WINDBER — ECKLUND – Jetta F., 83, Windber, died March 10, 2013, at Select Specialty Hospital, Johnstown. Born March 7, 1930, in Beaverdale, daughter of the late Peter and Blanche (Stigers) Cook. Also preceded in death by husband, Robert O., and seven siblings. Survived by daughter, Gail, wife of Robert Oyler, Jackson, N.J.; son, Rick L., married to the former Barbara Clark, Harrisburg; grandchildren, Jason Oyler, Danielle Tavarez, Erin Oyler, Connor and Kevin Ecklund; and five great-grandchildren. Sister of Wayne Cook, and wife, Edna Mae, South Fork; June, wife of Carlysle Beveridge, Florida; and Nancy Belinda, State College. Jetta was a 1948 graduate of Beaverdale High School. She worked in medical field for Dr. Stone in Windber for many years. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and “memom” to her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. A very active member of Rummel Church of the Brethren, where she served as Sunday school teacher, choir member and various other church activities since the 1950s. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Meek and Dalla Valle Funeral Home Inc., Windber, where deacon’s service will be held in the evening, and from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. Saturday at Rummel Church of the Brethren, Pastor Ruby Mader will officiate. Interment, Berkey Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Rummel Church of the Brethren Memorial Fund in Jetta’s memory. (www.meekfuneralhome.com)
- District Deaths April 16, 2014
Boyd Merle Akers Jr.
AKERS – Boyd Merle Jr., 90, Lower Yoder, died April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Philip Joseph Baldacchino
BALDACCHINO – Philip Joseph, 87, Carrolltown, died April 14, 2014.
Grace (Deitke) Davis
DAVIS – Grace (Deitke), 90, Phoenix, Ariz., passed away peacefully April 10, 2014.
Cynthia Jayne Eisler
EISLER – Cynthia Jayne, 59, Somerset, formerly of Wilbur, went home April 13, 2014, at Somerset Hospice House.
James E. Foster
FOSTER – James E., 86, Johnstown, died April 13, 2014.
Alice M. Goller
GOLLER – Alice M., 94, Presbyterian Home, died April 13, 2014, at Presbyterian Home.
M. Elayne Gooderham
GOODERHAM – M. Elayne, 78, Altoona, died April 14, 2014.
Edward Carl Harbart
HARBART – Edward Carl “Duger,” 90, Richland Township, died April 15, 2014, at Arbutus Park Manor.
Edward J. Harris
HARRIS – Edward J. “Ed,” 83, Fairfax, Va., passed away April 7, 2014, at home.
MASON – Dorothy, 66, Portage, formerly of Northern Cambria, died April 15, 2014, at Maple Winds Care Center, Portage.
Clifford Eugene Sharp Jr.
SHARP – Clifford Eugene Jr., 71, passed away peacefully April 5, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nev.
Erma I. Shaw
SHAW – Erma I., 97, passed away Sunday, April 13, 2014, at her home In Ickesburg, Pa.
Robert S. Walters
WALTERS – Robert S., 75, Johnstown, passed away April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Timothy Alan Wess
WESS – Timothy Alan, 46, New Germany, died April 15, 2014, at home, surrounded by loved ones.
- Today's Funerals April 16, 2014
- District Deaths April 15, 2014
Delores E. Benito
BENITO – Delores E. “Honey,” 72, Johnstown, died April 11, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Phillip E. Cadwallader
CADWALLADER – Phillip E., 88, Portage, entered into new life April 11, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Joan Mary (DeBiase) DeLisa
DeLISA – Joan Mary (DeBiase), 72, Richland, passed away peacefully April 14, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Daniel D. Emeigh
EMEIGH – Daniel D., 73, Northern Cambria, died April 12, 2014, at home.
LEEPER – Robert, 78, Johnstown, passed away April 13, 2014, at home.
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