NEW FLORENCE — SLICK – Ronald David, 87, New Florence, went to be with the Lord Jan. 28, 2013, at Arbutus Park Manor. Born Nov. 23, 1925, in Seward, son of the late Abner and Leah (Oster) Slick. Also preceded in death by wife, Virginia L. “Ginny” (Hull) Slick; granddaughter, Erin Hostetler; brother, John Slick; and sisters, Lorena Byroade, Rebecca Lichtenfels, Twila Walden and Betty Shearer. Survived by children, James Slick, and wife, Connie, New Florence; Nancy Hostetler, and husband, Roger, Salix; David Slick, and wife, Jeanne, Seward; and Steven Slick, Robinson; grandchildren, Becky Magdelinic, Michael Slick, Leslie Mangione and Timothy Slick; and great-grandchildren, Hunter Slick, Olivia Magdelinic, Matthew Mangione and Jacaline Slick. Ron was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and friend who will be missed by all who knew him. A U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He was a retired carpenter. Member of Trinity Presbyterian Church and Hood-Vanatt American Legion Post 307, both New Florence. Former Sunday school superintendent, Sunday school teacher and lay speaker who enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with his family and friends. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Kenneth A. Stuart Funeral Home, 139 Ligonier St., New Florence, where service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, the Rev. Barry G. Young, officiating. Interment, Armagh Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be to Trinity Presbyterian Church, 117 Chestnut St., New Florence, Pa. 15944, or Arbutus Park Manor, 207 Ottawa St., Johnstown, Pa. 15904. Military rites by local veteran organization. Online condolences may be left at www.thestuartfuneralhomes.com.
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Melody Ann Black
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CHARNEY – Gloria, the former Gloria Burskey, 64, Carrolltown, passed away May 15, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Jacqueline (Winning) Griffith
GRIFFITH – Jacqueline “Jacquie” (Winning), 51, Ebensburg, passed away suddenly May 16, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Esther L. (Weaver) Hyde
HYDE – Esther L. (Weaver), 91, Lawrence Park, Pa., passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at Forestview Healthcare Center, Erie.
Richard Miller McQuade
McQUADE – Richard Miller, 94, Stoystown, died May 15, 2013 at Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown.
Elmer L. Piper Sr.
PIPER – Elmer L. Sr., 75, Johnstown, died May 16, 2013, at Good Sam Nursing Care Center.
William W. Resick
RESICK – William W., 70, Altoona, died Thursday, May 16, 2013, at his residence following an extended illness.
Joseph W. Robey Jr.
ROBEY – Joseph W. Jr., 83, New Florence, passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2013.
SEKERAK – William “Pap,” 86, Johnstown, passed away May 16, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Stella Ann (Francek) Sewalk
SEWALK – Stella Ann (Francek), 95, Johnstown, went to be with her Lord May 16, 2013, at home.
Doris J. Sowerbrower
SOWERBROWER – Doris J., 71, Johnstown, died May 16, 2013, at home.
Michael G. Yurasek
YURASEK – Michael G., Ohio, 71, passed away May 10, 2013.
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Charles Richard Allison
ALLISON – Charles Richard, Florence, S.C., died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, after a sudden illness.
Roberta E. Heming
HEMING – Roberta E. “Bertie”, 67, Robinson, died May 15, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown.
OMASTA – Mary, 83, died May 15, 2013, at Meadow View Nursing Center, Berlin, formerly of Old Orchard Way.
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Ruth C. (Coppersmith) Anderson
ANDERSON – Ruth C. (Coppersmith), 71, passed away May 9, 2013.
Elsie E. Beichner
BEICHNER – Elsie E., 98, passed away May 15, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
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