ARBUTUS PARK RETIREMENT COMMUNITY — KISSELL – Dean W., 86, Arbutus Park Retirement Community, died Oct. 11, 2013, at the palliative care unit of Good Samaritan, Conemaugh Medical Center. Born Nov. 8, 1926, in Johnstown, son of the late Jay D. and Hazel M. (St. Clair) Kissell. Also preceded in death by siblings, Wayne Kissell, Shirley Kellar and Jane Matley. Survived by wife of 61 years, Shirley A. (Luther); sons, Bruce W. (Sarah), Carrollton, Texas, and Brian D. (Kristine), Houston, Texas; grandchildren, Kimberly, Joel, Mark and Phillip, all of Houston; and great- grandchild, Logan. A 1944 graduate of Johnstown High School. Penn State graduate. World War II Army veteran. Dean was an engineer for the NASA space program. Member of Belmont United Methodist Church, Clear Lake Masonic Lodge 1417, Houston Scottish Rite, Jaffa Shrine Temple, Legion of Honor and Johnstown Shrine Club. At Dean’s request, there will be no public viewing, however, relatives and friends are invited to attend a memorial service at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, at Arbutus Park Manor Chapel, Pastor Keith Dunn officiating. Private inurnment at Richland Cemetery. Family suggests donations to Arbutus Park Manor or Belmont United Methodist Church in memory of Dean. Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.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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