NORRISTOWN — FOWLER – William H., 92, Norristown, formerly of Northern Cambria, passed away peacefully Wednesday, March 20, 2013. He worked as a mining maintenance instructor for Pennsylvania Mine Corp. for 25 years, until his retirement in 1986. A U.S. Marine Corps veteran of World War II, having served from 1942 to 1943. He fought in the Battles of Guadalcanal and British Solomon Islands in the South Pacific. Born Feb. 26, 1921, in Ramey, Pa., son of the late Lewis and Flora (Miller) Fowler. Husband of the late Mary C. (Boggio) Fowler, who died in 2009. Surviving is his loving family, including son, Kevin W. Fowler, New Cumberland, Pa.; daughter, Connie Martino, and husband, Joseph Jr., East Norriton, Pa.; grandchildren, Joseph A. Martino III, and wife, Amanda, Trooper, Pa.; Lacey D. Fowler, New Cumberland; and Lance A. Fowler, Pvt. 1st Class, U.S. Army, stationed in Kuwait; great-grandson, Joshua Martino; brother, Lewis Fowler, and wife, Joanne, Kirtland, Ohio; sister, Flo Ann Horner, Leesburg, Va.; and many nephews and nieces. Preceded in death by brothers, John and Richard Fowler. Funeral service and interment will be private at the request of the family. Arrangements by The Bacchi Funeral Home and Crematory, Ltd., Bridgeport, Pa. (www.bacchifuneralhome.com)
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Elizabeth L. Bongiovanni
BONGIOVANNI – Elizabeth L. “Betsy,” 78, Johnstown, died May 23, 2013, at Hollidaysburg Veterans Home.
Maurice Leo Moore
MOORE – Maurice Leo, 93, Penn Run, died Thursday, May 23, 2013, at Indiana Regional Medical Center.
Regis V. Varmecky
VARMECKY – Regis V. “Reg,” 62, Johnstown, passed away May 22, 2013, at home.
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ALEX – Gregory, 58, Pittsburgh and Kigali, Rwanda, Africa, formerly of Ebensburg, died May 22, 2013, in Pittsburgh.
DIRENZO – Nicholas, 81, Hollsopple, died May 22, 2013, at Windber Hospice.
Fred Richard Kramer
KRAMER – Fred Richard, 83, Salix, went to be with the Lord May 22, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Zachary E. Lamer
LAMER – Zachary E., 23, Northern Cambria, passed away May 18, 2013.
Beverly Y. Naylor
NAYLOR – Beverly Y., 77, Cambria Care Center, formerly of Johnstown, died May 17, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Shawn Michael Ohala
OHALA – Shawn Michael “Punky,” 27, Johnstown, went to be with Lord May 22, 2013, unexpectedly due to respiratory complications.
Jamie Richard Papinchak
PAPINCHAK – Jamie Richard, 38, Bradford, Pa., went to be with the Lord Tuesday, May 21, 2013, in Elkins, W.Va.
Elimore Christine (Buksa) Picklo
PICKLO – Elinore Christine (Buksa), Grand Forks, N.D., formerly of Wilmington, Del., died May 14, 2013.
PLUMMER – Marlin, Phoenix, Ariz., passed away March 25, 2013.
Timothy R. Weise Sr.
WEISE – Timothy R. “Tim” Sr., Cresson, died unexpectedly May 21, 2013, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh.
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John F. Chrisko
CHRISKO – John F. “Jack,” 68, Jamestown, passed away May 21, 2013, at home.
James Joseph Hannaway
HANNAWAY – James Joseph, 82, Robindale Heights, passed away May 21, 2013, at home.
Norman J. Lee Sr.
LEE – Norman J. Sr., 76, Cresson, passed away May 22, 2013, at home.
Christa S. McClellan
McCLELLAN – Christa S., 42, New Florence, passed away May 20, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown.
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