BARABANITZ - Joseph T.
BARABANITZ - Joseph T., age 76, of West View, on Monday, Feb. 2, 2004, in UPMC Passavant Hospital. Born in Johnstown, Pa., on March 19, 1927, son of the late Thomas and Stephanie (Zarn) Barabanitz. In addition to his parents, Mr. Barabanitz was preceded in death by four sisters, Helen Clawson, Mary Kocsis, Alice Melnichuck and Ann Edgeworth; and one brother, Andrew Sokul. Mr. Barabanitz is survived by a son, William Barabanitz of West View. Former husband of Carmela Barabanitz. Also survived by a sister, Sophie Massaro of South River, N.J., and was the uncle of Deborah Loccaro, Stella Louise Clawson, Francis Kocsis, William Kocsis, Lawrence Kocsis, Anthony Massaro. Family will receive friends on Sunday, Feb. 8, 2004, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and Monday 10 a.m. until time of service at noon at Schellhaas Funeral Home Inc., 388 Center Avenue in West View. Mr. Barabanitz proudly served his country in the Navy during World War II and was an Army veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of VFW and American Legion and had 25 years of service with the United States Post Office.
BORING - Othea William Jr.
BORING - Othea William Jr. "Jack," 50, Johnstown, died Feb. 4, 2004, at UPMC Lee Regional. Born Feb. 23, 1953, in Johnstown, son of Othea William Boring Sr. and Nancy (Flickinger) Boring. Preceded in death by father; and half brother, Curtis Boring. Survived by mother, Blairsville; daughter, Michelle Snyder, Somerset; sisters, Ilene Lee, Ohio; Lethia Smith, Johnstown; half brothers, Clarence, Keith, Orbin, and Kevin Boring, all of New Florence; half sisters, Robin Boring and Rose Lynn Norton, Johnstown. Mr. Boring was adopted as a child and raised by his paternal grandparents, the late William and Lorena Boring. Also raised and loved by Aunt Patty, and Uncle Alfred Long. A memorial service will be held Sunday at 1:30 p.m. in the family meditation room at Laurel Crest Rehabilitation & Special Care Center, Ebensburg.
BRADLEY - Mary Kathryn
BRADLEY - Mary Kathryn, 77, Johnstown, died Feb. 3, 2004. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Saturday at Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, where the Rev. Richard D. Clark. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Frank Duca Funeral Home, Westmont Chapel, 1622 Menoher Blvd., where vigil will be held Friday. Entombment, Grandview Mausoleum. Memorial donations may be made to Kimberton Hills for Betsy Bradley, Camp Hill Village, P.O. Box 1045, Kimberton, Pa. 19442.
BROWNE - Ruth
BROWNE - Ruth, 74, a resident of Beverly Health Care, formerly of Town House Towers and Woodvale, died Feb. 4, 2004, at UPMC Lee Regional. Born April 26, 1929, in Johnstown, daughter of the late James and Irene (Carnes) Thompson. Ruth was married to late Carl Browne. Preceded in death by sisters, Hazel Browne and Shirley Roberts. Survived by loving children, Barry, married to Roselyn, Johnstown; Rodney "Rod," married to Marie, Valparaiso, Ind.; and Charlene "Sherry" Lorditch. Ruth has also left behind a close family of these brothers and sisters: Phyllis Dishong, Judy Aiello, Carlisle "Sonny" Thompson, Marlene Phillips, Roy Thompson, Romayne Ressler, Charles "Chuck" Thompson, Wanda Vavrek, Joyce Crawford, Jack, James and Carl Thompson; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She will be sadly missed but remembered by all who knew and loved her. Ruth worked for many years as a waitress but loved the years she volunteered at both Lee Hospital and the Cambria County Meals on Wheels program, which delivers meals to those who cannot leave their homes. She enjoyed playing bingo at the Senior Citizens Center and later at the Town House Towers community room, and loved visiting with her family. Friends will be received from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday and from 1 p.m. until time of service at 2 p.m. on Saturday at Picking-Treece-Bennett Mortuary Inc., downtown, 514 Somerset St., the Rev. Dr. Robert G. Swanson officiating. Inurnment, Grandview Cemetery.
GOOD - Minnie O.
