MINERAL POINT — GEARHART - H. Matthew IV, 36, Mineral Point, passed away Dec. 9, 2013, as a result of an asthma attack. Born Aug. 14, 1977, in Johnstown. Preceded in death by maternal grandparents, Howard and LaVera Mickey; paternal grandfather, Harry Gearhart Jr.; and uncle, Bob Callis. Survived by paternal grandmother, Julia Gearhart; father, Harry R. (Cindy) Gearhart III; mother, Deborah (special friend, Ken Edwards) Gearhart; daughter, Julia Gearhart; brother, James; stepbrothers, Shawn and Jason Divido; stepsister, Monica Kent; niece, Jamisyn Gearhart; sister-in-law, Gretchen Gearhart; cousins, Rob Callis-Keiser, Amy Keiser and Lori Sciko; numerous other cousins and special friends; and his special dog, Gunner. Formerly employed by Shaffer Electric, Boswell, and Johnstown Wire Technologies. He was an avid supporter of raising monies in the fight against cancer and member of “A Few Good Believers.” Matt was a very generous and helpful man, who you could always depend on. He will be sadly missed by the many lives that he has touched. Family and friends will be received from 5 p.m. until time of memorial service at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Askew-Houser Funeral Homes Inc., Nanty Glo, Deacon Jim Janosik, officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations in Matt’s memory may be made to the Cambria County Humane Society.
Lillian R. Stager
STAGER – Lillian R., 84, Johnstown, died March 10, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Thomas G. Hunter
HUNTER – Thomas G., 82, Beaverdale, entered into new life March 10, 2014, at home.
James M. Krumbine
KRUMBINE – James M., 64, Johnstown, died March 7, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Arthur Lee Brown
BROWN – Arthur Lee, 84, Somerset, died March 10, 2014, at his residence.
Shirley Mae Weldon
WELDON – Shirley Mae, 79, Kimberly, Idaho, passed away March 3, 2014.
Richard A. Sotack
SOTACK – Richard A., 49, Blacklick Township, passed away March 10, 2014, at home.
GULA – Daniel, 84, Franklin Borough, went to be with the Lord March 10, 2014, at home.
Francis W. Gavlak
GAVLAK – Francis W., 89, Portage, passed away March 11, 2014, at Maple Winds Care Center.
JANCUK – Julia, 79, Portage, passed away March 10, 2014, at Select Specialty Hospital.
Chester R. Querry
QUERRY – Chester R., 92, Johnstown, passed away March 10, 2014, at his home.
Carrie Elizabeth Massey
MASSEY – Carrie Elizabeth, 75, Virginia Beach, Va., went home to be with the Lord March 5, 2014.
Johns C. Schmid Jr.
SCHMID – Johns C. Jr. “Jack,” 89, Davidsville, formerly of Geistown Borough, went to be with the Lord March 10, 2014, at Laurel View Village.
Dr. Stephen P. Kukucka
KUKUCKA – Dr. Stephen P., 64, died unexpectedly in his Crafton home on Sunday, March 9, 2014.
Sophie (Krempasky) Krisko
KRISKO – Sophie (Krempasky), 87, Portage, passed away Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, in Virginia Beach, Va., after a brief illness.
Ronald F. Corona
CORONA – Ronald F., 70, Cresson, died March 9, 2014, at home.
Christine A. Matos
MATOS – Christine A., 53, Windber, died March 10, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
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Norman J. Makin Jr.
MAKIN – Norman J. Jr., 65, Geistown Borough, went to be with the Lord March 10, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
REAY – Raymond, 73, died March 4, 2014, in Venice, Fla.
John E. Schuster
SCHUSTER – John E., 87, passed away March 8, 2014, in St. Augustine, Fla.
Ruth M. Cuppett
CUPPETT – Ruth M., 93 years, 11 months and 16 days, Stonycreek Township, went to be with the Lord March 9, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
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