JOHNSTOWN — RUMMEL – Bernice Margaret, “Grammy Rummy,” 88, Johnstown, was welcomed into the Lord’s arms Jan. 6, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center. She was born Feb. 13, 1924, to the late Edward and Sophia (Brink) Schlosser, Johnstown. Bernice, a woman of strong faith in the Catholic church and the most loving mother, wife, daughter, sister and aunt, is preceded in death by her loving husband of 55 years, Robert C. Rummel; granddaughter, Brooke Bethany Biesinger; brother, Edward Schlosser; sisters, Dorothy Yeager and Virginia Lochrie; sister-in-law, Jeanne Hepner; and adored terrier, Peppy. She is survived by daughter, Kathleen, married to James Biesinger; son, Robert, married to the former Sharon Swope; and beloved grandchildren, Courtney, married to Rick Jordan; Lynleigh, married to Russ Learn; Marisa, married to Eric Dibble; Meghan, married to Adam Neff (Fairfax, Va.); and Bethany. She also leaves behind nine precious great-grandchildren, Kaley, Rianna and Emma Learn; Jeb, Dane and Jenna Jordan; Madelyn and Isaac Dibble; and Carter Neff. Bernice was a former employee of the Department of the Navy in Washington, D.C., as a secretary to the late Cmdr. Hammond. Her life was characterized by her endless dedication to her faith and family and her passion for coffee and chocolate. Private family visitation, however friends are invited to attend the funeral Mass held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Moxham, Father Matthew Reese, pastor. Committal, Grandview Cemetery. Special thanks to Dr. Maharajh and the members of Memorial Medical Center and the Presbyterian Home who aided in Bernice’s care. Those who wish may make donations to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 50, Memphis, Tenn. 38101-9929, in Bernice’s memory. “FLY HIGH GRAMMY RUMMY, FLY HIGH!” Family is being served by Harris Funeral Home, 500 Cherry Lane, Richland. Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com.
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Gerald C. Hoover
HOOVER – Gerald C., 79, Cambria Township, passed away Dec. 6, 2013, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
Clifford August Rummel
RUMMEL– Clifford August, 68, formerly of Johnstown and Somerset, passed away Nov. 4, 2013, in Springfield, Ohio.
Phillip Zdunczyk Sr.
ZDUNCZYK – Phillip Sr., 77, Portage, passed away Dec. 7, 2013, at Windber Hospice.
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Marian F. (Hall) Abele
ABELE – Marian F. (Hall), 88, Edgewood, Ky., formerly of Johnstown, died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, at Emeritus at Edgewood.
BUSHWACK – Donna, 92, Loganville, Ga., passed away Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013.
Eugene Strohl Cassler
CASSLER – Eugene Strohl, 80, Everett, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Bedford Memorial Hospital.
Delores Jane Debias
DEBIAS – Delores Jane, 82, Beaufort, S.C., died Dec. 3, 2013, at her residence.
Katheleen Joyce (Diviney) Gongloff
GONGLOFF – Katheleen Joye (Diviney), 81, formerly of Twin Rocks, passed away peacefully Dec. 6, 2013, at home.
Jaclyn A. Gregorich
GREGORICH – Jaclyn A., 51, Greensburg, formerly of Robinson, died Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, at Westmoreland Manor.
Andrew James Koss
KOSS – Capt. Andrew James, 33, Detroit, Mich., formerly of Woolrich, Pa., passed away Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, at his home.
LETZO – Shary G., 67, New Germany, passed away peacefully in her sleep Dec. 5, 2013, at her mother’s home in Portage.
Antoinette J. (DeSalle) Luker
LUKER – Antoinette J. “Toni” (DeSalle), 77, Bolivar, passed away Dec. 6, 2013, at St. Andrew’s Village, Indiana.
Roy G. McClure
McCLURE – Roy G., 63, Travelers Rest, S.C., died Dec. 2, 2013, at home.
Joseph C. Rubis
RUBIS – Joseph C., 75, Johnstown, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Charles L. Sheets
SHEETS – Charles L., 79, Stoystown, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Somerset In Touch Hospice House.
John E. Single
SINGLE – John E. “Pap,” 85, Johnstown, passed away Dec. 5, 2013.
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Lisa Jean (Anico) Bender
BENDER – Lisa Jean (Anico), 48, Hastings, died Dec. 4, 2013, at UPMC Hospital, Altoona.
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