BERLIN — LAPE – Kathryn Naomi, 85, Berlin, formerly of Gray, died Jan. 28, 2013, at Somerset Hospice House. Born Dec. 24, 1927, in Somerset, daughter of Earl Clayton Stahl and Leah Mae (Miller). Preceded in death by parents; first husband, Clinton Joy Miller; second husband, Foster Peter Lape; grandson, his wife and daughters, Forrest, Susan, Megan and Brooke Stitely; brother, Presley C. Stahl; and infant brother and sister, Galen and Darly. Survived by children, Donald Miller, married to the former Carol Azarian, Milwaukee; Diana Stitely, and husband, Donald, Vowinckle; Rick Lape, married to the former Bernice Hoover, Gray; Larry Lape, and wife, Dottie, LaVale, Md.; and Cindy Berkey, and husband, Timothy, Boswell; grandchildren, Randy (Stacy) Miller, Wayne (Cassie) Miller, Stephanie (David) Hauserman, John (Kelly) Haburcsak, Brittanney (John Gault) Haburcsak, Scarlet (Josh Fabrizio) Haburcsak, Abby Haburcsak, Benjamin Lape, Corey Lape, David (Gayle) Kerns, Crystal Kerns, Ranee (Josh) Sleek, Crissy Wilhelm and Aaron Berkey; great-grandchildren, Jacob, Emily, Mason, Antonio, Emaly, Jonathan, Brittina (Dylan), Shelly, Shelby, Jillian, Jordan, Kaitlyn, Carin, Nehemiah, Nathanial and Jonathan; and great-great-granddaughter, Ashlyn; also brother, Theodore C. Stahl, Somerset. Kathryn was a graduate of Somerset High School. She delivered telegrams for Western Union during World War II and also worked for Somerset Farm Bureau, Mayfair Creamery, Stahl Oil, Baltimore Life Insurance and was assistant Postmaster for Gray Post Office until her retirement. Member of Mount Laurel United Church of Christ. She enjoyed sewing, crocheting and spending time with her family and grandchildren. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Hauger-Zeigler Funeral Home, Somerset, and one hour prior to the service at the church which will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 2 at Mount Laurel United Church of Christ, Gray, the Rev. Dr. Joseph M. Beer, officiating. Interment, Somerset County Memorial Park. (www.haugerzeigler.com)
Gladys M. Stombaugh
STOMAUGH – Gladys M., 94, Portage, went to be with the Lord Dec. 11, 2013.
Maureen S. Plummer
PLUMMER – Maureen S., 69, Sidman, passed away Dec. 10, 2013, at Windber Hospice.
Joseph A. Pettinato
PETTINATO – Joseph A., 86, of New Brighton, N.Y., a retired letter carrier, World War II Navy veteran and devoted family man, died Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, at Eger Health Care & Rehabilitation Center, where he had resided since May of this year.
A. Martha (Eash) Thomas
THOMAS – A. Martha (Eash), 94, Saylor School Road, Hollsopple, went peacefully to be with the Lord Dec. 11, 2013, at Laurel View Village.
GRAFFIUS – Robert “Parker,” 15, Madison, W.Va., born April 8, 1998, son of Robert Russell III and Regina Orosz Graffius, went home to be with the Lord Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013.
Naomi R. Costello
COSTELLO – Naomi R., 91, Davidsville, died Dec. 11, 2013, at Conemaugh Memorial Hospital.
Rose A. Hancharik
HANCHARIK – Rose A., 75, Richland Township, died Dec. 5, 2013, at LaurelWood Care Center.
THOMAS – Amandus “Mandy,” 91, Hastings, passed away peacefully at home Dec. 12, 2013, surrounded by his loving family.
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Lois L. Rager
RAGER – Lois L., 83, Johnstown, died Dec. 11, 2013, at St. Jude’s Haven surrounded by her friends and caregivers who loved her very much
CHAPMAN – Darlene, 58, Hayes, Va., formerly of Beaverdale, passed away Dec. 9, 2013
H. Matthew Gearhart
GEARHART - H. Matthew IV, 36, Mineral Point, passed away Dec. 9, 2013, as a result of an asthma attack.
Doris (Hysong) Anderson
ANDERSON – Doris (Hysong), 91, New Florence, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, at Sunrise of Abington, Abington.
Ralph E. Botteicher
BOTTEICHER – Ralph E., 94, Derry, formerly of Johnstown, passed away Dec. 10, 2013, at the home of his granddaughter.
Jean Grace (Emerson) Fair
FAIR – Jean Grace (Emerson), 97, Petoskey, Mich., formerly of Nanty Glo, passed away Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, at Bay Bluffs, in Harbor Springs, Mich.
ROMAGNA – Margaret “Margee,” 89, Hollidaysburg, formerly of Ebensburg, passed away Dec. 10, 2013, at Nason Hospital, Roaring Spring.
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Jean V. (Cleimer) DiValentone
DiVALENTONE – Jean V. (Cleimer), 75, Boswell, died Dec. 10, 2013, at her home.
Anthony G. Bongiovanni
BONGIOVANNI – Anthony G. “Nino,” 84, Johnstown, died Dec. 9, 2013, at the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home.
BOXLER – Sylvester “Dwayne,” 73, Fayetteville, formerly of Mineral Point, went to his heavenly home Monday, Dec. 9, 2013.
William E. Barron
BARRON – William E., 79, Bethlehem, passed away Dec. 9, 2013.
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