SALIX — KRAMER – Fred Richard, 83, Salix, went to be with the Lord May 22, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center. Born Dec. 15, 1929, in Johnstown, son of Fred W. and Louise M. Kramer. Preceded in death by parents and close aunt, Kay, wife of Rudy Witherspoon. Survived by loving son, Fred C., married to the former Melissa Shumaker, South Fork; daughter, Mary Louise Kramer, Johnstown; special grandchildren, Fred J. and Alexander Kramer; other grandchildren, Amber, Aubree, Briana and Jonathon Kramer; four great-grandchildren; many friends; and his companions, Harley and Rocky. Fred was a graduate of Johnstown High School. He was a corporal in the U.S. Army and served during the Korean War. Fred retired from Bethlehem Steel, where he was employed as a shearman. Member of Zion Lutheran Church. Fred was an avid hunter, marksman and fisherman, as well as an excellent father. He especially enjoyed spending time at his cottage and loved the outdoors. Fred also loved his faithful companions, Harley and Rocky. At Fred’s request, there will be no public viewing. Private inurnment will be held at the convenience of the family at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, with the Rev. Michael A. VanDyke officiating and military rites conducted by Menoher Post 155 VFW Ritual Team. The family is being served by Harris Funeral Home, 500 Cherry Lane, Richland. Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com.
Stanley John Wozny Jr.
WOZNY – Stanley John Jr., 62, Windber, passed away April 16, 2014, at the Presbyterian Home, Johnstown.
Anna E. Katawczik
KATAWCZIK – Anna E., 93, Conemaugh Township, went to be with the Lord April 18, 2014, at Laurel View Village.
Ruth J. (Griffith) Cherkola
CHERKOLA – Ruth J. (Griffith), 87, Upper Yoder Township, died April 16, 2014, at Good Samaritan Hospital.
REGAN – Donna, 55, Park Hill, died April 17, 2014, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
Mary Catherine (Regan) Beidle
BEIDLE – Mary Catherine (Regan) “Sis” “Kate,” 87, Johnstown, died April 16, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center and went to spend Easter in Heaven.
STALLER – Helen, 93, Johnstown, died April 18, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home.
Barbara Joan Berkebile
BERKEBILE – Barbara Joan, 75, Stoystown, died April 19, 2014, at Somerset In Touch Hospice House.
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Jerry Sheldon Berkebile
BERKEBILE – Jerry Sheldon, 83, Johnstown, passed away April 17, 2014, at Presbyterian Home, Johnstown.
Phyllis J. Burkhard
BURKHARD – Phyllis J., 71, Johnstown, passed away April 16, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
FABRIZIO – John, 88, Geistown, died April 18, 2014, at the Lutheran Home.
Homer E. Hillegas
HILLEGAS – Homer E., 94, Tionesta, Pa., formerly of Central City and Parma, Ohio, died April 14, 2014, at Golden Living Center, Shippenville, Pa.
Florence R. Homer
HOMER – Florence R., 88, Clearfield, died Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Christ the King Manor, DuBois.
Ronald Glenn Lester
LESTER – Ronald Glenn, 81, Lebanon, formerly of Sidman, died April 18, 2014, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Lebanon.
LISINA – Edward, 81, Johnstown, died April 18, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
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Dora Marie Bufagna
BUFAGNA – Dora Marie, 87, Armagh, passed away peacefully April 16, 2014, at home surrounded by her family.
Doris Marjorie Cooper
COOPER – Doris Marjorie, 87, Westmont, went to heaven, April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center Palliative Care Unit.
Rose Mary (Delegram) Tripodi
TRIPODI – Rose Mary (Delegram), 66, Culpeper, Va., formerly of Cresson, died April 17, 2014, at home.
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