EBENSBURG — SMITH – William Allen, 82, Ebensburg, passed away Feb. 2, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center. Born Aug. 16, 1930, in Vintondale, son of the late John M. and Mary E. (Donahue) Smith. Preceded in death by sisters, Mary, Ann, Catherine, Rebecca Jane, Hazel and Patricia; brother, John; stepson-in-law, Jerry Caldwell; and stepdaughter-in-law, Denise Donaldson. Survived by wife, Mary Ann Donaldson-Smith; former wife, Nancy Smith, and their children, Darlene (Tom) Kubas, Greensburg; Pamela Kimmell and Brenda (Buck) Edwards, both of Beyer; and William Jr., Maryland; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Also survived by stepsons, Bob, Mark, Bill and Larry Donaldson; stepdaughters, Terry Caldwell, Karen (Glynn) Tummino, Judy (Andy) Mulato and Lori (“Doc” Mike) Tatarko; 16 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; sisters, Eleanor Swartz and Elsie Turous, Johnstown; sister-in-law, Margaret Smith, Vintondale; and many nieces and nephews. Bill and Mary Ann enjoyed 23 years together touring all 50 states, many provinces in Canada, Europe, Central America, Caribbean and winters in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Bill went to grade and high school in Vintondale, as well as attended Cuyahago Community College and graduated from Ursuline College, Ohio. Bill served proudly in the U.S. Army twice right before the end of World War II and again in Korea. He held several jobs over the years including working in the coal mines, steel mills, post office, and retired from the Defense Department. Lifetime member of VFW, NARFE and AFSCME. At his request there will be no visitation. A gathering of friends will be held from 11 a.m. Saturday, April 6, at Askew-Houser Funeral Homes Inc., Ebensburg, followed by funeral Mass at 1 p.m. at Holy Name Church, the Rev. Monsignor Arnold L. Gaus, celebrant. As an expression of sympathy, the family suggests memorial donations to Conemaugh Regional Hospice, 315 Locust St., Suite 5E, Johnstown, Pa. 15901, or St. Vincent de Paul Society, Mini-Mall, Ebensburg, Pa. 15931.
Lewis P. Gregory
GREGORY – Lewis P., 85, Johnstown, died Dec. 8, 2013, in Hollidaysburg.
Anne T. Desimone
DESIMONE – Anne T., 82, Johnstown, died Dec. 7, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Andrew P. Lingafelt
LINGAFELT – Andrew P. “Andy,” 51, Cassandra, passed away Dec. 7, 2013, at home.
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Louella Fern Bloom
BLOOM – Louella Fern, 91, Johnstown, passed away Dec. 7, 2013.
Beverly R. Miller
MILLER – Beverly R., 70, Summerhill, died Dec. 9, 2013, at home.
Eleanor Vivian Chaney
CHANEY – Eleanor Vivian, “Baby Ellie,” born Dec. 7, 2013, and passed Dec. 7, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Betty R. Irvin
IRVIN – Betty R., 88, Johnstown, died Dec. 8, 2013, at Cambria Care Center.
CHAPMAN – Darlene, 55, Hayes, Va., formerly of Beaverdale, passed away Dec. 9, 2013.
John J. Good
GOOD – John J., 82, formerly of Portage, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Meadow View Nursing Center.
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Evelyn J. Schultz
SCHULTZ – Evelyn J., 89, Johnstown, died Dec. 6, 2013, at Harmony House Manor.
Janet M. (Adams) Riposo
RIPOSO – Janet M. (Adams), 80, Bethlen Home, Ligonier, formerly of Somerset Pike, Johnstown, died Dec. 7, 2013, at Latrobe Area Hospital.
Peggy A. Poling
POLING – Peggy A., 64, South Fork, died after a brave battle with cancer Dec. 7, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
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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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