JOHNSTOWN — BURKEY– Larry Ross, 64, Johnstown, died Oct. 24, 2012, at Memorial Medical Center. Born Sept. 16, 1948, in Johnstown, son of the late Ross A. and Georgina R. “Jean” (Ribblett) Burkey. Preceded in death by brother, Mark, and sister, Angela. Survived by brother, Kenneth, married to the former Marilynn Miller, Vinco; sister, Ann E. Burkey, Johnstown; brother, Yohannes Schneider, Berlin, Germany; and nieces and nephews, Shawn P. Burkey, Hannah, Hazen, Vanross, Ariana, Dalton and Clayton. Also survived by numerous great-nieces, great-nephews and aunts. Larry was a faithful member of the Vinco Brethren Church, where he sang in the choir. He was a U.S. Navy veteran and worked for Bethlehem Steel Corp. At the request of the deceased, there will be no viewing. Friends are invited to a memorial service at 1 p.m. Monday at the Vinco Brethren Church, Pastor Wes Lewis officiating. Inurnment will follow at the Headrick Union Cemetery. Military rites will be performed by the VFW Post 155 Ritual Team. In lieu of flowers, family suggests donations to the funeral home to offset costs. Arrangements in care of the Hindman Funeral Homes and Crematory Inc., 146 Chandler Ave., “exclusive provider of veterans and family memorial care.” Condolences may be made at HindmanFuneralHomes.com.
- District Deaths May 25, 2013
Elizabeth L. Bongiovanni
BONGIOVANNI – Elizabeth L. “Betsy,” 78, Johnstown, died May 23, 2013, at Hollidaysburg Veterans Home.
Maurice Leo Moore
MOORE – Maurice Leo, 93, Penn Run, died Thursday, May 23, 2013, at Indiana Regional Medical Center.
Regis V. Varmecky
VARMECKY – Regis V. “Reg,” 62, Johnstown, passed away May 22, 2013, at home.
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- District Deaths May 24, 2013
ALEX – Gregory, 58, Pittsburgh and Kigali, Rwanda, Africa, formerly of Ebensburg, died May 22, 2013, in Pittsburgh.
DIRENZO – Nicholas, 81, Hollsopple, died May 22, 2013, at Windber Hospice.
Fred Richard Kramer
KRAMER – Fred Richard, 83, Salix, went to be with the Lord May 22, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Zachary E. Lamer
LAMER – Zachary E., 23, Northern Cambria, passed away May 18, 2013.
Beverly Y. Naylor
NAYLOR – Beverly Y., 77, Cambria Care Center, formerly of Johnstown, died May 17, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Shawn Michael Ohala
OHALA – Shawn Michael “Punky,” 27, Johnstown, went to be with Lord May 22, 2013, unexpectedly due to respiratory complications.
Jamie Richard Papinchak
PAPINCHAK – Jamie Richard, 38, Bradford, Pa., went to be with the Lord Tuesday, May 21, 2013, in Elkins, W.Va.
Elimore Christine (Buksa) Picklo
PICKLO – Elinore Christine (Buksa), Grand Forks, N.D., formerly of Wilmington, Del., died May 14, 2013.
PLUMMER – Marlin, Phoenix, Ariz., passed away March 25, 2013.
Timothy R. Weise Sr.
WEISE – Timothy R. “Tim” Sr., Cresson, died unexpectedly May 21, 2013, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh.
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- District Deaths May 23, 2013
John F. Chrisko
CHRISKO – John F. “Jack,” 68, Jamestown, passed away May 21, 2013, at home.
James Joseph Hannaway
HANNAWAY – James Joseph, 82, Robindale Heights, passed away May 21, 2013, at home.
Norman J. Lee Sr.
LEE – Norman J. Sr., 76, Cresson, passed away May 22, 2013, at home.
Christa S. McClellan
McCLELLAN – Christa S., 42, New Florence, passed away May 20, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown.
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