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    Obituary for Jeffrey Allen Wolfhope

    WOLFHOPE – Jeffrey Allen, 55, Windber, died Feb. 4, 2016. Born Jan. 18, 1961 in Germany, son of David M. and E. Regina (Hartshorn) Wolfhope. Preceded in death by brother Wm. David Wolfhope. Survived by daughters, Sarah Ann, San Diego, Calif., and Emily Rose, Fairfax, Va.; parents, Salix; siblings, Buck, married to Lori (Eicher), Magnolia, N.J.; Mary E., wife of James E. Karl, Harrisburg; and Kathy, wife of Roger Schultz, North East; and numerous nieces, nephews and other beloved family and friends. Jeff was a U.S. Navy veteran who served aboard the submarine USS Will Rogers, having been pinned for…

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    Obituary for Elizabeth Harrigal

    HARRIGAL – Elizabeth, 93, formerly of Beaverdale, died Feb. 1, 2016, at Cambria Care Center, Ebensburg. Friends will be received from 2 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at Charles O. Dimond Funeral Home, Inc., South Fork. Divine Liturgy will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at SS. Peter & Paul Byzantine Catholic Church, Portage, by Father James Spontak. Complete obituary online and in the newspaper Wednesday. www.DimondFuneralHome.com View Full Notice ? Obituary for Elizabeth Harrigal

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    Obituary for Kay Carole Carpenter

    CARPENTER – Kay Carole, 73, Beaverdale, died January 20, 2016, surrounded by her loving family at her daughter Colleen’s home. Born May 29, 1942, in Sidman, daughter of Albert L. and Gladys Mae (Eash) Fuller. Preceded in death by parents and sister, Glenna Bracken. Survived by daughters, Cathy, wife of Owen Knisely, Sidman; Jodie Crum, Las Vegas, Nevada; Jamie, wife of Tab Jensen, Cleveland, Utah; and Colleen, wife of Louis Duman, Mineral Point; eleven grandchildren; six great grandchildren; and sisters, Patricia Koenigsberg, Portage; and Doris Flores, Frederick, MD. Kay graduated from Adams Summerhill High School Class of 1960 and from…

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    Obituary for Jean S. Puchko

    PUCHKO – Jean, 82, Richland Woods, native of Brooklyn, NY, formerly of Crafton, died January 19, 2016, at Golden Living Center – Richland. Born September 12, 1933, in Brooklyn, NY, daughter of Joseph and Stanislawa (Chrostek) Rusczyk. Preceded in death by parents, and stepmother, Pauline Rusczyk. Survived by loving husband of 57 years, John P. Puchko, whom she married May 3, 1958; sister, Terri, wife of Stanley Anisko, Rio Vista, CA; brother, Joseph and his wife Carol, Kings Park, NY; nephews, Paul and Joseph; and niece Denise. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m.…

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    Obituary for Carol L. Partsch

    PARTSCH – Carol L., 73, Mineral Point, died Jan. 15, 2016 at home surrounded by loving family and friends. Born Sept. 18, 1942, in Johnstown, daughter of the late Vincent and Nellie (Zelinsky) Sinosky. Survived by loving husband of 46 years, Bernard Partsch, whom she married May 10, 1969; daughters, Lisa Partsch and husband, Ronald Evans, Ebensburg; and Bernadette and husband, Matthew Whysong, Imler; beloved grandchildren, Joshua, Levi and Zachary Evans and Matthew and Nathaniel Whysong; brothers, James and wife Carol, and Vincent “Tom;” and dear friends Bobbi Hunt and John Morgan. As owner and operator of Carol’s Beauty Shop,…

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    Obituary for Jo Ann L. Tiller

    TILLER – Jo Ann L.(Cimba), 55, New Orleans, La., native of Llanfair, died Jan. 10, 2016, at Passages Hospice, New Orleans, La. Born June 12, 1960, in Johnstown, daughter of Edward and Mary Louise (Elersic) Cimba. Preceded in death by husband, Joseph Tiller. Survived by parents, Llanfair; son, Justin, New Orleans, La.; sister, Michele Cimba, Ovieda, Fla.; brother, Darren, married to Danielle (Serre), Johnstown; nieces, Gabriella Cimba and Jenae Gallina (Cimba); and nephew, Tyler Cimba. Jo Ann was a graduate of Forest Hills High School, Class of 1978. For many years, she worked as an x-ray technician in Fairfax, Va.…

