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.
- District Deaths April 17, 2014
Zachary Gordon Alan Andrews
ANDREWS – Zachary Gordon Alan, 21, Johnstown, was called home April 13, 2014.
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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- District Deaths April 16, 2014
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.
MASON – Dorothy, 66, Portage, formerly of Northern Cambria, died April 15, 2014, at Maple Winds Care Center, Portage.
Clifford Eugene Sharp Jr.
SHARP – Clifford Eugene Jr., 71, passed away peacefully April 5, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nev.
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