JOHNSTOWN — ROBINSON – Jermaine William Sr. “Manny” “Kalil,” 39, Johnstown, formerly of Philadelphia, went to be with the Lord Jan. 8, 2013. Born April 6, 1973, in Philadelphia, son of the late John Raymond Robinson and Dianne Shoats, Columbia, S.C. In addition to his mother, he is survived by his loving wife of 11 years, Priscilla Robinson, Johnstown; children, Ahleeyannah R., William J., Jacenia M., Marquise and Jermaine W. Jr.; grandson, Jermaine; siblings, John Raymond III, Johnstown; Dionne, wife of Gordon Powell; Kesha D. Robinson, Alexandria, Va.; Jamar R. Robinson, Alexandria, Va.; and Deshanna L. Robinson, Columbia, S.C.; Lamont Taylor, Philadelphia; and Isaac and Isaiah Robinson, both of Ohio; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Manny was a self-employed handyman. He was a natural comedian and enjoyed bringing joy to everyone he encountered. He also enjoyed cooking, playing video games, dancing and hanging out with his brothers and nephews. Manny was a true fan of the Philadelphia Eagles. He loved his entire family, especially spending time with his one and only soul mate, Priscilla. Manny’s last request was that everyone ensures that his baby girl, Ahleeyannah “Moo-Moo” is well taken care of. Friends will be received from 11 a.m. until time of celebration of his life and the completion of his journey home at 2 p.m. Saturday at Stevens Memorial Holy Church, the Pastor Charles V. Johnson, officiating. The family is being served by Baker-Harris Funeral Chapel, Conemaugh. Private inurnment will be held at the convenience of the family. The family suggests contributions be directed to the family in memory of Manny. Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com.
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Elizabeth L. Bongiovanni
BONGIOVANNI – Elizabeth L. “Betsy,” 78, Johnstown, died May 23, 2013, at Hollidaysburg Veterans Home.
Maurice Leo Moore
MOORE – Maurice Leo, 93, Penn Run, died Thursday, May 23, 2013, at Indiana Regional Medical Center.
Regis V. Varmecky
VARMECKY – Regis V. “Reg,” 62, Johnstown, passed away May 22, 2013, at home.
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- District Deaths May 24, 2013
ALEX – Gregory, 58, Pittsburgh and Kigali, Rwanda, Africa, formerly of Ebensburg, died May 22, 2013, in Pittsburgh.
DIRENZO – Nicholas, 81, Hollsopple, died May 22, 2013, at Windber Hospice.
Fred Richard Kramer
KRAMER – Fred Richard, 83, Salix, went to be with the Lord May 22, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Zachary E. Lamer
LAMER – Zachary E., 23, Northern Cambria, passed away May 18, 2013.
Beverly Y. Naylor
NAYLOR – Beverly Y., 77, Cambria Care Center, formerly of Johnstown, died May 17, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Shawn Michael Ohala
OHALA – Shawn Michael “Punky,” 27, Johnstown, went to be with Lord May 22, 2013, unexpectedly due to respiratory complications.
Jamie Richard Papinchak
PAPINCHAK – Jamie Richard, 38, Bradford, Pa., went to be with the Lord Tuesday, May 21, 2013, in Elkins, W.Va.
Elimore Christine (Buksa) Picklo
PICKLO – Elinore Christine (Buksa), Grand Forks, N.D., formerly of Wilmington, Del., died May 14, 2013.
PLUMMER – Marlin, Phoenix, Ariz., passed away March 25, 2013.
Timothy R. Weise Sr.
WEISE – Timothy R. “Tim” Sr., Cresson, died unexpectedly May 21, 2013, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh.
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- 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.
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