NORTHERN CAMBRIA — CLARKE – James Robert, 94, Northern Cambria, passed away March 14, 2013, at Maple Winds Care Center, Portage. J. Robert was born Nov. 21, 1918, in Barnesboro, son of James and Anna M. (Sleigh) Clarke. Preceded in death by parents; sisters, Winifred Elms, Alice Harrison and Sarah Clarke; and beloved wife of 58 years, Ethel Jane (Jackson) Clarke. Survived by daughter, Linda (Bill) Yarnall, Harrisburg; sons, J. Robert Clarke Jr., Memphis, Tenn.; William J. (Toni Marie) Clarke, Mineral Point; Donald L. (Kay) Clarke, Anderson, S.C.; John T. (Nadine) Clarke, Northern Cambria; and Jan D. (Teresa) Clarke, York; grandchildren, Leslie (Bill) White, J. Robert Clarke III, Dr. Rebecca (Dr. Scott) Lawson, Hilary J. (Shawn) Leonard, Megan A. (Christopher) Vutsinas, Andrew D. (Lauren) Clarke, John T. Clarke Jr., Abigail S. Clarke, Elisabeth A. Clarke (fiancee of Tim Groth) and Mitchell T. Clarke; and great-grandchildren, Eliza White, Owen White and Clarke Patrick Leonard. J. Robert was an avid hunter and fisherman and life member of the NRA. Member of UMWA Local 1368. Lifelong member of St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Northern Cambria. No viewing or visitation at the request of the deceased. Friends are invited to attend a memorial service at 11 a.m. Monday at St. Thomas Episcopal Church. Interment, North Barnesboro Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 1201 Chestnut Ave., Northern Cambria, Pa. 15714. Arrangements by Moriconi Funeral Home Inc., Northern Cambria.
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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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