NORTHERN CAMBRIA — SHARKEY– John S. “Jack,” 78, Northern Cambria, passed away March 2, 2013, at Golden Living Center, HAIDA. Born Feb. 21, 1935, in Spangler, the son of Stephen and Mary Catherine (Stock) Sharkey. Preceded in death by parents; first wife, Carole (Arotin) Sharkey, who passed away April 26, 1991; sister, Judith Learn; and grandchildren, Dustin and Samantha Jo Deckard. Survived by his wife, Margaret L. (Mishler); children, Shirley, wife of Carl Gormish, Northern Cambria; Donna, wife of Tim Lowmaster, Carrolltown; and Ronald, married to the former Kathleen Fox, Northern Cambria; grandchildren, James, Deanna, David (Sonya), Melanie, Tara (Jeremy Ritchey), Shawna Black, Ronnie and Amber Sharkey, Randall (Sarah) McCool and Marae Laney (Brian Wylie); great-grandchildren, Tyler and Courtney Bobik, John Black, Nicoli Sharkey and Ava Deckard. He also is survived by a niece, Nancy (Eric) Storck, Lancaster, and special friends, Ronald and Thelma Fox. Jack was dedicated to a life of serving the community as chief of police of Barnesboro Borough with 30 years of service. Charter member and past president of FOP Hemlock Lodge 101. Life member of Hope Fire Company. Jack enjoyed fishing, hunting, gardening and camping. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 p.m. until time of funeral service at 9 p.m. Tuesday at Moriconi Funeral Home Inc., Northern Cambria, James Whited, lay minister, officiating. Committal, East Ridge Cemetery.
- District Deaths March 8, 2014
Albert Lynn Boring
BORING – Albert Lynn, 53, Ebensburg, passed away Thursday, March 6, 2014, at Ebensburg Center, Sunset House.
Richard C. Claycomb
CLAYCOMB – Mr. Richard C., 72, Heritage Road, Osterburg, died Thursday, March 6, 2014, at his home.
Shelvy J. Elbertson
ELBERTSON – Shelvy J., 51, Johnstown, passed away March 6, 2014.
Gloria Jean (Dunmire) Ellsworth
ELLSWORTH – Gloria Jean (Dunmire), 75, Seward, passed away March 6, 2014, at Indiana Regional Medical Center.
Phyllis M. Faight
FAIGHT – Phyllis M., 78, Jackson Township, died March 5, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Alta Jane Fox
FOX – Alta Jane, 81, Daisytown, passed away March 7, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
Thelma (Kearney) Kodosky
KODOSKY – Thelma “Jeannie” (Kearney), 78, Lilly, went to her eternal rest March 7, 2014.
Lois Jean (Dunmeyer) Lepley
LEPLEY – Lois Jean (Dunmeyer), 70, West Virginia, formerly of Somerset County, died March 5, 2014, at home.
REITZ – David, 76, passed away March 3, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nev.
James J. Saylor Sr.
SAYLOR – James J. Sr. “Pap,” Davidsville, died peacefully March 7, 2014, at home surrounded by family.
W. Jean (Mishler) Naugle Wingard
WINGARD – W. Jean Mishler Naugle, 85, formerly of Morgantown and Davidsville, died Wednesday, March 5, 2014.
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- District Deaths March 7, 2014
GEORGE – Robert “Bob,” 71, Portage, passed away March 4, 2014, in Johnstown.
Marcella S. (Ciccotelli) Gillin
GILLIN – Marcella S. (Ciccotelli), 85, Ebensburg, passed away peacefully March 5, 2014, at Cambria Care Center.
Peter Holubz Jr.
HOLUBZ – Peter Jr., 89, Johnstown, died March 5, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Lillian Marlene (Anderson) Howard
HOWARD – Lillian Marlene (Anderson), 71, Ebensburg, died March 5, 2014, at home.
KAUFMAN – Morton, 84, Westmont, lost his battle with cancer March 5, 2014.
James Guido Mastrine
MASTRINE – James Guido, 63, Ebensburg, died March 5, 2014, at home surrounded by his family.
Anna T. Pipon
PIPON – Mrs. Anna T., 99, Windber, passed away March 6, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Thomas F. Reynolds
REYNOLDS – Thomas F., 62, Tire Hill, died March 5, 2014.
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