GOOD - Minnie O., 95, Ephrata, died Feb. 3, 2004, at Ephrata Manor. Preceded in death by first husband, Bishop Irvin M. Holsopple, in 1961, former pastor of Kaufman Mennonite Church; second husband, Bishop Howard Z. Good, in 1975; five stepchildren and 11 stepgrandchildren. Surviving are 17 stepchildren; 110 stepgrandchildren; and six sisters. Friends may call Friday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at Richard H. Heisey Funeral Home, 216 S. Broad St., Lititz, Pa., and on Saturday from 9 to 10 a.m. at the Lititz Mennonite Church. Contributions may be made in Mrs. Good's memory to the Mennonite Central Committee, 21 S. 12th St., Akron, Pa. 17501.
HRITZ - John Irvin Sr.
HRITZ - John Irvin Sr., age 67, of Wilmington, N.C., died on Sunday, Jan. 24, 2004. Born in Windber, Pa., he is the son of the late Stephen and Ruth Hritz. Mr. Hritz is survived by his wife, Sally Jane Baldwin Hritz; one son, John I. Hritz Jr. and his wife, Angela Barbour; and one daughter, Pamela Lynne Hritz Haven and her husband, Walt. Arrangements by Mitchell Funeral Home, 600 St. Marys St., Raleigh, N.C.
KECSKEMETHY - Joseph G.
KECSKEMETHY - Joseph G., 69, formerly of Ligonier, died Feb. 4, 2004. Family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at The Picking-Treece-Bennett Mortuary Inc., downtown, 514 Somerset St. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Westmont Presbyterian Church, 601 Luzerne St., Johnstown, followed by interment at Grandview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers contributions remembering Joe's family heritage and his childhood home may be made to the Bethlen Cultural Center, c/o Bethlen Home, 125 Kalassay Drive, Ligonier, Pa. 15658.
KIRKWOOD - Donna Lynn
KIRKWOOD - Donna Lynn, 53, Richland Township, died Feb. 4, 2004, in Adams Township. Born Dec. 13, 1950, in Baltimore, Md., daughter of John Ross and Jeanne Adele (Shawe) Williams. Preceded in death by parents. She was formerly married to John R. Kirkwood. Survived by these children: Jessica L. Kirkwood, Chambersburg; Michael J. Kirkwood, at home; and Alexandra D. Kirkwood, Camp Hill. Sister of Nancy Livingston, Spring Grove; Gwendolyn Suminski, Powell, Ohio; and Vicki Ann Tittle, Johnstown. Member of St. Benedict Catholic Church. She was a claims adjuster for Pa. Dept. of Labor with 26 years of service. Graduate of Greater Johnstown High School, Class of 1968. She received a bachelor of arts in secondary education from the University of Pittsburgh in 1971. Friends received Friday from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Henderson-Ketterer Funeral Home, Geistown, where vigil for the deceased will be held. Funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Benedict church, the Rev. Msgr. Dennis R. Boggs. Interment, Richland Cemetery.
MICIK - Donald Stanley
MICIK - Donald Stanley, 69, Benshoff Hill, died Feb. 4, 2004, at home. Born Feb. 11, 1934, in Johnstown, son of late Stanley and Helen (Chimelewski) Micik. Preceded in death by first wife, Margaret M. (Golian); and sister, Dorothy Krett. Survived by wife, Lee; daughters, Patricia, wife of Richard Pristas, Johnstown; Diane, wife of David Guernsey, Clifton, Va.; and son, Donald Jr., married to Monica (Herbert), York. Also survived by grandchildren, Scott and Erica Pristas; Savannah Guernsey; Kyle and Alyssa Micik. Member of St. Stephen's Catholic Church, where funeral Mass will be celebrated at noon Saturday, the Revs. Andrew C. Stanko and Lawrence Lacovic. Mr. Micik was retired from the Gautier Division of Bethlehem Steel Corp. Retired chief of police of Middle Taylor Township and worked for Corporate Security Services. He also was a member of the Blue Knights Motorcycle Association. Family will receive friends from 2 to 9 p.m. Friday at Geisel Funeral Home, 734 Bedford St., Dale, where vigil for the deceased will be held Friday.
