SCHELLSBURG — SHANKLE – Mrs. Elsie Mae, 85, Shankle Road, Schellsburg, died at 8:47 p.m. on Friday, July 27, 2012, at Donahoe Manor. Mrs. Shankle was born in Windber on Tuesday, Dec. 14, 1926, daughter of the late Daniel and Bertha (Heckler) Ott. On March 31, 1945, she married R. Monroe “Rocky” Shankle. He preceded her in death on Oct. 19, 2006. She is survived by son, Dennis M., husband of Bonnie (Boyer) Shankle, Cumberland, Md.; son, Fred A., husband of Susan (Walsh) Shankle, Schellsburg; and son, Bruce O. Shankle, Schellsburg. She also is survived by five grandchildren, Charity Holley, Michael Shankle, Amanda Lafferty and Trudy and Tanya Shankle; two stepgrandchildren, Derek and Karah Wertz; and six great-grandchildren, Cody, Haley, Alaina, Natalie, Tayla and Cali. She was preceded in death by a sister, Ruby Rummel, and three brothers, Lester Ott, Clarence Ott and Raymond Ott. Elsie was a homemaker. She was a member of United Church of Schellsburg and was a part of the Women’s Society of the church. Elsie’s life was lived for her family. She enjoyed spending time with her loved ones and would do anything for her family. A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012, at Mickle-Geisel Funeral Home, Schellsburg, the Rev. Ruth Shaver, officiating. Interment will be held at Schellsburg Cemetery. Friends are invited to call from 1 to 3 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.geiselfuneral.com.
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Rosalie Augusta (Miller) Beatty
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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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