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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Jerry Sheldon Berkebile
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Phyllis J. Burkhard
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FABRIZIO – John, 88, Geistown, died April 18, 2014, at the Lutheran Home.
Homer E. Hillegas
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Florence R. Homer
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Ronald Glenn Lester
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LISINA – Edward, 81, Johnstown, died April 18, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
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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
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Rose Mary (Delegram) Tripodi
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Zachary Gordon Alan Andrews
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Ray H. Clites
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Beverly J. Hoover
HOOVER – Beverly J., 75, Johnstown, was received into heaven April 16, 2014.
Joseph Samuel Kuhar Jr.
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Charles M. Lambert
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Betty L. Lydic
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Stella A. Ponchek
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