RADER - Joyce Elaine
RADER - Joyce Elaine, 61, Knoxville, Tenn., was called home by the Lord, Monday, Feb. 2, 2004. She loved her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, and served Him faithfully. Ms. Rader was a member of Middlebrook Pike United Methodist Church. She was a native of Johnstown, Pa. She is survived by her children: Dennis Thom-as Rader Jr., Heather Danielle (Rader) Blount, Matthew Erik Rader Sr. and Patrick Erin Rader; six grandchildren; sister, Kathy (Mackell) Little, brothers, Lloyd James Mackell and Ronald Ray Mackell. She will forever be missed, loved and cherished in our hearts and minds forever. Friends will be received from 11 a.m. until time of service at 2 p.m. Saturday, at William T. Hindman Funeral Home, Chandler Avenue, the Rev. William Griffith. Interment, Benshoff Hill Cemetery.
STEPHENSON - Rita Lou
STEPHENSON - Rita Lou, 75, Blairsville, died Feb. 5, 2004, at Select Specialty Hospital, Johnstown. Born April 19, 1928, in Johnstown, daughter of Oscar B. Horne and Philamina (Schultz) Horne. Preceded in death by parents; mother, Nel Clare Horne; and two brothers. Survived by former husband, Ronald J. Stephenson, Johnstown; children: Richard J., married to former Kathy Koop, Johnstown; David B., married to former Joan Wojnaroski, Johnstown; Ronda L., married to Michael Kovalick, New Florence; and Jonathan H., Daytona Beach, Fla. Also survived by five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Sister of Marilyn Galloway, Ormand Beach, Fla. She retired as a clerk of courts from Volusia County, Fla. She was active in Penn Wood Players where she served as president for numerous years. She was a longtime manager of Menoher Swim Club. She was a graduate of Ferndale High School, Class of 1946. She attended Temple University. Rita always attended activities for her children and grandchildren. Family receiving friends Sunday from 2 to 8 p.m. at George E. Mason Funeral Home Inc., Davidsville, where funeral service will be held Monday at 10 a.m. Interment, Maple Spring Cemetery.
TARANTO - Angeline M.
TARANTO - Angeline M., Church Avenue, died Feb. 3, 2004, at UPMC Lee Regional Hospital. Born in Johnstown, daughter of Leonard and Rosina (Bovino) (Muti) Muto. Preceded in death by parents; brother, Anthony F.; sisters, Mary (Muti) Ruffo, Millie (Muti) Rizzo and Antoinette (Muti) Vizzini. Survived by husband, Joseph S.; son, Nicholas V., married to Antoinette M. (Alcamo), Johnstown; grandchildren, Antoinette and Joseph; sister, Julia (Muti) Puma, Johnstown. Member of St. Anthony Christian Mothers and St. Clare of Assisi Church, where funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Frank Duca Funeral Home, downtown chapel, corner of Jackson and Locust streets. Committal, St. Anthony Cemetery.
THOMAS - Rose M.
THOMAS - Rose M., 89, Dayton, Ohio, formerly of Johnstown, died Jan. 30, 2004. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Moskal & Kennedy Colonial Funeral Home, Ohio Street and Highland Avenue, where vigil for the deceased will be held Friday. Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Saturday from St. Patrick Catholic Church, the Rev. Msgr. Harold N. Biller, celebrant. Committal, Grandview Cemetery.
WAHL - Debra Lynn (Hogue)
WAHL - Debra Lynn (Hogue), 50, Walnut Bottom, Cumberland County, died Feb. 3, 2004, at Carlisle Regional Medical Center. Born Oct. 18, 1953, in Johnstown. Preceded in death by father; infant son, William Joseph. Survived by husband, James, Walnut Bottom; daughters, Kristi, wife of Herbert Hewlett, Hempstead, Md.; Sheila, Walnut Bottom; and Jessica, wife of Miles Eichelberger, Newville; grandson and light of her life, Alexander Nash Hewlett; mother, Alice, Florida. Sister of Robert (Bobbi), Windber; John (Dianne), Shippensburg; Lawrence (Cindy), Gardners; Richard (Mary), Chadds Ford; Ronald, California; and David; William (Dianna); and Kathy Livingston (Richard), all of Florida; and Timothy, Davidsville. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Debra was a best friend to many and loved by all. Friends will be received from 2 to 8 p.m. Friday at Mulcahy Funeral Home, Central City, and Saturday from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. at the Central City Christian Church, Pastor Randy Reynolds officiating. Interment, McGregor Cemetery, Cairnbrook.
