TUCSON, ARIZ. — BAKER – Joseph F., went home to be with the Lord Oct. 31, 2012, in Tucson, Ariz. Formerly of Cocoa, Fla., Columbus, Ohio, and Spangler and Loretto. Born March 20, 1928, in Youngstown, Ohio, to Clara (Kline) and Frank Baker. Preceded in death by first wife, Gertrude (Adams), on Nov. 15, 1993; second wife, Edna (Justice), on April 23, 2011; parents; siblings, John, Eileen Halm, Irving and Francis; and infant son, Paul. Beloved father of Lisa Baker; Joseph and Pam Baker, and children, Paul (Chase and Julia), Cristin and Nat Saguisi (Natalie) and Ryan and Sarah (Teddy); John and Karen Baker, and children, Laura Baker and Andrew Rowe (Aiden) and Sarah and Patrick Gallagher; Claire Allen-Baker, and children, Jennifer and Ryan Naquin (Kaliegh and Jayden), Katherine Allen and Kyle Allen; and Katherine Baker. Also survived by sister-in-law, Mary Jane Baker, and brother- and-sister-in-law, John and Elsie Adams. He joined the Navy in 1948, transferred to the Air Force in 1957, and retired in 1969 as a master sergeant. Owner of Baker Refrigeration in Columbus for 25 years. Viewing Tuesday, Nov. 6, at Newcomer Funeral Home, 3393 Broadway, Grove City, (614) 539-6166, from 5 to 8 p.m. Funeral Mass at St. Mary’s Church, 684 South Third St., in German Village, on Wednesday at 11 a.m., with entombment to follow at St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Lockbourne. In lieu of flowers, family suggests donations be made to the American Heart Association, a shelter for the homeless or St. Mary’s Church.
FABINA – Peter, 83, Johnstown, died June 18, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
SALAY – Michael, of Pueblo, Colo., born Oct. 10, 1923, passed away June 15, 2013.
Louis C. Carter
CARTER – Louis C., 71, Johnstown, passed away Sunday, June 16, 2013.
Helen M. Litvin
LITVIN – Helen M., 80, Johnstown, went to be with the Lord June 18, 2013.
John G. Horner
HORNER – John G. “Jack,” 75, Timberlake Village, Ohio.
Betty Jean Maydak
MAYDAK – Betty Jean, 77, passed away June 18, 2013, in Bloomsburg.
James M. Schellhammer
SCHELLHAMMER – James M., 56, Lucerne Mines, died June 17, 2013.
James A. Unger Sr.
UNGER – James A. Sr., 57, Johnstown, died June 18, 2013, at Westmoreland Hospital.
Mary A. Wysocki
WYSOCKI – Mary A., 87, Watkins, passed away June 19, 2013, at Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh.
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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.
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