VINTONDALE — BRACKEN – Margie E., 91, Vintondale area of East Wheatfield Township, went to be with the Lord Nov. 2, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center. Born Dec. 14, 1921, in Johnstown, daughter of late Louis and Sarah (Clossin) Post. Also preceded in death by sons, Richard Gilmore and Douglas Bracken, and brothers, John, David and Ralph Post. Survived by loving husband of over 65 years, George E. Bracken. Also survived by children, Gary Bracken, and wife, Jane, Pittsburgh, and Georgette Janicsko, and husband, August, Vintondale; daughters-in-law, Klare Bracken, Warren, and Cindy Gilmore, Vintondale; grandchildren, Corey Gilmore; Heather Jones; Bethany, Ben and Christina Bracken; Dan Janicsko; and Yvonne Lingafelt; great-grandchildren, Cassandra and Richard Janicsko; Kendra Jones; Anthony Lingafelt; and Hannah Livengood; great-great-granddaughter, Serenity Newman; and brother, Edwin Post, Johnstown. Member of Blacklick Community United Methodist Church and Order of the Eastern Star, Johnstown, where she was past worthy matron. A retired school bus driver for both United and Greater Johnstown school districts, where she was the first female driver for McIlwain School Bus Lines. Friends received from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Richard C. Stuart Funeral Home, 392 E. Philadelphia St., Armagh, and 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Blacklick Community United Methodist Church, 1488 Bracken Road, Vintondale, Pastor Tom Phillips, officiating. Interment, Armagh Cemetery. Online condolences may be left at www.thestuartfuneralhomes.com.
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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
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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 13, 2014.
Alice M. Goller
GOLLER – Alice M., 94, Presbyterian Home, died April 13, 2014, at Presbyterian Home.
M. Elayne Gooderham
GOODERHAM – M. Elayne, 78, Altoona, died April 14, 2014.
Edward Carl Harbart
HARBART – Edward Carl “Duger,” 90, Richland Township, died April 15, 2014, at Arbutus Park Manor.
Edward J. Harris
HARRIS – Edward J. “Ed,” 83, Fairfax, Va., passed away April 7, 2014, at home.
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Clifford Eugene Sharp Jr.
SHARP – Clifford Eugene Jr., 71, passed away peacefully April 5, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nev.
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