WYOMISSING, PA. — GUSKEY – Robert C., 89, Highlands of Wyomissing, Pa., formerly of Barto, Perkiomenville, Yardley, Johnstown and St. Michael, died Jan. 7, 2013, at Phoebe Berks Health Care Center, Wernersville, Pa., surrounded by his family. Born Aug. 10, 1923, in South Fork, son of Charles and Anna (MacTavish) Guskey. Preceded in death by parents; son, David; brother, William; and sister, Margaret Skotschir. Survived by loving wife, Evelyn M. (Yarnick) Guskey; son, Dr. Thomas R. Guskey, Lexington, Ky.; daughters, Marcia Grieder, Reading; and Karen Terzopolos, Palm, Pa.; and grandchildren, Jennifer, Michael, Christopher, Nicole and Hallie. Robert was a U.S. Navy veteran, having served his country honorably during World War II in the Pacific Theater. He was a service manager and field engineer with the former Burroughs Corp. (now Unisys) in Johnstown, Pittsburgh and Trenton, N.J., for 43 years, having retired in 1985 from the Cherry Hill office. A 60-year member of Cambria Lodge 278, F&AM. Lifetime member of American Legion, Post 551, St. Michael. Member of Pike Township Gun Club. He was a wonderful father, faithful friend, avid fisherman and hunter and true gentleman. Friends will be received from 10:30 a.m. until time of memorial service at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Charles O. Dimond Funeral Home Inc., South Fork, by the Rev. David Butler of the St. Michael United Methodist Church. Inurnment, Grandview Cemetery, Johnstown. Military graveside service by St. Michael American Legion Post 551. (www.dimondfuneralhome.com)
- District Deaths Aug. 1, 2014
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.
- District Deaths July 31, 2014
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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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