HUNTINGDON — ROGERS – Richard W., 57, Huntingdon, formerly of Johnstown, passed away Oct. 20, 2012, at Altoona Regional Hospital. Born Dec. 11, 1954, in Johnstown, son of Fred D. and Kathleen (Lambert) Rogers. Preceded in death by parents; brother, Fred Joseph Rogers; niece, Nicole Rogers; and nephew, Frank Rogers. Survived by loving children, Richard Rogers, married to Anita, and Melissa, and loving brothers, John D. Rogers, married to former Virginia Schnurr; Donald J. Rogers, married to former Mary Catherine Ryan; and Mark A. Rogers, married to former Marsha Johnson. Also survived by five grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War, stationed at Fort Bragg and Germany. He was president of the Prison Veterans Group. Member of Holy Name Society at Huntingdon. He loved to cook and bake and everyone loved his cooking and baking. He was a tailor and a great artist. He could draw anything and you knew it came from his heart. He was a man with a heart of gold and would help anyone no matter what the situation was, good or bad. He always smiled and was the happiest man in the world. He loved his family, friends and his country. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Geisel Funeral Home, Johnstown, where funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday in the Geisel-Devlin Funeral Chapel, Pastor Ray Streets Jr., officiating. Interment, Richland Cemetery. Military rites by Conemaugh Valley Marine Corps League 287. Please visit www.geiselfh.com for online condolences.
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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.
Sarah G. Balzano
BALZANO – Sarah G., 87, Dysart, died April 20, 2014, at UPMC Altoona.
Michael Coleman Barabas
BARABAS – Michael Coleman, 75, Johnstown, was called home to be with his Lord and Savior surrounded by his loving family April 21, 2014, at home.
Richard N. Handel
HANDEL – Richard N., 72, Portage, passed away April 17, 2014, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh.
KLINE – Roseann, 84, Ebensburg, passed away suddenly April 19, 2014, at home.
Bobby Gene Lambert
LAMBERT – Bobby Gene, 72, Shanksville, died April 20, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown.
Ann M. Lashinsky
LASHINSKY – Mrs. Ann M., 94, Windber, went to be with the Lord April 21, 2014, at St. Jude’s Haven, Elton, Pa.
Ruth V. Parkinson
PARKINSON – Ruth V., 86, Johnstown, passed away April 20, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home.
RISHELL – Joseph “Bud,” 76, Eighth Ward, formerly of East Conemaugh Borough, passed away April 20, 2014.
Amanda N. Sherry-Griffon
SHERRY-GRIFFON – Amanda N., 30, Northern Cambria, passed away April 19, 2014.
George William Smith
SMITH – George William “Smitty Bill” “Pap,” 81, Sidman, died suddenly Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014.
Carol A. Vladic
VLADIC – Carol A., 74, Hollidaysburg, formerly of Johnstown, went to be with the Lord Saturday, April 19, 2014.
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