SIDMAN — SMITH – Ronald D., 70, Sidman, died Oct. 13, 2012, at home. Born March 20, 1942, son of William J. Smith and Catherine E. (Myers) Smith. Preceded in death by parents; wife, Phyllis Jean (Gennett) Smith, who died April 13, 1984; daughter, Karen; brother, William P. Smith; sister, Judith Ann Yeager; and beloved companion of 20 years, Nancy Tanzely. Survived by son, Deran, Powhatan, Va.; grandchildren, Blier Jay Smith, Prince George, Va., and Garrett Jones and Kaleen Jones, both of Florida; brothers, C. Richard, married to Florence Petrunak, St. Michael, and George B., married to Patricia O’Hara, Ebensburg; sisters, Mary Katherine Walters, Kissimmee, Fla., and Virginia, wife of Lynn Gurchik, New London, Conn.; Nancy Tanzely’s son, Joe Molnar, and his wife, Kathy, and their children; special nieces, Debbie Houghton and Diane Mayes; and special caregivers, Lynn Sambol and Andrea Corbett. Ronald was a heavy equipment operator for Local Union 66. He was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church, St. Michael, and Dunlo Sportsmen and St. Michael Hunting and Fishing Clubs. Friends will be received from 3 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Charles O. Dimond Funeral Home Inc., South Fork, where vigil for the deceased will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Michael Catholic Church, Father Charles F. Bodziak. Committal, Corpus Christi Cemetery, Dunlo. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 400 Luray Ave., Johnstown, Pa. 15904. (www.dimondfuneralhome.com)
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Lawrence E. Coy
COY – Lawrence E., 89, Connellsville, Pa., formerly of Johnstown and Somerset, died April 21, 2014, at home.
DRINOSKY – Eugene, 80, Portage, entered eternal rest April 21, 2014, peacefully at home.
George Felix Jr.
FELIX – George Jr., 87, Alum Bank, passed away peacefully Sunday, April 20, 2014, at Colonial Courtyard in Bedford.
Mary C. Keilman
KEILMAN – Mary C., 62, Ebensburg, born March 26, 1952, in Nanty Glo, died April 21, 2014, at home.
Barbara A. (Geiser) Knapp
KNAPP – Barbara A. (Geiser), 79, Johnstown, passed away April 22, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
SINCAK – Michael, of Hollsopple, loving son, brother, husband and friend to all, passed away peacefully April 10, 2014.
Richard J. McAndrews Jr.
McANDREWS – Richard J. Jr. “Jimbo,” 57, Windber, passed away after a 2-year-battle with cancer April 22, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Kathleen Mae Speicher
SPEICHER – Kathleen Mae, 48, Conemaugh Township, died April 20, 2014, at UPMC Shadyside Hospital.
Julia J. (Gresh) Voeghtly
VOEGHTLY – Julia J. (Gresh), 74, Johnstown, passed away peacefully April 21, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center, Palliative Care Unit.
Ruth M. Ziemba
ZIEMBA – Ruth M., 84, Cover Hill, formerly of Park Hill, went to be with the Lord April 4, 2014, at LaurelWood Care Center.
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Georgia R. Brown
BROWN – Georgia R., 90, Lincoln Highway, Bedford, died Sunday, April 20, 2014, at her home.
John R. Franko Jr.
FRANKO – John R. Jr. “Bunko,” 72, Conemaugh, died April 20, 2014, at home.
Dorothy Mae Gillman
GILLMAN – Dorothy Mae, 93, Mount Hope, went to be with her Lord April 22, 2014.
Hulda Elmira Heslop
HESLOP – Hulda Elmira, 95, formerly of Ferndale and New Paris, died April 21, 2014, at Waccamaw Community Hospital, Murrells Inlet, S.C.
Jean M. Holtz
HOLTZ – Jean M., 82, Hastings, went to be with the Lord Monday, April 21, 2014, at Golden Living-HAIDA.
Margaret Gloria Marsh
MARSH – Margaret Gloria, born Dec. 28, 1927, was called to her heavenly home April 19, 2014.
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Wayne R. Bailey
BAILEY – Wayne R., 53, South Fork, passed away unexpectedly on Good Friday, April 18, 2014, at his home.
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