SUMMERHILL — PCOLA – Michael Joseph, 37, Summerhill, died Nov. 7, 2012, at Conemaugh Valley Memorial Medical Center. Born May 5, 1975, in Johnstown, son of Joseph C. Jr. and Lois J. (Oswalt) Pcola. Preceded in death by father; maternal grandparents, Bill and Mary Oswalt; and paternal grandparents, Joseph Sr. and Margaret Pcola. Survived by mother, Lois J. (Oswalt) Pcola, Summerhill; sisters, Trisha, wife of Adam Cann, Flinton; Krista Pcola, Richland; Marisa, wife of Dan Palko, Summerhill; and Maria Conzo, Summerhill; nieces and nephews, Anthony, Ashley, Alisha, Adam, Addison, Aiden, Jay, Mackenzee and Kaden; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Graduate of Forest Hills High School, Class of 1994. Mike was a member of the U.S. Marine Corps, having served from 1998 to 2002, during which time he was awarded the Good Conduct Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, Joint Meritorious Unit Award and the Rifle Sharpshooter Badge. He was pursuing a degree in criminal justice at Pennsylvania Highlands Community College. An avid Steelers fan, he also enjoyed movies, music and spending time with his family. He had a loving, caring spirit and will be greatly missed by those who loved him. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Charles O. Dimond Funeral Home Inc, South Fork, where funeral service will be held at 8 p.m., Deacon Richard Golden. Prayer service by Conemaugh Valley Detachment 287 Marine Corps League at 7 p.m. Sunday. Committal, St. Michael Catholic Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the family. (www.dimondfuneralhome.com)
Jean Kennedy Budlong
BUDLONG – Jean Kennedy, 85, Windber and Indian Lake, died Dec. 9, 2013, at Windber Hospice, Windber.
Phyllis V. Reese Fuller
REESE FULLER – Phyllis V., 94, Lower Alsace Township, formerly of Shillington and Davidsville, passed away Dec. 8, 2013, at 9:07 a.m. in her home.
Michele Ann (Burns) Claycomb
CLAYCOMB – Michele Ann (Burns), 66, Lorain Borough, passed away Dec. 9, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center after a brief battle with cancer.
Richard E. Pearson
PEARSON – Richard E., 84, Chambersburg, and formerly of Fairfax, Va., passed away Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, at his home with his wife of 32 years at his side.
Margaret M. Bunda
BUNDA – Margaret M., 83, Johnstown, went into the loving arms of our Lord Dec. 9, 2013, at home with her family and friends by her side.
Ellen (Schwarting) Merker
MERKER – Ellen (Schwarting), 89, passed away Dec. 7, 2013, in Davidsville.
Russell W. Moehler
MOEHLER – Russell W., “Ducky,” 98, Woodvale, died Dec. 10, 2013, at the Atrium Manor.
Ronald E. Moskey Sr.
MOSKEY – Ronald E. Sr., 75, Jennerstown, died Dec. 9, 2013, at home.
BYICH – Cory, 29, Nanty Glo, died Dec. 7, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
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Lewis P. Gregory
GREGORY – Lewis P., 85, Johnstown, died Dec. 8, 2013, in Hollidaysburg.
Anne T. Desimone
DESIMONE – Anne T., 82, Johnstown, died Dec. 7, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Andrew P. Lingafelt
LINGAFELT – Andrew P. “Andy,” 51, Cassandra, passed away Dec. 7, 2013, at home.
PASTERNAK – Paul, 86, Richland, died Dec. 8, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Louella Fern Bloom
BLOOM – Louella Fern, 91, Johnstown, passed away Dec. 7, 2013.
Beverly R. Miller
MILLER – Beverly R., 70, Summerhill, died Dec. 9, 2013, at home.
Eleanor Vivian Chaney
CHANEY – Eleanor Vivian, “Baby Ellie,” born Dec. 7, 2013, and passed Dec. 7, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Betty R. Irvin
IRVIN – Betty R., 88, Johnstown, died Dec. 8, 2013, at Cambria Care Center.
CHAPMAN – Darlene, 55, Hayes, Va., formerly of Beaverdale, passed away Dec. 9, 2013.
John J. Good
GOOD – John J., 82, formerly of Portage, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Meadow View Nursing Center.
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