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.
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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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