The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

November 18, 2012

Agnes L. Lamer

The Tribune-Democrat

EAST CONEMAUGH — LAMER – Agnes L., 80, East Conemaugh Borough, passed away Nov. 17, 2012, at Memorial Medical Center. She was born Jan. 21, 1932, in Spangler, daughter of Irvin and Nobel L. (Heberling) Pennington. Preceded in death by parents; husband, Sylvester M. “Wess” Lamer; sons, David Russell and Marlin; brothers, Richard “Dick” and Blakely Pennington; sister, Sarah Lantz; sister-in-law, Cora Beckel; and special friend, Beverly Sheldon. She is survived by her loving sons, James E., married to the former Connie Geisler, Southmont; Richard A., married to the former Kim Hullihen, Bon Air; Irvin E., married to the former Lucy Weiland, Spangler; and Gerald D., married to the former Tammy Hafer, East Conemaugh; 16 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Esther Kalakey, Dorothy Shultz, Tillie Nealean, Shelva Jean Wolf, Lucille Deyarmin, Ann Saxton and Thelma Pennington; brother-in-law, Charles Lamer; many friends, including special friend, Pauline Palumbo; and numerous nieces and nephews. Agnes enjoyed playing 500 rummy, poetry and canning. She also enjoyed watching and shopping with QVC. Agnes especially loved spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Her family would like to thank the staff at the Church of the Brethren Home and Dr. Patel for their care and kind generosity. Friends will be received from 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesday and from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Baker-Harris Funeral Chapel, Conemaugh, the Rev. James Hullihen, officiating. Internment will be at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family suggests contributions be directed to the Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Pennsylvania Chapter, 1100 Liberty Ave., Suite E-201, Pittsburgh, Pa. 15222, in memory of Agnes. Online condolences may be posted to

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