Centennial, Colo. — ROGERS – Dona Hartland, 72, Centennial, Colo., passed away peacefully Nov. 5, 2012, in her home. She was born Sept. 27, 1940, in Johnstown, daughter of Norman and Faye Hartland. She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Don Hartland; and husband, James Harvey Rogers. She is survived by her children, Jim Rogers Jr., Scott Rogers, Sharon Rogers and Karen Buland, and husband, Daryl; sister, Charlotte Richardson; five grandchildren, Megan, Ryan, Becky, Hallie and Dona; and numerous other loving family members. Her two dogs, Skippy and Maggie, have joined her in Heaven. In addition to being a super wife and mom, Dona worked as a bookkeeper in various offices in Pennsylvania and Texas. She was an incredibly talented artist and decorator. She loved to laugh, and her laughter was utterly contagious. Dona enjoyed life, family, traveling, her dogs, and Christmas. Family and friends will be received from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 12, at the Harris Funeral Home, 500 Cherry Lane, Johnstown, Pa. 15904, with the Rev. Gary Mosorjak officiating. Interment, Grandview Cemetery. A Celebration of Life reception will follow at the Westmont Church of the Brethren, 2301 Sunshine Ave., Johnstown. The family suggests contributions be directed to everycreature- counts.org in memory of Dona. Condolences may be posted online at www.wharrisfuneralhome.com.
- District Deaths Dec. 5, 2013
Genevieve B. (Decewicz) Bonitz
BONITZ – Genevieve B. (Decewicz), 89, Windber, passed away peacefully in her sleep Dec. 4, 2013, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
Betty A. Hasse
HASSE – Betty A., 68, Johnstown, passed away Dec. 4, 2013, at home.
George S. Hoberney
HOBERNEY – George S., 76, Willoughby Hills, Ohio, since 1972, formerly of Cleveland Heights, Ohio, died Dec. 3, 2013.
Robert John Holbink
HOLBINK – Robert John, 70, Nanty Glo, passed away Dec. 3, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
William Jacob Huss Jr.
HUSS – William Jacob Jr., 73, Ideal Park, passed away peacefully at home Dec. 3, 2013, surrounded by his family.
Mary Louise Leventry
LEVENTRY – Mary Louise, 90, Indiana, died peacefully on Thanksgiving, Nov. 28, 2013, at St. Andrew’s Village.
Betty Louise Lopez
LOPEZ – Betty Louise, 83, Johnstown, passed away Dec. 3, 2013, at Allegheny Lutheran Home.
Mark R. Semelsberger
SEMELSBERGER – Mark R., 32, Hastings, passed away Dec. 1, 2013.
- Today's Funerals Dec. 5, 2013
- District Deaths Dec. 4, 2013
Peter W. Chiodo
CHIODO – Peter W., 70, Westwood, died Dec. 1, 2013.
Betty Lou (Gray) Crilly
CRILLY – Betty Lou (Gray), 55, Carmichaels, Pa., formerly of Carrolltown, passed away Nov. 28, 2013, at Rolling Meadows Nursing Home, Waynesburg, Pa.
Joseph R. Latch Jr.
LATCH – Col. Joseph R. Jr., 89, Johnstown, died Dec. 2, 2013.
Michael Joseph Mandichak
MANDICHAK – Michael Joseph “Juiceman,” 39, Portage, passed away Dec. 2, 2013, at home due to his longtime heart condition.
Mary Lou (Mills) Sam
SAM – Mary Lou (Mills), 80, former Windber resident, went to be with the Lord Oct. 26, 2013.
Judith Ann Servantez
SERVANTEZ – Judith “Judy” Ann, 69, Springfield, Mass., died Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013, at Baystate Medical Center.
SWEETSER – Shari, 53, Johnstown, was received by God Nov. 29, 2013, at Windber Hospice.
- Today's Funerals Dec. 4, 2013
- District Deaths Dec. 3, 2013
Harry L. Irwin
IRWIN – Harry L., 88, Johnstown, died Dec. 1, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Garth Lorrell Litzinger
LITZINGER – Garth Lorrell, 75, Columbia, S.C., died Nov. 29, 2013, after suffering a fatal stroke.
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