JOHNSTOWN — SMITH – Thomas M. “Smitty,” 64, Johnstown, died Nov. 1, 2012, at UPMC Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh, from a 3-1/2-year battle with bone cancer. Born May 25, 1948, in Altoona, son of the late Robert John and Madeline (Feathers) Smith. Survived by wife of 35 years, Anita M. (Miller); children, Andrea Christine, married to Scott Flowers, Harrisburg; and Bob, Indiana, Pa.; grandchildren, Aniston Paige and Ethan Hunter Flowers; and numerous nieces and nephews. Member of St. John Reformed Church, Hollidaysburg. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and holding his annual chili fest. Member of Ferndale Sportsmen’s. He was a 1966 graduate of Hollidaysburg High School and a 1978 graduate of Penn State. He retired after 29 years as a shop teacher at Ferndale Area High School, where he was a football and wrestling coach. He was an avid Penn State fan. There will be no funeral service; however, friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at John Henderson Co. Funeral Home, 215 Central Ave. Contributions may be made to Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation, 383 Main Ave., fifth floor, Norwalk, Conn. 06851.
- District Deaths June 19, 2013
BEREZONSKY – Mike, 88, Akron, Ohio, passed away June 17, 2013.
BILISKI – William “Bill,” 81, Ohio, died June 13, 2013.
Steven J. Bloxsom Sr.
BLOXSOM – Steven J. Sr., 48, Scalp Level, passed away June 17, 2013.
Robert Millard Bracken
BRACKEN – Lt. JG Robert Millard, 71, a native of Johnstown and a resident of Daphne, Ala., passed away Tuesday, June 18, 2013
CHATARI – Ralph, “Mr. C,” 80, Mooresville, N.C., passed away of congestive heart failure on Monday, June 17, 2013.
Irene L. (Bertram) Erzak
ERZAK – Irene L. (Bertram), 85, Ebensburg, died June 16, 2013, in West Milford, N.J.
Dorothy Carolyn Fesman
FESMAN – Dorothy Carolyn, 95, Johnstown, went to be with our Lord Monday, June 17, 2013, following a long illness.
Willard E. Fyock
FYOCK – Willard E. “Bill,” 94, Windber, died June 18, 2013.
Jeffrey Scott Gates
GATES – Jeffrey Scott, 52, Johnstown, died June 18, 2013, at home.
LEONE – George “Gary,” 66, Hastings, died Friday, June 14, 2013, at his home surrounded by his loving family.
Martha Jean Mutch
MUTCH – Martha Jean, 89, Lilly, passed away June 17, 2013.
Katherine M. Eckenrode Nazick
NAZICK – Katherine M. Eckenrode, 69, Blacklick Township, passed away June 17, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
SPANTAK – Andrew, 84, Johnstown, died June 18, 2013, at LaurelWood Care Center.
- Today's Funerals June 19, 2013
- District Deaths June 18, 2013
BENT – Mrs. Evelyn, 98, Windber, died June 16, 2013, at Church of the Brethren Home.
Gary J. Berkey Jr.
BERKEY – Gary J. Jr., 48, Johnstown, passed away Sunday, June 16, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Paul J. Bertram
BERTRAM – Paul J., 59, Ebensburg, formerly of Lilly and Carrolltown, passed away June 14, 2013, at Cambria Care Center.
Raymond E. Dupas
DUPAS – Raymond E., 73, Hastings, passed away June 16, 2013, at home.
Robert Martin Fry
FRY – Robert Martin “Pappy Cal,” 81, Mundys Corner, went to heaven June 15, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Carole Ann Gates
GATES – Carole Ann, 70, Johnstown, died June 16, 2013, at Select Specialty Hospital.
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