HASTINGS — KIBLER – Adrian E. Sr., 92, Hastings, died Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012, at Golden Living HAIDA. Born March 22, 1920, in St. Boniface, son of the late Thaddeus and Barbara (Schrift). Also preceded in death by wife, Ethel R. (Angert) Kibler; brothers, Robert, Hilary, Wilfred and Richard Kibler; and sisters, Agatha Kibler, Margaret Drass, Leona Yahner and Pauline Wess. Survived by children, Adrian Jr. (Barbara) Kibler, Chesapeake, Va.; Donna (Rusty) Murphy, Youngsville; William Kibler, Hastings; Mary Anne (Jim) Rickabaugh, Winchester, Va.; and Thaddeus (Mary Kay) Kibler, Inwood, W.Va.; grandchildren, Christine, Jennifer, Mark, Billy, Alex, Nicole, Travis Allen, Eugene, Theresa, Travis Paul, Dwaine, Evan and Amber; and 12 great-grandchildren. Mr. Kibler served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He served two years in the European Theater as an artillery air and ground Forward Observer in the 991st Field Artillery Battalion. Adrian’s war photos, several from the air, and other 991st records can be viewed on the 3rd Armored Division website at www.3ad.com/history/wwll/feature.pages/991st. Member of St. Bernard Catholic Church, Hastings VFW Post 1586, Carrolltown American Legion Post 506, Knights of Columbus, Holy Name Society, Fire Club and Moose Lodge. In 1956, Adrian was appointed Postmaster in Hastings by President Dwight D. Eisenhower, where he served until retirement in 1985. Prior to that, he had worked as a heavy equipment operator at various surface mining operations. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Easly-Hindman Funeral Home & Crematory Inc., Hastings. Funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Bernard Catholic Church, Hastings. Interment, St. Boniface Cemetery. Military rites by Hastings VFW. Arrangements are in the care of Easly-Hindman Funeral Home & Crematory Inc., exclusive provider of “Veterans and Family Memorial Care.” Condolences may be sent to www.hindmanfuneralhomes.com.
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BEREZONSKY – Mike, 88, Akron, Ohio, passed away June 17, 2013.
BILISKI – William “Bill,” 81, Ohio, died June 13, 2013.
Steven J. Bloxsom Sr.
BLOXSOM – Steven J. Sr., 48, Scalp Level, passed away June 17, 2013.
Robert Millard Bracken
BRACKEN – Lt. JG Robert Millard, 71, a native of Johnstown and a resident of Daphne, Ala., passed away Tuesday, June 18, 2013
CHATARI – Ralph, “Mr. C,” 80, Mooresville, N.C., passed away of congestive heart failure on Monday, June 17, 2013.
Irene L. (Bertram) Erzak
ERZAK – Irene L. (Bertram), 85, Ebensburg, died June 16, 2013, in West Milford, N.J.
Dorothy Carolyn Fesman
FESMAN – Dorothy Carolyn, 95, Johnstown, went to be with our Lord Monday, June 17, 2013, following a long illness.
Willard E. Fyock
FYOCK – Willard E. “Bill,” 94, Windber, died June 18, 2013.
Jeffrey Scott Gates
GATES – Jeffrey Scott, 52, Johnstown, died June 18, 2013, at home.
LEONE – George “Gary,” 66, Hastings, died Friday, June 14, 2013, at his home surrounded by his loving family.
Martha Jean Mutch
MUTCH – Martha Jean, 89, Lilly, passed away June 17, 2013.
Katherine M. Eckenrode Nazick
NAZICK – Katherine M. Eckenrode, 69, Blacklick Township, passed away June 17, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
SPANTAK – Andrew, 84, Johnstown, died June 18, 2013, at LaurelWood Care Center.
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BENT – Mrs. Evelyn, 98, Windber, died June 16, 2013, at Church of the Brethren Home.
Gary J. Berkey Jr.
BERKEY – Gary J. Jr., 48, Johnstown, passed away Sunday, June 16, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Paul J. Bertram
BERTRAM – Paul J., 59, Ebensburg, formerly of Lilly and Carrolltown, passed away June 14, 2013, at Cambria Care Center.
Raymond E. Dupas
DUPAS – Raymond E., 73, Hastings, passed away June 16, 2013, at home.
Robert Martin Fry
FRY – Robert Martin “Pappy Cal,” 81, Mundys Corner, went to heaven June 15, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Carole Ann Gates
GATES – Carole Ann, 70, Johnstown, died June 16, 2013, at Select Specialty Hospital.
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