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    Obituary for Pamula Ann Black

    BLACK – Pamula Ann, 50, Johnstown, died December 7, 2015 at Memorial Medical Center. Born November 22, 1965, in Pittsburgh, daughter of Regis, Sr. and Judith Ann (Asper) Curtin. Preceded in death by parents; sister, Denise Lynn Evans; and step-son, Billie Black. Survived by husband of almost 4 years, William N. Black, Johnstown, whom she married December 18, 2011; and brother, Regis Curtin, Jr., Pittsburgh. Pam worked as a personal care worker for 19 years and was a member of South Fork First United Methodist Church. She enjoyed doing word puzzles and always wanted to go back to Cape Hatteras…

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    Obituary for Martha H. "Betty" Kauffman

    KAUFFMAN – Martha H. “Betty,” 97, Arbutus Park Manor, formerly of Wilmore, died Dec. 7, 2015. She was born in her family’s home in Wilmore on Oct. 27, 1918, and lived there for 91 years. She was the daughter of Stewart and Mary Amelia (George) Hess. Preceded in death by parents; beloved husband, Robert, who died March 8, 2011; brothers, George, Stanley, Robert and Stewart; and sisters, Sallie, Mary Miller and Sarah Craig. Survived by daughter, Sheila, wife of the Rev. James Farrer, Jennerstown; brother, Jack, married to Alice (Kohler), Locust Grove, Virginia; and numerous nephews and nieces, among them,…

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    Obituary for Sarah Louise Dukery

    DUKERY – Sarah Louise, 76, St. Michael, died Dec. 8, 2015, at Cambria Care Center. Born Feb. 25, 1939, in St. Michael, daughter of Joseph L. and Esther L. (Alexander) McClellan. Preceded in death by parents; husband, George Dukery, who died Nov. 13, 2015; and sister, Nancy L. Potter. Survived by children, Debra L. Bopp, Mount Hope; Joseph Bopp, Mineral Point; Kenneth Bopp, Mineral Point; Randy Bopp, Upper Marlboro, Md.; and Robert Bopp, Salix; grandchildren, Mark; Steffanie “Buffy,” engaged to Robert Silvis; Robbie; Ean; Zane; and Colt; great-granddaughter, Chloe; sisters, Shirley Ann Puchko, Mount Hope; Dorothy M., wife of Nicholas…

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    Obituary for Stanley Spanogle

    SPANOGLE – Stanley, 95, St. Michael, died Dec. 10, 2015, at home. Born Sept. 12, 1920, in South Fork, son of Earl S. and Violet (Courter) Spanogle. Preceded in death by parents; wife, Rhoda C. (Long) Spanogle, who died July 10, 2009; brother, David; sister, Catherine Leighty; and son-in-law, Mario Units. Survived by daughters, Karen, married to Joseph Parisi, St. Michael; Cindy Units, Ehrenfeld; and Mary Lou, wife of John Haetinger, Harker Heights, Texas; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; sister, Myrl Louise Brezovic, Anthem, Ariz.; sister-in-law, Ella Mae Spanogle, Barbourville, Ky.; and numerous nieces, nephews and other beloved family and friends.…

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    Obituary for Carolyn A. Keiper

    KEIPER – Carolyn A. (Reid), 72, Sidman, died Dec. 12, 2015, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center. Born Dec. 15, 1942, in Wilmington, Del., daughter of the late Douglas C. and Marguerite P. (Logan) Reid. Survived by loving husband of 50 years, Gary R. Keiper, whom she married July 31, 1965. She is sadly missed by her children and their spouses, Christie, wife of John Coffman, Seneca; Kelly, wife of Simon Bickerton, Waiheke Island, New Zealand; and Greg, married to Megan (Leone), Baltimore, Md.; beloved grandchildren, whom she adored, Braeden and Kate Bickerton, and Caroline Keiper; sister, Fran Passerello, Houghton, Mich.;…

