DAVIDSVILLE — EASH – Beatrice I. (Blough), 92, passed away March 27, 2014, at Laurel View Village, Davidsville, where she was a resident for the past 17 years. Born Sept. 19, 1921, in Conemaugh Township, Somerset County, daughter of Stephen and Effie (Sala) Blough. Preceded in death by parents; husband of 61 years, Dorsey E., on Feb. 12, 2002; an infant sister; sisters, Betty Shaffer and Margaret Updyke; brother, Virgil Blough; and son-in-law, Leon Thomas. Survived by children, Kathleen Thomas, Davidsville; Carolyn, married to Lee Pickler, Brunswick, Ohio; and Karen Eash, Bedford; grandchildren, Debra Lamberson, Joann Thomas, Marcia Martin, Jennifer Helmuth and Leif Helmuth; great-grandchildren, Kelsey, MacKenzie and Landan Thomas; Benjamin, Connaley and Zachary Martin; and Sam Roth and Victoria Gordon; sisters, Virginia Gindlesperger, Richland; and Almeda Lohr and Martha Beener, both of Jenner Township; brother, Franklin, married to Mona (Jones), Davidsville; sisters-in-law, Beulah, married to Owen Hershberger, Davidsville; and Dorothy Eash, Davidsville; and numerous nieces and nephews. Member of Kaufman Mennonite Church, Davidsville, where she taught Sunday school and was a member of the women’s sewing circle. Viewing will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Hoffman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 109 Church Road, Davidsville. Viewing also from 1 p.m. until time of service at 2 p.m. Sunday at Kaufman Mennonite Church, the Rev. Wes Yoder and the Rev. Keith Yoder, presiding. Interment, Blough Mennonite Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Beatrice’s memory may be sent to Laurel View Village Caring Fund, 2000 Cambridge Drive, Davidsville, Pa. 15928. To express condolences, make a donation, light a candle or order flowers, visit HoffmanFuneralHomes.com.
- District Deaths July 25, 2014
Clara Murphy Bond Bell
BELL – Clara Murphy Bond, Windsor, N.C., and Edenhouse in Bertie County, N.C., died Monday, July 21, 2014.
Fred G. Biller
BILLER – Fred G., 91, Cresson, died July 24, 2014, at Our Lady of The Alleghenies Residence, Hollidaysburg.
John R. Haywood
HAYWOOD – John R., 82, Richland Township, went to be with the Lord July 24, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
David G. Hull Jr.
HULL – David G. “Too Tall” Jr., 60, South Fork, died July 23, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
KRISKO – Stephan “Tib,” 89, passed away July 22, 2014, at home.
Elizabeth Anne Muncert
MUNCERT – Elizabeth Anne, 86, Johnstown, passed away July 23, 2014, at The Lutheran Home at Johnstown.
SCHULLER – Sadie, 85, Moxham, lost her battle with cancer July 23, 2014, at home.
Mary Grace Spodinak
SPODINAK – Mary Grace, 87, Johnstown, died July 24, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home.
Nancy L. (Adeline) Yoder
YODER – Nancy L. (Adeline), 75, formerly of Tire Hill, died July 21, 2014, at her home at Richland Towers.
- Funerals July 25, 2014
- District Deaths July 24, 2014
Thomas Barton Jr.
BARTON – Thomas Jr., 87, Central City, died July 21, 2014, at home.
Dorothy B. Bermosk
BERMOSK – Dorothy B., 87, Johnstown, passed away July 20, 2014, at Golden Living Center.
Leland Doyle Carney Jr.
CARNEY – Leland Doyle Jr. “Junior” or “Lee,” 77, Pomaria, S.C., formerly of Seward, went to be with the Lord Monday, July 21, 2014.
Ernest R. Contrillo
CONTRILLO – Ernest R., 61, Pittsburgh, formerly of Central City, died July 20, 2014.
Cecelia C. Duncan
DUNCAN – Cecelia C. “Sue,” 78, Johnstown, died July 22, 2014, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
Capt. Dudley C. Hunt
HUNT – Capt. Dudley C., (retired) MPD, Washington, D.C., 77, Windber, passed away July 22, 2014, at home.
Dorothy M. (Moyer) Kepler
KEPLER – Mrs. Dorothy M. (Moyer), 90, Scottsdale, Ariz., formerly of Portage, entered into new life July 19, 2014, at Hospice of the Valley, Scottsdale.
Anna Marie Krumenacker
KRUMENACKER – Anna Marie, 85, Carrolltown, passed away July 22, 2014, at St. Jude’s Haven, Johnstown.
- Funerals July 24, 2014
BLOCK – Deborah, 62, Johnstown, died July 21, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
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