ROBINSON — JONES – Helen A., 87, Robinson, formerly resided at Crystal Waters Personal Care Home in Home, Pa., for five years, died Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, at Beacon Ridge, Indiana, Pa. Born April 16, 1926, in Bolivar, daughter of Nicholas Rebarich and Appolina (Siok) Rebarich. Life member of the former St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Bolivar. She was a 1944 graduate of Bolivar High School. Helen was a member of the ladies auxiliary of Robinson VFW and Croation Fraternal Union of Johnstown. Being that Helen was the first generation of her family to be born here, she was always very proud that her husband, son and brothers were all U.S. veterans. She also was proud that all three of her grandchildren were college graduates. Helen lived by the saying “There are no guarantees in life and everything comes to an end.” Survivors include her son, Ronald L. Jones, and wife, Jane, Mount Pleasant, Pa.; grandchildren, Kelli Jones, Bellvue, Pa.; Ryan Jones, Meadville, Pa.; and Nathan Jones, Mount Pleasant, Pa.; sisters, Annie Henderson, Philippi, W.Va.; and Katherine Chesla, and husband, George, New Florence; and brother, William Rebarich, and wife, Clara, Valparaiso, Ind. Preceded in death by father, Nicholas Rebarich; mother, Appolina (Siok) Rebarich; husband, Irwin “Jimmy” Jones, who died in 1982; sister, Mary Wright; and brothers, Joe Buzan and Nicholas Rebarich. Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, at James F. Ferguson Funeral Home Inc., Blairsville, where a wake service will be held at 8:30 p.m. Friday. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at SS. Simon & Jude Church, Blairsville, Father Stephen R. Bugay, officiating. Interment, SS Simon & Jude Cemetery, Blairsville. (www.jamesfergusonfuneralhome.com)
Lois L. Rager
RAGER – Lois L., 83, Johnstown, died Dec. 11, 2013, at St. Jude’s Haven surrounded by her friends and caregivers who loved her very much
CHAPMAN – Darlene, 58, Hayes, Va., formerly of Beaverdale, passed away Dec. 9, 2013
H. Matthew Gearhart
GEARHART - H. Matthew IV, 36, Mineral Point, passed away Dec. 9, 2013, as a result of an asthma attack.
Doris (Hysong) Anderson
ANDERSON – Doris (Hysong), 91, New Florence, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, at Sunrise of Abington, Abington.
Ralph E. Botteicher
BOTTEICHER – Ralph E., 94, Derry, formerly of Johnstown, passed away Dec. 10, 2013, at the home of his granddaughter.
Jean Grace (Emerson) Fair
FAIR – Jean Grace (Emerson), 97, Petoskey, Mich., formerly of Nanty Glo, passed away Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, at Bay Bluffs, in Harbor Springs, Mich.
ROMAGNA – Margaret “Margee,” 89, Hollidaysburg, formerly of Ebensburg, passed away Dec. 10, 2013, at Nason Hospital, Roaring Spring.
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Jean V. (Cleimer) DiValentone
DiVALENTONE – Jean V. (Cleimer), 75, Boswell, died Dec. 10, 2013, at her home.
Anthony G. Bongiovanni
BONGIOVANNI – Anthony G. “Nino,” 84, Johnstown, died Dec. 9, 2013, at the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home.
BOXLER – Sylvester “Dwayne,” 73, Fayetteville, formerly of Mineral Point, went to his heavenly home Monday, Dec. 9, 2013.
William E. Barron
BARRON – William E., 79, Bethlehem, passed away Dec. 9, 2013.
Treena Burkett Roddy
RODDY – Treena Burkett, 43, Somerset, went to be with the Lord Dec. 10, 2013, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown.
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Jean Kennedy Budlong
BUDLONG – Jean Kennedy, 85, Windber and Indian Lake, died Dec. 9, 2013, at Windber Hospice, Windber.
Phyllis V. Reese Fuller
REESE FULLER – Phyllis V., 94, Lower Alsace Township, formerly of Shillington and Davidsville, passed away Dec. 8, 2013, at 9:07 a.m. in her home.
Michele Ann (Burns) Claycomb
CLAYCOMB – Michele Ann (Burns), 66, Lorain Borough, passed away Dec. 9, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center after a brief battle with cancer.
Richard E. Pearson
PEARSON – Richard E., 84, Chambersburg, and formerly of Fairfax, Va., passed away Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, at his home with his wife of 32 years at his side.
Margaret M. Bunda
BUNDA – Margaret M., 83, Johnstown, went into the loving arms of our Lord Dec. 9, 2013, at home with her family and friends by her side.
Ellen (Schwarting) Merker
MERKER – Ellen (Schwarting), 89, passed away Dec. 7, 2013, in Davidsville.
Russell W. Moehler
MOEHLER – Russell W., “Ducky,” 98, Woodvale, died Dec. 10, 2013, at the Atrium Manor.
Ronald E. Moskey Sr.
MOSKEY – Ronald E. Sr., 75, Jennerstown, died Dec. 9, 2013, at home.
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