SOUTH FORK — MYERS – Paul R., 79, South Fork, died Oct. 28, 2013, at Golden Living Center-Hillview, Altoona. Born July 7, 1934, in Ehrenfeld, son of Harry “Cooney” and Eva (Rose) Myers. Preceded in death by parents; sister, Betty Susko; and brothers, Lester, Charles, Donald, Ronald and Harry Myers. Survived by daughters, Kathy, wife of Raymond Giraud, Salisbury Mills, N.Y.; and Emily, wife of Edward Walter, Pearl River, N.Y.; favorite grandson, Steven Myers; granddaughters, Kristen, Michelle and Gina Groth; brothers, Robert, South Fork; and Devon, Ohio; and sisters, Margaret Smay, Sidman; and Diana, wife of Calvin Cummings, Summerhill. Paul was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War. Member of St. Michael American Legion Post 551 and South Fork VFW Post 7524. He was an avid sports fan who enjoyed watching the Steelers, Pirates and New York Yankees. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Charles O. Dimond Funeral Home Inc., South Fork, where funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday by the Rev. Terry Trudgen. Interment, South Fork Cemetery. Military graveside service will be held by St. Michael American Legion Post 551. (www.dimondfuneralhome.com)
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Dora Marie Bufagna
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Doris Marjorie Cooper
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Rose Mary (Delegram) Tripodi
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Zachary Gordon Alan Andrews
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Ray H. Clites
CLITES – Ray H., 93 , Westmont, died April 12, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Beverly J. Hoover
HOOVER – Beverly J., 75, Johnstown, was received into heaven April 16, 2014.
Joseph Samuel Kuhar Jr.
KUHAR – Joseph Samuel Jr. “Joey,” 64, passed away April 11, 2014, at home, in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Charles M. Lambert
LAMBERT – Charles M., 87, Central City, passed away April 14, 2014, at home.
Betty L. Lydic
LYDIC – Betty L., 88, Johnstown, died April 15, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
Stella A. Ponchek
PONCHEK – Stella A., 92, East Conemaugh, died April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Pauline L. Turchetta
TURCHETTA – Pauline L., 84, Cresson, died April 15, 2014, at Garvey Manor, Hollidaysburg.
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Boyd Merle Akers Jr.
AKERS – Boyd Merle Jr., 90, Lower Yoder, died April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Philip Joseph Baldacchino
BALDACCHINO – Philip Joseph, 87, Carrolltown, died April 14, 2014.
Grace (Deitke) Davis
DAVIS – Grace (Deitke), 90, Phoenix, Ariz., passed away peacefully April 10, 2014.
Cynthia Jayne Eisler
EISLER – Cynthia Jayne, 59, Somerset, formerly of Wilbur, went home April 13, 2014, at Somerset Hospice House.
James E. Foster
FOSTER – James E., 86, Johnstown, died April 14, 2014.
Alice M. Goller
GOLLER – Alice M., 94, Presbyterian Home, died April 13, 2014, at Presbyterian Home.
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