THOMASDALE — LING – Hazel L., 83, Thomasdale, died Nov. 8, 2011, as a result of an automobile accident. Born Aug. 5, 1928, in Jenner Township, Somerset County, daughter of Merle and Elsie (Penrod) Ling. Preceded in death by parents; brother, Donald; sister, Fay; and special niece, Leeann Ling. Survived by nephews, Timothy Ling, and wife, Cynthia; Brian Ling; and Scott Ling, all of Mansfield, Ohio; niece, Heidi Hibbler, Columbus, Ohio; and numerous cousins and great-nieces and -nephews. A graduate of Conemaugh Township Area High School. She was an employee of the former Dorfman & Hoffman Garment Factory, Boswell, and was a retired employee of Somerset Manufacturing. Member of Centennial United Methodist Church and ILGWU. Hazel enjoyed gardening and spending time with her family. Viewing will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Hoffman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 227 Allegheny St., Boswell, where service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, the Rev. Edward C. Patterson, presiding. Interment, Thomas Mennonite Cemetery. Donations in Hazel’s memory may be sent to Centennial United Methodist Church, 426 North Fork Road, Johnstown, Pa. 15905. To express condolences, make a donation, light a candle or order flowers, visit HoffmanFuneralHomes.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
COOPER – Doris Marjorie, 87, Westmont, went to heaven, April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center Palliative Care Unit.
Rose Mary (Delegram) Tripodi
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Zachary Gordon Alan Andrews
ANDREWS – Zachary Gordon Alan, 21, Johnstown, was called home April 13, 2014.
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.
KUHAR – Joseph Samuel Jr. “Joey,” 64, passed away April 11, 2014, at home, in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Charles M. Lambert
LAMBERT – Charles M., 87, Central City, passed away April 14, 2014, at home.
Betty L. Lydic
LYDIC – Betty L., 88, Johnstown, died April 15, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
Stella A. Ponchek
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