COLUMBIA, S.C. — LITZINGER – Garth Lorrell, 75, Columbia, S.C., died Nov. 29, 2013, after suffering a fatal stroke. Born July 25, 1930, in Johnstown, to Ralph B. and Ada (Reighard) Litzinger. Garth married Mary Mast, Arthur, Ill., on July 17, 1965. His 30-year career as senior designer with Square D Co. took them from Cleveland, Ohio, to Columbia, S.C., and Raleigh, N.C. He retired from the company on Dec. 31, 2000, and enjoyed spending time with his wife, children and grandchildren. Survived by his wife, Mary, Columbia, S.C.; son, Jim (Jerry Stevenson), Columbia, S.C.; daughter, Suzanne (Jeff) Rapp, Elgin, S.C.; grandchildren, James Tanner, Cole Mitchell and Connor Larell Rapp; brother, Donald James Litzinger, Johnstown; sister-in-law, Mary Lois (Shaffer) Litzinger, Johnstown; brother-in-law, Robert Zwick, Cleveland, Ohio; and many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents; stepmother, Gertrude Litzinger; brothers, William Dale and Wade Revere (Lois); sisters, Doris Elaine (William) Ochenrider, Zola June (Anthony) Corica and Aretta Darlene Zwick; and sister-in-law, Mary Ann (Goughnour) Litzinger. A drop-in visitation for the family will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at South Wing at Greenlawn Baptist Church, 6612 Garners Ferry Road, Columbia, S.C. (enter through the courtyard). Memorials may be made to Columbia Children’s Theater, P.O. Box 3096, Columbia, S.C. 29230; or Greenlawn Baptist Church General Fund, 6612 Garners Ferry Road, Columbia, S.C. 29209. Online condolences may be expressed at CremationSocietyNC.com.
- District Deaths March 8, 2014
Albert Lynn Boring
BORING – Albert Lynn, 53, Ebensburg, passed away Thursday, March 6, 2014, at Ebensburg Center, Sunset House.
Richard C. Claycomb
CLAYCOMB – Mr. Richard C., 72, Heritage Road, Osterburg, died Thursday, March 6, 2014, at his home.
Shelvy J. Elbertson
ELBERTSON – Shelvy J., 51, Johnstown, passed away March 6, 2014.
Gloria Jean (Dunmire) Ellsworth
ELLSWORTH – Gloria Jean (Dunmire), 75, Seward, passed away March 6, 2014, at Indiana Regional Medical Center.
Phyllis M. Faight
FAIGHT – Phyllis M., 78, Jackson Township, died March 5, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Alta Jane Fox
FOX – Alta Jane, 81, Daisytown, passed away March 7, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
Thelma (Kearney) Kodosky
KODOSKY – Thelma “Jeannie” (Kearney), 78, Lilly, went to her eternal rest March 7, 2014.
Lois Jean (Dunmeyer) Lepley
LEPLEY – Lois Jean (Dunmeyer), 70, West Virginia, formerly of Somerset County, died March 5, 2014, at home.
REITZ – David, 76, passed away March 3, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nev.
James J. Saylor Sr.
SAYLOR – James J. Sr. “Pap,” Davidsville, died peacefully March 7, 2014, at home surrounded by family.
W. Jean (Mishler) Naugle Wingard
WINGARD – W. Jean Mishler Naugle, 85, formerly of Morgantown and Davidsville, died Wednesday, March 5, 2014.
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- District Deaths March 7, 2014
GEORGE – Robert “Bob,” 71, Portage, passed away March 4, 2014, in Johnstown.
Marcella S. (Ciccotelli) Gillin
GILLIN – Marcella S. (Ciccotelli), 85, Ebensburg, passed away peacefully March 5, 2014, at Cambria Care Center.
Peter Holubz Jr.
HOLUBZ – Peter Jr., 89, Johnstown, died March 5, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Lillian Marlene (Anderson) Howard
HOWARD – Lillian Marlene (Anderson), 71, Ebensburg, died March 5, 2014, at home.
KAUFMAN – Morton, 84, Westmont, lost his battle with cancer March 5, 2014.
James Guido Mastrine
MASTRINE – James Guido, 63, Ebensburg, died March 5, 2014, at home surrounded by his family.
Anna T. Pipon
PIPON – Mrs. Anna T., 99, Windber, passed away March 6, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Thomas F. Reynolds
REYNOLDS – Thomas F., 62, Tire Hill, died March 5, 2014.
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