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)
Thomas Barton Jr.
BARTON – Thomas Jr., 87, Central City, died July 21, 2014, at home.
Dorothy B. Bermosk
BERMOSK – Dorothy B., 87, Johnstown, passed away July 20, 2014, at Golden Living Center.
Leland Doyle Carney Jr.
CARNEY – Leland Doyle Jr. “Junior” or “Lee,” 77, Pomaria, S.C., formerly of Seward, went to be with the Lord Monday, July 21, 2014.
Ernest R. Contrillo
CONTRILLO – Ernest R., 61, Pittsburgh, formerly of Central City, died July 20, 2014.
Cecelia C. Duncan
DUNCAN – Cecelia C. “Sue,” 78, Johnstown, died July 22, 2014, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
Capt. Dudley C. Hunt
HUNT – Capt. Dudley C., (retired) MPD, Washington, D.C., 77, Windber, passed away July 22, 2014, at home.
Dorothy M. (Moyer) Kepler
KEPLER – Mrs. Dorothy M. (Moyer), 90, Scottsdale, Ariz., formerly of Portage, entered into new life July 19, 2014, at Hospice of the Valley, Scottsdale.
Anna Marie Krumenacker
KRUMENACKER – Anna Marie, 85, Carrolltown, passed away July 22, 2014, at St. Jude’s Haven, Johnstown.
- Funerals July 24, 2014
BLOCK – Deborah, 62, Johnstown, died July 21, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Edward James Clark
CLARK – Edward James, 89, Johnstown, formerly of Minersville, died Saturday, July 12, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Nicole Lyn Eskridge
ESKRIDGE – Nicole Lynn, 24, Linden, Va., passed away Saturday, July 19, 2014.
Jeffery Lynn Flick
FLICK – Jeffery Lynn, 58, Seattle, Wash., formerly of Hollsopple, passed on July 3, 2014, in Seattle.
Elizabeth J. Knapik
KNAPIK – Elizabeth J. “Bethann,” 75, Northern Cambria, passed away July 21, 2014, at UPMC Altoona.
Christopher Shawn Reed
REED – Christopher Shawn, 22, Windber, died July 20, 2014.
Violet Marie (Snyder) Shaffer-Eastlake
SHAFFER-EASTLAKE – Violet Marie (Snyder), 90, Hidden Valley Road, Conemaugh Township, Somerset County, died July 22, 2014.
Teresa L. Smith
SMITH – Teresa L., 50, Johnstown, died July 19, 2014, at her residence.
TURNER – Rosemary, 91, formerly of Johnstown and Woodville, Ohio, died Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Genoa Care Center, Genoa, Ohio.
Mary Ann (Guzic) Walter
WALTER – Mary Ann (Guzic), 77, Lilly, went to her eternal rest July 21, 2014, surrounded by her family at her residence.
- Funerals July 23, 2014
- District Deaths July 22, 2014
H. Ross Blackburn
BLACKBURN – H. Ross, 87, Richland Township, died peacefully surrounded by family and friends July 20, 2014.
- More Obituaries Headlines
- Thomas Barton Jr.