HOLLSOPPLE — MISHLER – Merle S., 82, Hollsopple, died Nov. 27, 2012, at Laurel View Village. Born May 11, 1930, in Conemaugh Township, Somerset County, son of Walter S. and Myra V. (Yoder) Mishler. Preceded in death by parents. Survived by wife of 60 years, the former Esther Naugle; and children, Mark, married to the former Helen Knepper; Dale, married to the former Erin McLaughlin; and Diane, married to Richard Miller. Also survived by grandchildren, Steven, married to Kate; Amy; Eden; Meredith; and Adeline; and great-granddaughter, Eva. Brother of Grace, married to Don Speigle; and brother-in-law, Lester, married to Sara Jane Naugle. Active member of St. David’s Lutheran Church. Merle was an auctioneer for 68 years and was the owner of Mishler Auctioneer Service. Member of Pennsylvania Auctioneer’s Association and Pennsylvania Farmer’s Association. He was a farmer for many years. Family receiving friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday and from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at George E. Mason Funeral Home Inc., Davidsville. Funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. David’s Lutheran Church Davidsville, Pastor N. Gregory Vandyke and Pastor Jeffery L. Bassett, officiating. Interment, Stahl Mennonite Cemetery. Those who wish, please make donations to St. David’s Lutheran Church or Laurel View Village. The family wishes to thank AseraCare Hospice for their loving care for Merle.
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E. Joan Davis
DAVIS – E. Joan, 87, Riverside, Ohio, formerly of Johnstown, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014, at Kettering Medical Center.
Billie Josephine (LaFollette) Hodges
HODGES – Billie Josephine (LaFollette), 79, Boswell, Jenner Township, formerly of Gadsden, Ala., passed away July 27, 2014, at Windber Hospice from complications of cancer.
KOONTZ – Judy A., 67, Keedysville, Md., passed away peacefully Tuesday morning, July 29, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore, Md., after a long battle with lymphoma cancer.
Sherry L. Nagy
NAGY – Sherry L., 49, Johnstown, passed away July 30, 2014, at home.
Kenneth A. Naugle
NAUGLE – Kenneth A., 94, Johnstown, died July 30, 2014, at his home.
Richard John Peterson
PETERSON – Richard John, 49, Johnstown, passed away Monday evening, July 28, 2014, at Conemaugh Hospital.
Evelyn F. Vitalie
VITALIE – Evelyn F., 75, Johnstown, passed away July 30, 2014, at her home.
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Paul Radnoti Sr.
RADNOTI – Paul Sr., 80, passed away July 13, 2014, in Hebron, Ind.
Samuel R. Saia
SAIA – Samuel R., 90, Johnstown, died July 29, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Alex J. Stavish
STAVISH – Alex J., 90, Northern Cambria, died July 29, 2014, at Miners Medical Center Hastings.
Margaret R. (Shaffer) Hemminger
HEMMINGER – Margaret R. “Margie” (Shaffer), 93, formerly of Jenner Township, died July 29, 2014, at Meadow View Nursing Center, Berlin.
Carol R. (Schloski) Groleau
GROLEAU – Carol R. (Schloski), 56, Goshen, Mass., lost her battle with cancer July 16, 2014. Born Dec. 25, 1957, in Colver, she was the daughter of John and Olive (Spotts) Schloski.
George J. Stapinsky
STAPINSKY – George J. “Doodie” or “Hey You,” 85, Fort Hill, formerly of Windber, died July 30, 2014, at In Touch Hospice, Somerset.
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Patricia L. Bakale
BAKALE – Patricia L, 81, Johnstown, went to be with our Lord July 28, 2014.
Stephen A. Christy
CHRISTY – Stephen A., 65, Johnstown, died July 28, 2014, at home surrounded by family and friends.
CUSTER – Margaret “Peggy,” 69, Johnstown, passed away July 29, 2014, at Laurelwood Care Center.
Kathleen L. Geiser
GEISER – Kathleen L., 84, Oakland, died July 29, 2014, at Arbutus Park Manor.
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