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)
Evelyn J. Schultz
SCHULTZ – Evelyn J., 89, Johnstown, died Dec. 6, 2013, at Harmony House Manor.
Janet M. (Adams) Riposo
RIPOSO – Janet M. (Adams), 80, Bethlen Home, Ligonier, formerly of Somerset Pike, Johnstown, died Dec. 7, 2013, at Latrobe Area Hospital.
Peggy A. Poling
POLING – Peggy A., 64, South Fork, died after a brave battle with cancer Dec. 7, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
KANIUK – Steve, 77, Central City, died Dec. 7, 2013.
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Gerald C. Hoover
HOOVER – Gerald C., 79, Cambria Township, passed away Dec. 6, 2013, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
Clifford August Rummel
RUMMEL– Clifford August, 68, formerly of Johnstown and Somerset, passed away Nov. 4, 2013, in Springfield, Ohio.
Phillip Zdunczyk Sr.
ZDUNCZYK – Phillip Sr., 77, Portage, passed away Dec. 7, 2013, at Windber Hospice.
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Marian F. (Hall) Abele
ABELE – Marian F. (Hall), 88, Edgewood, Ky., formerly of Johnstown, died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, at Emeritus at Edgewood.
BUSHWACK – Donna, 92, Loganville, Ga., passed away Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013.
Eugene Strohl Cassler
CASSLER – Eugene Strohl, 80, Everett, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Bedford Memorial Hospital.
Delores Jane Debias
DEBIAS – Delores Jane, 82, Beaufort, S.C., died Dec. 3, 2013, at her residence.
Katheleen Joyce (Diviney) Gongloff
GONGLOFF – Katheleen Joye (Diviney), 81, formerly of Twin Rocks, passed away peacefully Dec. 6, 2013, at home.
Jaclyn A. Gregorich
GREGORICH – Jaclyn A., 51, Greensburg, formerly of Robinson, died Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, at Westmoreland Manor.
Andrew James Koss
KOSS – Capt. Andrew James, 33, Detroit, Mich., formerly of Woolrich, Pa., passed away Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, at his home.
LETZO – Shary G., 67, New Germany, passed away peacefully in her sleep Dec. 5, 2013, at her mother’s home in Portage.
Antoinette J. (DeSalle) Luker
LUKER – Antoinette J. “Toni” (DeSalle), 77, Bolivar, passed away Dec. 6, 2013, at St. Andrew’s Village, Indiana.
Roy G. McClure
McCLURE – Roy G., 63, Travelers Rest, S.C., died Dec. 2, 2013, at home.
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