JOHNSTOWN — GILMORE – Thomas John Fulton Sr., died peacefully in his sleep Dec. 27, 2012, at McCullough House, Johnstown. Born April 8, 1927, son of the Irish immigrant Joseph Edward Gilmore Sr. and Della Myrtle (Marsh) Gilmore. Preceded in death by parents; brothers, Samuel Gilbert, Joseph Edward Jr., Harold Lawrence and Curtis E., who also was his best friend; and sister, Margaret Jane Donohue. John was joined in heaven later the same day by former daughter-in-law, Jeanne (Baumann) Gilmore, Asheville, N.C. Survived by beloved and devoted wife of 62 years, the former Ruth Eileen Coleman; and children, Thomas John Jr., married to Marsha Forrester, Greer, S.C.; Dr. Gary Lee, married to the former Janice E. Parks, Pittsburgh; and Susan Jane Layton, and special companion, Paul G. Sheesley. Grandpa John was deeply loved and will be sadly missed by his grandchildren, Lelania Ruth (Gilmore) Porter, Clarksville, Tenn.; Chandra Lynn (Gilmore), wife of Adam Olenik, Baltimore, Md.; Matthew Thomas Staib, Erie; and Daniel James Gilmore, Cambridge, Mass. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews; former son-in-law, Philip E. Staib; best friend and employee, Terry Jury, and wife, Jane; and special friends, the girls at Somerset Trust, Richland office, and his lunch group at McDonald’s Restaurant, Scalp Avenue, whom he visited on a daily basis until shortly before his death. Owner and operator of Thomas J. Gilmore Produce-Gilmore Pallets. John was an Army veteran, having been station in South Carolina and Louisiana. John was a hard worker all his life. His work ethic continued into the early ’80s and he was an inspiration to those who worked with him and knew him. Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday and from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at John Henderson Co. Funeral Home, 215 Central Ave., where funeral service will be held at 9:30 a.m. Monday, the Rev. John Brownlee. In lieu of flowers, family suggests donations be made to Westmont Baptist Church, 115 Jeffrey Drive, Johnstown, Pa. 15905, or Alzheimer’s Association, 1100 Liberty Ave., Suite E. 201, Pittsburgh, Pa. 15222.
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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.
Sharon Denise Miller
MILLER – Sharon Denise, 62, Cairnbrook, died May 21, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Dennis O. Robertson
ROBERTSON – Dennis O., 74, Jacksonville, Fla., formerly of Johnstown, died May 17, 2013.
Mary Etta Yeckley
YECKLEY – Mary Etta, 86, Carrolltown, passed away May 22, 2013, at home.
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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.
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