SEWARD — WALBECK – Charles E., 63, Seward, died Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, at his home with his family at his side. Born March 13, 1949, in Robinson, son of Angeline DiNunzio Walbeck of Robinson and the late Charles E. Walbeck. Prior to his illness, he had been employed by Conemaugh Generating Plant. Member of Bolivar United Methodist Church. Chuck enjoyed working on cars, maintaining his beautiful country home and spending time with his wife, sons and family. In addition to his mother, Chuck is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 34 years, Susan Treasure Walbeck; daughter, Jill Walbeck, Cave Creek, Ariz.; sons, Charles B. (Kelly) Walbeck, Las Vegas, Nev.; and Andrew C. (Karrie) Walbeck and Michael J. (Amanda Ault) Walbeck, all of Johnstown; sisters, Mitzi (Thomas) Henderson, Blairsville; and Natalie (Matthew) Stewart, Westford, Mass.; brother, Joel (Sue) Walbeck, Dilltown; mother-in-law, Elva Treasure, Bolivar; and brothers- and sisters-in-law, Sandra O’Donnell, Pittsburgh; Monte (Rebecca) Treasure, Pelham, N.H.; Jack (Monica) Treasure, Munster, Ind.; Peggy (Mark) Fuller, Ligonier; and Chris (Valli) Dragan, Latrobe. Chuck’s family and friends will gather together from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at J. Paul McCracken Funeral Chapel Inc., 144 E. Main St., Ligonier, where his life will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Thursday. Memorial contributions, if desired, may be made in Chuck’s memory to Bolivar United Methodist Church. To sign the online guest book or to send condolences to the family, please visit www.jpaulmccrackenfuneralchapel.com.
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Donald W. Hamilton
HAMILTON – Donald W. “Bud,” 90, Johnstown, died May 23, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Jean A. Wray
WRAY – Jean A., 89, Vintondale, passed away May 23, 2013, at Beacon Ridge Nursing Home, Indiana.
Mary Lou Wantiez
WANTIEZ – Mary Lou, 75, Elton Heights, went to her eternal reward May 24, 2013, at UPMC Shadyside, Pittsburgh, surrounded by her loving family.
Michel P. Smolar
SMOLAR – Michael P., 48, Miami Beach, Fla., formerly of Elton Heights, passed away unexpectedly Feb. 25, 2013.
Robert J. Killian
KILLIAN – Robert J. “Bob,” 58, passed away May 22, 2013, at home.
George Hudson Jr.
HUDSON – George Jr., 89, Cresson, died Saturday, May 25, 2013, at Presbyterian Village at Hollidaysburg.
Willa Mae Weaver
WEAVER – Willa Mae, 72, Central City, died May 24, 2013, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
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Elizabeth L. Bongiovanni
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Maurice Leo Moore
MOORE – Maurice Leo, 93, Penn Run, died Thursday, May 23, 2013, at Indiana Regional Medical Center.
Regis V. Varmecky
VARMECKY – Regis V. “Reg,” 62, Johnstown, passed away May 22, 2013, at home.
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Fred Richard Kramer
KRAMER – Fred Richard, 83, Salix, went to be with the Lord May 22, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Zachary E. Lamer
LAMER – Zachary E., 23, Northern Cambria, passed away May 18, 2013.
Beverly Y. Naylor
NAYLOR – Beverly Y., 77, Cambria Care Center, formerly of Johnstown, died May 17, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Shawn Michael Ohala
OHALA – Shawn Michael “Punky,” 27, Johnstown, went to be with Lord May 22, 2013, unexpectedly due to respiratory complications.
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