NORRISTOWN — FOWLER – William H., 92, Norristown, formerly of Northern Cambria, passed away peacefully Wednesday, March 20, 2013. He worked as a mining maintenance instructor for Pennsylvania Mine Corp. for 25 years, until his retirement in 1986. A U.S. Marine Corps veteran of World War II, having served from 1942 to 1943. He fought in the Battles of Guadalcanal and British Solomon Islands in the South Pacific. Born Feb. 26, 1921, in Ramey, Pa., son of the late Lewis and Flora (Miller) Fowler. Husband of the late Mary C. (Boggio) Fowler, who died in 2009. Surviving is his loving family, including son, Kevin W. Fowler, New Cumberland, Pa.; daughter, Connie Martino, and husband, Joseph Jr., East Norriton, Pa.; grandchildren, Joseph A. Martino III, and wife, Amanda, Trooper, Pa.; Lacey D. Fowler, New Cumberland; and Lance A. Fowler, Pvt. 1st Class, U.S. Army, stationed in Kuwait; great-grandson, Joshua Martino; brother, Lewis Fowler, and wife, Joanne, Kirtland, Ohio; sister, Flo Ann Horner, Leesburg, Va.; and many nephews and nieces. Preceded in death by brothers, John and Richard Fowler. Funeral service and interment will be private at the request of the family. Arrangements by The Bacchi Funeral Home and Crematory, Ltd., Bridgeport, Pa. (www.bacchifuneralhome.com)
- District Deaths Aug. 1, 2014
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.
Margaret R. (Shaffer) Hemminger
HEMMINGER – Margaret R. “Margie” (Shaffer), 93, formerly of Jenner Township, died July 29, 2014, at Meadow View Nursing Center, Berlin.
Carol R. (Schloski) Groleau
GROLEAU – Carol R. (Schloski), 56, Goshen, Mass., lost her battle with cancer July 16, 2014. Born Dec. 25, 1957, in Colver, she was the daughter of John and Olive (Spotts) Schloski.
George J. Stapinsky
STAPINSKY – George J. “Doodie” or “Hey You,” 85, Fort Hill, formerly of Windber, died July 30, 2014, at In Touch Hospice, Somerset.
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Patricia L. Bakale
BAKALE – Patricia L, 81, Johnstown, went to be with our Lord July 28, 2014.
Stephen A. Christy
CHRISTY – Stephen A., 65, Johnstown, died July 28, 2014, at home surrounded by family and friends.
CUSTER – Margaret “Peggy,” 69, Johnstown, passed away July 29, 2014, at Laurelwood Care Center.
Kathleen L. Geiser
GEISER – Kathleen L., 84, Oakland, died July 29, 2014, at Arbutus Park Manor.
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