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.
- District Deaths March 8, 2014
Albert Lynn Boring
BORING – Albert Lynn, 53, Ebensburg, passed away Thursday, March 6, 2014, at Ebensburg Center, Sunset House.
Richard C. Claycomb
CLAYCOMB – Mr. Richard C., 72, Heritage Road, Osterburg, died Thursday, March 6, 2014, at his home.
Shelvy J. Elbertson
ELBERTSON – Shelvy J., 51, Johnstown, passed away March 6, 2014.
Gloria Jean (Dunmire) Ellsworth
ELLSWORTH – Gloria Jean (Dunmire), 75, Seward, passed away March 6, 2014, at Indiana Regional Medical Center.
Phyllis M. Faight
FAIGHT – Phyllis M., 78, Jackson Township, died March 5, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Alta Jane Fox
FOX – Alta Jane, 81, Daisytown, passed away March 7, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
Thelma (Kearney) Kodosky
KODOSKY – Thelma “Jeannie” (Kearney), 78, Lilly, went to her eternal rest March 7, 2014.
Lois Jean (Dunmeyer) Lepley
LEPLEY – Lois Jean (Dunmeyer), 70, West Virginia, formerly of Somerset County, died March 5, 2014, at home.
REITZ – David, 76, passed away March 3, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nev.
James J. Saylor Sr.
SAYLOR – James J. Sr. “Pap,” Davidsville, died peacefully March 7, 2014, at home surrounded by family.
W. Jean (Mishler) Naugle Wingard
WINGARD – W. Jean Mishler Naugle, 85, formerly of Morgantown and Davidsville, died Wednesday, March 5, 2014.
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- District Deaths March 7, 2014
GEORGE – Robert “Bob,” 71, Portage, passed away March 4, 2014, in Johnstown.
Marcella S. (Ciccotelli) Gillin
GILLIN – Marcella S. (Ciccotelli), 85, Ebensburg, passed away peacefully March 5, 2014, at Cambria Care Center.
Peter Holubz Jr.
HOLUBZ – Peter Jr., 89, Johnstown, died March 5, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Lillian Marlene (Anderson) Howard
HOWARD – Lillian Marlene (Anderson), 71, Ebensburg, died March 5, 2014, at home.
KAUFMAN – Morton, 84, Westmont, lost his battle with cancer March 5, 2014.
James Guido Mastrine
MASTRINE – James Guido, 63, Ebensburg, died March 5, 2014, at home surrounded by his family.
Anna T. Pipon
PIPON – Mrs. Anna T., 99, Windber, passed away March 6, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Thomas F. Reynolds
REYNOLDS – Thomas F., 62, Tire Hill, died March 5, 2014.
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