HASTINGS — HOLTZ – Russell A. “Hack,” 86, Hastings, passed away Dec. 1, 2013, at Haida Manor. Born June 8, 1927, in Hastings, son of the late Ted and Helen (Gill) Holtz. Preceded in death by brothers, Damian “Doc” Holtz, Theodore “Fizz” Holtz and Tim “Tiny” Holtz, and sister, Dolly Link. Survived by his wife of 60 years, Joanne (Kibler) Holtz; children, Cindy (Jeff) Stowe, Becky Kelly, Russ Holtz and Andrea Holtz; grandchildren, Dr. Jill Kelly, married to Dr. Brandon Miller; Bryan and Matt Kelly; and Scott, John and Amanda Stowe; brothers, Kenneth “Cheetah” and Dan “Bump;” and sisters, Jean Kazmer and Margie Entler. Mr. Holtz graduated from Hastings High School in 1945. He enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II. He retired from the DEP, where he was a construction inspector. He was a life member of Hastings Fire Department and the Firemen’s Club, Hastings VFW Post 1586 and the Loyal Order of the Moose. He also was a member of the Hastings Hunting Camp. He was an avid hunter and Chicago Bears and Chicago Cubs fan. He enjoyed watching football and baseball on TV and especially enjoyed his family coming to visit. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3, at the Easly-Hindman Funeral Home, 333 Beaver St., Hastings, and from 10 a.m. until time of funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4, at St. Bernard Catholic Church. Interment, St. Bernard Cemetery. Those who wish may make donations in Hack’s memory to St Bernard Church, the Hastings Library or the Hastings Area Ambulance Association. Arrangements in care of the Easly-Hindman Funeral Home and Crematory Inc., exclusive provider of veterans and family memorial care.” Condolences may be made at HindmanFuneralHomes.com.
- District Deaths July 25, 2014
Clara Murphy Bond Bell
BELL – Clara Murphy Bond, Windsor, N.C., and Edenhouse in Bertie County, N.C., died Monday, July 21, 2014.
Fred G. Biller
BILLER – Fred G., 91, Cresson, died July 24, 2014, at Our Lady of The Alleghenies Residence, Hollidaysburg.
John R. Haywood
HAYWOOD – John R., 82, Richland Township, went to be with the Lord July 24, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
David G. Hull Jr.
HULL – David G. “Too Tall” Jr., 60, South Fork, died July 23, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
KRISKO – Stephan “Tib,” 89, passed away July 22, 2014, at home.
Elizabeth Anne Muncert
MUNCERT – Elizabeth Anne, 86, Johnstown, passed away July 23, 2014, at The Lutheran Home at Johnstown.
SCHULLER – Sadie, 85, Moxham, lost her battle with cancer July 23, 2014, at home.
Mary Grace Spodinak
SPODINAK – Mary Grace, 87, Johnstown, died July 24, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home.
Nancy L. (Adeline) Yoder
YODER – Nancy L. (Adeline), 75, formerly of Tire Hill, died July 21, 2014, at her home at Richland Towers.
- Funerals July 25, 2014
- District Deaths July 24, 2014
Thomas Barton Jr.
BARTON – Thomas Jr., 87, Central City, died July 21, 2014, at home.
Dorothy B. Bermosk
BERMOSK – Dorothy B., 87, Johnstown, passed away July 20, 2014, at Golden Living Center.
Leland Doyle Carney Jr.
CARNEY – Leland Doyle Jr. “Junior” or “Lee,” 77, Pomaria, S.C., formerly of Seward, went to be with the Lord Monday, July 21, 2014.
Ernest R. Contrillo
CONTRILLO – Ernest R., 61, Pittsburgh, formerly of Central City, died July 20, 2014.
Cecelia C. Duncan
DUNCAN – Cecelia C. “Sue,” 78, Johnstown, died July 22, 2014, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
Capt. Dudley C. Hunt
HUNT – Capt. Dudley C., (retired) MPD, Washington, D.C., 77, Windber, passed away July 22, 2014, at home.
Dorothy M. (Moyer) Kepler
KEPLER – Mrs. Dorothy M. (Moyer), 90, Scottsdale, Ariz., formerly of Portage, entered into new life July 19, 2014, at Hospice of the Valley, Scottsdale.
Anna Marie Krumenacker
KRUMENACKER – Anna Marie, 85, Carrolltown, passed away July 22, 2014, at St. Jude’s Haven, Johnstown.
- Funerals July 24, 2014
BLOCK – Deborah, 62, Johnstown, died July 21, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
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