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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Jerry Sheldon Berkebile
BERKEBILE – Jerry Sheldon, 83, Johnstown, passed away April 17, 2014, at Presbyterian Home, Johnstown.
Phyllis J. Burkhard
BURKHARD – Phyllis J., 71, Johnstown, passed away April 16, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
FABRIZIO – John, 88, Geistown, died April 18, 2014, at the Lutheran Home.
Homer E. Hillegas
HILLEGAS – Homer E., 94, Tionesta, Pa., formerly of Central City and Parma, Ohio, died April 14, 2014, at Golden Living Center, Shippenville, Pa.
Florence R. Homer
HOMER – Florence R., 88, Clearfield, died Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Christ the King Manor, DuBois.
Ronald Glenn Lester
LESTER – Ronald Glenn, 81, Lebanon, formerly of Sidman, died April 18, 2014, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Lebanon.
LISINA – Edward, 81, Johnstown, died April 18, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
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Dora Marie Bufagna
BUFAGNA – Dora Marie, 87, Armagh, passed away peacefully April 16, 2014, at home surrounded by her family.
Doris Marjorie Cooper
COOPER – Doris Marjorie, 87, Westmont, went to heaven, April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center Palliative Care Unit.
Rose Mary (Delegram) Tripodi
TRIPODI – Rose Mary (Delegram), 66, Culpeper, Va., formerly of Cresson, died April 17, 2014, at home.
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Zachary Gordon Alan Andrews
ANDREWS – Zachary Gordon Alan, 21, Johnstown, was called home April 13, 2014.
Ray H. Clites
CLITES – Ray H., 93 , Westmont, died April 12, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Beverly J. Hoover
HOOVER – Beverly J., 75, Johnstown, was received into heaven April 16, 2014.
Joseph Samuel Kuhar Jr.
KUHAR – Joseph Samuel Jr. “Joey,” 64, passed away April 11, 2014, at home, in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Charles M. Lambert
LAMBERT – Charles M., 87, Central City, passed away April 14, 2014, at home.
Betty L. Lydic
LYDIC – Betty L., 88, Johnstown, died April 15, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
Stella A. Ponchek
PONCHEK – Stella A., 92, East Conemaugh, died April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
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