TARPON SPRINGS, FLA. — BALOGH – Charles A., 90, Tarpon Springs, Fla., formerly of Mine 37, passed away Sept. 11, 2013. Born in Quecreek, son of Charles and Barbara (Keri) Balogh. Preceded in death by parents; brothers, John, Alex and Steve; and sisters, Elizabeth, Pearl and Erma. Survived by wife of 65 years, Evelyn (Ewing) Balogh; sons, Charles D., Woodbridge, Va.; and Steven, Inglis, Fla.; daughter, Lisa, Palm Harbor, Fla.; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; brother, James, Johnstown; and sister, Irene, Anaheim, Calif. Chuck graduated from Richland High School and participated in their athletic program, including football, basketball, track and baseball. He was an outstanding athlete. After graduating from high school, he enlisted in the Marines during World War II and served in the South Pacific. After his discharge, Chuck played seven years of professional baseball in the Chicago Cubs Farm System, where he achieved success, making the All-Star Team in four of the leagues. He retired from baseball in 1952, and began working at Bethlehem Steel until 1968, when he moved with his family to Florida. He was a Class A Certified Contractor building homes and business. He was very active at Berea Baptist Church as a deacon and Sunday school teacher. Service was held at 11:30 a.m. Sept. 21 at Berea Baptist Church. Military rites by Marines Honor Guard. Interment, Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, Fla.
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.
BYICH – Cory, 29, Nanty Glo, died Dec. 7, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
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Lewis P. Gregory
GREGORY – Lewis P., 85, Johnstown, died Dec. 8, 2013, in Hollidaysburg.
Anne T. Desimone
DESIMONE – Anne T., 82, Johnstown, died Dec. 7, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Andrew P. Lingafelt
LINGAFELT – Andrew P. “Andy,” 51, Cassandra, passed away Dec. 7, 2013, at home.
PASTERNAK – Paul, 86, Richland, died Dec. 8, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Louella Fern Bloom
BLOOM – Louella Fern, 91, Johnstown, passed away Dec. 7, 2013.
Beverly R. Miller
MILLER – Beverly R., 70, Summerhill, died Dec. 9, 2013, at home.
Eleanor Vivian Chaney
CHANEY – Eleanor Vivian, “Baby Ellie,” born Dec. 7, 2013, and passed Dec. 7, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Betty R. Irvin
IRVIN – Betty R., 88, Johnstown, died Dec. 8, 2013, at Cambria Care Center.
CHAPMAN – Darlene, 55, Hayes, Va., formerly of Beaverdale, passed away Dec. 9, 2013.
John J. Good
GOOD – John J., 82, formerly of Portage, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Meadow View Nursing Center.
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