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 30, 2014
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.
Elaine Jean (Hamilton) Klayko
KLAYKO – Elaine Jean (Hamilton), 65, Lilly, died at peace Tuesday morning, July 29, 2014, at her home.
MATIJEVICH – Nicholas, 88, Johnstown, formerly of Pittsburgh, died July 28, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Daisy "Doodles" Miller
MILLER – Daisy “Doodles,” aged 16 years, was released from this life into the next on Sunday, July 27, 2014, surrounded by her loving family, Dorene and Ian Miller, Andrea Brooks, and Jayme Brooks.
Ethel M. Miller
MILLER – Ethel M., 95, Ebensburg, formerly of Barnesboro, died July 29, 2014, at her home with her daughter, Patty, by her side.
Andrea Lynn (Lonas) Peters
PETERS – Andrea Lynn (Lonas), 46, Bolivar, passed into the arms of our Lord on July 28, 2014, in the palliative care unit of Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital.
Mirrel Oliver Plummer Sr.
PLUMMER – Mirrel Oliver Sr., 75, Portage, passed away July 27, 2014, at home.
Mary Ann (Sedor) Shedlock
SHEDLOCK – Mary Ann (Sedor), 87, a resident of St. Benedict Manor, formerly of Revloc and Ebensburg, passed away July 28, 2014, at the manor.
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Michele L. Bernat
BERNAT – Michele L., 45, Mundys Corner, passed away July 27, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Benjamin Martin Hadix
HADIX – Benjamin Martin, 33, Johnstown, went to his eternal peace in the arms of Jesus July 24, 2014.
Ethel L. Phenicie
PHENICIE – Mrs. Ethel L., 96, Windber, passed away July 27, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Nicholas D. Steinkirchner
STEINKIRCHNER – Nicholas D., 32, Jennerstown, died Sunday, July 20, 2014, in Brevard County, Fla.
Linda A. Sral
SRAL – Linda A., 68, Portage, died July 27, 2014, at her residence.
Ruth F. Huff
HUFF – Ruth F., 80, Sidman, died July 27, 2014, at her residence.
Margaret A. Miske
MISKE – Margaret A., 80, Johnstown, passed away July 27, 2014, at the Allegheny Lutheran Home.
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