BEDFORD — FRAZIER – Mrs. Ida Pearl , 87, Colonial Courtyard, formerly of New Paris and Bedford, died at 8:05 a.m. Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at Colonial Courtyard. Born Monday, April 19, 1926, in East St. Clair Township, daughter of the late Charles W. and Hazel P. (Bender) Claycomb. On Feb. 1, 1947, she married A.J. “Budd” Frazier. He preceded her in death on Feb. 12, 1985. Survived by son, Lynn A., husband of Linda Kay (Emerick) Frazier, Buffalo Mills; and daughters, Pamela M., wife of Jeffrey Feather, Osterburg; and Lisa T., wife of Gary Ickes, Osterburg. Also survived by eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by brother, Daniel Claycomb; and sisters, Esther Claycomb, Cleo Cuppett and Ruth Lehman. Ida Pearl was a 1946 graduate of Conemaugh Valley School of Nursing. She was employed as a registered nurse at Bedford Hospital and also was a private duty nurse. She retired in 1988 from Donahoe Manor Nursing Home, where she was the head nursing supervisor. Ida Pearl also was a former tax collector for New Paris Borough. She was an active member and Sunday school teacher at New Paris United Methodist Church. Ida Pearl enjoyed playing the piano and played both at church and at home. She was the last member of her immediate family. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, April 26, at Mickle-Geisel Funeral Home, Schellsburg, the Rev. Ralph Landis, officiating. Interment, Schellsburg Cemetery. Friends were invited to call Thursday at the funeral home in Schellsburg. Online condolences may be expressed at www.geiselfuneral.com.
- District Deaths April 24, 2014
Lawrence E. Coy
COY – Lawrence E., 89, Connellsville, Pa., formerly of Johnstown and Somerset, died April 21, 2014, at home.
DRINOSKY – Eugene, 80, Portage, entered eternal rest April 21, 2014, peacefully at home.
George Felix Jr.
FELIX – George Jr., 87, Alum Bank, passed away peacefully Sunday, April 20, 2014, at Colonial Courtyard in Bedford.
Mary C. Keilman
KEILMAN – Mary C., 62, Ebensburg, born March 26, 1952, in Nanty Glo, died April 21, 2014, at home.
Barbara A. (Geiser) Knapp
KNAPP – Barbara A. (Geiser), 79, Johnstown, passed away April 22, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
SINCAK – Michael, of Hollsopple, loving son, brother, husband and friend to all, passed away peacefully April 10, 2014.
Richard J. McAndrews Jr.
McANDREWS – Richard J. Jr. “Jimbo,” 57, Windber, passed away after a 2-year-battle with cancer April 22, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Kathleen Mae Speicher
SPEICHER – Kathleen Mae, 48, Conemaugh Township, died April 20, 2014, at UPMC Shadyside Hospital.
Julia J. (Gresh) Voeghtly
VOEGHTLY – Julia J. (Gresh), 74, Johnstown, passed away peacefully April 21, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center, Palliative Care Unit.
Ruth M. Ziemba
ZIEMBA – Ruth M., 84, Cover Hill, formerly of Park Hill, went to be with the Lord April 4, 2014, at LaurelWood Care Center.
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Georgia R. Brown
BROWN – Georgia R., 90, Lincoln Highway, Bedford, died Sunday, April 20, 2014, at her home.
John R. Franko Jr.
FRANKO – John R. Jr. “Bunko,” 72, Conemaugh, died April 20, 2014, at home.
Dorothy Mae Gillman
GILLMAN – Dorothy Mae, 93, Mount Hope, went to be with her Lord April 22, 2014.
Hulda Elmira Heslop
HESLOP – Hulda Elmira, 95, formerly of Ferndale and New Paris, died April 21, 2014, at Waccamaw Community Hospital, Murrells Inlet, S.C.
Jean M. Holtz
HOLTZ – Jean M., 82, Hastings, went to be with the Lord Monday, April 21, 2014, at Golden Living-HAIDA.
Margaret Gloria Marsh
MARSH – Margaret Gloria, born Dec. 28, 1927, was called to her heavenly home April 19, 2014.
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Wayne R. Bailey
BAILEY – Wayne R., 53, South Fork, passed away unexpectedly on Good Friday, April 18, 2014, at his home.
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