The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


September 7, 2010

LCpl Joshua T. Twigg

CAMP LeJEUNE — TWIGG – LCpl Joshua T., 21, Camp Lejeune, formerly of Northern Cambria and Clymer, entered eternal life while defending his country in Afghanistan. Born Oct. 1, 1988, in Indiana, son of Randy B. Sr. and Terri (Foister) Twigg. Preceded in death by paternal grandparents, Donn Sr. and Norma (Lockard) Twigg and Caroline “Ann” (Pearce) Foister; three uncles and two aunts. Survived by his parents, Northern Cambria; brothers, Randy Jr. (Danielle), Clymer; and Aaron (Lauren), Revloc; sister, Carolyn Twigg, Northern Cambria; high school sweetheart and longtime girlfriend, Christina “Chrissy” Young, Clymer; nephew, Joshua Ryan Twigg; and nieces, Emmy Marie Twigg, Nina Marie Twigg and Alaina Renee Twigg. Also survived by numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Josh graduated from Penns Manor High School in 2007, enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps and stationed at Camp Lejeune, Unit 29. Josh loved spending time with his brothers and his family. His hobbies were fishing and hunting. Josh was proud to be a Marine and serve his country. Friends will be received from noon to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Moriconi Funeral Home Inc., 1303 Bigler Ave., Northern Cambria. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Nicholas Community Center, 3250 Blue Goose Road, Nicktown, with full military honors by the U.S. Marine Corps.

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