NORTHERN CAMBRIA — SHARKEY– John S. “Jack,” 78, Northern Cambria, passed away March 2, 2013, at Golden Living Center, HAIDA. Born Feb. 21, 1935, in Spangler, the son of Stephen and Mary Catherine (Stock) Sharkey. Preceded in death by parents; first wife, Carole (Arotin) Sharkey, who passed away April 26, 1991; sister, Judith Learn; and grandchildren, Dustin and Samantha Jo Deckard. Survived by his wife, Margaret L. (Mishler); children, Shirley, wife of Carl Gormish, Northern Cambria; Donna, wife of Tim Lowmaster, Carrolltown; and Ronald, married to the former Kathleen Fox, Northern Cambria; grandchildren, James, Deanna, David (Sonya), Melanie, Tara (Jeremy Ritchey), Shawna Black, Ronnie and Amber Sharkey, Randall (Sarah) McCool and Marae Laney (Brian Wylie); great-grandchildren, Tyler and Courtney Bobik, John Black, Nicoli Sharkey and Ava Deckard. He also is survived by a niece, Nancy (Eric) Storck, Lancaster, and special friends, Ronald and Thelma Fox. Jack was dedicated to a life of serving the community as chief of police of Barnesboro Borough with 30 years of service. Charter member and past president of FOP Hemlock Lodge 101. Life member of Hope Fire Company. Jack enjoyed fishing, hunting, gardening and camping. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 p.m. until time of funeral service at 9 p.m. Tuesday at Moriconi Funeral Home Inc., Northern Cambria, James Whited, lay minister, officiating. Committal, East Ridge Cemetery.
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Rosalie Augusta (Miller) Beatty
BEATTY – Rosalie Augusta (Miller), 87, Tire Hill, died peacefully May 20, 2013, at Conemaugh Memorial Palliative Care Unit.
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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- District Deaths May 21, 2013
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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