CRESSON — Le-FORT – Gerald “Baldy,” 65, Cresson, died Feb. 11, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center. Born March 10, 1947, in St. Michael, son of Kenneth Sr., and Olive (Costlow) Le-Fort. Preceded in death by parents; infant daughter, Lori Ann; and brother, Kenneth Jr. Survived by loving wife of 17 years, Patricia (Salkeld) Le-Fort, whom he married Feb. 14, 1995; children, George (Lisa) Dolby, Mahaffey; Patty Davis, Cresson; Frank (Becky) Zevorich and Brian (Suzy) Zevorich, both of Sidman; and Stephen Zevorich, Cresson; 20 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sisters, Brenda, wife of George Bertram, Cresson; and Thelma, wife of Gary Blough, Dunlo; mother-in-law, June Gallaher, Northern Cambria; daughter-in-law, Tia Zevorich, Johnstown; and numerous sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces and nephews; also best friends, Chris and Terri Boback. Gerald was an Army veteran of the Vietnam War and member of Richland American Legion Post 849. He was a former driver for Brink Trucking Inc., Ebensburg. A loving husband and caring Pappy, he will be sadly missed by all who knew him. Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Charles O. Dimond Funeral Home Inc., South Fork, where funeral service will be held at 8 p.m. Wednesday by the Rev. Dr. Frank Brosius of First Christian Church, Ebensburg. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family. Military service by St. Michael American Legion Post 551. (www.dimondfuneralhome.com)
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Zachary Gordon Alan Andrews
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Ray H. Clites
CLITES – Ray H., 93 , Westmont, died April 12, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Beverly J. Hoover
HOOVER – Beverly J., 75, Johnstown, was received into heaven April 16, 2014.
Joseph Samuel Kuhar Jr.
KUHAR – Joseph Samuel Jr. “Joey,” 64, passed away April 11, 2014, at home, in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Charles M. Lambert
LAMBERT – Charles M., 87, Central City, passed away April 14, 2014, at home.
Betty L. Lydic
LYDIC – Betty L., 88, Johnstown, died April 15, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
Stella A. Ponchek
PONCHEK – Stella A., 92, East Conemaugh, died April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Pauline L. Turchetta
TURCHETTA – Pauline L., 84, Cresson, died April 15, 2014, at Garvey Manor, Hollidaysburg.
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Boyd Merle Akers Jr.
AKERS – Boyd Merle Jr., 90, Lower Yoder, died April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Philip Joseph Baldacchino
BALDACCHINO – Philip Joseph, 87, Carrolltown, died April 14, 2014.
Grace (Deitke) Davis
DAVIS – Grace (Deitke), 90, Phoenix, Ariz., passed away peacefully April 10, 2014.
Cynthia Jayne Eisler
EISLER – Cynthia Jayne, 59, Somerset, formerly of Wilbur, went home April 13, 2014, at Somerset Hospice House.
James E. Foster
FOSTER – James E., 86, Johnstown, died April 14, 2014.
Alice M. Goller
GOLLER – Alice M., 94, Presbyterian Home, died April 13, 2014, at Presbyterian Home.
M. Elayne Gooderham
GOODERHAM – M. Elayne, 78, Altoona, died April 14, 2014.
Edward Carl Harbart
HARBART – Edward Carl “Duger,” 90, Richland Township, died April 15, 2014, at Arbutus Park Manor.
Edward J. Harris
HARRIS – Edward J. “Ed,” 83, Fairfax, Va., passed away April 7, 2014, at home.
MASON – Dorothy, 66, Portage, formerly of Northern Cambria, died April 15, 2014, at Maple Winds Care Center, Portage.
Clifford Eugene Sharp Jr.
SHARP – Clifford Eugene Jr., 71, passed away peacefully April 5, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nev.
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