EAST CONEMAUGH — SHILEY – Carolyn “Cookie,” 86, East Conemaugh, passed away June 29, 2012, at Memorial Medical Center. She was born Oct. 5, 1925, in Johnstown, daughter of Fredrick and Frieda (Fingerhoot) Kyle. Preceded in death by parents; husband, Ernest T.L. “Smokey” Shiley; brothers, Charles, John and Fredrick; sisters, Frieda Frank and Liz Martin; grandson, Zachary Russell; granddaughter, Melissa Layton; and son-in-law, Ed Russell. Survived by loving children, Leona Russell, Franklin, Thomas, Carol and Vernon, all of East Conemaugh; Becky, wife of Nicholas Urban, Vinco; Jenny Goughnour, Moxham; Betty Layton, Franklin; Ruth Hastie, West End; and Patty, wife of Al Helsel, Brook Park, Ohio; 12 grandchildren, including special granddaughter/care giver, Elisha Layton; 10 great-grandchildren; brother, Edward, married to the former Louise Korber, Bon Air; and numerous nieces and nephews. Carolyn enjoyed cooking, flowers, wind chimes, puzzles, word searches, collecting angels, shopping and feeding birds. She will be greatly missed by family and friends. Carolyn loved the Lord and always prayed for her family and friends. She will be remembered as a kind and loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. There will be no public viewing. A private family memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions may be directed to the family, 308 Fourth Street, Conemaugh, Pa. 15909, in memory of Carolyn. Family is being served by the Baker-Harris Funeral Chapel, Conemaugh. Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com.
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Matthew P. Adams
ADAMS – Matthew P., 20, New Holland, Pa., died unexpectedly Thursday, May 16, 2013, at Ephrata Community Hospital.
Charles E. Block Sr.
BLOCK – Charles E. Sr., 75, Blacklick Township, died Friday, May 17, 2013, at his residence.
Agnes (Popovich) Cardone
CARDONE – Agnes (Popovich) 88, Palmdale, Calif., formerly of Windber, passed away May 15, 2013.
Carmel C. Coco
COCO – Carmel C., 95, died peacefully at home May 18, 2013.
Anna Mae Kopsic
KOPSIC – Anna Mae, 86, Presbyterian Home, Johnstown, formerly of Nanty Glo, passed away May 18, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Frank J. Szymusiak
SZYMUSIAK – Frank J., 97, Nanty Glo, passed away May 17, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown.
Helen M. (Til) Gembinski
GEMBINSKI – Helen M. (Til), 88, Richland, a longtime resident of Lorain Borough, passed away May 17, 2013, at home.
Gladys I. Wiesinger
WIESINGER – Gladys I., 97, Lower Yoder Township, went to be with her Heavenly Father May 13, 2013.
Glenn W. Wirick
WIRICK – Glenn W., 67, Ebensburg and Dumfries, Va., died Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at Sentara Potomac Hospital of Woodbridge.
Jean (Gibson-Lavely) Yuhas
YUHAS (GIBSON-LAVELY) – Jean, 82, Lower Yoder, died May 18, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
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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.
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