The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

October 31, 2013

Darla Jean Schech


The Tribune-Democrat

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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