EBENSBURG — LONG – Cletus R., 85, Ebensburg, passed away March 2, 2013, at home. Born March 26, 1927, in Croyle Township, son of the late Joseph and Clara (Smith) Long. Preceded in death by sisters, Catherine Parrish and Alma Long; and brothers, Regis, Joseph and Lawrence Long. Survived by wife of 60 years, the former Bernetta Veneskey; children, Lois (Richard) Biemiller, Mary Ann (John) Shoemaker, Gerald (Brenda), Martin (Cheryl), Stanton (Maureen), Irene (Thomas) Kopczyk, Evelyn (Kevin) Zimmerman, Monica (Stephen) Hogue, Shirley (Eric) Krug and Angela (Michael) Oravec; 34 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Also survived by siblings, Sister Mary Avila Long, RSM; Hilda Karl; Mary Chirdon; Stella Strittmatter; Jane Moore; Norman; and Irma Pendziwater; numerous nieces and nephews; as well as sisters-in-law, Phyllis Long and Dorothy Long. Retired from Bethlehem Steel Corp. with 42 years of service. A U.S. Army veteran. Friends received from 9:45 a.m. until time of funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Holy Name Catholic Church, Ebensburg, the Rev. Monsignor Arnold L. Gaus, celebrant. Entombment, Holy Name Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, donations are asked to be made to Bishop Carroll Catholic High School, Ebensburg; Sisters of Mercy; St. Vincent Archabbey, Latrobe; or National Pancreatic Foundation in Clete’s memory. Arrangements by Askew-Houser Funeral Homes Inc., Ebensburg.
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Lois K. Bunnell
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Eleanor E. Henning
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Mary Ann Luprek
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James C. Martin
MARTIN – James C., 69, South Fork, died May 20, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Dorothy J. Mock
MOCK – Dorothy J., 83, Windber, died May 19, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Mark Eldon Moyer
MOYER – Mark Eldon, 92, Davidsville, went home to the Lord May 18, 2013, at his home.
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Rillie Lee Mattson
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Walter H. Streilein
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Hedy M. Shaffer
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George J. Batovich
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Dolores J. Shook
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Mary Angela (Montello) Vivadelli
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Alma R. Hebner
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Matthew P. Adams
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Charles E. Block Sr.
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Agnes (Popovich) Cardone
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