BILLY - Ann Marie (Panek)
BILLY - Ann Marie (Panek), 86, Lilly, went to her eternal rest Feb. 4, 2004, at Altoona Center for Nursing Care. Born Oct. 16, 1917, in Lilly, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Veronica (Mroczka) Panek. Preceded in death by brothers, Joseph, Frank, Louis, Adolph, John and Tim, and sisters, Catherine and Sophia Panek. Last survivor of immediate family. Survived by husband, Michael Billy Jr., whom she married Sept. 26, 1938, at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Lilly. Death ends 66 years of marriage. Beloved mother of Audrey, and husband, Raymond Stevens, Lewiston, Mich.; Bernice, and husband, Ronald Biem, Portage; and Michael W. (Mick) Billy, Lilly. Also five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Ann retired as a cafeteria manager at St. Francis Xavier School cafeteria with 20 years of service. She worked as a waitress and cook at former Hoffman Hotel in Cresson for several years. Member of Our Lady of the Alleghenies Church, Lilly. Ann enjoyed cooking, sewing, bird watching and planting flowers. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Thomas F. Cloherty Funeral Home, Lilly, where vigil for the deceased will be held Sunday evening. Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of the Alleghenies Chapel, Portage Street, Lilly, the Rev. Msgr. John R. Sasway, V.F., celebrant. Committal, St. Francis Xavier Cemetery, Cresson. In lieu of flowers, family requests donations be made to Alzheimer's disease.
BROWNE - Ruth
BROWNE - Ruth, 74, a resident of Beverly Health Care, formerly of Town House Towers and Woodvale, died Feb. 4, 2004, at UPMC Lee Regional. Friends were received from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday and will be received from 1 p.m. until time of service at 2 p.m. on Saturday at Picking-Treece-Bennett Mortuary Inc., downtown, 514 Somerset St., the Rev. Dr. Robert G. Swanson officiating. Inurnment, Grandview Cemetery.
CHAPPLE - Thomas Scott
CHAPPLE - Thomas Scott, 66, Johnstown, died Feb. 5, 2004, at Memorial Medical Center. Born April 8, 1937, in Johnstown, son of the late Richard A. and June R. (Varner) Chapple. Survived by sister, Mary Lou, wife of William C. Weyant of Florida. Also nephews, Dr. Robbin S. and Mary Ann Weyant of Atlanta, Ga., and Timothy W. Weyant; niece, Susan E. Weyant of Cape Canaveral, Fla.; great-nephew, Andrew Weyant; and great-niece, Emily Weyant, both of Atlanta. Member of Grove Avenue United Methodist Church. Formerly employed by Bethlehem Steel. The family is being served by the Geisel Funeral Home, 734 Bedford St., Dale. At Mr. Chapple's request, there will be no viewing or visitation. Memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family.
CLAYCOMB - Frances E.
CLAYCOMB - Frances E., 85, Johnstown, died Feb. 5, 2004, at Memorial Medical Center. Born Nov. 19, 1918, in Windber, daughter of Frank and Apolonia (Zeibert) Prossen. Preceded in death by parents; husband, William J. "Pete"; and brothers, Frank, Andrew and Ludwig. Survived by children, Joyce Zanghi, with Michael Geiser, Johnstown; Joanne, wife of Ronald Leverknight, South Fork; and Patricia, wife of Kenneth Churchey, and James, husband of Michelle Burns, both of Johnstown; grandchildren, Stephanie, wife of Michael Mino, James Zanghi, husband of Stephanie Bubalo; Tony Zanghi, with Melissa Johnson; Michael, husband of Jenny Winchenbach; Jenna Leverknight; Everett John Churchey; and Elizabeth Churchey; and sister-in-law, Naldi Prossen. Last surviving member of her immediate family. Member of St. Anne's Church, Christian Mothers and Lorain Borough Ladies Auxiliary. Friends received from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Moskal & Kennedy Colonial Funeral Home, Ohio Street and Highland Avenue, where funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday. Interment, Grandview Cemetery.
