SOMERSET — MOORE – Walter G., 91, Siemons Lake View Manor, died Jan. 24, 2013, at Somerset Hospital. Born June 22, 1921, in Conemaugh Township, Somerset County, son of Lizzie Ellen Lehman. Preceded in death by mother; first wife, the former Miriam McGlinsey; second wife, the former Marion Saylor; children, Walter Maxwell, Darlene Ruth and Dalton Ross; sisters, Mary Blough and Letha Platter; niece, Rhonda Blough; nephew, Mark Schrader; and great-nephew, Steven Schrader Jr. Survived by daughters, Alvena Suzanne, widow of Mike Bowersox, Milroy, Pa.; Glenda K., married to John C. Wendling, Irwin, Pa.; Karen M., widow of Homer Renner, Central City; and Sharon M., widow of Robert Bittner, Claremore, Okla.; seven grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and five stepgrandchildren. Also survived by brother-in-law, Orvis Platter; nephews, Melvin Blough and Steven and Diane Schrader; and great-niece and -nephew, Derek and Heather Schrader. Member of Blough Mennonite Church. He graduated from Pittsburgh School for the Blind. He took business courses through the University of Pittsburgh and Penn State. Also a member of Blind Visual Services for 24 years. He worked for the Canteen for the Blind in Somerset Hospital, Fairfoot Shoe Factory in Bedford and Ebensburg Courthouse. He was a producer for food services. Member of Conemaugh, Meyersdale and Central City Lions Clubs, where he received the Fellow Award and Melvin Jones Fellow Award. He enjoyed farming and was and avid churchgoer. Family receiving friends from 2 to 8 p.m. Monday at George E. Mason Funeral Home Inc., Davidsville, and from 9:30 a.m. until time of funeral service at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Blough Mennonite Church, Pastor Eric Lasure, officiating. Interment, Stahl Mennonite Cemetery. Those who wish, please make donations to the Conemaugh Lions Club.
- District Deaths June 19, 2013
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.
- Today's Funerals June 19, 2013
- District Deaths June 18, 2013
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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