GEISTOWN — HORNICK – Robert B. “Bob,” 89, Geistown, resident of Richland Woods for more than two years, died Oct. 28, 2012. Born Oct. 24, 1923, in Johnstown, son of the late Frank G. and Mary C. (Disch) Hornick. Also preceded in death by wife of 57 years, Frances C. (Ball), and sister, Elizabeth Hornick. Survived by daughters, Barbara Hornick-Lockard (Dennis Lockard), Corning, N.Y.; Frances (Terry) Smith, Silver Spring, Md.; Karen Hornick (Fred Smoler), New York, N.Y.; and Michelle Hornick Crowley (Steve Crowley), Carlisle, Pa.; and grandchildren, Ben and Mark Lockard, Gillian and Laura Smith and Joe and Cecile Crowley. Brother of Mary Frances Stevons, Louise Hoffman and Ronald Hornick, and brother-in-law of Janet Hornick and Edmund T. and Henry E. Ball, all of Johnstown. Bob was devoted to his family. He served as an Army combat engineer in World War II and retired as a clerk from the Gautier Division, Bethlehem Steel, Johnstown Plant. Lifelong member of St. Benedict Catholic Church, Geistown. Bob built his own home and could repair anything. He took pride in his blueberry bushes and loved being outdoors, reading about science and American history, and listening to classical music. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Harris Funeral Home, 500 Cherry Lane, Richland, where vigil service will be held. Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Benedict Church, Father David S. Peles, pastor. Committal, St. Joseph Cemetery Mausoleum, with military rites by Menoher Post 155, VFW Ritual Team. Family suggests donations to Robert B. and Frances C. Hornick Family Fund at Community Foundation for the Alleghenies, 116 Market St., Suite 4, Johnstown, Pa. 15901. Online condolences may be posted to and obituary shared by going to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com and use “share” button.
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Thomas Barton Jr.
BARTON – Thomas Jr., 87, Central City, died July 21, 2014, at home.
Dorothy B. Bermosk
BERMOSK – Dorothy B., 87, Johnstown, passed away July 20, 2014, at Golden Living Center.
Leland Doyle Carney Jr.
CARNEY – Leland Doyle Jr. “Junior” or “Lee,” 77, Pomaria, S.C., formerly of Seward, went to be with the Lord Monday, July 21, 2014.
Ernest R. Contrillo
CONTRILLO – Ernest R., 61, Pittsburgh, formerly of Central City, died July 20, 2014.
Cecelia C. Duncan
DUNCAN – Cecelia C. “Sue,” 78, Johnstown, died July 22, 2014, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
Capt. Dudley C. Hunt
HUNT – Capt. Dudley C., (retired) MPD, Washington, D.C., 77, Windber, passed away July 22, 2014, at home.
Dorothy M. (Moyer) Kepler
KEPLER – Mrs. Dorothy M. (Moyer), 90, Scottsdale, Ariz., formerly of Portage, entered into new life July 19, 2014, at Hospice of the Valley, Scottsdale.
Anna Marie Krumenacker
KRUMENACKER – Anna Marie, 85, Carrolltown, passed away July 22, 2014, at St. Jude’s Haven, Johnstown.
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BLOCK – Deborah, 62, Johnstown, died July 21, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Edward James Clark
CLARK – Edward James, 89, Johnstown, formerly of Minersville, died Saturday, July 12, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Nicole Lyn Eskridge
ESKRIDGE – Nicole Lynn, 24, Linden, Va., passed away Saturday, July 19, 2014.
Jeffery Lynn Flick
FLICK – Jeffery Lynn, 58, Seattle, Wash., formerly of Hollsopple, passed on July 3, 2014, in Seattle.
Elizabeth J. Knapik
KNAPIK – Elizabeth J. “Bethann,” 75, Northern Cambria, passed away July 21, 2014, at UPMC Altoona.
Christopher Shawn Reed
REED – Christopher Shawn, 22, Windber, died July 20, 2014.
Violet Marie (Snyder) Shaffer-Eastlake
SHAFFER-EASTLAKE – Violet Marie (Snyder), 90, Hidden Valley Road, Conemaugh Township, Somerset County, died July 22, 2014.
Teresa L. Smith
SMITH – Teresa L., 50, Johnstown, died July 19, 2014, at her residence.
TURNER – Rosemary, 91, formerly of Johnstown and Woodville, Ohio, died Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Genoa Care Center, Genoa, Ohio.
Mary Ann (Guzic) Walter
WALTER – Mary Ann (Guzic), 77, Lilly, went to her eternal rest July 21, 2014, surrounded by her family at her residence.
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