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    Obituary for Jennie M. White

    WHITE – Jennie M. (Chessa), 84, South Fork, died peacefully Dec. 17, 2015, at her daughter’s home. Born July 12, 1931, in Johnstown, daughter of Joseph and Paulina (Pinna) Chessa. Preceded in death by parents; husband, John R. Jr., who died March 28, 2007; son, Kevin; grandson, John R. White IV; brothers, Frank and Raymond J. Sr.; and sisters, Mary Hollern and Lena Krstulich. Survived by children, Kathleen, wife of Richard Wilson, Elton; John R. White III, Coraopolis; and Michael, married to Jennifer (Gross), Johnstown; beloved grandchildren, Maura (Wilson), wife of Ross Krestar; Corrie and Ian Wilson; and Timothy, Rebecca,…

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    Obituary for Robert L. Roberts

    ROBERTS – Robert Lloyd, 57, Ridley Twp., died Friday, Dec. 18, 2015 at Crozer Keystone Hospice, Ridley Park. Born Aug. 30, 1958, in Windber, son of Lloyd George and Marion Christina (Waters) Roberts. Preceded in death by parents; brother, John D. Roberts and sister, Ruthie Jane Roberts. Survived by sister, Judith A. Brosnan, Folsom; three nieces, one nephew and one great nephew. Friends will be received from 10 a.m. until time of funeral service at 11 a.m. Tuesday Dec. 29 at Charles O. Dimond Funeral Home, Inc., South Fork. Interment, South Fork Cemetery. www.DimondFuneralHome.com View Full Notice ? Obituary for…

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    Obituary for Nancy "Mam" Moss

    MOSS – Nancy “Mam,” 82, South Fork, died peacefully, Dec. 23, 2015 at Conemaugh Hospital. Born June 22, 1933, in South Fork, daughter of Dominick and Fidalma (Mionetti) Graziani. Preceded in death by parents; husband, Arthur Moss, who died July 11, 1994; granddaughter, Denise Domineck; great-grandson, Carson Lepley; and brothers, Pino and Edward “Edamo” Graziani. Survived by children, Arthur; South Fork; Debbie, wife of Dennis Domineck, Windber; Brenda, wife of Donald Uzelac, Richland; Kathy, wife of Jim Vivian, Ehrenfeld; Lori “Sam,” wife of Frank Wilson, Ehrenfeld; and Tracey “T,” wife of Shawn Koontz, Hooversville, 22 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Nora…

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    Obituary for Barry W. Wagner Sr.

    WAGNER – Barrett W. Sr., “Barry,” 77, South Fork, died Dec. 24, 2015 at Conemaugh Hospital. Born Jan. 18, 1938 in Johnstown, son of the late Fred F. and Catharine (Clinger) Wagner. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. Preceded in death by siblings, Betty Richards, Harold “Bud,” Fred R., and Shirley Ercole. Survived by loving wife of 59 years, Janice (Bray) Wagner, whom he married Dec. 1, 1956; children, Kimberly, wife of Marshall Weaver, Mountain View, Hawaii; Barrett Jr., “Bart,” married to Penny (Bloom), Salix; and Scott, Cumberland, Md; 11 grandchildren; and 5 great granddaughters. Barry…

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    Obituary for Dr. Richard H. Frazer

    FRAZER – Dr. Richard H., 82, South Fork, devoted husband, loving father and grandfather, went home to be with the Lord Dec. 25, 2015. Born July 26, 1933, in South Fork, son of Glen and Mary (Fleck) Frazer. Preceded in death by parents; loving wife of 56 years, Bonnie G. (Wise) Frazer, who died Oct. 14, 2013; and grandson, Lucas Matthew Chunta. Survived by children, Kerry, wife of Keith Rager, Salix; Kelly, wife of Joseph Barnouski, Sidman; Karen, wife of Donald Moss, Salix; Richard, married to Lynn George, Mount Hope; and Kristy, wife of Robert Chunta, Salix; grandchildren, Eric, Matt…