FORK MOUNTAIN, VA. — WARREN – Joanne (Kelly), 84, Fork Mountain, Va., formerly of Johnstown, died Oct. 9, 2012, in Fork Mountain Rest Home. Born Dec. 3, 1927, in Johnstown, daughter of Joseph C. and Marguerite (Conrad) Kelly. Preceded in death by parents and husband, William Ray, Roanoke, Va., with whom she was lovingly married to for many years and honeymooned at the Cloisters in Sea Island, Ga. Survived by her many friends, extended family and her children, Ann (Toby Peterson), Marietta, Ga.; Lynn Kelly (Woody Griffiths IV), Carversville, Pa.; William Stuart (Susan Meadors), Henry, Va.; and Joseph O. (Tad Fanning), Annapolis, Md. Joanne’s grandchildren, Mathew Tschirgi, Portland, Ore.; Natali Johnson, Atlanta, Ga.; Troy Peterson, Valdosta, Ga.; David Warren, Los Angeles, Calif.; Paul Warren, Gonzales, La.; Daniel Warren, Charlottesville, Va.; Woody Griffiths V, Gettysburg, Pa.; and Caroline Parker Griffiths, Concord, N.H. She was a unwavering member of her beloved St. Andrew’s Catholic Church and attended the Novena without fail each year. Joanne graduated from Ferndale High School and graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with honors as a business major and a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma. Joanne worked for many years as an integral member of Child Welfare, Children & Youth program for Cambria County. Also a member of St. Andrew’s Ladies Guild, and was a volunteer for various charities, to include Catholic Charities and St. Vincent de Paul. She received the honor of being Woman of the Year from YWCA for her work in social services. Joanne was dearly loved and already greatly missed. Friends will be received from 5 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, at John Henderson Co. Funeral Home, 215 Central Ave., where vigil for the deceased will be held. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 15, at St. Andrew Church, the Rev. Angelo Patti, celebrant. Committal, Grandview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please consider the Parkinson’s Foundation (www.parkinson.org/How-to-Help/Donation-Options) and St. Andrew’s Parish and school in Johnstown. Online condolences may be sent to www.hendersonfuneralhome.com.
- District Deaths Dec. 7, 2013
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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- District Deaths Dec. 6, 2013
Lisa Jean (Anico) Bender
BENDER – Lisa Jean (Anico), 48, Hastings, died Dec. 4, 2013, at UPMC Hospital, Altoona.
Carole J. Berkebile
BERKEBILE – Carole J., 67, Stoystown, died Dec. 4, 2013, at home.
William G. Good
GOOD – William G., 75, Johnstown, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Samuel E. Gossard
GOSSARD – Samuel E., 90, Johnstown, died Dec. 4, 2013, at LaurelWood Care Center.
James J. Karlheim
KARLHEIM – James J. “J.J.,” 79, Patton, passed away Dec. 5, 2013, at UPMC Altoona surrounded by his family.
Judith Ellen (Gosnell) Magallanes
MAGALLANES – Judith Ellen (Gosnell), 45, Windber, went to be with the Lord Dec. 4, 2013.
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