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)
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STAGER – Lillian R., 84, Johnstown, died March 10, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Thomas G. Hunter
HUNTER – Thomas G., 82, Beaverdale, entered into new life March 10, 2014, at home.
James M. Krumbine
KRUMBINE – James M., 64, Johnstown, died March 7, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Arthur Lee Brown
BROWN – Arthur Lee, 84, Somerset, died March 10, 2014, at his residence.
Shirley Mae Weldon
WELDON – Shirley Mae, 79, Kimberly, Idaho, passed away March 3, 2014.
Richard A. Sotack
SOTACK – Richard A., 49, Blacklick Township, passed away March 10, 2014, at home.
GULA – Daniel, 84, Franklin Borough, went to be with the Lord March 10, 2014, at home.
Francis W. Gavlak
GAVLAK – Francis W., 89, Portage, passed away March 11, 2014, at Maple Winds Care Center.
JANCUK – Julia, 79, Portage, passed away March 10, 2014, at Select Specialty Hospital.
Chester R. Querry
QUERRY – Chester R., 92, Johnstown, passed away March 10, 2014, at his home.
Carrie Elizabeth Massey
MASSEY – Carrie Elizabeth, 75, Virginia Beach, Va., went home to be with the Lord March 5, 2014.
Johns C. Schmid Jr.
SCHMID – Johns C. Jr. “Jack,” 89, Davidsville, formerly of Geistown Borough, went to be with the Lord March 10, 2014, at Laurel View Village.
Dr. Stephen P. Kukucka
KUKUCKA – Dr. Stephen P., 64, died unexpectedly in his Crafton home on Sunday, March 9, 2014.
Sophie (Krempasky) Krisko
KRISKO – Sophie (Krempasky), 87, Portage, passed away Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, in Virginia Beach, Va., after a brief illness.
Ronald F. Corona
CORONA – Ronald F., 70, Cresson, died March 9, 2014, at home.
Christine A. Matos
MATOS – Christine A., 53, Windber, died March 10, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
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Norman J. Makin Jr.
MAKIN – Norman J. Jr., 65, Geistown Borough, went to be with the Lord March 10, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
REAY – Raymond, 73, died March 4, 2014, in Venice, Fla.
John E. Schuster
SCHUSTER – John E., 87, passed away March 8, 2014, in St. Augustine, Fla.
Ruth M. Cuppett
CUPPETT – Ruth M., 93 years, 11 months and 16 days, Stonycreek Township, went to be with the Lord March 9, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
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