LORETTO — MILLER – Albert “Pete,” 84, Lincoln Road, Loretto, died Oct. 9, 2012, in the emergency room of Altoona Regional. Born May 14, 1928, in Ashville, son of the late Columbia and Ema Florence (Hollen) Miller. Preceded in death by first wife, the former Virginia “Toots” Smithbower, on Sept. 11, 2000; infant brother, John; brother, Junior; and sisters, Ida Schmidt and Orvita Wagner. Survived by wife, the former Bonnie Leonard Conrad, whom he married Sept. 16, 2006, in Loretto; children, David (Tammy), Bellefonte; Nadine Gregory (Ronald), Johnstown; Donald (Deb), Beaverdale; and Thomas, Chest Springs; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; 23 stepgrandchildren; brother, Clair (Mabel), Port Hueneme, Calif.; and sister, Laverne Passanita (Joe), Ashville. Also surviving are numerous nieces and nephews. Pete enjoyed his morning coffee with family, playing cards, bingo, woodworking, hunting and camping. He worked at Hollidaysburg Railroad Shops for a number of years and retired in 1981 from PennDOT, Ebensburg. Former member of Killbuck Squares, Patton. Member of Basilica of St. Michael, Loretto, where funeral Mass will be celebrated at 1:30 p.m. Friday, the Rev. Timothy Swope, celebrant. Committal, St. Michael Cemetery, Loretto. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Gibbons Funeral Home, Ashville, where vigil service will be held Thursday afternoon.
- District Deaths July 30, 2014
Patricia L. Bakale
BAKALE – Patricia L, 81, Johnstown, went to be with our Lord July 28, 2014.
Stephen A. Christy
CHRISTY – Stephen A., 65, Johnstown, died July 28, 2014, at home surrounded by family and friends.
CUSTER – Margaret “Peggy,” 69, Johnstown, passed away July 29, 2014, at Laurelwood Care Center.
Kathleen L. Geiser
GEISER – Kathleen L., 84, Oakland, died July 29, 2014, at Arbutus Park Manor.
Elaine Jean (Hamilton) Klayko
KLAYKO – Elaine Jean (Hamilton), 65, Lilly, died at peace Tuesday morning, July 29, 2014, at her home.
MATIJEVICH – Nicholas, 88, Johnstown, formerly of Pittsburgh, died July 28, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Daisy "Doodles" Miller
MILLER – Daisy “Doodles,” aged 16 years, was released from this life into the next on Sunday, July 27, 2014, surrounded by her loving family, Dorene and Ian Miller, Andrea Brooks, and Jayme Brooks.
Ethel M. Miller
MILLER – Ethel M., 95, Ebensburg, formerly of Barnesboro, died July 29, 2014, at her home with her daughter, Patty, by her side.
Andrea Lynn (Lonas) Peters
PETERS – Andrea Lynn (Lonas), 46, Bolivar, passed into the arms of our Lord on July 28, 2014, in the palliative care unit of Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital.
Mirrel Oliver Plummer Sr.
PLUMMER – Mirrel Oliver Sr., 75, Portage, passed away July 27, 2014, at home.
Mary Ann (Sedor) Shedlock
SHEDLOCK – Mary Ann (Sedor), 87, a resident of St. Benedict Manor, formerly of Revloc and Ebensburg, passed away July 28, 2014, at the manor.
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Michele L. Bernat
BERNAT – Michele L., 45, Mundys Corner, passed away July 27, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Benjamin Martin Hadix
HADIX – Benjamin Martin, 33, Johnstown, went to his eternal peace in the arms of Jesus July 24, 2014.
Ethel L. Phenicie
PHENICIE – Mrs. Ethel L., 96, Windber, passed away July 27, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Nicholas D. Steinkirchner
STEINKIRCHNER – Nicholas D., 32, Jennerstown, died Sunday, July 20, 2014, in Brevard County, Fla.
Linda A. Sral
SRAL – Linda A., 68, Portage, died July 27, 2014, at her residence.
Ruth F. Huff
HUFF – Ruth F., 80, Sidman, died July 27, 2014, at her residence.
Margaret A. Miske
MISKE – Margaret A., 80, Johnstown, passed away July 27, 2014, at the Allegheny Lutheran Home.
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