survived by sons, John, Wascea, Minn., and Greg, Mineral Point; grandson, Greg Jr. of Indiana; daughter-in-law, Jeannie Patterson Berry of Gallitzin; and numerous nieces and nephews. Eleanor enjoyed her dogs, Molly and Buttons; playing bingo; and crocheting. Friends will be received from 9:30 a.m. until time of funeral service at 11 a.m. Thursday at Gibbons Funeral Home, 301 Church St., Gallitzin, the Rev. Monsignor Bernard Przybocki officiating. Committal, St. Mary's Cemetery.
BLACKNER - Judith A.
BLACKNER - Judith A., 65, Johnstown, passed away July 16, 2007, at Memorial Medical Center. Born March 31, 1942, in Johnstown, daughter of Joseph J. and Marie E. (Foust) Frankofsky. Preceded in death by parents and stepfather, William Blair. Survived by children, Judith "Penny" Blackner, and husband, John, Geistown; John Plaikner, Conemaugh Township, Somerset County; Karen Blackner, Johnstown; Paul Gregory Blackner, Ebensburg; and Nancy Blackner, Johnstown; grandchildren, Janelle Miller and Micheal and Bryan Blackner; and one great- grandchild, Dakota Miller. Sister of Dorothy, married to James Custer, Cairnbrook; Joseph J., Johnstown; Carol, married to Raymond Ickes, Mineral Point; Theresa Mandrgoc, Virginia; Patricia, married to Richard Velemirovich, Seward; also sister-in-law, Theresa Frankofsky, Johnstown; Paul E. Blackner, Conemaugh Township, Somerset County; and Robert E. Garman, Park Hill. Member of Carpenter Park Mennonite Church. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Henderson Funeral Home, East Hills, where funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Pastor Frank Young. Interment, Richland Cemetery.
CROYLE - Harold Luther
CROYLE - Harold Luther "Lute," 93, Summerhill, died July 15, 2007. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Charles O. Dimond Funeral Home Inc., South Fork, where funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday.
KELLER - Dale A.
KELLER - Dale A., 45, Johnstown, died July 15, 2007, at Memorial Medical Center. Born July 26, 1961, in Johnstown, son of Ed and Emma (Morgart) Keller. He went to heaven to be with his mother and a brother, Norbert. He leaves behind his father, Johnstown; his wife, former Roxanne Zabala; and children, Thomas Madigan, and fiancee, Amanda Parsons; Tabatha Madigan, and fiance, Tom Riegel; Nicole Keller, and fiance, Brian Johns; and Eden Keller, and fiance, Josh Ruiz, all of Johnstown. Also survived by four grandsons, Thomas, Jeremey, Jacob and Cody; three granddaughters, Ashlyn, Chariti and Tiffany; and two brothers and two sisters. Dale was an Army veteran and enjoyed fishing. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Henderson Funeral Home, East Hills. Fueral service will be private and at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the family.
LAMBERT - Lynette (Myers)
LAMBERT - Lynette (Myers), 38, 456 Center St., Millersburg, passed away July 16, 2007, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. Born Nov. 24, 1968, in York, daughter of Paul M. Myers and the late Margaret (Williams) Myers. She was a member and past vice president and treasurer of Millersburg Midget Football and assistant coach of Millersburg Little League. She enjoyed gardening, painting and photography, and was past secretary for the Headstart program in Bedford. Surviving are her husband, Donald Lambert; two sons, Denver Mateer and Tyler Myers, both at home; her father and stepmother, Paul and Sue Myers of Wrightsville; a brother, Bryan Myers of Bethel; a sister, Holly Livinghouse of New Holland; and her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Donald and Bonnie Lambert of Ryot. She was preceded in death by her mother, Margaret. A viewing will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. Thursday at the Hoover Funeral Home in Millersburg, where service will be held at 6, with the Rev. Ed Kessler officiating. A viewing also will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Faith Brethren Bible Church in New Paris, where service will be held at 2, with the Rev. James Espenshade officiating. Geisel Funeral Home is handling arrangements in New Paris. Contributions may be made to the trust fund for Lynette's sons at Community Bank, 150 Market Square, Millersburg, Pa. 17061. To sign the online guest book, go to www.hooverfuneralhomes.com.
LISKA - Patrick T.
LISKA - Patrick T. "Chef Patrick," 37, Johnstown, formerly of Windber, died July 14, 2007, at home. Friends received from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday at Francis G. Ozog Funeral Home Inc., Broad Street. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Stephen Catholic Church, the Rev. Andrew Stanko. Private inurnment at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, make donations to family.
McCOMBIE - Barbara K.
McCOMBIE - Barbara K., 40, Summerhill, died July 17, 2007, at home. Born May 18, 1967, in Colver, daughter of Charles and Margaret (Novotney) Folckemer. Preceded in death by her father. Survived by mother, Portage, and loving husband, Joseph McCombie, Summerhill. Sister of Martha, wife of John Golden, Summerhill Township; Charles Folckemer, and wife, Marie, Sterling, Mass.; and Mona. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. A 1985 graduate of Central Cambria High School. Received her bachelor's degree from IUP in 1990. Employed as an elementary school teacher in second grade for Penn Cambria School District. At Barbara's request, there will be no viewing or visitation. Family and friends are invited to a memorial Mass at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Holy Name Catholic Church, Ebensburg, the Rev. Monsignor Arnold Gaus, celebrant. Committal of remains in family plot in Belsano. Mark A. Serenko Funeral Home, Portage, is serving the McCombie family.
