RICHLAND — INSTONE – Doreen M., 67, Richland, died Feb. 7, 2013, at home. Born June 26, 1945, in Johnstown, daughter of the late Richard G. and Dorothy E. (Schlosser) Yeager. Preceded in death by the love of her life, John F. “Jack” Instone. Survived by the joy of her life, sons, John R., married to Lynn (Sorchilla), Johnstown; Scott D., married to Paulette (Klimek), Richland; and Craig M., married to Kristen (Kohan), Richland; and the light of her life, grandchildren, Kaileigh, Katie, Nicole, Morgan, Collin, Abby, Jackie and Sadie; and great-grandson, Jude. Sister of Richard C. Yeager, husband of Carol (Betts), Richland; and Donna Krill, Richland. Sister-in law of Doris and Bill Colvin and Shirley and Barry Reed. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. A 1963 graduate of Bishop McCort High School and Mercy Hospital School of Nursing, Class of 1966. She was a retired registered nurse from Arbutus Park Manor with 23 years of service. Member of St. Benedict Catholic Church, Geistown. Doreen lived for her sons’ and grandchildren’s sporting events. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who will be greatly missed. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Harris Funeral Home, 500 Cherry Lane, Richland, where vigil service will be held. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Benedict Church, Father David S. Peles, pastor, and the Very Rev. Father James F. Crookston, celebrant. Committal, St. Johns Cemetery, Geistown. Doreen greatly appreciated all her family and friends for their support for the last three years. Family suggests donations to Bishop McCort High School in the name of Doreen M. Instone to establish a trust fund to help students going through difficult times when families are dealing with cancer and other health issues. Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com.
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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.
Mary Ann Luprek
LUPREK – Mary Ann, 70, Geistown, died peacefully May 19, 2013, at Windber Hospice surrounded by family.
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
MATTSON – Rillie Lee, beloved wife, mother and friend, passed away peacefully in her sleep May 5, 2013.
Walter H. Streilein
STREILEIN – Walter H., 89, Columbus, Ohio, formerly of Dunnellon, Fla., passed away May 17, 2013, at Friendship Village, Columbus, Ohio.
Hedy M. Shaffer
SHAFFER – Hedy M., 69, Windber, died Saturday, May 18, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
George J. Batovich
BATOVICH – George J., 67, Nanty Glo, died May 18, 2013, at home.
Dolores J. Shook
SHOOK – Dolores J., 79, Northern Cambria, passed away May 18, 2013, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown.
Mary Angela (Montello) Vivadelli
VIVADELLI – Mary Angela (Montello), 98, passed away May 16, 2013, at her residence in Green Ridge Village, Newville.
RITKO – Verne “Dolly,” 93, Altoona, formerly of Johnstown, died May 18, 2013, at the Lutheran Home at Hollidaysburg.
Alma R. Hebner
HEBNER – Alma R., 76, Penn Run, passed away May 18, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown.
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Matthew P. Adams
ADAMS – Matthew P., 20, New Holland, Pa., died unexpectedly Thursday, May 16, 2013, at Ephrata Community Hospital.
Charles E. Block Sr.
BLOCK – Charles E. Sr., 75, Blacklick Township, died Friday, May 17, 2013, at his residence.
Agnes (Popovich) Cardone
CARDONE – Agnes (Popovich) 88, Palmdale, Calif., formerly of Windber, passed away May 15, 2013.
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