STOYSTOWN — RHOADS – Betty Jane, 84, Stoystown (Lambertsville), died Sept. 6, 2013, at Meadow View Nursing Center, Berlin. Born Dec. 25, 1928, in Johnstown, daughter of George Dewey and Edith Mae (Rayman) Landis. Preceded in death by parents; husband of 58 years, Charles F. “Chick;” and grandson, Steven. Survived by children, Connie Rhoads Shaw, and friend, Lawrence Stienkemeyer, Stratford, Conn.; Keith, married to the former Kathy Miller; Fred, married to the former Kathy Hay; and Dawn, married to Daniel Walker, all of Stoystown; grandchildren, Aaron (Luray) Rhoads, Jared (Jessica) Rhoads, Christina (Jonathan) Hillegas, Justin (Brandi) Rhoads, Joshua (Stephanie) Walker, Tara (Nick) Tweardy, and Seth Walker, and fiancee, Kristen; 14 great-grandchildren; and sister, Helen, married to Charles Johanson, Albuquerque, N.M. She was a 1946 graduate of Shanksville- Stonycreek High School and retired after 25 years at Somerset Trust Co. Member of Faith Lutheran Church. She enjoyed cooking, traveling and spending time with the family. Family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Deaner Funeral Home, Stoystown. No viewing at the church. Funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Faith Lutheran Church, the Rev. Ardelle Mason, officiating. Interment, Somerset County Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be given to Faith Lutheran Church, 6567 Glades Pike, Somerset, Pa. 15501. (DeanerFuneralsAndCremations.com)
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Georgia R. Brown
BROWN – Georgia R., 90, Lincoln Highway, Bedford, died Sunday, April 20, 2014, at her home.
John R. Franko Jr.
FRANKO – John R. Jr. “Bunko,” 72, Conemaugh, died April 20, 2014, at home.
Dorothy Mae Gillman
GILLMAN – Dorothy Mae, 93, Mount Hope, went to be with her Lord April 22, 2014.
Hulda Elmira Heslop
HESLOP – Hulda Elmira, 95, formerly of Ferndale and New Paris, died April 21, 2014, at Waccamaw Community Hospital, Murrells Inlet, S.C.
Jean M. Holtz
HOLTZ – Jean M., 82, Hastings, went to be with the Lord Monday, April 21, 2014, at Golden Living-HAIDA.
Margaret Gloria Marsh
MARSH – Margaret Gloria, born Dec. 28, 1927, was called to her heavenly home April 19, 2014.
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Wayne R. Bailey
BAILEY – Wayne R., 53, South Fork, passed away unexpectedly on Good Friday, April 18, 2014, at his home.
Sarah G. Balzano
BALZANO – Sarah G., 87, Dysart, died April 20, 2014, at UPMC Altoona.
Michael Coleman Barabas
BARABAS – Michael Coleman, 75, Johnstown, was called home to be with his Lord and Savior surrounded by his loving family April 21, 2014, at home.
Richard N. Handel
HANDEL – Richard N., 72, Portage, passed away April 17, 2014, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh.
KLINE – Roseann, 84, Ebensburg, passed away suddenly April 19, 2014, at home.
Bobby Gene Lambert
LAMBERT – Bobby Gene, 72, Shanksville, died April 20, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown.
Ann M. Lashinsky
LASHINSKY – Mrs. Ann M., 94, Windber, went to be with the Lord April 21, 2014, at St. Jude’s Haven, Elton, Pa.
Ruth V. Parkinson
PARKINSON – Ruth V., 86, Johnstown, passed away April 20, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home.
RISHELL – Joseph “Bud,” 76, Eighth Ward, formerly of East Conemaugh Borough, passed away April 20, 2014.
Amanda N. Sherry-Griffon
SHERRY-GRIFFON – Amanda N., 30, Northern Cambria, passed away April 19, 2014.
George William Smith
SMITH – George William “Smitty Bill” “Pap,” 81, Sidman, died suddenly Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014.
Carol A. Vladic
VLADIC – Carol A., 74, Hollidaysburg, formerly of Johnstown, went to be with the Lord Saturday, April 19, 2014.
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