EPSTEIN - M. Jane
EPSTEIN - M. Jane, 92, Beverly Healthcare, died Feb. 6, 2004, at her residence. Born Oct. 13, 1911, in Johnstown, daughter of Harry McConnell and Frances (Miller) Tarr. Preceded in death by parents; husband, Samuel; sisters, Helen Sheeler, Marion Rose and Mary Frances Peat; and brothers, Harry Jr., George and Charles. Member of Westmont Presbyterian Church, DAR, U.S. Daughters of 1812 and Huguenot Society. A graduate of Grove City College. Services will be private, Rabbi Irvin Brandwein. Interment, Grandview Cemetery.
FERGUSON - Celia Elaine
FERGUSON - Celia Elaine "Cyd," Westmont, died Feb. 5, 2004, at IHS at Bayside in Erie. Born Jan. 28, 1920, in Flinton, daughter of Walter and Mary (Bott) Strayer. Preceded in death by parents; husband, Clair M., who died in 1993; sisters, Margorie, Irene, Patricia, Naomi, Margaretta and June; and brothers, Milton and Chester. Survived by son, Kent M., married to Jean (Ifft), Erie; granddaughter, Caroline Ferguson, Alexandria, Va.; niece, Karen Nelson; and nephew, Don Strayer. Member of Westmont Presbyterian Church and Sunnehanna Country Club. Former member of Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital Junior Auxiliary Group Nine. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Frank Duca Funeral Home, Westmont chapel, 1622 Menoher Blvd., where funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, the Rev. David R. Snyder. Entombment, Grandview Mausoleum.
FERRIGHETTO - John
FERRIGHETTO - John, 73, Brighton Township, formerly of Colver, passed away on Jan. 31, 2004. He was preceded in death by his brother, Richard, and parents, Marino and Maria (Sbardella) Ferrighetto; and his wife, former Ann Merlini, who blessed him with two children: John, married to Claire, and their two children, Marissa and Christopher; and Lynn, married to Tom Roberts, and their son, John. He is survived by his present wife, Dorothy; his sister, Pearl, wife of Leo Melnyk; and Gladys, wife of the late Ray Mastrine. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews and stepchildren. John was a graduate of Ebensburg-Cambria High School and Penn State University where he received a master's degree in civil engineering. He later became chef engineer for St. Joe's Mineral Corp. John was blessed by having his God, his family and his hospice at his side at his final moments. His final blessings were bestowed on him at a Mass at SS. Peter and Paul Roman Catholic Church in Beaver.
GATHAGAN - Ernest Ray
GATHAGAN - Ernest Ray "Ernie," 85, Windber, died Feb. 5, 2004, at UPMC Lee Regional Hospital, Johnstown. Born July 18, 1918, in Utahville, Pa., son of the late Miles and Iva Gathagen. Preceded in death by brothers, Vern, Lee, Clyde and Chuck Gathagan; sisters, Pearl, Margaret and Betty; daughter, Eleanor Samella; and grandchildren, Ellie Samella and Donna Gathagan. Survived by loving wife of 64 years, Bertha (Wilson) Gathagan; son, Ray Gathagan, married to former Rita Kuntz, Windber; grandchildren, Linda, wife of Paul Raco; Tony, married to former Lori Horner; Ron; and Kenneth, married to former Saundra Berkebile; and great-grandchildren, Michael Gathagan, Marina and Angila Raco, Justin and Olivia Gathagan, Ron and Sammi Gathagan and Josh Puricelli. Brother of Clair, Velma and Helen, and numerous nieces and nephews. Retired coal miner with Country Club Coal Co. and member of UMWA Local 5225. Friends will be received from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday with the funeral service being held at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the William Kisiel Funeral Home, Windber, the Rev. Royden Airsman officiating. Private committal, Utahville Cemetery, Clearfield County.
KROUSE - Robert E.
KROUSE - Robert E., 61, Home, Pa., died Feb. 5, 2004, at his residence. Born May 5, 1942, in Johnstown, son of the late Edward R. and Elizabeth (Licht) Krouse. Survived by wife, the former Faith J. Will; sons, Robert E. Jr., married to former Ramona Horne, Johnstown, and Craig B., married to former Colleen McMichael, New Castle; grandson, Gregory; sister, Ruth Nees, New Jersey; and an aunt, Margaret Bettle, Johnstown. Member of New Baltimore Sportsmen's Club. He was an avid hunter, fisherman and golfer. Former employee of Wise Business Forms, with 25 years service. Friends received from 2 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the John Henderson Co. Funeral Home, 215 Central Ave., where service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, the Rev. Warren S. Karshin. Interment, St. John the Baptist Church Cemetery, New Baltimore.
