MINERAL POINT — URBAN – Nicholas Francis Sr., 60, Mineral Point, went to be with the Lord Nov. 7, 2012, at his residence. Born Nov. 23, 1951, in Johnstown, son of the late Stephen A. and Agnes C. (Livingston) Urban, Johnstown. In addition to his father, he is preceded in death by brother, David; an infant sister; father- and mother-in-law, Ernie and Carolyn Shiley; and brothers-in-law, Ray Sowerbrower, Kenneth Teeter and Ed Russell; also sister-in-law, Pam Urban. In addition to his mother, he is survived by loving wife of 43 years, Rebecca A. (Shiley) Urban, Mineral Point; sons, Nicholas F. Jr., Mineral Point; and Scott A. Sr., married to the former Tracy Myers, Johnstown; daughter, Lynn A., wife of Barry Keiper, Johnstown; grandchildren, Scotty Urban, MacKenzie “Nicole” and Emily “Katherine” Keiper, and Jacob “Possum” Urban; siblings, Rose Mary Teeter; Veronica, wife of Henry Block; Sherry Sowerbrower; Mary “Cookie,” wife of Bob Wilde; Stephen; John, married to the former Annie Williams; Bernice “Sissy,” wife of William Teeter; Charles (Cathy); and Willie (Nancy), all of Johnstown; six sisters-in-law; two brothers-in-law; and several nieces and nephews. Nicholas was employed as a police officer for 18 years. During his years of service, Sgt. Urban was a K-9 handler, and part of the Cambria County Drug Task Force Team. He later became East Taylor Township supervisor, police commissioner and worked in the security department at the former Lee Hospital. Member of Conemaugh Church of the Brethren. He was a graduate of Northwood Institute of Taxidermy. Nicholas enjoyed hunting, fishing and was a dedicated Steelers, Penguins and Penn State fan. He loved his entire family, especially his grandchildren. Nicholas was strong in his faith and professed the love of the Lord. Friends will be received from 9 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. Friday at Conemaugh Church of the Brethren, the Rev. Butch Derr, officiating. Private interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family is being served by Baker-Harris Funeral Chapel, Conemaugh. The family suggests contributions be directed to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, Tenn. 38105, in memory of Nicholas. Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com.
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Rosalie Augusta (Miller) Beatty
BEATTY – Rosalie Augusta (Miller), 87, Tire Hill, died peacefully May 20, 2013, at Conemaugh Memorial Palliative Care Unit.
Richard L. DelSignore
DelSIGNORE – Richard L., 87, Upper Yoder, died May 20, 2013, at home.
Emma Jean (Blough) Harrison
HARRISON – Emma Jean (Blough), 85, Crossville, Tenn., formerly of Johnstown, died May 18, 2013, at home.
HILL – Josephine, 93, Johnstown, died May 20, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Thomas G. Kimmel
KIMMEL – Thomas G., 88, Maple Ridge, died May 20, 2013, at home.
Pete J. Piemonte
PIEMONTE – Pete J., 77, passed away Monday, May 20, 2013, at Largo Medical Center, Largo, Fla.
Daniel James Steele
STEELE – Daniel James, 61, Mundys Corner, formerly of Michigan, passed away May 20, 2013.
STOFKO – Mary, 89, Johnstown, died May 19, 2013, at Arbutus Park Manor.
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Lois K. Bunnell
BUNNELL – Lois K., 98, a resident of Colonial Courtyard in Clearfield, passed away Saturday, May 18, 2013.
Eleanor E. Henning
HENNING – Eleanor E., 82, Johnstown, passed away May 19, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Mary Ann Luprek
LUPREK – Mary Ann, 70, Geistown, died peacefully May 19, 2013, at Windber Hospice surrounded by family.
James C. Martin
MARTIN – James C., 69, South Fork, died May 20, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Dorothy J. Mock
MOCK – Dorothy J., 83, Windber, died May 19, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Mark Eldon Moyer
MOYER – Mark Eldon, 92, Davidsville, went home to the Lord May 18, 2013, at his home.
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Rillie Lee Mattson
MATTSON – Rillie Lee, beloved wife, mother and friend, passed away peacefully in her sleep May 5, 2013.
Walter H. Streilein
STREILEIN – Walter H., 89, Columbus, Ohio, formerly of Dunnellon, Fla., passed away May 17, 2013, at Friendship Village, Columbus, Ohio.
Hedy M. Shaffer
SHAFFER – Hedy M., 69, Windber, died Saturday, May 18, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
George J. Batovich
BATOVICH – George J., 67, Nanty Glo, died May 18, 2013, at home.
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