LOWER YODER TOWNSHIP — CONNOR– Dwayne Lee “Dewey,” 70, Lower Yoder Township, lost his battle with cancer Jan. 11, 2013. Born June 27, 1942, in Johnstown, son of Jacob and Catherine (Parkinson) Connor. Preceded in death by parents; sister, Janet; and brother-in-law, Paul Spanko. Survived by his wife, Theresa “Terri” (Yanko); his children, Tracey, wife of Brian Pundzak, Johnstown; Robyn, wife of James Shaffer, Reading, Pa.; and Matthew, married to Misty (Schalesky), Johnstown; stepchildren, Mary Katherine “Kay,” wife of Shawn Persing, McDonald, Pa.; Diane, wife of Scott Wentz, Johnstown; Jennifer Yanko, Little Rock, Ark.; and Gregory Yanko, Jacksonville, Fla.; his grandchildren, Scotty, Dylan, Sabrina, Haylee and Brody; his brother, Jacob, married to Barbara (Smolar), East Berlin, Pa.; and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Retired employee of GTE in 1996 with 30 years service. Active member of St. Clair Tremont Trap & Field Club. Lifetime member of Greater Ferndale Sportsmen’s Club and American Legion Post 279, Rockwood. Dwayne “Dewey” served in the Army from 1963–1966 as specialist fourth class, with a tour in Korea. Dwayne “Dewey” loved to be outdoors hunting and fishing; and spending time with his grandchildren. Friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Moskal-Reid Funeral Home, West End, where funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, the Rev. William E. Rosenbaum, celebrant. Private interment will be at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the American Cancer Society in Dwayne’s name.
- District Deaths May 23, 2013
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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- District Deaths May 22, 2013
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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- District Deaths May 21, 2013
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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