JOHNSTOWN — SCALETTA– Vito “Charlie,” 88, died Sept. 4, 2013. Born April 28, 1925, in Johnstown, son of Sylvester and Catherine (LaPorta) Scaletta. Preceded in death by his parents and brother, Joseph. Survived by loving wife of 68 years, Eva M. (Michlena); children, Sylvester, Johnstown; Charles, and fiancee, Cristine Rosko, Nanty Glo; and Richard, married to Judith (Palmer), Edinboro; grandchildren, Brian, married to Lori, and Anthony, all of Johnstown, and Nicholas, married to Kate, Maryland; great-granddaughter, Adelyn; numerous nieces and nephews; special niece, Rosie Lamb; and friend, Richard Poole. Charlie started the 8th Ward Neighborhood Crime Watch. He volunteered at the food pantry at St. Clement Church and at Victim Services Inc., Cerebral Palsy and Conemaugh Hospital. He received the community service “Jefferson Award” in 1994. Charlie served in the U.S. Marine Corps in World War II and fought and was wounded in Okinawa, Japan. He received a Purple Heart. Charlie retired from Conemaugh and Black Lick Railroad Co. He was a longtime member of Visitation BVM Catholic Church, where funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, the Rev. Barry J. Baroni. “Whether it is a prevention education program, a shoulder to cry on, a helping hand or even a hug, Charlie would spare nothing to help others.” Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013, at Frank Duca Funeral Home, Westmont Chapel, 1622 Menoher Blvd., Johnstown, Pa. 15905. Interment, Grandview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Laurel Highlands Alzheimer’s Foundation, c/o Family Center, 317 Power St., Johnstown, Pa. 15906. Condolences may be sent through www.ducafuneralhome.com.
Norman J. Makin Jr.
MAKIN – Norman J. Jr., 65, Geistown Borough, went to be with the Lord March 10, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
REAY – Raymond, 73, died March 4, 2014, in Venice, Fla.
John E. Schuster
SCHUSTER – John E., 87, passed away March 8, 2014, in St. Augustine, Fla.
Ruth M. Cuppett
CUPPETT – Ruth M., 93 years, 11 months and 16 days, Stonycreek Township, went to be with the Lord March 9, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
Joseph H. Frankhauser Jr.
FRANKHAUSER – Joseph H. Jr., 78, Richland Township, passed away peacefully March 9, 2014, at Conemaugh Hospital.
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Harold R. Lloyd
LLOYD – Harold R., 93, Revloc, the last surviving member of his immediate family, went to be with Jesus March 8, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Randy S. Rager
RAGER – Randy S., 65, Johnstown, died March 7, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Thomas Russell Fulcomer
FULCOMER – Thomas Russell “Cup Cake,” 67, Bolivar, passed away March 8, 2014, at Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital.
Burnell J. McConnell
McCONNELL – Burnell J. “Bernie,” 88, Shady Grove, went home to the Lord Sunday, March 9, 2014, at his home surrounded by his family.
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FOUST – Robert, 49, Johnstown, passed away March 7, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
HANAK – Joseph, 88, Johnstown, passed away March 6, 2014, at home.
William Henry Hilton
HILTON – William Henry, 68, Johnstown, passed away March 4, 2014.
Gerald C. Lambing
LAMBING – Gerald C., 73, New Florence, went to be with the Lord March 8, 2014, at Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital.
Mary Josephine (Baker) Mayer
MAYER – Mary Josephine “Jo” (Baker), 86, passed away peacefully Jan. 30, 2014, at her daughter’s home in Texas.
Susan Lee (Larimer) Medellin
MEDELLIN – Susan Lee (Larimer), 71, Harrisburg, died March 7, 2014.
Joseph R. Myers
MYERS – Joseph R., Woodbridge, Va., passed away March 1, 2014.
OWENS – Patricia “Patty,” 93, Carrolltown, passed away March 7, 2014, at her home.
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