WINDBER — ECKLUND – Jetta F., 83, Windber, died March 10, 2013, at Select Specialty Hospital, Johnstown. Born March 7, 1930, in Beaverdale, daughter of the late Peter and Blanche (Stigers) Cook. Also preceded in death by husband, Robert O., and seven siblings. Survived by daughter, Gail, wife of Robert Oyler, Jackson, N.J.; son, Rick L., married to the former Barbara Clark, Harrisburg; grandchildren, Jason Oyler, Danielle Tavarez, Erin Oyler, Connor and Kevin Ecklund; and five great-grandchildren. Sister of Wayne Cook, and wife, Edna Mae, South Fork; June, wife of Carlysle Beveridge, Florida; and Nancy Belinda, State College. Jetta was a 1948 graduate of Beaverdale High School. She worked in medical field for Dr. Stone in Windber for many years. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and “memom” to her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. A very active member of Rummel Church of the Brethren, where she served as Sunday school teacher, choir member and various other church activities since the 1950s. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Meek and Dalla Valle Funeral Home Inc., Windber, where deacon’s service will be held in the evening, and from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. Saturday at Rummel Church of the Brethren, Pastor Ruby Mader will officiate. Interment, Berkey Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Rummel Church of the Brethren Memorial Fund in Jetta’s memory. (www.meekfuneralhome.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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