UPPER YODER TOWNSHIP — CRAIG – Sarah E., 98, Upper Yoder, formerly of Moxham, went to be with her Lord and Saviour Nov. 29, 2012, at Memorial Medical Center. Born March 17, 1914, in Wilmore, daughter of Stewart Earl and Mary Amelia (George) Hess. Preceded in death by parents; husband, Charles L. Craig; brothers, George, Stanley and Robert, and twin brother, Stewart E.; and sisters, Sallie Hess and Mary Miller. Survived by devoted daughter and best friend, Donna, married to Wilfried Sender, with whom she resided; granddaughters, Gretchen, married to Richard Schreiber, Pittsburgh; and Lori, married to Jerry Dudash, Johnstown; great-granddaughters, Alexa, Bethany and Charlotte Schreiber; and Lily and Sarah Dudash; sister, Martha “Betty” Kauffman, Johnstown; and brother, John, and wife, Alice, Virginia. In addition to many nieces and nephews, Sarah also is survived by special niece, Sheila (Kauffman) Farrer; and special nephew, David Hess. Member of Park Avenue United Methodist Church, where she taught the Philathea Sunday school class for 45 years and served as the first woman member of the board of trustees. Also a member of United Methodist Women. Sarah was a wonderful cook and baker, always making sure there were cookies and pies for her family to enjoy. She especially enjoyed visits from her great-granddaughters, and spent much time reading, especially the Bible. Sarah lived her life for Christ, always walking in the knowledge that Jesus was her Saviour. She was an example for many who crossed her path. Sarah always said “Prayer is the key to Heaven. But faith unlocks the door.” Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at John Henderson Co. Funeral Home, 215 Central Ave. Friends also will be received from 10 a.m. until time of funeral service at 11 a.m. Monday at Park Avenue United Methodist Church, the Rev. Kathleen Schoeneck and the Rev. James Farrer, officiating. Interment, Forest Lawn Cemetery. The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Park Avenue United Methodist Church.
FABINA – Peter, 83, Johnstown, died June 18, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
SALAY – Michael, of Pueblo, Colo., born Oct. 10, 1923, passed away June 15, 2013.
Louis C. Carter
CARTER – Louis C., 71, Johnstown, passed away Sunday, June 16, 2013.
Helen M. Litvin
LITVIN – Helen M., 80, Johnstown, went to be with the Lord June 18, 2013.
John G. Horner
HORNER – John G. “Jack,” 75, Timberlake Village, Ohio.
Betty Jean Maydak
MAYDAK – Betty Jean, 77, passed away June 18, 2013, in Bloomsburg.
James M. Schellhammer
SCHELLHAMMER – James M., 56, Lucerne Mines, died June 17, 2013.
James A. Unger Sr.
UNGER – James A. Sr., 57, Johnstown, died June 18, 2013, at Westmoreland Hospital.
Mary A. Wysocki
WYSOCKI – Mary A., 87, Watkins, passed away June 19, 2013, at Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh.
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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.
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