UPPER YODER TOWNSHIP — ADAMS – Ruth M., 93, Upper Yoder Township, died July 1, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center. Born July 9, 1920, in Johnstown, daughter of the late Harry and Margaret (O’Farrell) Baserman. Preceded in death by husband, James N., on Nov. 5, 1996; brother, James Baserman; sister-in-law, Frances Baserman; and brother-in-law, Frederick Metzler. Survived by daughter, Cheryl L. Adams; and son, Harry, married to Donna R. Caldwell, all of Johnstown; grandsons, Daniel J. Adams; and Matthew J. Adams, married to Joann Spring Burkhart; and great-grandchildren, Malek and Maeve. Also survived by brother, Wayne Baserman, New Jersey; sisters, Marjorie Metzler, Johnstown; and Marilyn Krieger, and husband, William, Arizona; sister-in-law, Lucille Baserman, Johnstown; and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. Ruth was a graduate of Johnstown High School. She was employed in the cafeteria at Westmont Hilltop Elementary School for 17 years and J.C. Penney Co. department store. Member of Trinity United Methodist Church. Ruth enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her great-grandchildren. She also was a good cook and liked to paint, play cards, bird watch and loved all babies. Friends will be received from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday and from 10 a.m. until time of funeral service at 11 a.m. Monday at Picking-Treece-Bennett Mortuary Inc., 921 Menoher Blvd., the Rev. Edward C. Patterson, officiating. Interment, Benshoff Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Allegheny Lutheran Home of Johnstown, 807 Goucher St., Johnstown, Pa. 15905, in Ruth’s memory. (PTBmortuary.com)
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ASKEW – Sharon “Joy,” 79, Alexandra, Pa, formerly of Marsteller, died July 31, 2014, at home.
George Michael Beach
BEACH – George Michael, 59, Salix, died Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Barbara Ann (Hartman) Dino
DINO – Barbara Ann (Hartman), 74, Ebensburg, died July 28, 2014, at Cambria Care Center.
DRENNER – Annabelle 90, Hollsopple, died July 31, 2014, at home surrounded by her family.
Patricia A. (Grabish) Koposko
KOPOSKO – Patricia A. (Grabish), 67, Windber, passed away Aug. 1, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Harriet L. Mintmier
MINTMIER– Harriet L., 85, Johnstown, died Aug. 1, 2014, at the Atrium Manor.
Helen Louise Petrunak
PETRUNAK – Helen Louise “Weeze,” 87, formerly of South Fork, went home with the Lord Aug. 1, 2014.
Joylene H. (Ream) Whipkey
WHIPKEY– Joylene H. (Ream), 83, Ligonier, formerly of Jenner Township, died Aug. 1, 2014, at Bethlen Home, Ligonier.
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- District Deaths Aug. 1, 2014
E. Joan Davis
DAVIS – E. Joan, 87, Riverside, Ohio, formerly of Johnstown, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014, at Kettering Medical Center.
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.
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.
Sherry L. Nagy
NAGY – Sherry L., 49, Johnstown, passed away July 30, 2014, at home.
Kenneth A. Naugle
NAUGLE – Kenneth A., 94, Johnstown, died July 30, 2014, at his home.
Richard John Peterson
PETERSON – Richard John, 49, Johnstown, passed away Monday evening, July 28, 2014, at Conemaugh Hospital.
Evelyn F. Vitalie
VITALIE – Evelyn F., 75, Johnstown, passed away July 30, 2014, at her home.
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Paul Radnoti Sr.
RADNOTI – Paul Sr., 80, passed away July 13, 2014, in Hebron, Ind.
Samuel R. Saia
SAIA – Samuel R., 90, Johnstown, died July 29, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Alex J. Stavish
STAVISH – Alex J., 90, Northern Cambria, died July 29, 2014, at Miners Medical Center Hastings.
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