HERSHEY — FILLER – Richard Anthony, 81, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, March 3, 2013. He was a retired professional engineer and land surveyor and longterm resident of Hershey, Pa. After two years in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, Mr. Filler received his bachelor’s degree from Indiana Institute of Technology and then his master’s degree in civil engineering from Pennsylvania State University in 1970. His previous employers included Bethlehem Steel, Penn State and Centrex-Simpson Construction. His subsequent retirement years were spent traveling with his wife, spending time with his children and grandchildren and collecting coins. Richard was preceded in death by parents, Mary (Matizka) Filler and Frank Filler; two brothers; and four sisters. He is survived by his loving wife of 42 years, Mary Ann (Sides) Filler; daughter, Tracy Anne Filler; and son, Christopher Anthony Filler, and wife, Michelle Marie (Condor) Filler, and their daughters, Cassidy Rose and Leia Marie. Richard also is survived by sisters, Juliette Filler, Kathleen Filler and Anita (Filler) Noonan. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 2 p.m. Friday, March 8, at St. Catherine Laboure Parish, 4000 Derry St., Harrisburg, Pa. 17111, with Father Joseph R. Howard as celebrant. Inurnment will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 9, at Holy Saviour Cemetery, Bethlehem, Pa. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to American Heart and Stroke Association, 1019 Mumma Road, Wormleysburg, Pa. 17043. Hoover Funeral Home & Crematory Inc. of Hershey is handling arrangements. Share condolences with the family at www.hooverfuneralhome.com.
- 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.
- Today's Funerals March 8, 2014
- 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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