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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WOZNY – Stanley John Jr., 62, Windber, passed away April 16, 2014, at the Presbyterian Home, Johnstown.
Anna E. Katawczik
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Ruth J. (Griffith) Cherkola
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REGAN – Donna, 55, Park Hill, died April 17, 2014, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
Mary Catherine (Regan) Beidle
BEIDLE – Mary Catherine (Regan) “Sis” “Kate,” 87, Johnstown, died April 16, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center and went to spend Easter in Heaven.
STALLER – Helen, 93, Johnstown, died April 18, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home.
Barbara Joan Berkebile
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Jerry Sheldon Berkebile
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Phyllis J. Burkhard
BURKHARD – Phyllis J., 71, Johnstown, passed away April 16, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
FABRIZIO – John, 88, Geistown, died April 18, 2014, at the Lutheran Home.
Homer E. Hillegas
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Florence R. Homer
HOMER – Florence R., 88, Clearfield, died Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Christ the King Manor, DuBois.
Ronald Glenn Lester
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LISINA – Edward, 81, Johnstown, died April 18, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
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Dora Marie Bufagna
BUFAGNA – Dora Marie, 87, Armagh, passed away peacefully April 16, 2014, at home surrounded by her family.
Doris Marjorie Cooper
COOPER – Doris Marjorie, 87, Westmont, went to heaven, April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center Palliative Care Unit.
Rose Mary (Delegram) Tripodi
TRIPODI – Rose Mary (Delegram), 66, Culpeper, Va., formerly of Cresson, died April 17, 2014, at home.
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