SOMERSET — GILLILAND – George A., 82, Somerset, died Sept. 2, 2013, at Meadow View Nursing Center, Berlin. Born May 30, 1931, in Williamsport, son of Paul and Dorothy Lou (O’Brien) Gilliland. Preceded in death by parents; sons, Donnie and George; brother, Donald; and sisters, Betty Flexer, Alice Young and Dorothy Kennedy. Survived by his wife of 40 years, the former Dorothy Sheridan; son, Robert (Marcy) Gilliland, Ashville, N.C.; and daughter, Elizabeth Gilliland, Sarasota, Fla. Graduate of Williamsport High School and Lycoming College, and received his master’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh. Former sales manager at an auto dealership in Williamsport, and former owner of Gilliland Fine Furniture and Art, Ligonier. Member of Williamsport F&AM. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, golfing and antiques. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church, Somerset, the Rev. Keith Fink, officiating. Instead of flowers, contributions may be given to Alzheimer’s Association, 1100 Liberty Ave., Suite E-201, Pittsburgh, Pa. 15222, or St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church, 1845 N. Center Ave., Somerset, Pa. 15501. Arrangements by Deaner Funeral Home, Stoystown. (DeanerFuneralsAndCremations.com)
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Boyd Merle Akers Jr.
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Philip Joseph Baldacchino
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Grace (Deitke) Davis
DAVIS – Grace (Deitke), 90, Phoenix, Ariz., passed away peacefully April 10, 2014.
Cynthia Jayne Eisler
EISLER – Cynthia Jayne, 59, Somerset, formerly of Wilbur, went home April 13, 2014, at Somerset Hospice House.
James E. Foster
FOSTER – James E., 86, Johnstown, died April 13, 2014.
Alice M. Goller
GOLLER – Alice M., 94, Presbyterian Home, died April 13, 2014, at Presbyterian Home.
M. Elayne Gooderham
GOODERHAM – M. Elayne, 78, Altoona, died April 14, 2014.
Edward Carl Harbart
HARBART – Edward Carl “Duger,” 90, Richland Township, died April 15, 2014, at Arbutus Park Manor.
Edward J. Harris
HARRIS – Edward J. “Ed,” 83, Fairfax, Va., passed away April 7, 2014, at home.
MASON – Dorothy, 66, Portage, formerly of Northern Cambria, died April 15, 2014, at Maple Winds Care Center, Portage.
Clifford Eugene Sharp Jr.
SHARP – Clifford Eugene Jr., 71, passed away peacefully April 5, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nev.
Erma I. Shaw
SHAW – Erma I., 97, passed away Sunday, April 13, 2014, at her home In Ickesburg, Pa.
Robert S. Walters
WALTERS – Robert S., 75, Johnstown, passed away April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Timothy Alan Wess
WESS – Timothy Alan, 46, New Germany, died April 15, 2014, at home, surrounded by loved ones.
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Delores E. Benito
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Phillip E. Cadwallader
CADWALLADER – Phillip E., 88, Portage, entered into new life April 11, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Joan Mary (DeBiase) DeLisa
DeLISA – Joan Mary (DeBiase), 72, Richland, passed away peacefully April 14, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Daniel D. Emeigh
EMEIGH – Daniel D., 73, Northern Cambria, died April 12, 2014, at home.
LEEPER – Robert, 78, Johnstown, passed away April 13, 2014, at home.
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