MESOROS - John G.
MESOROS - John G., 81, Kansas City, Mo., died Feb. 5, 2004, in Gladstone, Mo. Born Feb. 6, 1922, in Twin Rocks, son of the late George and Meri (Kafargo) Meszaros. Preceded in death by sister, Helene Lewis, and brothers, George and Stephen "Perp." Survived by wife, Alice; stepchildren, Mike Myers and Cathy Williams; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Brother of Joseph Mesoros, and wife, Katherine, of Vintondale, and Mary Curtis of Royal Oak, Mich. Also survived by sister-in-law, Antoinette Mesoras, Twin Rocks, and numerous nieces and nephews. Retired employee of former Bendix Corp., Kansas City. John was an avid golfer and loyal Kansas City Chiefs fan. A memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family. Contributions may be made in John's memory to the charity of one's choice.
NASH - Dorothy F.
NASH - Dorothy F., 57, of Johnstown, died Friday, Jan. 30, 2004, in UPMC Lee Regional. She is most remembered by her fiance, Robert Brown; sister, Mary Jo Reed; as well as her mother, Hilda Sleasman. Fond memories are held by of all her friends and family. We shall miss you, Dorothy.
PATRICK - Leroy J.
PATRICK - Leroy J., 86, North Penryn Road, Manheim, Lancaster County, died Thursday, Feb. 5, 2004, at home. Formerly of Johnstown, Mr. Patrick worked for U.S. Steel of Johnstown, retiring in 1980. Previously, he worked for 20 years in Mine 42 for Berwind White Coal Mining Co., Windber. He was a member of St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Penryn and a graduate of Adams High School in Sidman. Born in Gray, he was the son of the late James C. and Madeline (McLoughlin) Patrick. His wife, Florence Irene (Becker) Patrick, died in July of 2002. He is survived by a son, James D., married to Louise (Gillespie) Patrick, with whom he resided; one grandson; two great-grandchildren; and three sisters, Jean, married to Charles Lingfelt of Caledonia; June, married to Paul Solomon; and Betty Farkas, both of Wyandotte, Mich. Funeral services will be private and held at the convenience of his family. Interment, St. Paul's Cemetery, Penryn, Pa. Sheetz Funeral Home, Mount Joy, Pa., in charge of arrangements.
STEPHENSON - Rita Lou
STEPHENSON - Rita Lou, 75, Blairsville, died Feb. 5, 2004, at Select Specialty Hospital, Johnstown. Family receiving friends Sunday from 2 to 8 p.m. at George E. Mason Funeral Home Inc., Davidsville, where funeral service will be held Monday at 10 a.m., the Rev. Dr. Robert G. Swanson officiating. Interment, Maple Spring Cemetery.
VERNO - Margaret A.
VERNO - Margaret A., 71, Richland Township, died Feb. 6, 2004. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and being handled by the Henderson-Ketterer Funeral Home, Geistown.
ZIMMERMAN - M. Geraldine
ZIMMERMAN - M. Geraldine, 91, Belmont, died Feb. 6, 2004, at Memorial Medical Center. Born May 6, 1912, in Homer City, Pa., daughter of Arthur and Laura (Ferrier) Frederick. Preceded in death by parents; beloved husband, Harold L.; and great-grandson, Christopher L. Miller. Survived by daughters, Doris Ann, wife of Kermit "Kit" Miller, Johnstown, and Sandra Lee, at home. Also survived by grandchildren, William L. Miller, Deborah L. Dowling and Deanne Miller, and great-grandchildren, Kathrine, Cassandra and Dylan Miller and Nicole and Kristin Dowling. She was a member of Belmont United Methodist Church and Retired Teachers Associations in Johnstown and Richland. She was a graduate of the Indiana State Teachers College, Class of 1932. Her teaching career began in Homer City for eight years, then continued in the Richland School District until her retirement in 1974. Friends received from 1 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Henderson-Ketterer Funeral Home, Geistown, where funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Pastor David S. Evans. Interment, Richland Cemetery. Family suggests memorial contributions to Belmont United Methodist Church.
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