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.
- District Deaths Aug. 2, 2014
ASKEW – Sharon “Joy,” 79, Alexandra, Pa, formerly of Marsteller, died July 31, 2014, at home.
George Michael Beach
BEACH – George Michael, 59, Salix, died Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Barbara Ann (Hartman) Dino
DINO – Barbara Ann (Hartman), 74, Ebensburg, died July 28, 2014, at Cambria Care Center.
DRENNER – Annabelle 90, Hollsopple, died July 31, 2014, at home surrounded by her family.
Patricia A. (Grabish) Koposko
KOPOSKO – Patricia A. (Grabish), 67, Windber, passed away Aug. 1, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Harriet L. Mintmier
MINTMIER– Harriet L., 85, Johnstown, died Aug. 1, 2014, at the Atrium Manor.
Helen Louise Petrunak
PETRUNAK – Helen Louise “Weeze,” 87, formerly of South Fork, went home with the Lord Aug. 1, 2014.
Joylene H. (Ream) Whipkey
WHIPKEY– Joylene H. (Ream), 83, Ligonier, formerly of Jenner Township, died Aug. 1, 2014, at Bethlen Home, Ligonier.
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- District Deaths Aug. 1, 2014
E. Joan Davis
DAVIS – E. Joan, 87, Riverside, Ohio, formerly of Johnstown, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014, at Kettering Medical Center.
Billie Josephine (LaFollette) Hodges
HODGES – Billie Josephine (LaFollette), 79, Boswell, Jenner Township, formerly of Gadsden, Ala., passed away July 27, 2014, at Windber Hospice from complications of cancer.
KOONTZ – Judy A., 67, Keedysville, Md., passed away peacefully Tuesday morning, July 29, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore, Md., after a long battle with lymphoma cancer.
Sherry L. Nagy
NAGY – Sherry L., 49, Johnstown, passed away July 30, 2014, at home.
Kenneth A. Naugle
NAUGLE – Kenneth A., 94, Johnstown, died July 30, 2014, at his home.
Richard John Peterson
PETERSON – Richard John, 49, Johnstown, passed away Monday evening, July 28, 2014, at Conemaugh Hospital.
Evelyn F. Vitalie
VITALIE – Evelyn F., 75, Johnstown, passed away July 30, 2014, at her home.
- Today's Funerals Aug. 1, 2014
Paul Radnoti Sr.
RADNOTI – Paul Sr., 80, passed away July 13, 2014, in Hebron, Ind.
Samuel R. Saia
SAIA – Samuel R., 90, Johnstown, died July 29, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Alex J. Stavish
STAVISH – Alex J., 90, Northern Cambria, died July 29, 2014, at Miners Medical Center Hastings.
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