UPPER YODER TOWNSHIP — BENNETT – Shirley M., 77, Upper Yoder, passed away Jan. 16, 2013, at Good Sam Palliative Care. Born April 9, 1935, in Johnstown, daughter of the late Ernest and Magdalene (Hettle) Oaks. Also preceded in death by sister, Connie L. Oaks; sister-in-law, Virginia Oaks; and brothers-in-law, Tom Woodward, James Townsend, Willard Russell Jones and Roy Bennett. Survived by loving husband, Earl S. Bennett; daughter, Cynthia M., wife of Charles Ickes Jr., Johnstown; grandchildren, Courtney M. Ickes, Masontown, Pa.; and USMC LCPL Charles R. Ickes III, Afghanistan; brothers, Ernest L. Oaks; and Eugene H., married to the former Vivette Cook, all of Johnstown; sister, Nancy L. Woodward, Pittsburgh; and sisters-in-law, Dorothy Jones, South Fork; and Anna Townsend, Portage; also several nieces and nephews. Shirley was a 1953 graduate of Johnstown High School. Member of St. Benedict Catholic Church and Oakland Volunteer Fire Company ladies auxiliary. Shirley enjoyed bowling, crossword puzzles, TV game shows, bingo and playing cards, and loved spending time with her husband, daughter, grandchildren and family. Friends received from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Harris Funeral Home, 500 Cherry Lane, Richland. Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Benedict Catholic Church, Father David Peles, pastor. Entombment, Richland Cemetery Mausoleum. Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com.
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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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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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