JOHNSTOWN — SCHUSTER – Joseph L., 86, Johnstown, died March 21, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center. Born April 22, 1926, in Johnstown, son of Joseph and Frances (Beck) Schuster. Preceded in death by his parents; wife of 48 years, Josephine J. (Drop) Schuster; and brothers and sister, Edward, Charles “William,” Catherine “Bix” Rager, John, Raymond “Nash” and Frank A. “Op.” Joseph was the last surviving member of his family. He is survived by his sons, Donald J., married to former Judith A. Komoroski, Rochester, N.Y.; James L., who was always at his father’s side, Johnstown; and Thomas J., married to the former Karen R. Savides, Johnstown, and grandchildren, Kristin, Kevin, Daniel, Thomas J. Jr., Derek, Laura and Kurt. Also survived by sisters-in-law, Mary A. Liptak and Jean A. Drop, and numerous loving nieces and nephews. Joseph was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, where he was a member of the Nocturnal Adoration Society. A World War II Army veteran. He retired from the Conemaugh and Black Lick Railroad with 40 years of service and was a member of the CBL Retired Men’s Club. Joe was a man of deep faith and committed to his family. He will be loved and remembered for the rest of our lives. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Francis G. Ozog Funeral Home Inc., 710 Broad St., where vigil for the deceased will be held. Funeral Mass will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Franciscan Friars, OFM, Conv. Committal will take place at St. Francis Cemetery. Condolences can be sent to the family at ozogfh.comhttp://ozogfh.com.
Jean Kennedy Budlong
BUDLONG – Jean Kennedy, 85, Windber and Indian Lake, died Dec. 9, 2013, at Windber Hospice, Windber.
Phyllis V. Reese Fuller
REESE FULLER – Phyllis V., 94, Lower Alsace Township, formerly of Shillington and Davidsville, passed away Dec. 8, 2013, at 9:07 a.m. in her home.
Michele Ann (Burns) Claycomb
CLAYCOMB – Michele Ann (Burns), 66, Lorain Borough, passed away Dec. 9, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center after a brief battle with cancer.
Richard E. Pearson
PEARSON – Richard E., 84, Chambersburg, and formerly of Fairfax, Va., passed away Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, at his home with his wife of 32 years at his side.
Margaret M. Bunda
BUNDA – Margaret M., 83, Johnstown, went into the loving arms of our Lord Dec. 9, 2013, at home with her family and friends by her side.
Ellen (Schwarting) Merker
MERKER – Ellen (Schwarting), 89, passed away Dec. 7, 2013, in Davidsville.
Russell W. Moehler
MOEHLER – Russell W., “Ducky,” 98, Woodvale, died Dec. 10, 2013, at the Atrium Manor.
Ronald E. Moskey Sr.
MOSKEY – Ronald E. Sr., 75, Jennerstown, died Dec. 9, 2013, at home.
BYICH – Cory, 29, Nanty Glo, died Dec. 7, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
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Lewis P. Gregory
GREGORY – Lewis P., 85, Johnstown, died Dec. 8, 2013, in Hollidaysburg.
Anne T. Desimone
DESIMONE – Anne T., 82, Johnstown, died Dec. 7, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Andrew P. Lingafelt
LINGAFELT – Andrew P. “Andy,” 51, Cassandra, passed away Dec. 7, 2013, at home.
PASTERNAK – Paul, 86, Richland, died Dec. 8, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Louella Fern Bloom
BLOOM – Louella Fern, 91, Johnstown, passed away Dec. 7, 2013.
Beverly R. Miller
MILLER – Beverly R., 70, Summerhill, died Dec. 9, 2013, at home.
Eleanor Vivian Chaney
CHANEY – Eleanor Vivian, “Baby Ellie,” born Dec. 7, 2013, and passed Dec. 7, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Betty R. Irvin
IRVIN – Betty R., 88, Johnstown, died Dec. 8, 2013, at Cambria Care Center.
CHAPMAN – Darlene, 55, Hayes, Va., formerly of Beaverdale, passed away Dec. 9, 2013.
John J. Good
GOOD – John J., 82, formerly of Portage, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Meadow View Nursing Center.
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