REVLOC — SCHECH – Darla Jean, 63, Revloc, passed away Oct. 30, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center. Born March 22, 1950, in Johnstown, daughter of George and Betty (Johnson) Schech. Preceded in death by parents and brother, George Schech Jr. Survived by longtime companion, Daniel Waltimire, Revloc; brother, Charles Scheck, Milford, Mich.; and sisters, Sharon, married to Dean Eastlake, Florida; and Sandy, married to Ron Farnsworth, West Virginia. A 1982 Goodwill Industries worker-of-the-year. She was a 10-year member of the board of directors at Best Friends Therapeutic Riding. She was an advocate for the Rights of the Disabled. She traveled extensively and met many famous people, including Kurt Vonnegut, Buzz Aldrin, Carl Sagan, Tom Wolfe, George Carlin, Jim Lovell (Apollo 13), Tom Stafford (Apollo 10), John and Ann Glenn and various other astronauts. Memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Geisel Funeral Home, Johnstown, the Rev. Clarence Bridges, officiating. Private interment. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Revloc Volunteer Fire Company. For online condolences, please visit www.geiselfh.com.
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Dora Marie Bufagna
BUFAGNA – Dora Marie, 87, Armagh, passed away peacefully April 16, 2014, at home surrounded by her family.
Doris Marjorie Cooper
COOPER – Doris Marjorie, 87, Westmont, went to heaven, April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center Palliative Care Unit.
Rose Mary (Delegram) Tripodi
TRIPODI – Rose Mary (Delegram), 66, Culpeper, Va., formerly of Cresson, died April 17, 2014, at home.
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Zachary Gordon Alan Andrews
ANDREWS – Zachary Gordon Alan, 21, Johnstown, was called home April 13, 2014.
Ray H. Clites
CLITES – Ray H., 93 , Westmont, died April 12, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Beverly J. Hoover
HOOVER – Beverly J., 75, Johnstown, was received into heaven April 16, 2014.
Joseph Samuel Kuhar Jr.
KUHAR – Joseph Samuel Jr. “Joey,” 64, passed away April 11, 2014, at home, in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Charles M. Lambert
LAMBERT – Charles M., 87, Central City, passed away April 14, 2014, at home.
Betty L. Lydic
LYDIC – Betty L., 88, Johnstown, died April 15, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
Stella A. Ponchek
PONCHEK – Stella A., 92, East Conemaugh, died April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Pauline L. Turchetta
TURCHETTA – Pauline L., 84, Cresson, died April 15, 2014, at Garvey Manor, Hollidaysburg.
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Boyd Merle Akers Jr.
AKERS – Boyd Merle Jr., 90, Lower Yoder, died April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Philip Joseph Baldacchino
BALDACCHINO – Philip Joseph, 87, Carrolltown, died April 14, 2014.
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 14, 2014.
Alice M. Goller
GOLLER – Alice M., 94, Presbyterian Home, died April 13, 2014, at Presbyterian Home.
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