CHERRY TREE R.D. — BORING – Velma I., 103, Cherry Tree R.D., died Nov. 7, 2012, at home. Born Oct. 15, 1909, in Hastings, daughter of Harvey and Lucinda (Wassum) Baum. Preceded in death by parents; husband, Arthur M., in 1968; children, Harold D., Paul E., Mona M. McCracken and Remona Karstetter; one grandson; one great-grandson; 12 brothers and sisters; and son-in-law, Howard McCracken. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Survived by children, Arthur H., married to Betty (Crea); and Sylvia J. Boring, both of Cherry Tree R.D.; and Barbara B. Walker; and Sandra K., married to Charles Karwacki, both of York; son-in-law, Richard Karstetter; daughter-in-law, Agnes Boring; 17 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and 21 great-great-grandchildren. A member of Kinport Assembly of God Church. She loved crocheting, gardening and making quilts. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Long-Contres Funeral Home Inc., Northern Cambria, where funeral service will be held at noon Saturday, Pastor Chris Massey. Interment, East Ridge Cemetery. Family requests that memorial contributions be sent to Kinport Assembly of God Church, 5658 Route 240, Cherry Tree, Pa. 15724.
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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
RUMMEL– Clifford August, 68, formerly of Johnstown and Somerset, passed away Nov. 4, 2013, in Springfield, Ohio.
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
KOSS – Capt. Andrew James, 33, Detroit, Mich., formerly of Woolrich, Pa., passed away Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, at his home.
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.
Joseph C. Rubis
RUBIS – Joseph C., 75, Johnstown, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Charles L. Sheets
SHEETS – Charles L., 79, Stoystown, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Somerset In Touch Hospice House.
John E. Single
SINGLE – John E. “Pap,” 85, Johnstown, passed away Dec. 5, 2013.
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Lisa Jean (Anico) Bender
BENDER – Lisa Jean (Anico), 48, Hastings, died Dec. 4, 2013, at UPMC Hospital, Altoona.
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