EBENSBURG — CRISSMAN– Marion, 87, Ebensburg. She resided in the Apollo, Pa. area for most of her life and moved to Ebensburg in 2008. She was a former resident of John Paul Manor ll, Cresson, and Cambria Care Center. She passed away March 15, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown, surrounded by her loving family. Born Oct. 18, 1925, in Portsmouth, N.H. Preceded in death by parents, Annie and Theodore; grandson, Ryan Crissman; infant sister, Magdalene; twin sister, Marguerite Lambert; sister, Anita Stevens; and former husband, Harry Crissman. Survived by children, Cindy Schriver (Bill), Apollo; Christopher (Joan Holland), Braselton, Ga.; Lance (Denise Pinker), Monroe, Mich.; Marnita Ralph (Robert), Loretto; Jennifer Crissman (special friend, Tommy), Oakland, Calif.; six grandchildren, Brian Schriver, Brandy Lent (Duey), Janelle Crissman, Rachel Ralph, Robert Ralph ll, and Jay Paul Crissman; four great-grandchildren, Cierra Schriver, Chaz Lent and Caleb and Alivia Doyle. Last member of her immediate family. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Marion was an avid sports fan. She enjoyed watching the Penquins, Steelers and women’s college basketball. Known as “Mom” to so many, her house was always filled with love. At the request of the deceased, there will be no viewing or visitation. Those who wish to make donations in Marion’s memory can do so by sending them to John Paul Manor ll, 856 Cambria St., Cresson, Pa. 16630. Arrangements by Gibbons Funeral Home, Ashville.
Gladys M. Stombaugh
STOMAUGH – Gladys M., 94, Portage, went to be with the Lord Dec. 11, 2013.
Maureen S. Plummer
PLUMMER – Maureen S., 69, Sidman, passed away Dec. 10, 2013, at Windber Hospice.
Joseph A. Pettinato
PETTINATO – Joseph A., 86, of New Brighton, N.Y., a retired letter carrier, World War II Navy veteran and devoted family man, died Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, at Eger Health Care & Rehabilitation Center, where he had resided since May of this year.
A. Martha (Eash) Thomas
THOMAS – A. Martha (Eash), 94, Saylor School Road, Hollsopple, went peacefully to be with the Lord Dec. 11, 2013, at Laurel View Village.
GRAFFIUS – Robert “Parker,” 15, Madison, W.Va., born April 8, 1998, son of Robert Russell III and Regina Orosz Graffius, went home to be with the Lord Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013.
Naomi R. Costello
COSTELLO – Naomi R., 91, Davidsville, died Dec. 11, 2013, at Conemaugh Memorial Hospital.
Rose A. Hancharik
HANCHARIK – Rose A., 75, Richland Township, died Dec. 5, 2013, at LaurelWood Care Center.
THOMAS – Amandus “Mandy,” 91, Hastings, passed away peacefully at home Dec. 12, 2013, surrounded by his loving family.
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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.
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