RICHLAND TOWNSHIP — HANLEY – George F., 87, Richland Township, formerly of Sidman, went to be with the Lord Sept. 11, 2013, peacefully at home. Born April 10, 1926, in Johnstown, son of Walter Roy and Hilda (Munzer) Hanley. Preceded in death by parents; loving wife, Margaret E. “Marg” (Kessler) Hanley; and brothers, Charles, who was killed while serving in the Marines during World War II and Donald. Survived by his loving sisters, Dorothy Mock, Johnstown; and Mary Lou McAllister, Arizona; sister-in-law, Janet Hanley, Johnstown; and 56 nieces and nephews. George was a graduate of Johnstown High School. He was a U.S. Marine, having served during World War II in the Pacific Theater. George was employed at American General Life and Accident Insurance for 32 years as an agent and manager until his 62nd birthday when he went on disability due to heart problems. Member of St. Benedict Catholic Church and a life member of Menoher Post 155 VFW. George was an avid hunter and trout fisherman until his 80th birthday when he had to give it up due to physical ailments. He also enjoyed gardening, playing pinochle and bingo. Friends will be received from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday at Harris Funeral Home, 500 Cherry Lane, Richland, where vigil for the deceased will be held. Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Benedict Catholic Church, Father David S. Peles, pastor. Committal, St. Joseph Mausoleum, with military rites conducted by Menoher Post 155 VFW Ritual Team. George’s family suggests contributions be directed to Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kan. 66675 , or to St. Benedict Catholic Church, 2310 Bedford St., Johnstown, Pa. 15904, in memory of George. Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com.
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RAGER – Lois L., 83, Johnstown, died Dec. 11, 2013, at St. Jude’s Haven surrounded by her friends and caregivers who loved her very much
CHAPMAN – Darlene, 58, Hayes, Va., formerly of Beaverdale, passed away Dec. 9, 2013
H. Matthew Gearhart
GEARHART - H. Matthew IV, 36, Mineral Point, passed away Dec. 9, 2013, as a result of an asthma attack.
Doris (Hysong) Anderson
ANDERSON – Doris (Hysong), 91, New Florence, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, at Sunrise of Abington, Abington.
Ralph E. Botteicher
BOTTEICHER – Ralph E., 94, Derry, formerly of Johnstown, passed away Dec. 10, 2013, at the home of his granddaughter.
Jean Grace (Emerson) Fair
FAIR – Jean Grace (Emerson), 97, Petoskey, Mich., formerly of Nanty Glo, passed away Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, at Bay Bluffs, in Harbor Springs, Mich.
ROMAGNA – Margaret “Margee,” 89, Hollidaysburg, formerly of Ebensburg, passed away Dec. 10, 2013, at Nason Hospital, Roaring Spring.
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Jean V. (Cleimer) DiValentone
DiVALENTONE – Jean V. (Cleimer), 75, Boswell, died Dec. 10, 2013, at her home.
Anthony G. Bongiovanni
BONGIOVANNI – Anthony G. “Nino,” 84, Johnstown, died Dec. 9, 2013, at the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home.
BOXLER – Sylvester “Dwayne,” 73, Fayetteville, formerly of Mineral Point, went to his heavenly home Monday, Dec. 9, 2013.
William E. Barron
BARRON – William E., 79, Bethlehem, passed away Dec. 9, 2013.
Treena Burkett Roddy
RODDY – Treena Burkett, 43, Somerset, went to be with the Lord Dec. 10, 2013, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown.
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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.
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