RICHLAND TOWNSHIP — REAM – Gene Ray, 82, Richland Township, died Nov. 11, 2012, at Memorial Medical Center. Born Feb. 13, 1930, in Paint Township, son of the late Arthur and Alberta (Wiand) Ream. Preceded in death by wife, Mary Lou “Bunny” (Oldham) Ream; brothers, Clarence and Frank; and sisters, Ruth and Sue. Survived by daughter, Deborah Stuckey, and husband, Richard, Florida; son, David Ream, and wife, Rebecca, Ephrata; grandchildren, Michael Valinsky; Nicola Hernandez, and fiance, Shawn Lynn; Jesika Ream, and fiance, Justin Wilhelm; and Justin Ream; great-grandson, Christopher; brothers, William and John; and sisters, Ida, Jane and Sally. Member of Bethany United Methodist Church, where he served as deacon, was a member of the church choir, participated in the live manger and was chief chef for the Men’s Saturday Prayer Breakfast. Also a member of the 458th Engineer Battalion Alumni Association, Charles Menoher Post 155 VFW, Richland American Legion Post 849 and East Hills Senior Citizens Center. He retired from Bethlehem Steel Corp. and Arbutus Park Manor. He was a U.S. Army veteran from 1948 to 1949 and served in the Army Reserves from 1949 until 1977. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Henderson Funeral Home East Hills, 2503 Bedford St. Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at Bethany United Methodist Church, the Rev. Patricia Cleary, officiating. Entombment, Richland Mausoleum, where military rites will be conducted. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Arbutus Manor or Bethany United Methodist Church.
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Lawrence E. Coy
COY – Lawrence E., 89, Connellsville, Pa., formerly of Johnstown and Somerset, died April 21, 2014, at home.
DRINOSKY – Eugene, 80, Portage, entered eternal rest April 21, 2014, peacefully at home.
George Felix Jr.
FELIX – George Jr., 87, Alum Bank, passed away peacefully Sunday, April 20, 2014, at Colonial Courtyard in Bedford.
Mary C. Keilman
KEILMAN – Mary C., 62, Ebensburg, born March 26, 1952, in Nanty Glo, died April 21, 2014, at home.
Barbara A. (Geiser) Knapp
KNAPP – Barbara A. (Geiser), 79, Johnstown, passed away April 22, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
SINCAK – Michael, of Hollsopple, loving son, brother, husband and friend to all, passed away peacefully April 10, 2014.
Richard J. McAndrews Jr.
McANDREWS – Richard J. Jr. “Jimbo,” 57, Windber, passed away after a 2-year-battle with cancer April 22, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Kathleen Mae Speicher
SPEICHER – Kathleen Mae, 48, Conemaugh Township, died April 20, 2014, at UPMC Shadyside Hospital.
Julia J. (Gresh) Voeghtly
VOEGHTLY – Julia J. (Gresh), 74, Johnstown, passed away peacefully April 21, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center, Palliative Care Unit.
Ruth M. Ziemba
ZIEMBA – Ruth M., 84, Cover Hill, formerly of Park Hill, went to be with the Lord April 4, 2014, at LaurelWood Care Center.
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Georgia R. Brown
BROWN – Georgia R., 90, Lincoln Highway, Bedford, died Sunday, April 20, 2014, at her home.
John R. Franko Jr.
FRANKO – John R. Jr. “Bunko,” 72, Conemaugh, died April 20, 2014, at home.
Dorothy Mae Gillman
GILLMAN – Dorothy Mae, 93, Mount Hope, went to be with her Lord April 22, 2014.
Hulda Elmira Heslop
HESLOP – Hulda Elmira, 95, formerly of Ferndale and New Paris, died April 21, 2014, at Waccamaw Community Hospital, Murrells Inlet, S.C.
Jean M. Holtz
HOLTZ – Jean M., 82, Hastings, went to be with the Lord Monday, April 21, 2014, at Golden Living-HAIDA.
Margaret Gloria Marsh
MARSH – Margaret Gloria, born Dec. 28, 1927, was called to her heavenly home April 19, 2014.
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Wayne R. Bailey
BAILEY – Wayne R., 53, South Fork, passed away unexpectedly on Good Friday, April 18, 2014, at his home.
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