SALIX — JONES – JoAnn, 85, Salix, passed into eternal life surrounded by her loving husband and family Dec. 22, 2012, at Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown. Born Nov. 14, 1927, in Johnstown, daughter of John M. and Mary (Pernau) Roberts. Preceded in death by parents; sisters, Lois Jean Fetters and Marjorie Wolfhope; brothers, John P., Neal M. and Dean C.; and nephew, Harry “Butch” Wolfhope. Survived by loving husband of 66 years, James E. Jones, whom she married in Rockville, Md., on Sept. 7, 1946; sister, Nancy Lou Roberts, Lewes, Del.; nieces and nephews, David Wolfhope, Mary Jo Wolfhope, Judy Cononie, Milton Jones, Peggy Sheppard, Jeff Jones, Mary Jones and Kip Jones; and numerous great nieces and nephews. Graduate of Adams Township High School, Class of 1945. In her younger years, Joann enjoyed fishing, especially ice fishing. She also enjoyed bus trips, gambling, gardening and spending time with her numerous nieces and nephews whom she loved as her own. Friends will be received from 9 a.m. until time of memorial service at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Trinity Lutheran Church, Sidman, the Rev. William Deist. Inurnment, National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, Bridgeville. As an expression of sympathy, the family suggests memorial donations be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1893, Memphis, Tenn. 38101. Arrangements by Charles O. Dimond Funeral Home Inc., South Fork. (www.dimondfuneralhome.com)
- District Deaths May 22, 2013
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.
- Today's Funerals May 22, 2013
- District Deaths May 21, 2013
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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