WINDBER — STARCHVILLE – Thomas F. “Sonny,” 71, Windber, died April 27, 2013, at Arbutus Park Manor and Retirement Center. Born Aug. 6, 1941, in Lilly, son of the late John and Pearl (Dubis) Starchville. Also preceded in death by brother, Stanley “Bushie” Starchville; and sisters, Ann George, Florence Michalovsky, Regina Wetklow and Josephine Yogus. Survived by wife of 46 years, the former Barbara Veres; son, Thomas F. Jr., married to the former Amy Sheahan, Leesburg, Va.; daughter, Michelle M., wife of James Cain, Yardley, Pa.; and grandchildren, Katherine Paula Starchville, Matthew Thomas Starchville and Stephen Joseph Cain. Brother of Bernadette Hmiel, Lilly; and Bernadine Scoran, Portage. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Tom was a schoolteacher for 34 years in the Forest Hills School District. Former member of the former St. Mary’s Hungarian Catholic Church and a member of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Windber; Holy Name Society; New Germany Knights of Columbus; All Saints Assembly 4th Degree Knights of Columbus, Johnstown; and Windber Fire Company. He was a cook at the church hall. Family will receive friends from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Meek & Dalla Valle Funeral Home Inc., Windber, where vigil for the deceased will be held. Concelebrated funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Anthony’s Church, Windber. Committal, All Faiths Chapel and Mausoleum, Windber. Memorial contributions may be made to Arbutus Park Manor and Retirement Center or Windber Hospice in Tom’s memory.
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Delores E. Benito
BENITO – Delores E. “Honey,” 72, Johnstown, died April 11, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Phillip E. Cadwallader
CADWALLADER – Phillip E., 88, Portage, entered into new life April 11, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Joan Mary (DeBiase) DeLisa
DeLISA – Joan Mary (DeBiase), 72, Richland, passed away peacefully April 14, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Daniel D. Emeigh
EMEIGH – Daniel D., 73, Northern Cambria, died April 12, 2014, at home.
LEEPER – Robert, 78, Johnstown, passed away April 13, 2014, at home.
Robert W. Stephens
STEPHENS – Robert W., 70, Johnstown, died April 13, 2014, at UPMC Shadyside Hospital.
Anna J. Treimer
TREIMER – Anna J., 80, Moxham, passed away April 13, 2014.
Richard T. Weimer Jr.
WEIMER – Richard “Rick” T. Jr., 69, New Florence, passed away Monday, April 14, 2014, at home.
YAROSH – Anna, 89, Portage, passed away April 14, 2014, at home.
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Roy Edgar Layman
LAYMAN – Roy Edgar, 98, Maple Winds/Autumn’s View, Portage, formerly of Palestine Road, Salix, passed peacefully to his reward on April 11, 2014.
Mary M. Ross
ROSS – Mrs. Mary M., 94, Church of the Brethren Home, formerly of Central City, went to be with the Lord April 12, 2014.
Ann H. Orris
ORRIS – Ann H., 72, Johnstown, died April 12, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Deovaux Holdsworth Jr.
HOLDSWORTH – Deovaux “Joe” Jr., 75, Homer City, passed away Thursday, April 10, 2014, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown, from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident.
Dean L. Fetzer
FETZER – Dean L., 91, Jackson Township, entered into a new life April 12, 2014, surrounded by his family.
Betty Louise (Stover) Westover
WESTOVER – Betty Louise (Stover), 85, Carrolltown, formerly of La Jose, died April 12, 2014, at Golden Living Center Haida, Hastings, with her children at her side.
Jeannette (Baker) Tavernini
TAVERNINI – Mrs. Jeannette (Baker), 75, Casselberry, Fla., formerly of Portage, entered into new life April 12, 2014, at home.
John J. Branas
BRANAS – John J., 67, Portage, passed away April 12, 2014, at Cambria Care Center.
Mary A. Liptak
LIPTAK – Mary A., 92, Johnstown, passed away April 13, 2014, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
Gaynelle A. Ivory
IVORY – Gaynelle A., 73, Hastings, died April 12, 2014, at Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh.
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