CHERRY TREE — OGNIBENE – Dorothy E. (Bingham), 83, Johnstown, passed away Sept. 14, 2013. Born July 29, 1930, in Pittsburgh, daughter of Ruben and Kathleen (Harper) Bingham. Preceded in death by her parents; husband, Louis, who passed away in 2001; and oldest son, the Rev. Michael Ognibene. Survived by son, Louis J., Johnstown; daughter, Ellin E., married to George Snow; daughter-in-law, Martha, wife of the Rev. Bart Thompson; brothers, Stanley Bingham, and Gordon Bingham, married to Lisa; sister, Mildred, wife of Paul Tomanio; sisters-in-law, Josephine Mutchler, Victoria Sanmartino and Judy Ognibene; grandchildren, Adrienne, wife of Andrew, and James, Kelsey, Gillian, Karly and Daniel; and many nieces and nephews. Dorothy graduated from former Southside Hospital School of Nursing and earned her bachelor of science degree from the University of Pittsburgh. She was retired co-owner of Fairfield Lounge and Tony’s Pizza. Dorothy volunteered and was a member of Cambria-Somerset County MS Society and a member of the Johnstown Handicap Association. She was an avid mystery book reader. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and will be sadly missed. Friends received from 2 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, at Frank Duca Funeral Home, Westmont Chapel, 1622 Menoher Blvd., Johnstown, Pa. 15905. A funeral celebration of her life will be held at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home, the Rev. Martha Ognibene, officiating. Interment, Calvary Cemetery, Pittsburgh. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Cambria-Somerset MS Society, 113 1/2 Hammer Ave., Johnstown, Pa. 15905, in her memory.
- 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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