BOSWELL — SHAULIS– Robert L., 83, Boswell, Jenner Township, went peacefully with the Lord Jan. 24, 2014, at his home surrounded by his loving family. Son of Earl and Stella (Daniels) Shaulis. Preceded in death by parents; first wife, Doris (Roddy) Shaulis; grandson, Bob Harmel; brothers, William and Richard; and sister, Louise Pritts. Survived by loving wife of 25 years, Carol (Ryniak) Vinisky-Shaulis; daughters, Beverly, married to Carl Benson, Peninsula, Ohio, and Kimberly, married to Jim Harmel, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio; step- children, Joe Vinisky, with whom he resided and who cared for Bob, and Joan (Vinisky), married to Scott Pritts, Boswell; grandson, Shawn Shaulis, and wife, Tina, Peninsula, Ohio; great-grandsons, Bobby Harmel and Shawn Shaulis; sisters, Esther Roberts, Boswell, and Fern Whipkey, Berlin; numerous nieces, nephews and in-laws; and special neighbor, Georgine Suder, and her children, Tyler and Austin. Bob retired in 1985 from Ford Motor Co. in Walton Hills, Ohio. He spent his retirement years helping at Beam Cemetery and making maple syrup with Frank Bocsy. Member of Laurel Hill Gospel Tabernacle, Jennerstown. He enjoyed reading his Bible, praying, trout fishing, hunting, riding his snowmobile and making his own maple syrup. Bob was a friend to all he met. Viewing from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Hoffman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 409 Main St., Boswell. Viewing also from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. Monday at Laurel Hill Gospel Tabernacle, Pastor Gary Anderson presiding. Interment, Beam Cemetery, near Gray. Donations in Bob’s memory may be sent to Laurel Hill Gospel Tabernacle, in care of Gary Anderson, 412 Allegheny St., Boswell, Pa. 15531. To express condolences, make a donation, light a candle or order flowers, visit HoffmanFuneralHomes.com.
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ASKEW – Sharon “Joy,” 79, Alexandra, Pa, formerly of Marsteller, died July 31, 2014, at home.
George Michael Beach
BEACH – George Michael, 59, Salix, died Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Barbara Ann (Hartman) Dino
DINO – Barbara Ann (Hartman), 74, Ebensburg, died July 28, 2014, at Cambria Care Center.
DRENNER – Annabelle 90, Hollsopple, died July 31, 2014, at home surrounded by her family.
Patricia A. (Grabish) Koposko
KOPOSKO – Patricia A. (Grabish), 67, Windber, passed away Aug. 1, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Harriet L. Mintmier
MINTMIER– Harriet L., 85, Johnstown, died Aug. 1, 2014, at the Atrium Manor.
Helen Louise Petrunak
PETRUNAK – Helen Louise “Weeze,” 87, formerly of South Fork, went home with the Lord Aug. 1, 2014.
Joylene H. (Ream) Whipkey
WHIPKEY– Joylene H. (Ream), 83, Ligonier, formerly of Jenner Township, died Aug. 1, 2014, at Bethlen Home, Ligonier.
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E. Joan Davis
DAVIS – E. Joan, 87, Riverside, Ohio, formerly of Johnstown, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014, at Kettering Medical Center.
Billie Josephine (LaFollette) Hodges
HODGES – Billie Josephine (LaFollette), 79, Boswell, Jenner Township, formerly of Gadsden, Ala., passed away July 27, 2014, at Windber Hospice from complications of cancer.
KOONTZ – Judy A., 67, Keedysville, Md., passed away peacefully Tuesday morning, July 29, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore, Md., after a long battle with lymphoma cancer.
Sherry L. Nagy
NAGY – Sherry L., 49, Johnstown, passed away July 30, 2014, at home.
Kenneth A. Naugle
NAUGLE – Kenneth A., 94, Johnstown, died July 30, 2014, at his home.
Richard John Peterson
PETERSON – Richard John, 49, Johnstown, passed away Monday evening, July 28, 2014, at Conemaugh Hospital.
Evelyn F. Vitalie
VITALIE – Evelyn F., 75, Johnstown, passed away July 30, 2014, at her home.
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Paul Radnoti Sr.
RADNOTI – Paul Sr., 80, passed away July 13, 2014, in Hebron, Ind.
Samuel R. Saia
SAIA – Samuel R., 90, Johnstown, died July 29, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Alex J. Stavish
STAVISH – Alex J., 90, Northern Cambria, died July 29, 2014, at Miners Medical Center Hastings.
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