JOHNSTOWN — FOCHTMAN – Robert, 81, Johnstown, passed away Nov. 19, 2012, at LaurelWood Care Center. Born June 7, 1931, in Johnstown, son of Blaine and Gertrude (Felten) Fochtman. Preceded in death by parents; grandson, Stephen Fochtman; and sister, Roseanne McLeary. Survived by wife of 57 years, Loretta Leonardis; and children, Patti (Ron) Hankinson; Michelle (Ken) St.Clair; Kathy (Ray) Diamond; Tom Fochtman, and friend, Karyn Shaw; Jackie (Brian) Riffle; and Ken (Paula Rolt); also former daughter-in-law, Cindy Ickes. Also survived by grandchildren, Lindsay Hankinson, Shane (Dana) Hankinson, Brett Hankinson, Amanda St.Clair, Laura St.Clair, Neil (Logan) Diamond, Jaclyn (Josh) Feathers, Rob (fiance, Lydia Lehman) Fochtman, Dane (Shana) Fochtman, Kalynne Rainey, Alan (Amber) Waters, Tom (Sarah) Riffle, Sean Riffle, and Jonathan and Erin Fochtman; great-grandchildren, Chase and Brody Diamond, Lexie Feathers, Gabby and Geonna Riffle; and sisters, Mary (Mel) Schatz, Jean (Sam) Gindlesperger, Jane (Hap) Miller. Bob retired from U.S. Steel Corp. after 35 years of service and a former employee of Emglo and McIlwain School Bus Lines. Member of Knights of Columbus Council 11308. Life member of Disabled American Veterans, was Korean War veteran and Purple Heart recipient. He was an avid Pittsburgh sports fan. He loved camping, hunting, fishing and spending time with his wife and kids, and especially all the grandchildren and great-grandchildren. At his request, there will be no viewing. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Andrew’s Roman Catholic Church, Father Angelo Patti, celebrant. Interment, St. Anthony’s Cemetery, Windber. Military rites to be performed by Menoher VFW Post 155. Arrangements in care of Hindman Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc., exclusive provider of “Veterans and Family Memorial Care.” Condolences may be made at www.hindmanfuneralhomes.com.
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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.
Gary Craig Gongloff
GONGLOFF – Gary Craig “Garbear,” 32, Jackson Township, died June 15, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Georgia R. Kirkman
KIRKMAN – Georgia R. “Peggy,” 91, Upper Yoder Township, died June 16, 2013, at her residence.
Margaret E. (Vamos) Kuba
KUBA – Margaret E. (Vamos), 87, Eastlake, Ohio, passed away June 12, 2013, at home with her daughter by her side.
ODEAL – Leary, 91, Lehigh Acres, Fla., formerly of Seward, went to be with our Lord June 14, 2013, at Hope Hospice House.
Mary Agnes Respet
RESPET – Mary Agnes, 91, died June 17, 2013, at LaurelWood Care Center.
George R. Sewak
SEWAK – George R., 83, an attorney, Canonsburg, Pa., formerly of Johnstown, died June 16, 2013.
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Camille Jane Shields
SHIELDS – Camille Jane, went peacefully to heaven with her family around her on June 15, 2013.
Ernest R. Horner Jr.
HORNER – Ernest R. Jr., “Pete,” 84, Windber, died June 15, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Michael J. Bradley Sr.
BRADLEY – Michael J. Sr., 46, Cresson, died June 15, 2013, at home.
Margaret M. (Mullen) Morgan
MORGAN – Margaret M. (Mullen), 91, Gray, died June 15, 2013, at In Touch Hospice House, Somerset.
FEDORISKO – George, 90, Windber, died June 14, 2013, at Windber Hospice.
Patricia L. Yonkoske
YONKOSKE – Patricia L., 77, Northern Cambria, went to heaven Saturday, June 15, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown.
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