MOORE - John E.
MOORE - John E., 86, Punxsutawney, formerly of Windber, died July 16, 2007, at Memorial Medical Center. Born Aug. 30, 1920, in Worthville, Pa., son of Everett and Cosie (Smith) Moore. Survived by wife, former Norma Ellenberger, whom he married April 21, 1946; daughter, Patricia Young, and her husband, Gilbert "Butch," Punxsutawney; and son, Thomas A. Moore, and his wife, Judith, Phoenix, Ariz. Veteran of World War II. Member of Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 954 and Presbyterian Church of Punxsutawney, where he was a former elder and deacon. Partner in Everett Moore Coal Co. and mine inspector for the State of Pennsylvania. Retired as district superintendent of Ebensburg Office of DEP. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Deeley Funeral Home, 33 Hillcrest Drive, Punxsutawney, where service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, the Rev. Kent E. Holmes. Burial, Circle Hill Cemetery, Punxsutawney. Family suggests memorials be made to the Presbyterian Church of Punxsutawney or the charity of the donor's choice in Mr. Moore's memory.
BLANK - Rev. Robert, 11 a.m., Bethel United Methodist Church, Hollsopple. George E. Mason Funeral Home Inc., Davidsville.
STEIN - Charles H. "Homer," 11 a.m., St. Bartholomew Catholic Church, Wilmore. Jean H. Kinley Funeral Home, Portage.
SUTO - Joseph C. Jr., 11 a.m., Meek and Dalla Valle Funeral Home, Windber.
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Lois L. Rager
RAGER – Lois L., 83, Johnstown, died Dec. 11, 2013, at St. Jude’s Haven surrounded by her friends and caregivers who loved her very much
CHAPMAN – Darlene, 58, Hayes, Va., formerly of Beaverdale, passed away Dec. 9, 2013
H. Matthew Gearhart
GEARHART - H. Matthew IV, 36, Mineral Point, passed away Dec. 9, 2013, as a result of an asthma attack.
Doris (Hysong) Anderson
ANDERSON – Doris (Hysong), 91, New Florence, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, at Sunrise of Abington, Abington.
Ralph E. Botteicher
BOTTEICHER – Ralph E., 94, Derry, formerly of Johnstown, passed away Dec. 10, 2013, at the home of his granddaughter.
Jean Grace (Emerson) Fair
FAIR – Jean Grace (Emerson), 97, Petoskey, Mich., formerly of Nanty Glo, passed away Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, at Bay Bluffs, in Harbor Springs, Mich.
ROMAGNA – Margaret “Margee,” 89, Hollidaysburg, formerly of Ebensburg, passed away Dec. 10, 2013, at Nason Hospital, Roaring Spring.
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Jean V. (Cleimer) DiValentone
DiVALENTONE – Jean V. (Cleimer), 75, Boswell, died Dec. 10, 2013, at her home.
Anthony G. Bongiovanni
BONGIOVANNI – Anthony G. “Nino,” 84, Johnstown, died Dec. 9, 2013, at the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home.
BOXLER – Sylvester “Dwayne,” 73, Fayetteville, formerly of Mineral Point, went to his heavenly home Monday, Dec. 9, 2013.
William E. Barron
BARRON – William E., 79, Bethlehem, passed away Dec. 9, 2013.
Treena Burkett Roddy
RODDY – Treena Burkett, 43, Somerset, went to be with the Lord Dec. 10, 2013, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown.
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Jean Kennedy Budlong
BUDLONG – Jean Kennedy, 85, Windber and Indian Lake, died Dec. 9, 2013, at Windber Hospice, Windber.
Phyllis V. Reese Fuller
REESE FULLER – Phyllis V., 94, Lower Alsace Township, formerly of Shillington and Davidsville, passed away Dec. 8, 2013, at 9:07 a.m. in her home.
Michele Ann (Burns) Claycomb
CLAYCOMB – Michele Ann (Burns), 66, Lorain Borough, passed away Dec. 9, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center after a brief battle with cancer.
Richard E. Pearson
PEARSON – Richard E., 84, Chambersburg, and formerly of Fairfax, Va., passed away Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, at his home with his wife of 32 years at his side.
Margaret M. Bunda
BUNDA – Margaret M., 83, Johnstown, went into the loving arms of our Lord Dec. 9, 2013, at home with her family and friends by her side.
Ellen (Schwarting) Merker
MERKER – Ellen (Schwarting), 89, passed away Dec. 7, 2013, in Davidsville.
Russell W. Moehler
MOEHLER – Russell W., “Ducky,” 98, Woodvale, died Dec. 10, 2013, at the Atrium Manor.
Ronald E. Moskey Sr.
MOSKEY – Ronald E. Sr., 75, Jennerstown, died Dec. 9, 2013, at home.
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