JOHNSTOWN — SCHMADEL – Jacob John III, 84, died Feb. 3, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center. Born May 27, 1928, in Daisytown, son of the late Jacob J. II and Anna (Gerber) Schmadel. Preceded in death by wife, Margaret (Chromy); and sister, Agnes Wilson. Survived by children, David, and wife, Susan, Windber; Jacob J. IV, and wife, Pam McCleester, Cover Hill; Dan, Reno, Nev.; and Jean Anne Schirato, and husband, Gerald, Windber; grandchildren, David Schmadel; Jennifer Mash, and husband, Ron; Gerald Schirato, and wife, Natalie; and Lorrie Schirato; great-grandchildren, Cole, Cameron, Abigail and Jacob Paul; and special friend, Hayden. Graduate of Johnstown High School, Class of 1946. A U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and retired loader for Bethlehem Steel Corp. Jacob was a member of the American Legion and AMVETS. He was secretary for the Daisytown School Board for 10 years and a member of Conemaugh Valley School Board for five years. At his request, there will be no viewing or service. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Humane Society of Cambria County, 743 Galleria Drive Ext., Johnstown, Pa. 15904. Arrangements in care of Hindman Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc., exclusive provider of “Veterans and Family Memorial Care.” Condolences may be sent at HindmanFuneralHomes.com.
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ALEX – Gregory, 58, Pittsburgh and Kigali, Rwanda, Africa, formerly of Ebensburg, died May 22, 2013, in Pittsburgh.
DIRENZO – Nicholas, 81, Hollsopple, died May 22, 2013, at Windber Hospice.
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.
Jamie Richard Papinchak
PAPINCHAK – Jamie Richard, 38, Bradford, Pa., went to be with the Lord Tuesday, May 21, 2013, in Elkins, W.Va.
Elimore Christine (Buksa) Picklo
PICKLO – Elinore Christine (Buksa), Grand Forks, N.D., formerly of Wilmington, Del., died May 14, 2013.
PLUMMER – Marlin, Phoenix, Ariz., passed away March 25, 2013.
Timothy R. Weise Sr.
WEISE – Timothy R. “Tim” Sr., Cresson, died unexpectedly May 21, 2013, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh.
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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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