Centennial, Colo. — ROGERS – Dona Hartland, 72, Centennial, Colo., passed away peacefully Nov. 5, 2012, in her home. She was born Sept. 27, 1940, in Johnstown, daughter of Norman and Faye Hartland. She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Don Hartland; and husband, James Harvey Rogers. She is survived by her children, Jim Rogers Jr., Scott Rogers, Sharon Rogers and Karen Buland, and husband, Daryl; sister, Charlotte Richardson; five grandchildren, Megan, Ryan, Becky, Hallie and Dona; and numerous other loving family members. Her two dogs, Skippy and Maggie, have joined her in Heaven. In addition to being a super wife and mom, Dona worked as a bookkeeper in various offices in Pennsylvania and Texas. She was an incredibly talented artist and decorator. She loved to laugh, and her laughter was utterly contagious. Dona enjoyed life, family, traveling, her dogs, and Christmas. Family and friends will be received from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 12, at the Harris Funeral Home, 500 Cherry Lane, Johnstown, Pa. 15904, with the Rev. Gary Mosorjak officiating. Interment, Grandview Cemetery. A Celebration of Life reception will follow at the Westmont Church of the Brethren, 2301 Sunshine Ave., Johnstown. The family suggests contributions be directed to everycreature- counts.org in memory of Dona. Condolences may be posted online at www.wharrisfuneralhome.com.
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Matthew P. Adams
ADAMS – Matthew P., 20, New Holland, Pa., died unexpectedly Thursday, May 16, 2013, at Ephrata Community Hospital.
Charles E. Block Sr.
BLOCK – Charles E. Sr., 75, Blacklick Township, died Friday, May 17, 2013, at his residence.
Agnes (Popovich) Cardone
CARDONE – Agnes (Popovich) 88, Palmdale, Calif., formerly of Windber, passed away May 15, 2013.
Carmel C. Coco
COCO – Carmel C., 95, died peacefully at home May 18, 2013.
Anna Mae Kopsic
KOPSIC – Anna Mae, 86, Presbyterian Home, Johnstown, formerly of Nanty Glo, passed away May 18, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Frank J. Szymusiak
SZYMUSIAK – Frank J., 97, Nanty Glo, passed away May 17, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown.
Helen M. (Til) Gembinski
GEMBINSKI – Helen M. (Til), 88, Richland, a longtime resident of Lorain Borough, passed away May 17, 2013, at home.
Gladys I. Wiesinger
WIESINGER – Gladys I., 97, Lower Yoder Township, went to be with her Heavenly Father May 13, 2013.
Glenn W. Wirick
WIRICK – Glenn W., 67, Ebensburg and Dumfries, Va., died Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at Sentara Potomac Hospital of Woodbridge.
Jean (Gibson-Lavely) Yuhas
YUHAS (GIBSON-LAVELY) – Jean, 82, Lower Yoder, died May 18, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
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Melody Ann Black
BLACK – Melody Ann, 55, Johnstown, passed away May 17, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
CHARNEY – Gloria, the former Gloria Burskey, 64, Carrolltown, passed away May 15, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Jacqueline (Winning) Griffith
GRIFFITH – Jacqueline “Jacquie” (Winning), 51, Ebensburg, passed away suddenly May 16, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Esther L. (Weaver) Hyde
HYDE – Esther L. (Weaver), 91, Lawrence Park, Pa., passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at Forestview Healthcare Center, Erie.
Richard Miller McQuade
McQUADE – Richard Miller, 94, Stoystown, died May 15, 2013 at Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown.
Elmer L. Piper Sr.
PIPER – Elmer L. Sr., 75, Johnstown, died May 16, 2013, at Good Sam Nursing Care Center.
William W. Resick
RESICK – William W., 70, Altoona, died Thursday, May 16, 2013, at his residence following an extended illness.
Joseph W. Robey Jr.
ROBEY – Joseph W. Jr., 83, New Florence, passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2013.
SEKERAK – William “Pap,” 86, Johnstown, passed away May 16, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
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