JOHNSTOWN — EMMEL – Dorothy F., 93, Johnstown, passed away Thursday, Oct. 04, 2012. at Windber Hospice. Born Sept. 3, 1919, in Windber, daughter of the late John and Jeannette (Morgan) Shearer. Also preceded in death by first husband, Merle Seese, who was killed in World War II; second husband, William C. Emmel; sisters, Violet Hoffman, Margaret Weyant, Jean Shaffer and Mary Ream; as well as brothers, Willis, John and Robert Shearer. Dorothy was the last surviving member of her family. Survived by daughters, Karen (Leonard) Yarina, Franklin; and Melanie Liastro (George Jr.) Richland; grandchildren, Eric and William Yarina; James Yarina, and girlfriend, Karlee Sabol; and Nicole and Vincent Licastro; numerous nieces and nephews; and sister-in-law Marie Cooper. Dorothy was a member of Oakland Volunteer Fire Department ladies auxiliary, Cambria County ladies auxiliary, Daisytown Volunteer Fire Department ladies auxiliary and Eastern Star. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Hindman Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc., 1521 Frankstown Road, where funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday. Committal, Richland Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Walnut Grove Church of the Brethren or Windber Hospice. Arrangements in care of Hindman Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc., exclusive provider of “Veterans and Family Memorial Care.” Condolences may be sent to HindmanFuneralHomes.com.
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Rosalie Augusta (Miller) Beatty
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Richard L. DelSignore
DelSIGNORE – Richard L., 87, Upper Yoder, died May 20, 2013, at home.
Emma Jean (Blough) Harrison
HARRISON – Emma Jean (Blough), 85, Crossville, Tenn., formerly of Johnstown, died May 18, 2013, at home.
HILL – Josephine, 93, Johnstown, died May 20, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Thomas G. Kimmel
KIMMEL – Thomas G., 88, Maple Ridge, died May 20, 2013, at home.
Pete J. Piemonte
PIEMONTE – Pete J., 77, passed away Monday, May 20, 2013, at Largo Medical Center, Largo, Fla.
Daniel James Steele
STEELE – Daniel James, 61, Mundys Corner, formerly of Michigan, passed away May 20, 2013.
STOFKO – Mary, 89, Johnstown, died May 19, 2013, at Arbutus Park Manor.
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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.
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