JOHNSTOWN — PORTER – Robert G., 77, Johnstown, died Feb. 28, 2013. Born Sept. 20, 1935, in Johnstown, son of Robert E and Susan (Kepple). Preceded in death by parents and daughter, Deborah Ruth. Survived by wife of 55 years, Carolyn (Gohn); children, Sharon, married to Paul Stephenson, Davidsville; and David, married to the former Judy Kratzer, Ferndale; and grandchildren, Jennifer Stephenson, and special friend, Ryan Wilkins; Justin Stephenson; David R. Porter, married to the former Nicole Mroczka; and Matthew Porter. Life member of Ferndale Sportsmen’s and Ferndale Volunteer Fire Department, where he served as chief. Member of Moxham GBU, New Baltimore Sportsmen’s and Schellsburg VFW. Former employee of U.S. Steel and retired from Pennsylvania Bureau of Forestry Service as a forest fire specialist supervisor. He served in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard. He loved fishing, camping and telling stories to his grandchildren. Friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at John Henderson Co. Funeral Home, 215 Central Ave., where funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, the Rev Edward DeVore. Interment, Grandview Cemetery. The Porter family would like to thank the staff at Golden Living Center for the care they gave our father during his stay.
- District Deaths May 23, 2013
John F. Chrisko
CHRISKO – John F. “Jack,” 68, Jamestown, passed away May 21, 2013, at home.
James Joseph Hannaway
HANNAWAY – James Joseph, 82, Robindale Heights, passed away May 21, 2013, at home.
Norman J. Lee Sr.
LEE – Norman J. Sr., 76, Cresson, passed away May 22, 2013, at home.
Christa S. McClellan
McCLELLAN – Christa S., 42, New Florence, passed away May 20, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown.
Sharon Denise Miller
MILLER – Sharon Denise, 62, Cairnbrook, died May 21, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Dennis O. Robertson
ROBERTSON – Dennis O., 74, Jacksonville, Fla., formerly of Johnstown, died May 17, 2013.
Mary Etta Yeckley
YECKLEY – Mary Etta, 86, Carrolltown, passed away May 22, 2013, at home.
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- District Deaths May 22, 2013
Rosalie Augusta (Miller) Beatty
BEATTY – Rosalie Augusta (Miller), 87, Tire Hill, died peacefully May 20, 2013, at Conemaugh Memorial Palliative Care Unit.
Richard L. DelSignore
DelSIGNORE – Richard L., 87, Upper Yoder, died May 20, 2013, at home.
Emma Jean (Blough) Harrison
HARRISON – Emma Jean (Blough), 85, Crossville, Tenn., formerly of Johnstown, died May 18, 2013, at home.
HILL – Josephine, 93, Johnstown, died May 20, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Thomas G. Kimmel
KIMMEL – Thomas G., 88, Maple Ridge, died May 20, 2013, at home.
Pete J. Piemonte
PIEMONTE – Pete J., 77, passed away Monday, May 20, 2013, at Largo Medical Center, Largo, Fla.
Daniel James Steele
STEELE – Daniel James, 61, Mundys Corner, formerly of Michigan, passed away May 20, 2013.
STOFKO – Mary, 89, Johnstown, died May 19, 2013, at Arbutus Park Manor.
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- District Deaths May 21, 2013
Lois K. Bunnell
BUNNELL – Lois K., 98, a resident of Colonial Courtyard in Clearfield, passed away Saturday, May 18, 2013.
Eleanor E. Henning
HENNING – Eleanor E., 82, Johnstown, passed away May 19, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
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