MAPLE SHADE, N.J. — PETERSON – Ronald, G., 55, Maple Shade, N.J., formerly of Johnstown, died Aug. 17, 2013, in Johnstown. Born Sept. 29, 1957, in Johnstown, son of George R. Peterson and Frances K. (Lehman) Devorick. Preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his loving companion, Barbara Brehm, Seward; daughters, Shannon, wife of Arthur Richards, Florida, and Krista, wife of Jared Willer, Norfolk, Va.; and granddaughter, Collins Willer. Brother of Diana L Simone, Allentown; Kathy A., wife of Brian Thomas, Johnstown; Lisa Peterson, and significant other, Robert Hogue, Tire Hill; Lora Peterson, Center Valley; and Edward Peterson, Harrisburg. Also special nephew, Eric Valinsky; special niece, Amy Valinsky; and special great-nephews, Devon and Dylan. Also survived by numerous other nephews and nieces and his dog, Buddy. Ron was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of the Vietnam War. He was employed as a train dispatcher for the past 20 years with Conrail; general chairman of the American Train Dispatchers Association of the AFF-CIO; a national union organizer; and member of Johnstown Lodge 538 F&AM. Friends will be received from 10 a.m. Friday until time of service at 1 p.m. at Francis G. Ozog Funeral Home Inc., 710 Broad St. Interment will take place following the service at Grandview Cemetery with military honors by VFW Menoher Post 155 Ritual Team. The family suggests that memorial donations be made to Four Footed Friends, 220 Beck Road, Indiana, Pa. 15701, in memory of Ron. Condolences can be sent to the family at ozogfh.com.
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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Evelyn J. Schultz
SCHULTZ – Evelyn J., 89, Johnstown, died Dec. 6, 2013, at Harmony House Manor.
Janet M. (Adams) Riposo
RIPOSO – Janet M. (Adams), 80, Bethlen Home, Ligonier, formerly of Somerset Pike, Johnstown, died Dec. 7, 2013, at Latrobe Area Hospital.
Peggy A. Poling
POLING – Peggy A., 64, South Fork, died after a brave battle with cancer Dec. 7, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
KANIUK – Steve, 77, Central City, died Dec. 7, 2013.
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Gerald C. Hoover
HOOVER – Gerald C., 79, Cambria Township, passed away Dec. 6, 2013, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
Clifford August Rummel
RUMMEL– Clifford August, 68, formerly of Johnstown and Somerset, passed away Nov. 4, 2013, in Springfield, Ohio.
Phillip Zdunczyk Sr.
ZDUNCZYK – Phillip Sr., 77, Portage, passed away Dec. 7, 2013, at Windber Hospice.
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