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 30, 2014
Patricia L. Bakale
BAKALE – Patricia L, 81, Johnstown, went to be with our Lord July 28, 2014.
Stephen A. Christy
CHRISTY – Stephen A., 65, Johnstown, died July 28, 2014, at home surrounded by family and friends.
CUSTER – Margaret “Peggy,” 69, Johnstown, passed away July 29, 2014, at Laurelwood Care Center.
Kathleen L. Geiser
GEISER – Kathleen L., 84, Oakland, died July 29, 2014, at Arbutus Park Manor.
Elaine Jean (Hamilton) Klayko
KLAYKO – Elaine Jean (Hamilton), 65, Lilly, died at peace Tuesday morning, July 29, 2014, at her home.
MATIJEVICH – Nicholas, 88, Johnstown, formerly of Pittsburgh, died July 28, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Daisy "Doodles" Miller
MILLER – Daisy “Doodles,” aged 16 years, was released from this life into the next on Sunday, July 27, 2014, surrounded by her loving family, Dorene and Ian Miller, Andrea Brooks, and Jayme Brooks.
Ethel M. Miller
MILLER – Ethel M., 95, Ebensburg, formerly of Barnesboro, died July 29, 2014, at her home with her daughter, Patty, by her side.
Andrea Lynn (Lonas) Peters
PETERS – Andrea Lynn (Lonas), 46, Bolivar, passed into the arms of our Lord on July 28, 2014, in the palliative care unit of Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital.
Mirrel Oliver Plummer Sr.
PLUMMER – Mirrel Oliver Sr., 75, Portage, passed away July 27, 2014, at home.
Mary Ann (Sedor) Shedlock
SHEDLOCK – Mary Ann (Sedor), 87, a resident of St. Benedict Manor, formerly of Revloc and Ebensburg, passed away July 28, 2014, at the manor.
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Michele L. Bernat
BERNAT – Michele L., 45, Mundys Corner, passed away July 27, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Benjamin Martin Hadix
HADIX – Benjamin Martin, 33, Johnstown, went to his eternal peace in the arms of Jesus July 24, 2014.
Ethel L. Phenicie
PHENICIE – Mrs. Ethel L., 96, Windber, passed away July 27, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Nicholas D. Steinkirchner
STEINKIRCHNER – Nicholas D., 32, Jennerstown, died Sunday, July 20, 2014, in Brevard County, Fla.
Linda A. Sral
SRAL – Linda A., 68, Portage, died July 27, 2014, at her residence.
Ruth F. Huff
HUFF – Ruth F., 80, Sidman, died July 27, 2014, at her residence.
Margaret A. Miske
MISKE – Margaret A., 80, Johnstown, passed away July 27, 2014, at the Allegheny Lutheran Home.
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