FRANKLIN BOROUGH — DIETZ – William J. “Bill,” 82, Franklin Borough, went to be with the Lord Jan. 14, 2013. Born Nov. 19, 1930, in Bedford, son of William and Betsy (Robb) Dietz. Preceded in death by his parents; sons, Roger and Rodney; and brothers, Chester, Ted, Dale, Jim and Walter. Survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Mildred I. (Preston) Dietz; children, Robin R., married to the former Susan Barbus, East Conemaugh Borough; and Nancy L. Dietz, Franklin Borough; daughter-in-law, Denise Dietz, Brownstown; grandchildren, Rebecca (Joe) Tallari, Johnstown; Derek (Courtney) Dietz, Tanneryville; Megan (Chad) Tessari, Johnstown; and Jocelyn (Bill) Savering, East Conemaugh; great-grandchildren, Rylei, Katie Dietz and Abbie Savering; Olivia and Alaina Tallari; and Brycen and Baby Tessari; sisters, Rose Wahl, Hooversville; and Shirley Beard, and Dottie, wife of Sam Heirline, all of Manns Choice; and several nieces and nephews. Bill retired from Franklin Borough after 34 years of service, where he was employed with the street department. He enjoyed bowling and pitching horse shoes, as well as hunting with his sons and grandson. He loved spending time with his grand and great-grandchildren. Friends will be received from 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesday and from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. at Baker-Harris Funeral Chapel, Conemaugh, the Rev. Eleanor J. Abarno, officiating. Interment, Grandview Cemetery. Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com.
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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.
Dolores J. Shook
SHOOK – Dolores J., 79, Northern Cambria, passed away May 18, 2013, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown.
Mary Angela (Montello) Vivadelli
VIVADELLI – Mary Angela (Montello), 98, passed away May 16, 2013, at her residence in Green Ridge Village, Newville.
RITKO – Verne “Dolly,” 93, Altoona, formerly of Johnstown, died May 18, 2013, at the Lutheran Home at Hollidaysburg.
Alma R. Hebner
HEBNER – Alma R., 76, Penn Run, passed away May 18, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown.
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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.
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