The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

February 11, 2013

Gerald Le-Fort

The Tribune-Democrat

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. (

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