EAST TAYLOR TOWNSHIP — PLUNK – Jack W., 92, East Taylor Township, went to be with the Lord Jan. 16, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center. Born Sept. 7, 1920, in Johnstown, son of Thomas and Mildred (Yeager) Plunk. Preceded in death by parents and wife, Dorothy E. (Reighard) Plunk. Survived by loving daughter, Linda C. Plunk, East Taylor Township; sister, Dorothy Irene Clawson, Indianapolis, Ind.; and nephew, Scott (Chris) Clawson, Indianapolis, Ind. Jack was a graduate of Franklin High School and later graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with an accounting degree. Jack was a U.S. Army veteran, having served during World War II. He retired from Bethlehem Steel. Member of Conemaugh Grace Brethren Church. Jack enjoyed reading, but especially loved cutting grass and spending time with his family. Friends received from 11 a.m. until time of service at 1 p.m. Saturday at Baker-Harris Funeral Chapel, Conemaugh, the Rev. Richard Horner, officiating. Private interment at Headrick Union Cemetery. The family suggests contributions be directed to Conemaugh Grace Brethren Church, 115 Oak St., Conemaugh, Pa. 15909, in memory of Jack. Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com.
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Melody Ann Black
BLACK – Melody Ann, 55, Johnstown, passed away May 17, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
CHARNEY – Gloria, the former Gloria Burskey, 64, Carrolltown, passed away May 15, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Jacqueline (Winning) Griffith
GRIFFITH – Jacqueline “Jacquie” (Winning), 51, Ebensburg, passed away suddenly May 16, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Esther L. (Weaver) Hyde
HYDE – Esther L. (Weaver), 91, Lawrence Park, Pa., passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at Forestview Healthcare Center, Erie.
Richard Miller McQuade
McQUADE – Richard Miller, 94, Stoystown, died May 15, 2013 at Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown.
Elmer L. Piper Sr.
PIPER – Elmer L. Sr., 75, Johnstown, died May 16, 2013, at Good Sam Nursing Care Center.
William W. Resick
RESICK – William W., 70, Altoona, died Thursday, May 16, 2013, at his residence following an extended illness.
Joseph W. Robey Jr.
ROBEY – Joseph W. Jr., 83, New Florence, passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2013.
SEKERAK – William “Pap,” 86, Johnstown, passed away May 16, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Stella Ann (Francek) Sewalk
SEWALK – Stella Ann (Francek), 95, Johnstown, went to be with her Lord May 16, 2013, at home.
Doris J. Sowerbrower
SOWERBROWER – Doris J., 71, Johnstown, died May 16, 2013, at home.
Michael G. Yurasek
YURASEK – Michael G., Ohio, 71, passed away May 10, 2013.
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Charles Richard Allison
ALLISON – Charles Richard, Florence, S.C., died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, after a sudden illness.
Roberta E. Heming
HEMING – Roberta E. “Bertie”, 67, Robinson, died May 15, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown.
OMASTA – Mary, 83, died May 15, 2013, at Meadow View Nursing Center, Berlin, formerly of Old Orchard Way.
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Ruth C. (Coppersmith) Anderson
ANDERSON – Ruth C. (Coppersmith), 71, passed away May 9, 2013.
Elsie E. Beichner
BEICHNER – Elsie E., 98, passed away May 15, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
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