TUCSON, ARIZ. — BAKER – Joseph F., went home to be with the Lord Oct. 31, 2012, in Tucson, Ariz. Formerly of Cocoa, Fla., Columbus, Ohio, and Spangler and Loretto. Born March 20, 1928, in Youngstown, Ohio, to Clara (Kline) and Frank Baker. Preceded in death by first wife, Gertrude (Adams), on Nov. 15, 1993; second wife, Edna (Justice), on April 23, 2011; parents; siblings, John, Eileen Halm, Irving and Francis; and infant son, Paul. Beloved father of Lisa Baker; Joseph and Pam Baker, and children, Paul (Chase and Julia), Cristin and Nat Saguisi (Natalie) and Ryan and Sarah (Teddy); John and Karen Baker, and children, Laura Baker and Andrew Rowe (Aiden) and Sarah and Patrick Gallagher; Claire Allen-Baker, and children, Jennifer and Ryan Naquin (Kaliegh and Jayden), Katherine Allen and Kyle Allen; and Katherine Baker. Also survived by sister-in-law, Mary Jane Baker, and brother- and-sister-in-law, John and Elsie Adams. He joined the Navy in 1948, transferred to the Air Force in 1957, and retired in 1969 as a master sergeant. Owner of Baker Refrigeration in Columbus for 25 years. Viewing Tuesday, Nov. 6, at Newcomer Funeral Home, 3393 Broadway, Grove City, (614) 539-6166, from 5 to 8 p.m. Funeral Mass at St. Mary’s Church, 684 South Third St., in German Village, on Wednesday at 11 a.m., with entombment to follow at St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Lockbourne. In lieu of flowers, family suggests donations be made to the American Heart Association, a shelter for the homeless or St. Mary’s Church.
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SCHULTZ – Evelyn J., 89, Johnstown, died Dec. 6, 2013, at Harmony House Manor.
Janet M. (Adams) Riposo
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Peggy A. Poling
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KANIUK – Steve, 77, Central City, died Dec. 7, 2013.
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Gerald C. Hoover
HOOVER – Gerald C., 79, Cambria Township, passed away Dec. 6, 2013, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
Clifford August Rummel
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Phillip Zdunczyk Sr.
ZDUNCZYK – Phillip Sr., 77, Portage, passed away Dec. 7, 2013, at Windber Hospice.
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Marian F. (Hall) Abele
ABELE – Marian F. (Hall), 88, Edgewood, Ky., formerly of Johnstown, died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, at Emeritus at Edgewood.
BUSHWACK – Donna, 92, Loganville, Ga., passed away Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013.
Eugene Strohl Cassler
CASSLER – Eugene Strohl, 80, Everett, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Bedford Memorial Hospital.
Delores Jane Debias
DEBIAS – Delores Jane, 82, Beaufort, S.C., died Dec. 3, 2013, at her residence.
Katheleen Joyce (Diviney) Gongloff
GONGLOFF – Katheleen Joye (Diviney), 81, formerly of Twin Rocks, passed away peacefully Dec. 6, 2013, at home.
Jaclyn A. Gregorich
GREGORICH – Jaclyn A., 51, Greensburg, formerly of Robinson, died Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, at Westmoreland Manor.
Andrew James Koss
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LETZO – Shary G., 67, New Germany, passed away peacefully in her sleep Dec. 5, 2013, at her mother’s home in Portage.
Antoinette J. (DeSalle) Luker
LUKER – Antoinette J. “Toni” (DeSalle), 77, Bolivar, passed away Dec. 6, 2013, at St. Andrew’s Village, Indiana.
Roy G. McClure
McCLURE – Roy G., 63, Travelers Rest, S.C., died Dec. 2, 2013, at home.
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