PHILADELPHIA — ANDERSON – Ruth C. (Coppersmith), 71, passed away May 9, 2013. Ruth was the beloved wife of the late John B. Anderson. She was a 1959 graduate of Westmont Hilltop High School, Johnstown. Ruth was president of the Spanish Club, co-captain of the Flag Twirlers and a member of Girls Athletic Association, Y-Teens and student council. She was a graduate of PSU and Keystone Business School. Ruth began her professional career working for American Securities Corp., Philadelphia. Soon after, she was named municipal bond officer of Fidelity Bank, Philadelphia, where she was a trader in the municipal bond division, and was a member of Investment Women’s Club of Philadelphia. She and her beloved husband, Andy, spent many vacations at Curtain Bluff, Antigua, and their summers on Long Beach Island, N.J. More recently, Ruth was spending her winters in Key West, Fla. Predeceased by her parents, Ruth (Lang) and John Coppersmith. Surviving are stepchildren, John (Janet) Anderson II and Kimberly (Bill) Curley; and grandchildren, William J. Curley IV, Avery A. Curley, Curran A. Anderson and John Grayson Anderson. Also surviving is an aunt, Bernice (Ray) Clites; and uncle, Elmer Lang. In addition, Ruth leaves behind her cousins, Linda (Everett) Custer, Patricia (Guy) Krisay, Diane (Richard) Raab and David and Maryann Clites. Arrangements are with Alleva Funeral Home Inc., Paoli, Pa.
BLOCK – Deborah, 62, Johnstown, died July 21, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Edward James Clark
CLARK – Edward James, 89, Johnstown, formerly of Minersville, died Saturday, July 12, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Nicole Lyn Eskridge
ESKRIDGE – Nicole Lynn, 24, Linden, Va., passed away Saturday, July 19, 2014.
Jeffery Lynn Flick
FLICK – Jeffery Lynn, 58, Seattle, Wash., formerly of Hollsopple, passed on July 3, 2014, in Seattle.
Elizabeth J. Knapik
KNAPIK – Elizabeth J. “Bethann,” 75, Northern Cambria, passed away July 21, 2014, at UPMC Altoona.
Christopher Shawn Reed
REED – Christopher Shawn, 22, Windber, died July 20, 2014.
Violet Marie (Snyder) Shaffer-Eastlake
SHAFFER-EASTLAKE – Violet Marie (Snyder), 90, Hidden Valley Road, Conemaugh Township, Somerset County, died July 22, 2014.
Teresa L. Smith
SMITH – Teresa L., 50, Johnstown, died July 19, 2014, at her residence.
TURNER – Rosemary, 91, formerly of Johnstown and Woodville, Ohio, died Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Genoa Care Center, Genoa, Ohio.
Mary Ann (Guzic) Walter
WALTER – Mary Ann (Guzic), 77, Lilly, went to her eternal rest July 21, 2014, surrounded by her family at her residence.
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H. Ross Blackburn
BLACKBURN – H. Ross, 87, Richland Township, died peacefully surrounded by family and friends July 20, 2014.
Lois Ann (Malonek) Holgash
HOLGASH – Lois Ann (Malonek), entered into eternal rest July 16, 2014.
Anna (Cicmansky) Leftow
LEFTOW – Mrs. Anna (Cicmansky), 94, Kissimmee, Fla., formerly of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Windber, died peacefully July 17, 2014.
LUBERT – Helen, 88, New York City, N.Y., and Northern Cambria, passed away July 19, 2014, peacefully at home after a long battle with cancer.
Stanley J. Pinkas
PINKAS – Stanley J., 86, St. Michael, died July 20, 2014, at Forest Hills Personal Care.
Norbert J. Teklinsky
TEKLINSKY – Norbert J. “Tick,” 82, Windber, passed away July 19, 2014, following a courageous 17-year battle with cancer.
- Funerals July 22, 2014
RUSNAK – Margaret, 85, Richland, died July 20, 2014, at her residence.
Jennie B. Slaventa
SLAVENTA – Jennie B., 89, Johnstown, formerly of Richland Township, passed away July 18, 2014, at Atrium Manor.
Lawrence G. Fretzel Jr.
FRETZEL – Lawrence “Larry” G. Jr., 82, Sidman, passed away July 19, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
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