BOSWELL — BRANT – Ray Chester, 91, Boswell, died March 15, 2013, at The Patriot, Somerset. Born Sept. 19, 1921, in Somerset, son of George Cessna Brant and Hattie Elizabeth (Berkley). Preceded in death by parents; wife, former Ellen Marie Clark, who died Nov. 17, 1996; three infant sons; grandson, Johnie R. Brant Jr.; brothers, Edward, Lloyd, Emerson, Richard, Earl, Ernest, Guy, Sammy, George, Jay and Billy Brant; and sisters, Margaret Fisher, Cleo Barclay and Mary Etta Brant. Survived by children, Judy Custer, and husband, Chuck, Hollsopple; Johnie R. Brant Sr., married to former Tammy Meyers, Somerset; Kenneth Brant, married to former Nila Sullivan, Somerset; and Barbara (Brant), and husband, Jesse; seven grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and sister, Dorothy Aultz, Listie. Ray was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He worked until his retirement as a custodian for JBJ High School. He was a member of New Life Assembly of God and Jenner Rod & Gun Club. Friends received from 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Hauger-Zeigler Funeral Home, Somerset, where service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 20, 2013, the Rev. Michael Faidley, officiating. Interment, Pike Cemetery (Brotherton). Contributions may be made to the MS Foundation. Military graveside rites accorded by Somerset County Honor Guard. (www.haugerzeigler.com)
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RAGER – Randy S., 65, Johnstown, died March 7, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
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McCONNELL – Burnell J. “Bernie,” 88, Shady Grove, went home to the Lord Sunday, March 9, 2014, at his home surrounded by his family.
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HANAK – Joseph, 88, Johnstown, passed away March 6, 2014, at home.
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HILTON – William Henry, 68, Johnstown, passed away March 4, 2014.
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LAMBING – Gerald C., 73, New Florence, went to be with the Lord March 8, 2014, at Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital.
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MAYER – Mary Josephine “Jo” (Baker), 86, passed away peacefully Jan. 30, 2014, at her daughter’s home in Texas.
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MEDELLIN – Susan Lee (Larimer), 71, Harrisburg, died March 7, 2014.
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MYERS – Joseph R., Woodbridge, Va., passed away March 1, 2014.
OWENS – Patricia “Patty,” 93, Carrolltown, passed away March 7, 2014, at her home.
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PLATTER – Orvis Ray, 96, died March 7, 2014, at Golden Living Center, Meyersdale.
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STEPHANIC – Martha Lucille “Lucy,” 82, Rochester Mills, passed away peacefully March 7, 2014, at home surrounded by her loving family.
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BORING – Albert Lynn, 53, Ebensburg, passed away Thursday, March 6, 2014, at Ebensburg Center, Sunset House.
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CLAYCOMB – Mr. Richard C., 72, Heritage Road, Osterburg, died Thursday, March 6, 2014, at his home.
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ELBERTSON – Shelvy J., 51, Johnstown, passed away March 6, 2014.
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